Third State Finance Commission
Government of  Tamil Nadu

 

 

 

Diary of Events

Schedule of Activities

I. Meetings of the Third State Finance Commission:

1) First Meeting was held on 17.06.2005

2) Second Meeting was held on 25.08.2005

3) Third Meeting was held on 06.10.2005

4) Fourth Meeting was held on 24.11.2005

5) Fifth Meeting was held on 27.12.2005

6) Sixth Meeting was held on 23.02.2006

7) Field visits & Meeting with Chairman, Third State Finance Commission, Uttar Pradesh from 07.03.2006 to 10.03.2006

8) Seventh Meeting was held on 14.03.2006

8a) Continuation of Seventh Meeting was held on 17.03.2006

9) Eighth Meeting was held on 18.04.2006 and 21.04.2006.

10) Ninth Meeting was held on 31.05.2006

11) Tenth Meeting was held on 22.06.2006

                    12) Eleventh Meeting was held on 19.07.2006

 

II. Brain Storming Session (23.11.2005)

List of Participants of Brain Storming Session

Sl.No.

Name and Designation of the Participants

1)

Dr. V. Chandrasekhara Naidu, Associate Professor, Madras Institute of Development Studies.

2)

Dr. K. Satyagopal, I.A.S., Special Secretary to Government, Finance Department.

3)

Thiru K. Shanmugam, I.A.S., former Director of Rural Development Department and CMD, Civil supplies Corporation.

4)

Thiru M.P. Vijayakumar, I.A.S., Commissioner of Chennai Corporation

5)

Tmt. M.P. Nirmala, I.A.S.,Director of Special Village Panchayat

6)

Thiru Ambuj Sharma, I.A.S., Commissioner of Municipal Administration

7)

Dr.M. Rajaram,I.A.S., Director of Rural Development.

8)

Thiru T. Baskaran, Head of Division, State Planning Commission

9)

Thiru Balakrishnan, Deputy Director of Evaluation and Applied Research.

10)

Thiru P.M. Basheer Ahamed, I.A.S., Member Secretary, Third State Finance Commission.

 

III. Interaction with Secretaries to Government:

  • Secretary to Government, Housing and Urban Development Department 01.02.2006.

  • Secretary to Government, Commercial Taxes Department 01.02.2006.

  • Secretary to Government, School Education Department 23.02.2006.

  • Secretary to Government Rural Development Department - 18.04.2006

  • Secretary to Government Municipal Administration and Water Supply Department 21.05.2006.

  • Secretary to Government Finance Department - 10.05.2006

IV. Meetings with Heads of Departments:

 

Sl.

No.

Date of Meeting

Head of Department

1)

25.08.2005

Managing Director, TamilNadu Housing Board.

2)

-do-

Managing Director, TamilNadu Slum Clearance Board.

3)

-do-

Member Secretary, Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority.

4)

-do-

Director of Town and Country Planning

5)

06.10.2005

Inspector General of Registration

6)

-do-

Commissioner of Commercial Taxes Department

7)

-do-

Director of Local Fund Audit.

8)

-do-

Commissioner of Agricultural Marketing

9)

24.11.2005

Managing Director, TamilNadu Water Supply and Drainage Board

10)

27.12.2005

Managing Director, Chennai Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board

11)

-do-

Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Energy Development Agency

12)

-do-

Chairman, Tamil Nadu Electricity Board

13)

23.02.2006

Director of Geology and Mining

14)

23.02.2006

Chief Engineer (Highways)

15)

14.03.2006

Commissioner of Municipal Administration

16

17.03.2006

Director of Rural Development

17

17.03.2006

Director of Special Village Panchayat

V. Itinerary of visits to Districts:

District Level hearing was conducted by Third State Finance Commission at District Collectorates:

Photo: Chairman and other Members of Third State Finance Commission in a District level hearing at Villupuram on 07.02.2006  

Sl.

No.

Date of Meeting

Place of Meeting

Districts covered

Participants

1)

19th October 2005

Thiruchirappalli

Thiruchirappalli

Pudukkottai

Perambalaur

Forenoon Session:

District Collectors and District officials

Afternoon Session:

Elected Representatives of Rural Local Bodies / Urban Local Bodies

 

2)

20th October 2005

Thiruchirappalli

Thanjavur

Karur

Thiruvarur

 

- do -

3)

17th November 2005

 

Virudhunagar

Virudhunagar

Sivaganga

Ramanathapuram

Kanyakumari

 

- do -

4)

18th November 2005

Tirunelveli

Tirunelveli

Thoothukudi

 

- do -

5)

5th January 2006

Erode

Erode

Coimbatore

Nilgiris

Namakkal

 

 

- do -

6)

6th January 2006

Salem

Salem

Dharmapuri

Krishnagiri

 

- do -

7)

17th January 2006

Dindigul

Dindigul

Madurai

Theni

- do -

8)

7th February 2006

Villupuram

Villupuram

Cuddalore

Tiruvannamalai

 

- do -

9)

21St February 2006

Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram,

Thiruvallur

Vellore.

 

- do -

VI Meeting with Recognized National and State Political Parties:

 

Date of Meeting

Representatives of Political Parties

 

14.02.2006

1. Thiru D.S. Sivasamy, Communist Party of India (Marxist)

2. Thiru G.P. Sarathy, National Congress Party.

3. Thiru P.S.S. Dhanuskodi, Bharathiya Janata Party.

15.02.2006

Dr. V. Maithreyan, M.P.

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam.

VII. Special Visits:

Visit to Kerala State by the Member Secretary to hold discussion with the State Finance Commission of Kerala and line departments on 29th and 30th November '2005.

Visit to New Delhi by the Member Secretary of Third State Finance Commission to attend the National Seminar on status of State Finance Commissions' organized by the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation in collaboration with "PRIA" on 02.12.2005.

VIII. Meetings of the Sub-committees:

1)

Sub-committee to study the functional delegation in respect of Urban Local Bodies.

Met on 25.10.2005, 25.11.2005, 28.12.2005 and 12.01.2006.

2)

Sub-committee to study the prevailing level of delegation of powers to Rural Local Bodies.

First Meeting

24.10.2005

Second Meeting held at Erode 05.01.2006

Third Meeting held at Cuddalore on 06.02.2006.

 

X . List of Grama Sabha Meetings attended by the officials of the Third State Finance Commission:

Sl.No.

Village

Date of Meeting

1)

Ayappakkam Village Panchayat

Tiruvallur District.

22.05.2005

2)

a) Kunnathur Village Panchayat (Grade-I)Coimbatore District.

( A rural Panchayat headed by a Woman President)

b) Kaduvancheri Village Panchayat

Kancheepuram District.

15.08.2005

3)

Mudichur (Grade-I)

Kancheepuram District.

( Semi-Urban Panchayat headed by a woman President)

02.10.2005

4)

Coastal Village Panchayat Thirumullaivasal

Nagapattinam District.

26.01.2006

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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