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Biplab faces uphill task (4/14/2018) 
A month into his first stint as a political and administrative head of a state, chief minister Biplab has an uphill task ahead of him. On one hand are the host of promises his party made in the run-up to the election. On the other, an empty coffer and a severe resource crunch. Deb was catapulted to the chief minister‘s post within 30 months of joining active politics. The biggest test ahead of him right now is fulfilling the poll promise of implementing the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission for state government employees. This promise turned out to be a game-changer for BJP, considered a fledgling party even until a few months ago, and gave it the thrust to push the Left Front out of power after 25 years.In its first cabinet meeting last month, the new government decided that the 7th Pay Commission award will be implemented for its employees. However, a white paper on the state‘s finances published a few days later revealed a major roadblock. The state has a huge fiscal deficit of Rs 11,355.53 crore and raising salaries would cost the government an additional Rs 1,459.51 crore per year.A worried Deb has now turned to Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to help tide over the crisis in his own state. The two met a three-member expert committee constituted by Tripura government for the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission in the state on April 1. Later, Sarma told the media that the 7th Pay Commission will be implemented as early as possible. But many doubt whether the government will be able to meet the deadline set during the campaign period to give the employees the enhanced salary within three months of government formation.BJP‘s Tripura in charge Sunil Deodhar, who built the party from the ground up in the state over three years to take on the mighty Left and delivered, believes that party will keep all the promises made during the election campaign. “We are confident of fulfilling all commitments, including the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission award. Besides, all contractual workers will be made permanent. But, one has to understand that the Left Front government has left us with empty coffers,” Deodhar said. He underlined that the besides taking help from the Centre, the state has to improve its own revenue generation.Deb also would have find employment avenues if he wants to keep his ambitious plans to create seven lakh jobs in 30 months.Contrary to perception that his predecessor Manik Sarkar had moved away from his people in his four stints, Deb holds a ‘janta darbar‘ at the state secretariat to hear grievances of the people every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. In one instance, after hearing a widow of a leader who was allegedly murdered in 1993, Deb ordered re-investigation of the case to nab the guilty who are supposed to be still at large.The remote state does not have too many resources of its own to bank on for revenue generation, leaving it heavily dependent on central assistance. In his first month in power, that is what focussed on. Over the last few weeks, Deb has been doing the rounds in New Delhi, meeting ministers for assistance. All of them have assured full cooperation but the words of caution that PM gave him after he was sworn in last month still hold true. In front of thousands who had gathered witness the swearing-in ceremony, Modi had said the quantum of central assistance would depend on the performance of the new government.
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