President signs ordinance for Uttarakhand’s expenditure
President Pranab Mukherjee is ready for an ordinance to authorise expenditure beyond April 1 in Uttarakhand, which is under central rule, said official sources.
“The president signed on the ordinance yesterday (Thursday),” a union home ministry official said.
On Wednesday the union government accepted an ordinance to authorise government expenditure in Uttarakhand from April 1 in view of President’s Rule in the state.
A union cabinet meeting chaired over by Home Minister Rajnath Singh in the absence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the conclusion.