"Rajya Sabha clocks 99% productivity as 1st part of Budget session ends"

13th Feb,2021

"Rajya Sabha clocks 99% productivity as 1st part of Budget session ends"

Rajya Sabha clocked ninety nine per cent productivity throughout the two-week long 1st a part of the twin part Budget session of Parliament, Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu aforementioned Friday.
The House skint for a three-week recess on Friday once minister of finance Nirmala Sitharaman's reply to a discussion on the take into account the financial year starting Gregorian calendar month one. The recess can permit parliamentary committees to look at the budget allocation for numerous ministries.
Parliament can currently meet on March eight for the second {part of|a a part of} the Budget session-am happy to tell you that this part of the session has been quite productive with the House duration ninety nine per cent productivity," Naidu aforementioned before adjourning the proceedings until March eight.
Besides discussion on the Budget, the House conjointly debated for fifteen hours on a motion thanking the President for his address to the joint sitting of Parliament at the beginning of the Budget session. Prime Minister Narendra Modi replied thereto discussion earlier in the week.
"The productivity of the House throughout in the week has been 113 per cent as against the productivity of eighty two per cent throughout the primary week," he said. "As against the entire scheduled time of forty five hours four minutes, web of solely half-hour has been lost because of disruptions," Naidu aforementioned.
Naidu, World Health Organization is additionally the vice chairman of Republic of India, aforementioned throughout the primary half a complete of twenty seven hours and eleven minutes were spent on discussion and discussions.
Over sixty per cent of the entire purposeful time was spent on discussing Motion of due to the President and also the General take into account 2021-2022, he said. "About a hundred members spoke on these 2 subjects alone."
As against the entire loss of four hours twenty four minutes throughout the primary week, the members Sat for an additional three hours fifty four minutes throughout the second week.
A total of eighty eight problems with public importance are raised. These embody fifty six time of day and thirty two Special Mentions. Also, fifty five marked queries were orally answered.
During the 2 weeks, 3 Bills were passed - The J&K organisation (Amendment) Bill, 2021; The city Territory of urban centre Laws (Special Provisions) (Amendment) Bill, 2021 and also the Major Ports Authority Bill, 2020