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Lok Sabha Secretariat to Open Lock from Monday

(New Delhi)Lok Sabha Secretariat to Open Lock from Monday
According to the order issued by the Lok Sabha Secret all officers of the joint secretary rank and above will join office. The Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were shut on March 24 after both houses were adjourned sine die following the passage of the Finance Bill for 2020-21, bringing a premature end to the budget session of Parliament, which was slated to conclude on April 3.
Besides them, the other staff will work on a rotational basis.

Modi Govt Spares ₹1 Crore For Rehabilitation of Beggers

(New Delhi)Modi Govt Spares ₹1 Crore For Rehabilitation of Beggers
The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has released an amount of Rs. 1 Crore in 2017-18,
Rs. 50.00 lakh in 2018-19 and
Rs.70 Lakh in 2019-20 to National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation (NBCFDC) for skill development programmes for beggars. The main objective of the proposed Skill Development Training Programme is provision of vocational skills to members of beggars’ community to enable them to start income generating activities of their own or to get gainfully employed.
The Corporation has so far conducted skill development training programme for 400 members of beggar’s community in
Warehouse Packer,
Hand-rolled Aggarbatti
making, Hand Embroiderer and also sanctioned skill development training programme for 160 members of beggars’ community in Self-Employed Tailor, Coir Artisans and Asst. Carpenter job role.
In addition to above, this Ministry has also released an amount of Rs. 1 Crore to National Institute of Social Defence (NISD) for beggars.
This information was given by Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Rattan Lal Kataria in a written reply in Lok Sabha today.

7 MPs Suspended For Disregarding LS Rules:Cong Calls Dictatorial

(New Delhi) 7 MPs Suspended For Snatching Papers :Cong Calls Dictatorial
Lok Sabha passed a motion suspending seven Congress members for the remaining period of the Budget session for their “gross misconduct” after they snatched papers from the Speaker’s table and “utter disregard” for House rules.
As soon as the House met at 3 pm following an adjournment, Meenakshi Lekhi, who was presiding the House, named Gaurav Gogoi, T N Prathapan, Dean Kuriakose, Manicka Tagore, Rajmohan Unnithan, Benny Behanan and Gurjeet Singh Aujla.The Congress on Thursday alleged that the suspension of its seven members from Lok Sabha for the entire session was a “dictatorial decision” by the government aimed at weakening the Opposition’s voice ahead of a debate over Delhi riots.
Reacting to the development, Congress’s leader in Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said it was a “government decision” and not one taken by the Speaker.
Gogoi, who was among the suspended MPs, said, “Suspend us for a year, but discuss the Delhi riots and heal the wounds of people.”
@INCAssam Played the Same Game in #AssamAssembly But Speaker Pardoned Suspended MLAs

Parliamentarian in LS Asked Question Wearing Mask:Corona

(New Delhi)Parliamentarian in LS Asked Question Wearing Mask:Corona Virus
Navneet Ravi Rana from Maharashtra, on Thursday asked a question in Lok Sabha wearing a mask.
During the Question Hour, Rana asked a question about power supply wearing a mask.
She represents Amravati constituency in Maharashtra.
The proceedings were later adjourned till noon, amid ruckus over Delhi violence.Many people have started wearing masks as a precaution to ward off infection.

Parliament Houses,as Expected, Faced Adjourned on Issue of Delhi Riots

(New Delhi) Parliament Houses,as Expected, Faced Adjourned on Issue of Delhi Riots
Lok Sabha And Rajya Sabha Proceedings Adjourned Till 2 pm
Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned on Monday till 2 pm
AAP member From Punjab Bhagwant Mann sought to raise the issue of riots in Delhi and was also holding a placard.
But as soon as Speaker Om Birla expressed condolences over Mahto’s death and adjourned the House till 2 pm.
JD(U) member Baidyanath Prasad Mahto, who was elected from Valmiki Nagar in Bihar, died on February 28. He was 72 years old
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav, among others, were present in the House.
In Rajya Sabha Also Opposition Demanded permission to raise issue of Delhi Riots and Ghulam Nabi Azad ‘s Comment on the negligence of centre during riots irritated Treasury bench So Speaker Adjourned House Till 2 pm

Gargi College Student’s Molestation Echoed in Parliament

(New Delhi) #GargiCollegeEpisode
Few Drunkards Molested Some Students
As per @HRDMinistry @DrRPNishank ‘ Molesters Were outsiders and administration of the institute has been told to take action .Is it a Hangover of #ValentinesWeek2020
HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Monday said outsiders were behind the alleged molestation of students at an all-women college in Delhi and the administration of the institute has been told to take action.
Replying to a question of Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi in Lok Sabha, Pokhriyal said the government was aware of the incident at Gargi College, a reputed institute in the national capital.
“Those who were involved in the incident were outsiders and not students. It was not a good incident. The college administration has been told to take action in the incident,” he said during Question Hour.
Gogoi said sexual harassment and bullying often takes place in many higher education institutions and action should be taken in such incidents.
He also said a group of men allegedly molested the students after gatecrashing Gargi College during a festival.
Reports said the incident came to light when some of the students took to Instagram to narrate their unpleasant experiences during the fest at the college on February 6 and alleged that security personnel did nothing to control the unruly groups.
Replying to another question, the Union Minister said there has been a decreasing trend in dropout rate in higher education institutions like IITs and IIMs over the last five years.
“This has been achieved by taking a number of corrective measures to minimise the dropout which include appointment of advisor to monitor the academic progress of students and peer assisted learning,” Pokhriyal said.

No Documents Required For Updation of NPR :MoHA

(New Delhi) No Documents Required For Updation of NPR :MoHA
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Nityanand Rai, in written replies to questions regarding preparation and updation of National Population Register (NPR), in Lok Sabha today, said that population register is a register containing details of persons usually residing in a village or rural area or town or ward or demarcated area within a ward in a town or urban area.
NPR was first prepared in 2010 and updated in 2015. In pursuance
Shri Rai stated the demographic and other particulars of each family and individual are to be updated/collected. No document is to be collected during the exercise; Aadhaar number is collected voluntarily.
On the question regarding preparation of National Register of Citizens, Shri Rai said that till now, the Government has not taken any decision to prepare National Register of Indian Citizens (NRIC) at the National level.

Population Control & Vedic Teaching Bills Introduced in LS

(New Delhi) Population Control & Vedic Teaching Bills Introduced in LS
Measures to control population and compulsory teaching of vedic education were among the issues raised by members through 28 private member bills introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday.
BJP member Ajay Bhatt introduced a bill to provide for “population control by adoption of small family norms”. He also introduced two other bills seeking amendments to the Constitution.
A bill for compulsory teaching of vedic education in academic institutions was brought by BJP’s Satyapal Singh.

Modi Govt Desires To Remove Cong Prez From Jallianwala BaghTrust :LS

[New Delhi]Modi Govt Desires To Remove Cong Prez From Jallianwala Bagh
A bill which seeks to remove the Congress president as a permanent member in a trust that runs the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial to make the body “apolitical” was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday amid opposition by the Congress.
The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (amendment) Bill, moved by Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel states that it seeks to “delete” the mention of ‘President of the Indian National Congress’ as a trustee
A similar bill was brought by the previous government but it could not get parliamentary nod and lapsed.
Opposing the bill, Shashi Tharoor (Cong) said his party is opposed to the bill as it it is a “denial of heritage of the country”.
Hitting back, Patel said for the last 40-50 years, the Congress did nothing for the memorial. He said he would give a detailed response once the bill comes up for consideration and passage.
The amendment bill also paves way for the leader of the single largest opposition party in the Lok Sabha to be a member of the trust. As of now, only Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha is a member of the trust.
The amendment bill also confers power to the central government to terminate the term of a nominated trustee before the expiry of the term without assigning any reason.
As of now, the trust which manages the memorial, has the Prime Minister as the chairperson, President of Indian National Congress, Culture Minister, Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Punjab governor, Punjab CM as its members.
Virendra Kataria, Ambika Soni and Harvendra Singh Hanspal are nominated trustees appointed in 2013 for five years, according to the Culture Ministry website.
Jallianwala Bagh memorial was established in 1951 by the central government to mark the massacre of unarmed people on April 13, 1919 by the British Indian Army under the command of Col Reginald Dyer.

Cong Whips Its MPs to be Present at Lok Sabha

[New Delhi] Cong Whips Its MPs to be Present at Lok Sabha
The Congress has issued a whip to all its members in the Lok Sabha for their compulsory presence in the Lower House throughout the week from Monday.
Congress has asked all its party MPs in the Lok Sabha to be present during the discussion on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s address and the discussion on the interim budget.
Congress’ chief whip in the Lok Sabha, Jyotiraditya Scindia, has asked the members to be present from Monday to Friday this week.