Take the pledge to vote

For a better tommorow#AajSawaroApnaKal
  • I agree to receive emails from News18

  • I promise to vote in this year's elections no matter what the odds are.
  • Please check above checkbox.

    SUBMIT

Thank you for
taking the pledge

Vote responsibly as each vote counts
and makes a diffrence

Disclaimer:

Issued in public interest by HDFC Life. HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited (Formerly HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited) (“HDFC Life”). CIN: L65110MH2000PLC128245, IRDAI Reg. No. 101 . The name/letters "HDFC" in the name/logo of the company belongs to Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited ("HDFC Limited") and is used by HDFC Life under an agreement entered into with HDFC Limited. ARN EU/04/19/13618
LIVE TV DownloadNews18 App
»
1-min read

Productivity in Winter Session Third Lowest After Lok Sabha Loses Time to Disruptions: Think Tank

In the current Lok Sabha, 62 per cent of bills have been discussed for more than two hours with the Rajya Sabha discussing only 25-35 percent of the bill for over two hours.

PTI

Updated:January 10, 2019, 8:46 AM IST
facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp
Productivity in Winter Session Third Lowest After Lok Sabha Loses Time to Disruptions: Think Tank
Representational photo (Lok Sabha)
Loading...

New Delhi: The productivity of Parliament during the Winter session was the third lowest in the present Lok Sabha and the question hour this session was also one of the least productive, a think-tank has said.

While Lok Sabha was adjourned since last Tuesday, Rajya Sabha's sitting was extended for a day and the session is likely to conclude on Wednesday.

According to the data collated by the PRS Legislative Research, the productivity of the Parliament during the session has been third lowest".

"Lok Sabha has lost a sixth of its time to disruptions, while Rajya Sabha has lost a third of its scheduled time," it said.

As per the data, the Lok Sabha spent more of its productive time on legislative business in comparison to the 14th and 15th Lok Sabha.

Lok Sabha spent 52 per cent and Rajya Sabha spent 17 per cent of its productive time on legislative business, it said.

In the current Lok Sabha, 62 per cent of bills have been discussed for more than two hours. Time spent discussing a bill in Rajya Sabha has remained consistent, with about 25-35 per cent of them being discussed for over two hours.

While duration of discussion on each bill has increased, fewer are being referred to standing committees. The figure comes to 24 per cent.

"More Bills have been introduced and passed in the same session in the 16th Lok Sabha (34 per cent) compared to the 14th Lok Sabha (29 per cent) and 15th Lok Sabha (18 per cent)," the think tank said.

As many as 16 bills were introduced and three were passed during the session by both the Houses.

Read full article
Loading...
Next Story
Next Story

Also Watch

facebookTwitterskypewhatsapp

Live TV

Loading...
Countdown To Elections Results
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results