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New Delhi, India
Joined May 2009
UPDATE: The 24 Standing Committees of Parliament have been reconstituted for 2022-23. - 11 Committees will be headed by new Chairpersons - 11 Committees continue to retain the same Chairpersons as last year - Chairpersons of two Committees are yet to be named Breakdown: 1/
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The Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022 is with the Committee on Energy for examination.
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Mr. Jagdambika Pal and Mr. Rajiv Ranjan (Lalan) Singh trade Committees. Mr. Pal will head the Energy Committee this year and Mr. Ranjan Singh will head the Committee on Housing and Urban Affairs. 3/
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UPDATE: The 24 Standing Committees of Parliament have been reconstituted for 2022-23. - 11 Committees will be headed by new Chairpersons - 11 Committees continue to retain the same Chairpersons as last year - Chairpersons of two Committees are yet to be named Breakdown: 1/
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Mr. Prataprao Jadhav will now head the IT Committee. Mr. Jadhav was the Chairperson of the Committee on Rural Development in the last term. He replaces Dr. Shashi Tharoor. Ms. Kanimozhi Karunanidhi has been appointed the Rural Development Committee Chairperson this year. 2/
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Mr. Jagdambika Pal and Mr. Rajiv Ranjan (Lalan) Singh trade Committees. Mr. Pal will head the Energy Committee this year and Mr. Ranjan Singh will head the Committee on Housing and Urban Affairs. 3/
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Six of the eight Rajya Sabha Committees will have a new Chairperson, including Committees on Home Affairs, Health and Women and Children. The chairpersons of the Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers and the Committee on Commerce have not yet been named. 4/
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11 Committees will continue to retain the same Chairpersons as last year end/
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Our Monthly Policy Review for September 2022 is here! Catch all the major policy updates from the past month in the link below:
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#StateAssemblyWatch Punjab Assembly is scheduled to meet today for discussion and voting on the Motion of Confidence. Three Calling Attention Motions are also listed. @VidhanSabhaPun @Sandhwan
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#StateAssemblyWatch Punjab Assembly is scheduled to meet today to discuss three resolutions. @Sandhwan
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Our two-day National Workshop on Environment, Health and State Finances for Members of Legislative Assemblies from across India begins today.
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The first session was led by Dr. Roopa Madhav, Professor of Law (Research) at @NLUDofficial on the legal and policy framework of environment governance in India.
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In the second session, @Bh_Chandra, CEO @iFORESTGlobal, addressed legislators on the role of States in mitigating environmental problems.
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We wrap up Day 1 of the National Workshop for State Legislators with a talk on public health and healthcare financing in States by Shailaja Chandra @over2shailaja, IAS (Retd.), Former Chief Secretary, Delhi.
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Day 2 of the National Workshop opened with a session on environment and health by Dr. Prabhakar Dorairaj, Vice President (Research and Policy) and Director, Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, @thePHFI
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NOW IN PROGRESS: Dr. Sacchidananda Mukherjee, Associate Professor, @nipfp_org_in delivers a talk on the impact of GST on States and the way forward.
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In the afternoon, Dr. Amir Ullah Khan @khanamirullah, Research Director, Centre for Development Policy and Practice @cdpp_india spoke about India’s health ecosystem.
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For the last session, the PRS team discusses the developing themes in state finances of India this year.
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#StateAssemblyWatch The 7th session of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly has begun today. The RJ Legislative Assembly (Officers and Members Emoluments and Pension) (A) Bill, 2022 and Rajasthan Co-operative Societies (A) Bill, 2022 are scheduled to be introduced today. @drcpjoshi
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#StateAssemblyWatch: 3 Bills are listed for introduction in the AP Legislative Assembly. 4 Bills are also on the agenda for discussion and passing, and one for withdrawal. @SeetharamThamm1
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#StateAssemblyWatch: 8 Bills are listed for introduction and 10 Bills for consideration and passing in the Assam Legislative Assembly today. @BiswajitDaimar5
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