Delhi, 27 January : Lok Sabha Speaker Shri Om Birla interacted with Padma Awardees in Parliament House Complex, who attended the event “Presentations by Padma Awardees for the Benefit of the Members of Parliament” organised by Parliamentary Research & Training Institute for Democracies (PRIDE) in Parliament House today.

Lok Sabha Speaker has taken an initiative of providing a platform for the Members of Parliament where best practices from various field of social and developmental work are shared by Eminent Social Workers from various states of the country who have been awarded prestigious Padma Awards for their contribution to their field of work.

The objective of the presentation is to make the Members of Parliament aware of the best practices which are available in various fields across the country which if found suitable and adaptable, may be adopted by them for the developmental work of their respective constituencies. The Padma Awardees provide their guidance and support to the Members of Parliament in carrying out such initiatives in their constituencies. The Presentations by the Padma Awardees range over various subjects from Agriculture, Animal Husbandry & Biogas, Agro-bio diversity conservation to Rehabilitation of divyang, Swachha Bharat Mission and Micro-finance and self-help group.

The Platform provides an opportunity to eminent social workers awarded with Padma Awards to put forth their hard work and contribution to their respective fields of expertise and share their experiences which may later be adopted all over the country. The platform is valuable to the Members of Parliament in enhancing their developmental work in their respective constituencies where they can adapt from the best practices of the country for the welfare of their constituencies.