Monsoon Session: 32 bills pointed out by various departments, 14 ready: Government

New Delhi: A day ahead of the start of the Monsoon Session of Parliament, the government on Sunday said 32 Bills have been indicated by various departments for presentation in the two Houses, of which 14 are ready, even as the That also said that she wants discussion on all.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi also told them that some of these 32 bills have already been discussed by the standing committees of Parliament after the all-party meeting here in a democratic manner. “Thirty-two Bills have been indicated by various departments to be introduced in this session of Parliament, out of which 14 Bills are ready, but we will not pass the Bills without discussion,” he told reporters.

Joshi said the government had invited around 45 parties to the all-party meeting, of which 36 participated. “I am grateful to him for attending the meeting. During the meeting chaired by senior minister Rajnath Singh, he sought to discuss some issues.” that were ‘declared’.

‘unparliamentary’ and it is clarified that compilation of unparliamentary phrases is being done every year for a long time,” he said. On business listed for the monsoon session which will start from July 18 and continue till August 12, Joshi said “We have listed 32 Bills so that they (Opposition) are also ready and that is why we are giving notice in advance.

“We are just saying that 14 bills are ready and we can consider more. More importantly, we believe in discussing all the bills in a democratic manner. We believe in democracy,” he said. and we are ready to discuss all matters.”

According to official documents, the bills listed by the government for the upcoming Parliament session include the Multi-State Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Bill, which seeks to rationalize the government’s role in cooperatives and increase participation in the functioning of multi-state cooperatives. does.

To increase public confidence in them and to create a conducive environment for their growth and development. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill seeks to strengthen the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code by introducing provisions for cross-border bankruptcy and certain other amendments, while maximizing the value of stressed assets, for a time-bound resolution.

Two separate bills for constitution amendment to amend the list of Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) for Chhattisgarh and Tamil Nadu are also listed for introduction. The ‘Press and Registration of Periodicals Bill’ seeks to replace the 155-year-old ‘Press and Registration of Books Act’ with a simplified version that dilutes various provisions and brings digital media under its purview.

The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains (Amendment) Bill seeks to provide more powers to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and amend the law relating to ancient monuments. It also aims to rationalize prohibited areas and other amendments.

The most important aspect of the bill is that it will replace a provision that allows a 100-metre prohibited area for construction activity around centrally-protected monuments, with site-specific limits to be decided by an expert committee.

Another bill listed during the session is the Kalakshetra Foundation (Amendment) Bill, 2022, which seeks to amend the Kalakshetra Foundation Act, 1993 to empower Kalakshetra Foundation to award certificates; Diploma; postgraduate diploma; degrees for undergraduate and postgraduate; doctoral and post-doctoral courses; and to conduct research in the areas of dance, traditional theatre, drama, Carnatic and traditional music, visual arts, craft education and arts education.

The Family Court (Amendment) and Indian Antarctic Bills are listed for introduction in the Lok Sabha on Monday, while the Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery System (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Amendment Bill is listed for consideration and passage on the same day. has been done. in Rajya Sabha.