EHYDERABAD: To ensure that the House discusses more problems, the Telangana government has decided to hold the Assembly proceedings in the evening as well as Saturdays also. The maiden budget session of the Telanagana Assembly would commence from November 5.
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao held a meeting with legislative affairs minister T Harish Rao, assembly secretary Raja Sadaram and other officials here on Tuesday.
Finance minister E Rajender will present the budget on the first day of the Assembly session on Nov 5 and a discussion on the budget would be held on Nov 7, 8 and 9, according to a release. Question hour would be held for one hour every day. After the discussion on budget, one day will be allocated for Zero Hour and the next day for the members to raise the issues concerning their constituencies,’’ the release said.
Each party will be given time to speak both in the Assembly and Council based on their numbers. On the issue of convening Assembly on Saturdays, the BAC will take a call, the release said.
The following ministers will reply to the questions raised by the Opposition on issues pertaining to the ministries held by chief minister
N Narasimha Reddy Law and Order
E Rajender BC, SC, ST welfare & Endowments
Mahmood Ali Minority welfare.
Dr T Rajaiah Sports, Youth, Culture and Tourism.
P Srinivas Reddy MA&UD.
T Harish Rao GAD and Power.
Mahender Reddy Commercial taxes.
KT Rama Rao Industries and textiles.
Jogu Ramanna Environment, science & technology.
Jagadish Reddy Women and child welfare and law.
Padma Rao R&B.