arliamentary Standing Committee

Parliamentary panel tells DPIIT for early disposal of pending 205 FDI proposal

A report by the committee said that since the abolition of FIPB, 471 out of 676 proposals, including 99 proposals transferred from FIPB, have been disposed off as on February 15, 2021.

published on : 17th March 2021

No decision on countrywide roll-out of NRC: Ministry of Home Affairs to parliamentary panel

The update of the NRC was carried out in Assam to identify bona fide Indian citizens living in the state but the initiative had created a nationwide uproar.

published on : 2nd February 2021

Urgent need to increase share of budget of Women and Child Development Ministry: Parliamentary panel

The WCD ministry said that it has been pursuing the issue with the Ministry of Finance and underlined the fund allocation for its various schemes.

published on : 2nd February 2021

Parliamentary panel extends assurance to Tamil Nadu textile industry

The anti-dumping duty and customs duty protection given for the domestic manufacturers and 18 per cent GST on MMF and 12 per cent GST on MMF yarn have been curtailing the growth of the MMF sector.

published on : 19th January 2021

Air pollution may lead to faster spread of COVID-19 infections, officials tell Parliamentary panel

Officials of the Central Pollution Control Board and from other departments also depose before the panel on the ongoing situation of air pollution in the national capital and its adjoining areas.

published on : 6th November 2020

Parliamentary view of Olympics preparation

Vinay Sahasrabuddhe said the panel's deliberations and eventual recommendations would aim at empowering all stakeholders.

published on : 30th October 2020

Labour Codes aimed at expanding workers' welfare measures: Central government

The Labour Ministry said that the Parliamentary Standing Committee had also recommended an increase in threshold from 100 workers to 300 workers for seeking prior permission for retrenchment.

published on : 28th September 2020

Facebook says it remains committed to be open, transparent platform

The comments came hours after its India Head of Facebook Ajit Mohan appeared before the Parliamentary Standing Committee looking into alleged misuse of social media platforms.

published on : 3rd September 2020