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All-party meet: PM Modi calls upon political parties to hold constructive discussion during winter session

All-party meet: PM Modi calls upon political parties to hold constructive discussion during winter session

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 10 Dec 2018, 03:24 pm

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IBNS): Addressing floor leaders of parties in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha here today, ahead of the Winter Session 2018 of Parliament beginning tomorrow, Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi said that Government is always receptive to the issues raised by all Political Parties and is ready to discuss all issues of national importance on the floor of both Houses of Parliament.

The Prime Minister encouraged all Political Parties to strive to create a constructive atmosphere in Winter Session and to collectively address issues related to the welfare of people.

“It is a prime responsibility for all of us to contribute to the service of the Nation and its people by ensuring smooth functioning of the Parliament,” said Modi.

All the leaders observed a two-minute silence to pay homage to former Cabinet Minister late H.N.Ananthkumar.Later, a host of issues were brought up by the leaders of parties during the meeting.

There was a consensus across party lines on ensuring smooth functioning of the Parliament without disruptions and deadlocks to be resolved through constructive discussions in both the Houses.

Briefing the media persons after the meeting,Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs,Rural Development,Panchayati Raj and Mines, Narendra Singh Tomar said that the Government has requested all parties, especially the opposition, for their co-operation for the smooth functioning of both Houses of Parliament.

The Minister informed that all parties were in favour of a productive WinterSession and the Government is always ready to discuss on the floor of the House, any issue as permitted under Rules of Procedure.

Three Bills to replace Ordinances namely (i) the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2018; (ii) the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018; and (iii) The Companies (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 are slated to be passed during the ensuing Winter Session.

Further, some important pending legislations expected to be considered and passed during the Session are (i) The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2017;  (ii) The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018; (iii)  The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill, 2018; (iv) The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2017; (v) The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2018; (vii) The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018; (viii) The Major Port Authorities Bill, 2016; (ix) The Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018 ; (x) The National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities (Amendment) Bill, 2018 ; and (xi) The National Medical Commission Bill, 2017.

Some important new Bills likely to be introduced, considered and passed  during this session apart from the 3 Bills replacing Ordinances are (i) The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (NCIM) Bill, 2018;  (ii) The National Commission for Homoeopathy (NCH) Bill, 2018;  (iii)  The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill 2018;  (iv) The JallianwalaBagh National Memorial  (Amendment) Bill, 2018; (v) The Information Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2018; (vi) The Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018; and (vii) The Central University (Amendment) Bill, 2018.

The all-Party meeting was attended by Union Minister for Home Affairs, Rajnath Singh, by Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Statistics & Programme Implementation, Vijay Goel, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Water Resources, River development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Arjun Ram Meghwal, along with other Ministers.

Items of Government Business Identified for being taken up in both the Houses of Parliament during ensuing Winter Session, 2018

Bills for Introduction, Consideration and Passing

The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2018.(To replace Ordinance);
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018.(To replace Ordinance);
The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2018  (To replace Ordinance);
The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (NCIM) Bill, 2018;
The National Commission for Homoeopathy (NCH) Bill, 2018;
The National Commission for Yoga and Naturopathy (NCYN) Bill, 2018;
The Pharmacy Council of Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy Bill, 2018;
The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill 2018;
The National Institute of Design (NID) Amendment Bill, 2018;
The JallianwalaBagh National Memorial  (Amendment) Bill, 2018;
The Anti Maritime Piracy Bill, 2018;
The Information Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2018;
The Indian Stamp (Amendment) Bill, 2018;
The National Institute of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) Bill, 2018;
The Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018;
The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) (Amendment) Bill, 2018;
The National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2018;
The Dam Safety Bill, 2018;
The Central University (Amendment) Bill, 2018;
National Council of Educational Research and Training Bill, 2018.

Bills for Consideration and Passing

Bills pending in Lok Sabha

The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018;
The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (Amendment) Bill, 2018;
The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2017;
The Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2017;
The Consumer Protection Bill, 2018;
The New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill, 2018;
The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2018;
The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2018;
The DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018;
The Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2018;
The Personal Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2018;
The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016;
The Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016;
The Major Port Authorities Bill, 2016;
The National Medical Commission Bill, 2017;
The Chit Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2018.

Bills pending in Rajya Sabha

The Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018 as passed by Lok Sabha;
The National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill, 2018 as passed by Lok Sabha;
The Representation of People (Amendment) Bill, 2018 as passed by Lok Sabha;
The Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018 as passed by Lok Sabha;
The National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities (Amendment) Bill, 2018 ; 
The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education ( Amendment) Bill, 2018 as passed by Lok Sabha;
The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2017 as passed by Lok Sabha.

Financial Business

Second Batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants (including Railways) for 2018-19.

Bills for Withdrawal

In Rajya Sabha

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017;
The Nalanda University (Amendment) Bill,2013

 

All-party meet: PM Modi calls upon political parties to hold constructive discussion during winter session

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