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March 18, 2017

Budget Session | Week 2: Trinamool MPs speak on Demands for Grants for various ministries

Budget Session | Week 2: Trinamool MPs speak on Demands for Grants for various ministries

In the second week of the second phase of Budget Session, 2017, Trinamool Congress’ Members of Parliament (MPs) in the Lok Sabha raised important points related to the Demands for Grants for the ministries of Railways, Agriculture, Defence and Home Affairs for financial year 2017-18. In the Rajya Sabha, the party put forth its views on issues related to the 2017-18 Union Budget.

Trinamool Congress MPs also raised a variety of issues of public importance in Parliament ranging from medical negligence in private hospitals to farmer suicides, from manual scavenging to the divestment by the Central Government of profitable public sector units.

LOK SABHA

March 14, 2017

Bills
Saugata Roy spoke on The Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2016.
Dinesh Trivedi spoke on the Demands for Grants for the Ministry of Railways for 2017-18.
Arpita Ghosh spoke on the Demands for Grants for the Ministry of Railways for 2017-18.

Question Hour
Arpita Ghosh asked Supplementary Questions on spreading awareness about Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojana.
Saugata Roy asked Supplementary Questions on the availability of coronary stents.

March 15, 2017

Bills
Aparupa Poddar spoke on the Demands for Grants for the Ministry of Railways for 2017-18.
Saumitra Khan spoke on the Demands for Grants for the Ministry of Railways for 2017-18.
Tapas Mandal spoke on the Demands for Grants for the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare for 2017-18.

Question Hour
Mriganka Mahato asked Supplementary Questions on Bharat Net Project.
Kalyan Banerjee asked Supplementary Questions on skill development for women.

March 16, 2017

Bills
Ratna De Nag spoke on the Demands for Grants for the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare for 2017-18.
Sugata Bose spoke on the Demands for Grants for the Ministry of Defence for 2017-18.

Question Hour
Partha Pratim Roy asked Supplementary Questions on the electrification of villages.

March 17, 2017

Bills
Pratima Mondal spoke on the Demands for Grants for the Ministry of Defence for 2017-18.
Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar spoke on the Demands for Grants for the Ministry of Home Affairs for 2017-18.

Question Hour
Saugata Roy asked Supplementary Questions on the standardisation of Ayurvedic treatment.

RAJYA SABHA

March 16, 2017

Bills
Vivek Gupta spoke on the Union Budget for 2017-18.

Zero Hour
Nadimul Haque raised the issue of medical negligence in private hospitals.
Vivek Gupta raised the issue of reports alleging the shifting of the headquarters of Hindustan Paper Corporation from Kolkata to Guwahati.

Question Hour
Vivek Gupta asked Supplementary Questions on manual scavenging.

Special Mention
Derek O’Brien made a Special Mention on the need to follow the Bengal model for empowering women across the country.

March 17, 2017

Zero Hour
Sukhendu Sekhar Roy raised the issue of the divestment of Bengal Chemicals by the Government of India, the country’s first Swadeshi company, urging it not to do so.

 

Thus, it was a fruitful week for Trinamool Congress as it could draw the attention of the Government to issues which require urgent scrutiny.