Winter Session 2018-19: Rajya Sabha productivity halves to 27 per cent from 56 per cent in 2017

Industrial production grows at 0.5 per cent, slowest since June 20172Photo© oneindia.com

Winter Session 2018-19: Rajya Sabha productivity halves to 27 per cent from 56 per cent in 2017

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The Winter Session of Parliament on Wednesday concluded with recorded productivity of 27 percent in the Rajya Sabha. During the month-long proceedings, five bills were passed by both the Houses of Parliament. Informing about the business in the Upper House, Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Narendra Singh Tomar said that “Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on Wednesday which provided 18 sittings spread over a period of 30 days”.

During the Session, five bills were introduced in the Upper Houses in which four were passed. Three bills replacing the ordinances — Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance-2018, Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Ordinance-2018 and Companies (Amendment) Ordinance-2018 — were passed by Lok Sabha and are presently in Rajya Sabha.