Parliament Budget Session: Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari announces Vehicle Scrappage Policy in LS | Highlights
New Delhi | Jagran Politics Desk: Bharatiya Janata Party MP Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday gave a Zero Hour notice in Rajya Sabha over increasing cases of malnutrition among women and children. BJP MP KC Ramamurthy has also given Zero Hour Notice in the upper house over the 'demand for setting up of Supreme Court Bench at Bengaluru'. Meanwhile, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari to make a statement in both houses regarding "Vehicles Scrapping Policy". Bills for consideration and passing in Lok Sabha: The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2021, Contingent Notice of Bill, Appropriation Bill for introduction, consideration and passing. Bill for consideration and passing in Rajya Sabha: The Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2021
Here are the highlights from the Budget Session of Parliament:
6:00 pm: FDI limit not a compulsion, it sets only upper limit. Increasing limit doesn't mean automatic foreign investment to that level to all companies. Every company will decide for themselves, whether they want that money, to what extent & so on: FM on Insurance (Amendment) Bill, 2021
1:50 pm: Commercial vehicles be de-registered after 15 yr, pvt vehicles after 20 yr, & all vehicles of the Centre, State, Municipal Corporation, Panchayats, STUs, PSUs & autonomous bodies with the Union and State may be de-registered & scrapped after 15 yr: Transport Minister in Lok Sabha
1:30 pm: There're 51 lakh vehicles older than 20 yr, 34 lakh vehicles older than 15 yr & about 17 lakh vehicles older than 15 yr without vehicle fitness certificate.Compared to fit vehicles, old vehicles pollute air 10-12 times more & risky for road safety: Transport Minister in Lok Sabha
1:10 pm: We're introducing Voluntary Vehicle Fleet Modernisation Program, which would scrap old vehicles & support people economically while buying new vehicles. Scrap centers, auto industry, components industry will be benefitted from this policy: Transport Min Nitin Gadkari in Lok Sabha
12:45 pm: 800 help desk for police stations, one-stop centers in 32 districts, 181 helpline has answered the call of over 2 lakh women in Tamil Nadu so that they can be rescued & rehabilitated. Govt of India committed to the safety of women: Union Minister Smriti Irani
12:25 pm: Odisha: BJP & Congress MLAs create ruckus in State Assembly over pending paddy procurement by the government. BJD MLAs protested from their seats against BJP MLA Subash Panigrahi, who attempted suicide by consuming sanitiser in the Assembly on the issue
11:45 am: Patna: RJD MLAs hold protest in front of Bihar Assembly over rising fuel prices
11:15 am: Congress MP Manish Tewari has given Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha demanding 'discussion on the proposed amendments to the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Act'
11:00 am: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to move the Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2021 in Rajya Sabha for passing, today
10:30 am: Bharatiya Janata Party MP Jyotiraditya M Scindia has given Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over 'increasing cases of malnutrition among women and children'
10:00 am: Bharatiya Janata Party MP KC Ramamurthy has given Zero Hour Notice in Rajya Sabha over 'demand for setting up of Supreme Court Bench at Bengaluru'
Posted By: Talibuddin Khan