Observing that the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is a last “fall-back” option for many in the rural areas, a Parliamentary committee has recommended increase in guaranteed days of work from 100 to 150 under the rural job guarantee scheme.

Filling the huge investment gap in the renewable energy sector to achieve the 500 gigawatt (GW) capacity target by 2030 will be a gargantuan task, according to the 21st report by the Standing Committee on Energy presented in Parliament on 3 February 2022.

Amid concerns expressed by the industry bodies, a parliamentary panel said the proposed penalty and jail term for violation of the Pesticide Management Bill, 2020, are "essential" to check the sale of fake and spurious pesticides in the country.

This Report of the Standing Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution deals with the action taken by the Government on the recommendations/observations contained in the Eleventh Report of the Committee (17th Lok Sabha) on the subject ‘Price Rise of Essential Commodities - Causes & Effects’ pertaining to the Ministry of Cons

This Report of the Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers deals with the action taken by the Government on the Observations/Recommendations contained in the Twenty Second Report (Seventeenth Lok Sabha) of the Committee on the subject "Status of COVID-19 vaccine production in India" of the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers (Departmen

Delay in settlement of claims defeats the very purpose of the flagship Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana said the Parliamentary Standing Committee On Agriculture in the report tabled in Lok Sabha. This is not acceptable in any way said the report

A parliamentary panel has suggested to ministries of power and coal to chalk out a plan and set up special purpose vehicle (arm) under each central public sector undertaking mainly in the power sector to develop coal mines.

A Parliamentary panel has asked the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) to set up a pilot tidal power project in the country, preferably at a cost effective location like Gulf of Kutch. There are three main types of ocean energy - wave, tidal and ocean-thermal.

The Standing Committee of Parliament on Water Resources, expressing concern at the nationwide menace of floods, has recommended setting up a permanent institutional structure under the Centre in the form of National Integrated Flood Management Group (NIFMG).

The panel recommended measures such as universal healthcare, additional work days under MGNREGS and direct cash transfers for workers, Peeved at the lack of data on unemployment and welfare measures to workers, particularly those in the unorganised sector, the Parliament Standing Committee on Labour pulled up the Centre in its report on “Impact

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