The Standing committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas has tabled a report on ‘National Gas Grid including PNG and CNG.’ The committee appreciated the efforts of the government in the direction of increasing the share of natural gas in primary energy mix from the current 6.2% to 15% by 2030.
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.
The Action Taken Report of the Committee deals with the action taken by the Ministry of Home Affairs on the recommendations contained in the Two Hundred and Twenty Ninth Report of the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs on the 'Management of COVID-19 Pandemic and Related Issues'.
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
The Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Industry presented its 309th Report on “Electric & Hybrid Mobility – Prospects And Challenges in Automobile Industry”, pertaining to Ministry of Heavy Industries to the Parliament on 6th December, 2021.
The Report of the Committee deals with the Action Taken by the Government on the Recommendations/ Observations contained in the One Twenty Third Report on the "Outbreak of Pandemic Covid-19 and its Management".