Schedule for Standing committee

Datesort ascending Name of Committee Agenda
09-Nov-20 Rural Development

Briefing on "Critical Evaluation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)"

09-Nov-20 Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice

Agenda for the meeting will be intimated in due course.

09-Nov-20 Chemicals & Fertilizers

1. Consideration and adoption of the Draft Reports on the following subjects:- (i) Revival of closed and sick fertilizer units; (ii) Demand and Availability of Petrochemicals including imports and exports; and (iii) Review of Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadi Pariyojana(PMBJP). 2. Oral evidence of the representatives of the M/o Chemicals & Fertilizers (Dept. of Pharmaceuticals) and other concerned Ministries/Deptt./organizations on the subject, ‘Status of COVID-19 vaccine production in India’. 3. Oral evidence of the representatives of the M/o Chemicals & Fertilizers (Dept. of Fertilizers) and other concerned Ministries/Deptt./organizations on the subject ‘Excessive use of fertilizers, its effect on soil/environment/ health and slow growth of use of organic fertilizers’.

06-Nov-20 Petroleum & Natural Gas

To have briefing by the representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy on the subject "Review of Progress in Production of Non-conventional Fuels with specific reference to Bio-Fuels".

05-Nov-20 Finance

(i) Consideration and adoption of Memorandum No. 1 - regarding selection of subjects for examination during the year 2020-21. (ii) Oral Evidence of the representatives of Ministry of Finance (Department of Financial Services) on the provisions of the “Factoring Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2020”

05-Nov-20 Home Affairs

to have a briefing by Director General, ITBP on the "Review of Functioning, Training and Infrastructure of ITBP"

05-Nov-20 Public Accounts

Oral evidence of the representatives of the NITI Aayog and Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation on the subject “Preparedness for the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)” based on C&AG’s Report No. 8 of 2019 (Entire Report).

04-Nov-20 Labour

Briefing by the representatives of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship on the Subject Implementation of National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS).

03-Nov-20 Estimates

Further evidence of the representatives of the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) on the subject Recent budgetary reforms for better financial management of government Expenditure.

03-Nov-20 Labour

1. Consideration and Adoption of the following draft Reports: i) Action Taken on Fifth Report on Demands for Grants (2020-21) of the Ministry of Labour & Employment; ii) Action Taken on Sixth Report on Demands for Grants (2020-21) of the Ministry of Textiles; and iii) Action Taken on Seventh Report on Demands for Grants (2020-21) of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. 2. Briefing by the representatives of the Ministry of Textiles on the Subject Development of Manmade Fibre.

03-Nov-20 Commerce

Agenda of the meeting will be circulated in due course.

02-Nov-20 Coal & Steel

“Production of Coal and Lignite - Projection and Planning” with specific reference to performance of Western Coalfields Limited and Central Coalfields Limited.

02-Nov-20 Commerce

Agenda of the meeting will be circulated in due course.

29-Oct-20 Joint Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019

Oral evidence by the representatives of Paytm on The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019.

29-Oct-20 Joint Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019

Oral evidence by the representatives of Google on The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019.

29-Oct-20 External Affairs

Oral evidence of the representatives of the Ministries of External Affairs, Home Affairs, Finance (Department of Revenue), Electronics & Information Technology and Law and Justice (Department of Legal Affairs and Legislative Department) on the subject ‘India and International Law, including its Extradition Treaties with foreign countries, asylum issues, international cyber-security and issues of financial crimes’.

28-Oct-20 Joint Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019

Oral evidence by the representatives of Twitter on The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019.

28-Oct-20 Joint Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019

Oral evidence by the representatives of Amazon and Amazon Web Services on The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019.

28-Oct-20 External Affairs

Oral evidence of the representatives of the Ministries of External Affairs and Culture (Lalit Kala Academy, Sahitya Academy and Sangeet Natak Academy) on the subject ‘India’s soft power and Cultural Diplomacy: Prospects & Limitations’.

28-Oct-20 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the Secretary, Ministry of Shipping on various aspects relating to dredging in Ports and present status of cruise terminals.

27-Oct-20 Home Affairs

To hear the views of the Ministry of Home Affairs on the subject Atrocities and Crime against Women.

27-Oct-20 Human Resource Development

Members are informed that the first meeting of the re-constituted Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Resource Development will be held on Tuesday, the 27th October, 2020 at 10.30 A.M. in Committee Room No. 'A', Ground Floor, Parliament House Annexe, New Delhi to discuss the Subject "Preparation for Olympics - 2020 (now to be held in 2021)".

27-Oct-20 Public Accounts

(i) Consideration of Memorandum No. 2 regarding selection of additional subjects for examination by PAC; and (ii) Oral evidence of the representatives of Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure), on the subject "Implementation of Public Financial Management System (PFMS)” based on Chapter VIII (Para 8.1) of C&AG Report No. 4 of 2018.

27-Oct-20 Rural Development

Consideration and adoption of Six Draft Action Taken Reports on Demands for Grants (2019-20) & (2020-21) pertaining to Department of Rural Development & Department of Land Resources (Ministry of Rural Development) and Ministry of Panchayati Raj and to have Briefing by the representatives of the Ministry of Rural Development (DoRD) on the Subject Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Rurban Mission (SPMRM).

27-Oct-20 Information Technology

To hear the views of the representatives of Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, Vodafone Idea Limited and Bharti Airtel Limited on the subject India s preparedness for 5G and Evidence of the representatives of Ministry of Communications Department of Telecommunications and Telecom Regulatory Authority of India on the subject India s preparedness for 5G.

23-Oct-20 Joint Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019

Oral evidence by the representatives of Facebook India Online Services Pvt. Ltd.on The Personal Data Protection Bill,2019

23-Oct-20 Public Accounts

(i) Consideration of Memorandum No. 2 regarding selection of additional subjects for examination by PAC; and (ii) Oral evidence of the representatives of Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure), on the subject "Implementation of Public Financial Management System (PFMS)” based on Chapter VIII (Para 8.1) of C&AG Report No. 4 of 2018.

22-Oct-20 Science and Technology, Environment, Forests and Climate Change

To hear the views of the Secretaries of the Ministries of (i) Environment, Forest and Climate Change and (ii) Housing and Urban Affairs; and Departments of (i) Health & Family Welfare and (ii) Health Research on the subject “Impact of Air Pollution on COVID-19 Pandemic at National Level and measures taken under National Clean Air Programme”.

22-Oct-20 Joint Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019

Oral evidence by the representatives of Forum for Integrated Security (FINS), Mumbai on The Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019.

22-Oct-20 Home Affairs

To hear the views of the Ministry of Home Affairs on the subject ‘Atrocities and Crime against Women’.