Schedule for Standing committee

Datesort ascending Name of Committee Agenda
08-Jan-20 Public Undertakings

Taking evidence of the Representatives of the Railtel Corporation of India Limited on the subject Corporate Governance in CPSUs.

08-Jan-20 Agriculture

Briefing by representatives of the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying (Department of Fisheries) in connection with the examination of the Subject "Implementation of National Scheme on Welfare of Fishermen - An Evaluation"

07-Jan-20 Human Resource Development

Discussion with the following - (i) Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development; (ii) Secretary, Department of School Education Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development ; and (iii) Representatives of Department of Health Family Welfare, Ministry of Health Family Welfare.

07-Jan-20 Estimates

Evidence of the representatives of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs on the subject ‘Review of Progress of Smart City Projects’.

07-Jan-20 Social Justice & Empowerment

Briefing by the representatives of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities) on "Assessment of Scheme for Implementation of Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (SIPDA)".

06-Jan-20 Energy

Discussion with the representatives of the Ministry of Power, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and State Governments

06-Jan-20 Coal & Steel

Briefing by the representatives of the Ministry of Coal in connection with examination of the subject, "Coal Conservation and Development of Infrastructure for Transportation of Coal across the Country "

06-Jan-20 Energy

Discussion with the representatives of the Ministry of Power, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy and the Electricity Regulators of the States

06-Jan-20 Health and Family Welfare

To have Clause-by-Clause consideration of the Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018 and seek clarifications, if any, on the Bill from the Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and representatives of Ministry of Law and Justice.

03-Jan-20 Finance

Hearing of views of representatives of Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA) on the subject Performance and Regulation of Capital Markets - Private Equity in India.

03-Jan-20 Labour

Oral evidence of the representatives of the Ministry of Labour and Employment on the Subject `The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2019`.

30-Dec-19 Petroleum & Natural Gas

To take oral evidence of representatives of the Ministry of P&NG/PSUs on the subject "Allotment of Retail Outlets and LPG Distributorships".

30-Dec-19 Select Committee on Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019

To hear the views of the witnesses on the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019

30-Dec-19 Human Resource Development

Members are reminded that the next meeting of Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Human Resource Development will be held on 30th December, 2019 in Committee Room ‘B’, Parliament House Annexe, Ground Floor, New Delhi on the subject “Issues related to Safety of women” .

27-Dec-19 Labour

1100 hrs onwards - Oral evidence of the representatives of some State Governments on the Subject The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2019. 1430 hrs onwards- Evidence of the State Governments to continue.

27-Dec-19 Public Accounts

Briefing by Audit followed by briefing by the representatives of the Ministry of Coal on the subject "Management of Funds" based on Chapter VI of C&AG Report No. 12 of 2017.

27-Dec-19 Commerce

To hear the views of Representatives of Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry on the subject 'Export of Agricultural Marine Products, Plantation Crops, Turmeric and Coir'.

27-Dec-19 Home Affairs

To have a briefing by Border Guarding Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) namely Assam Rifles (AR), Border Security Force (BSF), Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on their functioning.

23-Dec-19 Estimates

Evidence of the representatives of the Ministry of Civil Aviation on the subject Development of Airports in various parts of the Country

23-Dec-19 Urban Development

Briefing by the representatives of Ministry of Housing and urban Affairs on the subject Smart Cities Mission An evaluation with reference to Smart Cities of Aurangabad, Indore, Jaipur, Lucknow, New Town Kolkata, Patna and Raipur.

23-Dec-19 Water Resources

Further Oral evidence of the representatives of the Ministry of Jal Shakti – Department of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation on the subject “Conservation, Development, Management and Abatement of pollution in river Ganga and its tributaries and rejuvenation of river Cauvery”.

23-Dec-19 Agriculture

Briefing by the representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare (Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare in connection with the Examination of the Subject "Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana - An Evaluation"

23-Dec-19 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation on the subject ‘Status of Aviation Connectivity in the country’; and Secretary, Ministry of Shipping on the subject ‘Promotion of Infrastructure in India’s Maritime Sector’

20-Dec-19 External Affairs

Briefing by the Representatives of Ministry of External Affairs on the subject India s soft power and Cultural Diplomacy and Limitations

20-Dec-19 Labour

1100 hrs to 1300 hrs- Oral evidence of the following Organisations/Unions on the Subject The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2019, (i) Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), (ii) Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), (iii) Joint Forum of Plantation Workers Unions, (iv) Darjeeling Planters Association, and (v) Tea Association of India. 1430 hrs to 1630 hrs- Oral evidence of the following Organisations/Unions on the same Subject, (i) Indian Film and TV Producers Council, Mumbai, (ii) Producers Guild of India, Mumbai, (iii) ICMR National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH), Ahmedabad, (iv) Federation of Medical and Sales Representatives Associations of India, and (v) Action Aid Association

20-Dec-19 Railways

Evidence by the representatives of the Ministry of Railways (Railway Board) and CMD, IRCTC on the subject ‘Passenger Amenities including Modernisation of Railway Stations’.

20-Dec-19 Home Affairs

To have a briefing by the Home Secretary on the situation in North Eastern Region

20-Dec-19 Select Committee on Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2019

To seek clarifications from the Secretary, Department of Health Research on the issues raised by Members during the meetings of the Committee held on 9th and 12th December, 2019.

19-Dec-19 Labour

1100 hrs to 1300 hrs-Oral evidence of the following Trade Unions on the Subject The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2019 (i) Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), (ii) Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC), (iii) All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), (iv) Hind Mazdoor Sabha (HMS), (v) Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), (vi) All India United Trade Union Centre (AIUTUC), (vii) Trade Union Coordination Centre (TUCC), (viii) Self Employed Womens Association (SEWA), (ix) All India Central Council of Trade Union (AICCTU), (x) Labour Progressive Federation (LPF), (xi) United Trades Union Congress (UTUC), and (xii) National Front of Indian Trade Unions (NFITU). 1430 hrs to 1630 hrs - Oral evidence of the following Organisations/Unions on the same Subject. (i) National Union of Journalists (NUJ), (ii) The All India Federation of PTI Employees Unions, Delhi, (iii) All India Newspaper Employees Federation, Delhi, and (iv) Indian Federation of Working Journalists (IFWJ).

19-Dec-19 Food, Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution

Oral evidence of the representatives of the Department of Consumer Affairs on the subject Price Rise of Essential Commodities - Causes and Effects