Parliament functioning in Budget Session 2015-16

During the second Budget session of the 16th Lok Sabha, Parliament discussed the Union and Railway Budgets. While several Bills were passed in this session, MPs raised the need for referring Bills to Standing Committees for greater examination. While overall productivity was high, both Houses witnessed disruptions on issues of farmer suicides, food parks, and a CAG audit report on renewable energy financing. This note analyses the functioning of Parliament during this session and compares it with data over the past years