Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday held a gathering at his residence to take stock of the work done during the 252nd session of Parliament and stated he appreciated the work done by the Secretariats of each Houses regardless of difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.He additionally expressed concern for the well-being of the Secretariat employees.
The assembly was attended by Pralhad Joshi, Minister of Coal and Mines and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs; V. Muraleedharan and Arjun Ram Meghwal, Ministers of State within the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; Desh Deepak Verma, Rajya Sabha Secretary-General; IV Subba Rao, Secretary to Vice President; RS Shukla, Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs; PPK Ramacharyulu, Secretary, Rajya Sabha and different senior officers of the Rajya Sabha Secretariat, in keeping with an official assertion.
The Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on Wednesday, resulting in the closure of the Monsoon session forward of schedule.
The session, which started on September 14, was scheduled to go on until October 1. In the 10 sittings, a complete of 25 payments have been handed and 6 payments have been launched. The productiveness of the House during this session has been 104.7 per cent, Naidu had introduced.
During the assembly, Naidu appreciates the work done by each the Secretariats to make sure easy conduct of the 252nd Session of Rajya Sabha preserving in view the tough prevailing circumstances as a result of pandemic. He expressed his concern and enquired concerning the well-being of the employees of the Secretariat.
On being knowledgeable that 83 officers of the secretariat have examined constructive for the coronavirus, Naidu directed the officers to render mandatory medical help and different welfare measures to all of them.
The Vice President additionally inquired concerning the provision of household pension for the members of the family of late Ashok Gasti, Bharatiya Janata Party MP. He was knowledgeable concerning the related provisions, and he directed the officers of the Secretariat to make sure speedy sanction of the pension.
The first-time Rajya Sabha MP from Karnataka, Gasti, was admitted to a personal hospital in Bengaluru after testing constructive for COVID-19. He handed away final week.
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