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Parliament productivity rising, as lawmakers take time to discuss bills

Debate time and productivity are rising, but fewer bills are being referred to the committees.

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Parliament | Lok Sabha | Rajya Sabha

Ishaan Gera  |  New Delhi 



With the central bank halting monetary easing since mid-2020, citing high inflation, the onus is on Sitharaman to loosen the budget despite having meager resources to work with.
Parliament is spending time to discuss bills.

The recently concluded Budget session yielded a 98 per cent productivity. PRS Legislative data shows that the overall productivity of both houses since the start of the 17th has been 103.4 per cent, a marked increase from 69.2 per cent productivity observed for both houses during the 16th .

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First Published: Mon, April 12 2021. 09:22 IST

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