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Himachal Assembly role model for other states: CM Thakur

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

Tuesday said the Assembly is the first-ever high-tech paperless Assembly implementing e-Vidhan system and a role model to other state Assemblies to follow this practice.

Thakur said this while addressing the participants of the 34th International Training Programme in Legislative Drafting and Officers of here.

The Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and Training, Lok Sabha, is organising this training programme under the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation, in which about 43 representatives from 27 countries are participating.

The said that the initiatives made by the state Vidhan Sabha is appreciable in saving huge expenses of the government on paper and unnecessary plying of vehicles during Assembly session.

The implementation of e-Constituency Management will prove a pragmatic step towards empowerment of members of legislatures using

The CM said such workshops and programmes go a long way in better understanding the functioning and working of State Legislative Assemblies in different parts of the world.

Thakur said that has no pre-constitutional history as the state itself was a post independence creation.

said all the participants were here for an attachment programme with Vidhan Sabha, Judicial Academy, and (HIPA), Shimla.

Most of the participants are judicial officers, legal advisors, officers of legislative assemblies and from South Sudan, he added.

Under Secretary, Secretariat, Puneet Bhatia was also present on the occasion.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 20:50 IST
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