(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) in Depth: Budget Session 2019

(Video) Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV) in Depth: Budget Session 2019

Topic: Budget Session 2019

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The Budget Session of Parliament has come to an end. The Rajya Sabha was adjourned sine die on Wednesday after a highly productive session.

In terms of legislative output, the 249th Session saw the passage of 32 bills - proving to be the best of the 52 sessions in the last 17 years and the fifth best in the last 41 years.

In 2002, the Upper House in its 197th Session, had passed 35 Bills.

The productivity of the House during this session was 104.92% - the best of the last 17 Sessions.

Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu also described the 249th session of the House as a turn around from the disruptive past, having reached a new normal.

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also termed it the most productive session since 1952.

As many as 38 bills were introduced in the Parliament during the just concluded session. 27 of these were passed by both Houses, which is the highest for any session in the last 10 years.

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Courtesy: RSTV

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