The Budget Session, 2011 of Parliament (7th Session of the Fifteenth Lok Sabha and the 222nd Session of the Rajya Sabha) is scheduled to commence on Monday, the 21st of February, 2011 and subject to exigencies of Government Business, the Session will conclude on Thursday, the 21st of April , 2011. During this period, the two Houses will adjourn for recess on Wednesday, the 16th of March 2011, to reassemble on Monday, the 4th of April, 2011 to enable the Department–related Parliamentary Standing Committees to examine the Demands for Grants relating to various Ministries/Departments and make their reports to the Houses. The Session will provide 29 sittings – 17 sittings during first part of the Session before recess and 12 sittings during second part of the Session.

The Session will mainly be devoted to the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address and Financial Business relating to Railway and General Budgets for 2011-12. However, sufficient time will also be provided for the transaction of essential Legislative and Non-Legislative business during the Session.

The President will address both Houses of Parliament assembled together at 11.00 a.m. on Monday, the 21st February, 2011. The Budget (Railways) for 2011-2012 will be presented to the Lok Sabha on Friday, the 25th of February, 2011 immediately after Question Hour. The Economic Survey will be laid in the Parliament on Friday, the 25th February, 2011. The Budget (General) for 2011 – 2012 will be presented at 11.00 a.m. on Monday, the 28th of February, 2011.

To finalise the Government Business for the Budget Session, 2011, the Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Minister of Science & Technology and Minister of Earth Sciences took a meeting with Secretaries/senior officers of various Ministries/Departments on 15.02.2011. During the meeting, 75 items [66 Bills, 08 Financial items (excluding the presentations) and 01 other item] were identified for Budget Session, 2011.

The list of Government Business identified for being taken up in the Budget Session, 2011 is as follows :-

I – Bills for Introduction

1. The Agriculture Bio-security Bill, 2011

2. The Biotechnology Regulatory Authority of India Bill, 2011.

3. The Establishment of Regional Centre for Biotechnology Bill, 2011.

4. The Consumer Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2011.

5. The Bureau of Indian Standard (Amendment) Bill, 2011.

6. The Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Bill, 2011.

7. The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Bill, 2011.

8. The Banking Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2011.

9. The Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest (Amendment) Bill, 2011.

10. The Recovery of Debts due to Banks and Financial Institutions (Amendment) Bill, 2011.

11. The Factoring and Assignment of Receivables Bill, 2011.

12. The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2011 – (Goods and Service Tax)

13. The National Commission for Human Resources for Health Bill, 2011.

14. The National Academic Depository (Amendment) Bill, 2011.

15. The National Council for Higher Education and Research Bill, 2011.

16. The Universities for Innovation Bill, 2011.

17. The Cinematograph Bill, 2011.

18. The Press and Registration of Books and Publications Bill, 2011.

19. The Mines (Amendment) Bill, 2011.

20. The Administrator’s General (Amendment) Bill, 2011.

21. The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Bill, 2011.

22. The Emigration Management Bill, 2011.

23. The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2011 (To increase the age of Chairman and Members of SPSC)

24. The National Highways Authority of India (Amendment) Bill, 2011.

25. The National Waterway (Lakhipur-Bhanga Stretch of River Barak) Bill, 2011

26. The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2011.

27. The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorized Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2011.

28. The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Bill, 2011.

29. The Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Amendment Bill, 2011.

30. The Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill, 2011.

31. The Rehabilitation and Re-settlement Bill, 2011.

32. The Equal Opportunity Commission Bill, 2011.

II – Bills for Consideration and Passing

1 The Seeds Bill, 2004.

2 The Constitution (One Hundred and Eleventh Amendment) Bill, 2009.

3. The Pesticides Management Bill, 2008.

4. The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2009.

5. The Chartered Accountants (Amendment) Bill, 2010.

6. The Cost and Works Accountants (Amendment) Bill, 2010.

7. The Company Secretaries (Amendment) Bill, 2010.

8. The National Commission for Heritage Sites Bill, 2009.

9. The State Bank of India (Subsidiary Banks) Amendment Bill, 2010.

10. The Coinage Bill, 2009.

11. The Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education Research, Puducherry (Amendment) Bill, 2010.

12. The Transplantation of Human Organs (Amendment) Bill, 2009.

13. The Communal Violence (Prevention, Control and Rehabilitation of victims) Bill, 2005.

14. The Repatriation of Prisoners (Amendment) Bill, 2010.

15. The Prevention of Torture Bill, 2010 as passed by Lok Sabha.

16. The Orissa (Alteration of Name) Bill, 2010 as passed by Lok Sabha.

17. The Constitution (One Hundred Thirteenth Amendment) Bill, 2010 as passed by Lok Sabha.

18. The Educational Tribunals Bill, 2010 as passed by Lok Sabha.

19. The Institute of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2010.

20. The National Institute of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2010.

21. The Copyright (Amendment) Bill, 2010.

22. The Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Amendment Bill, 2010

23. The Constitution (One Hundred and Fourteenth Amendment) Bill, 2010.

24. The Constitution (One Hundred and Eighth Amendment) Bill, 2010 (as passed by Rajya Sabha.)

25. The Commercial Division of High Courts Bill, 2009.

26. The National Road Safety and Traffic Management Board Bill, 2010

27. The Anti Hijacking (amendment) Bill, 2010.

28. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Bill, 2010.

29. The National Council for Teacher Education (Amendment) Bill, 2010 .

30. The Academy of Scientific Innovative Research Bill, 2010.

31. The Constitution (One Hundred and Tenth Amendment) Bill, 2009.

III – Bills for Introduction, Consideration and Passing

1. The Finance Bill, 2011.

2. The Labour Laws (Exemption from Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by Certain Establishments) Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions Bill, 2011.

3. The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Bill, 2011.

IV – Financial Business

1. Presentation of Budget (Railways) for 2011-12 on 25.2.2011 immediately after Question Hour.

2. Presentation of Budget (General) for 2011-12 on 28.2.2011 at 11.00 a.m.

3. General discussion on Budget (Railways) for 2011-12

4. Discussion and Voting on:

(a) Demands for Grants on Account (Railways) for 2011-12,

(b) Supplementary Demands for Grants (Railways) for 2010-11, and

(c) Demands for Grants (Railways) for 2011-12.

5 General discussion on Budget (General) for 2011-12

6. Discussion and Voting on:

(a) Demands for Grants on Account (General) for 2011-12,

(b) Supplementary Demands for Grants (General) for 2010-11 and

(c) Demands for Grants (General) for 2011-12.

V – Other Business

Discussion on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s Address

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