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VP/LT/12.00/1E

The House reassembled at twelve of the clock,

MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN in the Chair

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DR. MURLI MANOHAR JOSHI: Sir, this is much more important issue. ...(Interruptions)...

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PAPERS LAID ON THE TABLE

 

1.  SHRI A.R. ANTULAY: Sir, I lay on the Table:-

I. A copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following papers, under section 13 of the National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992 :-

 

(a)   Tenth Annual Report of the National Commission for Minorities, for the year 2002-2003.

 

(b) Review by Government on the Working of the above Commission.

 

(c) Action Taken Memorandum on the Recommendations contained in the above Report.

II.  Statement (in English and Hindi) giving reasons for the delay in laying the papers mentioned at (I) above.

...(Interruptions)..

2.  SHRI SUSHILKUMAR SHINDE: Sir, I lay on the Table:

I.  A copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following Notifications of the Ministry of Power under section 179 of the Electricity Act, 2003:

 

(1) No. 502/70/CEA/DP&D dated the 22nd March, publishing the Central Electricity Authority (Installation and Operation of Meters) Regulations, 2006, together with delay statement.

 

(2)  G.S.R. 480 (E) dated the 14th August, 2006, publishing the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission for the States of Manipur and Mizoram (Salaries, Allowances and other Conditions of Service of Chairperson and Members Rules, 2006.

 

(3) No. CEA/5-28 Secy/2006 dated the 22nd August, 2006, publishing the Central Electricity Authority (Procedure for Transaction of Business) Regulations, 2006.

 

(4) No. L/68(84)/2006-CERC dated the 28th August, 2006, amending the India Electricity Grid Code.

 

(5) G.S.R. 537 (E) dated the 7th September, 2006, publishing the Appeal to the Appellate Authority (Amendment) Rules, 2006.

 

(6) G.S.R. 629 (E) dated the 12th October, 2006, publishing the National Load Despatch Centre (Amendment) Rules, 2006.

 

(7)  G.S.R. 667 (E) dated the 26th October, 2006, publishing the Electricity (Amendment) Rules, 2006.

II.  A copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following papers, under sub-section (1) of section 619A of the Companies Act, 1956:

(i)

(a)

Thirtieth Annual Report and Accounts of the North Eastern      Electric Power Corporation Limited (NEEPCO), Shillong, for the year 2005-2006, together with   the Auditor's Report on the Accounts and the comments of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India thereon.   

 

(b)

Review by Government on the working of the above Corporation.

(ii)

(a)  

Eighteenth Annual Report and Accounts of the  Tehri Hydro Development Corporation Limited (THDC), Tehri (Garwal), for the  year 2005-2006, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts and the comments of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India thereon.  

 

(b)

Review by Government on the working of the above Corporation.

III.(1) A copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following papers, under sub-section (5) of section 45 of the Damodar Valley Corporation  Act, 1948:

 

(a) Annual Report  and  Accounts  of  the  Damodar  Valley Corporation, Kolkata, for the year 2004-2005, together with   the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.

 

(b) Review by Government on the working of the above Corporation.

...(Interruptions)..

 

 (2) Statement (in English and Hindi) giving reasons for the delay in laying the papers mentioned at (1) above.

 

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I.  A copy (in English and Hindi) of the Ministry of Mines Notification No. G.S.R. 691 (E), dated the 4th November, 2006, publishing the Offshore Areas Mineral Concession Rules, 2006, under sub-section 3 of section 35 of the Offshore Areas Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act, 2002.

II.  A copy (in English and Hindi) of the Ministry of Mines Notification No. G.S.R. 438 (E), dated the 21st July, 2006 reserving of area for undertaking mining Operations through Steel Authority of India Limited under sub-section (1) of section 28 of the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act, 1957.

III. A copy (in English) of the Ministry of Mines Notification  No. G.S.R. 542 (E)  dated the 8th September, 2006, publishing Corrigendum to Notification No G.S.R.438 (E), dated the 20th July, 2006, in respect of reserving of area for undertaking mining operation through Steel Authority of India Limited.

4.  SHRI HANS RAJ BHARDWAJ: Sir, I lay on the Table:-

I.  A copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following Notifications of the Ministry of Law and Justice (Legislative Department), under sub section 3 of section 13 of the Representation of the People Act, 1950:-

 

(1) S.O. 1605 (E) dated the 26th September, 2006, publishing the Delimitation of Council Constituencies (Andhra Pradesh) Order, 2006.

 

(2) S.O. 1994 (E) dated the 21st November, 2006, publishing the Delimitation of Council Constituencies (Uttar Pradesh) Amendment Order, 2006.

II.  A copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following papers:

 

(a) Annual Report and Accounts of the International Centre for Alternative Dispute Resolution (ICADR), New Delhi,  for the year 2005-2006, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.   

 

(b) Statement by Government accepting the above Report.

 

5. SHRI KAPIL SIBAL: Sir, I lay on the Table a copy each     (in English and Hindi) of the following papers:

(i)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow,  for the year 2005-2006, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.

 

(b)

Statement by Government accepting the above Report.

(ii)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the  National Academy  of Sciences, India, Allahabad, for the year 2005-2006, together with the Auditors Report on the Accounts.

 

(b)

Statement by Government accepting the above Report.

(iii)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the Vigyan Prasar, NOIDA, for the year 2005-2006, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.   

 

(b)

Statement by Government accepting the above Report.

(iv)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), New Delhi, for the year 2005-2006, together with the Auditors Report on the Accounts.

 

(b)

Statement by Government accepting the above Report.

(v)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehra Dun, for the year 2005-2006, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.   

 

(b)

Statement by Government accepting the above Report.

(vi)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the  Centre for Liquid Crystal Research, Bangalore,  for the year 2005-2006, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.

 

(b)

Statement by Government accepting the above Report.

(vii)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI), Hyderabad, for the year 2005-2006, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.

 

(b)

Statement by Government accepting the above Report.

(viii)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the  Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Bangalore,  for the year 2005-2006, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.

 

(b)  

Statement by Government accepting the above Report.

...(Interruptions)..

6.  SHRIMATI RENUKA CHOWDHURY: Sir, I lay on the Table:-

I.  A copy (in English and Hindi) of the Ministry of Women and Child Development Notification G.S.R. 644 (E) dated the 17th October, 2006, publishing the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Rules, 2006, under sub-section (3) of section 37 of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005.

 II.  A copy (in English and Hindi) of the Ministry of Women and Child Development Notification No. G.S.R. 450 (E), dated the 31st July, 2006, publishing the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights Rules, 2006, under sub-section  (3) of section 35 of the Commission for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2006.

7.  SHRI SUBODH KANT SAHAY: Sir, I lay on the Table, a copy each   (in English and Hindi) of the following papers:-

 

(a) Annual Report and Accounts of the  Paddy Processing Research Centre, Thanjavur, for the year 2005-2006, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.   

 

(b)  Review by Government on the working of the above Centre.

8.  SHRI SURESH PACHOURI: Sir, on behalf of Shrimati Panabaka Lakshmi, I lay on the Table, a copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following papers:-

(i)

(a) 

Annual  Report  and  Accounts  of  the  National Board of Examinations, New Delhi,  for the year 2005-2006, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.   

 

(b)

Review by Government on the working of the above Board.

(ii)

(a) 

Annual  Report  and  Accounts  of  the  National Academy of Medical Sciences (India),  New Delhi,  for the year 2005-2006, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.   

 

(b)  

Review by Government on the working of the above Academy.

9.  SHRI MD. ALI ASHRAF FATMI: Sir, I lay on the Table, a copy each   (in English and Hindi) of the following papers:-

 

(a) Annual Report and Accounts of the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), New Delhi for the year 2004-2005, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.   

 

(b) Review by Government on the working of the above Institute.

 

(c) Statement giving reasons for the delay in laying the papers mentioned at (a) above.

 

...(Interruptions)...

 

MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN: Nothing will go on record except Papers to be laid on the Table. ...(Interruptions)...

 

10.  SHRI MD. ALI ASHRAF FATMI : Sir, I lay on the Table:-

  I.(1) A copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following papers, under sub-section (3) of section 30 of the Mizoram University Act, 2000:-

 

(a) Annual Report of the Mizoram University, Aizawl, for the year 2003-2004 and 2004-2005.

 

(b) Review by Government on the working of the above University.

(2) Statement (in English and Hindi) giving reasons for the delay in laying the papers mentioned at (1) above.

II (1). A copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following papers, under sub-section (3) of section 29 of the Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Act, 1994:-  

 

(a) Annual Report of the Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow,  for the year 2001-2002,

 

(b)  Review by Government on the working of the above University.

(2) Statement (in English and Hindi) giving reasons for the delay in laying the papers mentioned at (1) above.

III (1). A copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following papers, under sub-section (5) of section 32 of the Nagaland University Act, 1989:-

(a)

Annual Accounts of the Nagaland University, Kohima, for the   year 2000-2001 and the Audit Report thereon,.

(b)

Annual Accounts of the Nagaland University, Kohima, for the   year 2001-2002 and the Audit Report thereon,.

(c)

Annual Accounts of the Nagaland University, Kohima, for the   year 2002-2003 and the Audit Report thereon,.

(2) Statements (in English and Hindi) giving reasons for the delay in laying the papers mentioned at (1) above.

IV.  A copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following papers:

(i)

 

Annual Accounts of the University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, for the year 2005-2006, and the Audit Report thereon, under sub-section (4) of section 29 of the University of Hyderabad Act, 1974.     

 

(b)

 Statement giving reasons for the delay in laying the papers mentioned at (a) above.

(ii)

(a)

Annual Accounts  of the University of Delhi, for the year  2002-2003, and the Audit Report thereon.   

 

(b)

Statement giving reasons for the delay in laying the papers mentioned at (a) above.

(iii) 

(a)

Annual Report of the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, for the year 2004-2005.   

 

(b) 

Annual Accounts of the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, for the year 2004-2005, and the Audit Report thereon.   

 

(c)  

Review by Government on the working of the above Institute.

 

(d)

Statement giving reasons for the delay in laying the papers mentioned at (a) and (b) above.

(iv)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur,  for the year 2004-2005, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.   

 

(b)

Review by Government on the working of the above  Institute.

 

(c)

Statement giving reasons for the delay in laying the papers mentioned at (a) above.

(v)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the National Council of Rural Institutes (NCRI), Hyderabad,  for the year 2005-2006, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.   

 

(b)   

Review by Government on the working of the above  Council.

(vi)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the National Institute of Technology, Silchar,  for the year 2004-2005, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.   

 

(b)

Review by Government on the working of the above  Institute.

 

(c)

Statement giving reasons for the delay in laying the papers mentioned at (a) above.

(vii)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, for the year 2004-2005, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.   

 

(b)

Review by Government on the working of the above Institute.

 

(c)

Statement giving reasons for the delay in laying the papers mentioned at (a) above.

(viii)

(a)

Annual Accounts of the North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong,  for the year 2004-2005, and the Audit Report thereon. 

 

(b)

Statement giving reasons for the delay in laying the papers mentioned at (a) above.

(ix)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, for the year 2004-2005, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.   

 

(b)

Review by Government on the working of the above University.

 

(c)

Statement giving reasons for the delay in laying the papers mentioned at (a) above.

(Ends)

MESSAGES FROM LOK SABHA

 

(I) The Indian Rifles (Repeal) Bill, 2006

(II) The Indian Telegraph (Amendment) Bill, 2006

 

SECRETARY-GENERAL: Sir, I have to report to the House the following messages received from the Lok Sabha.

(I)

"In accordance with the provisions of rule 120 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha, I am directed to inform you that Lok Sabha, at its sitting held on the 8th December, 2006, agreed without any amendment to the Indian Rifles (Repeal) Bill, 2006, which was passed by Rajya Sabha at its sitting held on the 30th November, 2006. "

 

(II)

"In accordance with the provisions of rule 96 of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha, I am directed to enclose the Indian Telegraph (Amendment) Bill, 2006, as passed by Lok Sabha at its sitting held on the 8th December, 2006. "

 

A copy of the Bill is laid on the Table of the House. (Ends)

REPORT OF COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC UNDERTAKINGS

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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN

KUMARI NIRMALA DESHPANDE (NOMINATED): Sir, I lay on the Table a copy  (in English and Hindi) of the Ninth Report of the Committee on Empowerment of Women (2006-2007) on the action taken by the Government on the Recommendations contained in the Fourth Report of the Committee (Fourteenth Lok Sabha) on "Working Conditions of Women in Handloom Sector."

(Ends) (Followed by PB/1F)

PB/1F/12.05

ANNOUNCEMENT RE. PANEL OF VICE-CHAIRMEN

MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN: I have to inform the Members that the hon. Chairman has nominated the following Members on the Panel of Vice-Chairmen with effect from the 8th December, 2006 :-

1.     Prof. P.J. Kurien

2.     Shri Kalraj Mishra

3.     Shri Uday Pratap Singh

4.     Shri Prasanta Chatterjee

5.     Shri Dinesh Trivedi

6.     Shri Santosh Bagrodia.

(Ends)

...(Interruptions)...

MOTION FOR ELECTION TO THE COUNCIL ESTABLISHED UNDER SECTION 31(1) OF THE INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGY ACT, 1961

THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS (SHRI SURESH PACHOURI): Sir, on behalf of Shrimati D. Purandeswari, I move the following Motion:

That in pursuance of clause (k) of sub-section (2) of Section 31 read with sub-section (1) of Section 32 of the Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 (59 of 1961), this House do proceed to elect, in such manner as the Chairman may direct, one Member from among the Members of the House to be a Member of the Council established under sub-section (1) of Section 31 of the said Act.

The question was put and the motion was adopted. (Ends)

...(Interruptions)...

STATEMENT RE: IMPLEMENTATION OF HUNDRED

FIFTY-SIXTH REPORT OF DEPARTMENT-RELATED PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON SCIENCE

AND TECHNOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS.

 

THE MINISTER OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY AND MINISTER OF EARTH SCIENCES (SHRI KAPIL SIBAL): I lay a copy of the statement regarding the status of implementation of recommendations contained in the Hundred Fifty-sixth Report of the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests.                          (Ends)

...(Interruptions)...

 

MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN: The House is adjourned till 2 p.m.

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The House then adjourned at

seven minutes past twelve of the clock.

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