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RE. UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1488

ANSWERED ON 13TH MARCH, 2007

 

THE MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) OF THE MINISTRY OF CIVIL AVIATION (SHRI PRAFUL PATEL): Sir, I lay on the Table a statement (in English and Hindi) correcting the reply given in the Rajya Sabha on the 13th March, 2007 to Unstarred Question 1488 regarding 'Entry of Private Companies in Ground Handling Operations'.

(Ends)

PAPERS LAID ON THE TABLE

(MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN in the Chair)

 

SHRI P. CHIDAMBARAM: Sir, I lay on the Table, under section 296 of the Income-tax Act, 1961, a copy (in English and Hindi) of the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) Notification S.O. 455 (E), dated the 26th March, 2007, publishing the Income-tax (Third Amendment) Rules, 2007, together with an Explanatory Memorandum thereon.

SHRI SONTOSH MOHAN DEV: Sir, I lay on the Table a copy (in English and Hindi) of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India (Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Department of Heavy Industry) and the Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), for the year 2007-2008.

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(i) Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India (Ministry of Water Resources) and the Water and Power Consultancy Services (I) Limited (WAPCOS), for the year 2007-2008.

 

(ii) Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India (Ministry of Water Resources) and the National Projects Construction Corporation Limited, for the year 2007-2008.

SHRIMATI AMBIKA SONI: 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 Centre for Cultural Resources and Training, 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 Centre.

 

(c)

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

(ii)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the National School of Drama, 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 School.

 

(c)

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

(iii)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the Allahabad Museum, Allahabad, for the year 2005-2006, together with the Auditor's Report on the Accounts.

 

(b)

Review by Government on the working of the above Museum.

 

(c)

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

(iv)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the Lalit Kala Akademi, 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 Akademi.

 

(c)

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

SHRI S.S.PALANIMANICKAM: Sir, I lay on the Table

I. A copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following Notifications of the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), under sub section (7) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975, together with Explanatory Memoranda on the Notifications:

 

                        G.S.R. 288 (E) dated the 12th April, 2007, publishing Notification No.56/2007-Customs, dated the 12th April, 2007, seeking to impose final anti-dumping duty on imports of White Portland Cement, originating in, or exported from, UAE and Iran.

 

                        G.S.R. 291 (E) dated the 13th April, 2007, publishing Notification No.57/2007-Customs, dated the 13th April, 2007, seeking to impose final anti-dumping duty on imports into India of dry cell batteries falling under heading 8506 of the Customs Tariff, originating in, or exported, from the Peoples Republic of China.

II. A copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following Notifications of the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), under section 159 of the Customs Act, 1962, together with Explanatory Memoranda on the Notifications:

 

                                                           G.S.R. 257 (E) dated the 29th March, 2007, publishing Notification No.48/2007-Customs, dated the 29th March, 2007, amending G.S.R. 624 (E), dated the 4th October, 2005, so as to allow imports under Duty Entitlement Passbook (DEPB) Scheme without payment of customs duty up to the 31st March, 2008.

 

                                                           G.S.R. 284 (E) dated the 11th April, 2007, publishing Notification No.54/2007-Customs, dated the 11th April, 2007, amending Notification G.S.R. 118 (E), dated the 1st March, 2002, substituting certain entries in the original Notification.

 

                                                           G.S.R. 292 (E) dated the 13th April, 2007, publishing Notification No.58/2007-Customs, dated the 13th April, 2007, amending Notification G.S.R. 118 (E), dated the 1st March, 2002, substituting certain entries in the original Notification.

SHRI SONTOSH MOHAN DEV: Sir, I lay on the Table, a copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following papers:

 

(i) Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India (Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Department of Heavy Industry) and the Hindustan Salts Limited (HSL), for the year 2007-2008.

 

(ii) Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India (Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Department of Heavy Industry) and the Heavy Engineering Corporation Limited (HEC), for the year 2007-2008.

 

(iii) Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India (Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Department of Heavy Industry) and the HMT Limited, for the year 2007-2008.

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I. 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)

Twenty-ninth Annual Report and Accounts of the Andhra Pradesh State Irrigation Development Corporation Limited, Hyderabad, for the year 2002-2003, 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 Company.

(ii)

(a)

Annual Report and Accounts of the U.P. Projects Corporation Limited, Lucknow, for the year 2003-2004, 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 Company.

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

SHRI PAWAN KUMAR BANSAL: Sir, I lay on the Table

I. A copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following Notifications of the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) under section 31 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992:

 

                        S.O. 2097 (E), dated the 14th December 2006, publishing the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Regulatory Fee on Stock Exchanges) Regulations, 2006.

 

(2)    No. SEBI/LAD/DOP/2232/2007, dated the 23rd April 2007, publishing the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Manner of Service of Summons and Notices issued by the Board) (Amendment) Regulations, 2007.

 

II. A copy (in English and Hindi) of the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) Notification No. SEBI/LAD/DOP/1727/2007 dated the 22nd February, 2007, publishing Corrigendum to S.O. 1950 (E), dated the 13th November, 2006 regarding the Securities Contracts (Regulation) (Manner of Increasing and Maintaining Public Shareholding in Recognised Stock Exchanges) Regulations, 2006.

III. A copy (in English and Hindi) of the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) Notification S.O. 357 (E), dated the 13th March, 2007, publishing the Corrigendum to Notification No. 1961 (E) dated the 14th November, 2006, relating to the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Procedure for Holding Inquiry and Imposing Penalties by Adjudicating Officer) Amendment Rules, 1995.

IV. A copy (in English and Hindi) of statement of Market Borrowings by Central Government during 2006-2007.

SHRI DINSHA J. PATEL: Sir, I lay on the Table

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

 

(a) Forty-seventh Annual Report and Accounts of the Oil India Limited, Dibrugarh, Assam, 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 Company.

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

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

 

                                    Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India (Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas) and the Biecco Lawrie Limited, for the year 2007-2008.

 

                                    Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India (Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas) and the Balmer Lawrie and Company Limited, for the year 2007-2008.

                                     

 

(iii) Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India (Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas) and the Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), for the year 2007-2008.

 

(iv) Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India (Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas) and the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), for the year 2007-2008.

 

(v) Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India (Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas) and the Engineers India Limited (EIL), for the year 2007-2008.

 

(vi) Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of India (Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas) and the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), for the year 2007-2008.

SHRI SONTOSH MOHAN DEV: Sir, I lay on the Table, under clause (1) of article 151 of the Constitution a copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following Reports:

                                    Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India for the year ended March, 2006 (No. 9 of 2007) Union Government (Commercial): Public Sector Undertakings Review of Activities of Selected PSUs (Performance Audit);

                                    Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India for the year ended March, 2006 (No. 9 of 2007) Union Government (Commercial): Financial Reporting by Public Sector Undertakings (Regularity Audit);

                                    Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India for the year ended March, 2006 (No. 10 of 2007) Union Government (Commercial): Information Technology Applications in Public Sector Undertakings (Regularity Audit); and

                                    Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India for the year ended March, 2006 (No. 11 of 2007) Union Government (Commercial): Transaction Audit Observations (Regularity Audit).

SHRI PRAFUL PATEL: Sir, I lay on the Table under clause (1) of article 151 of the Constitution a copy (in English and Hindi) of the Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India for the year ended March, 2006 (No.17 of 2007) Union Government (Commercial) Public Sector Undertakings Review of infrastructure and operational facilities Airports Authority of India (Performance Audit). (Ends)

 

MESSAGES FROM LOK SABHA

(3)                Motion re. extension of time for presentation of Report of Joint

Committee to examine constitutional and legal position relating to office of profit.

 

(4)                The National Institutes of Technology Bill, 2007.

(5)                The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2007.

SECRETARY-GENERAL: Sir, I have to report to the House the following messages received from the Lok Sabha, signed by the Secretary-
General of the Lok Sabha:-

(I)

"I am directed to inform you that Lok Sabha, at its sitting held on Monday, the 14th May, 2007, adopted the following motion regarding extension of time for presentation of the Report of the Joint Committee to examine the constitutional and legal position relating to office of profit:-

MOTION

"That this House do extend up to first day of the last week of

Monsoon Session, 2007 the time for presentation of the

Report of the Joint Committee to examine the constitutional

and legal position relating to office of profit."

(II)

"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 14th May, 2007 agreed without any amendment to the National Institutes of Technology Bill, 2007, which was passed by Rajya Sabha at its sitting held on the 21st March, 2007."

(III)

"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 Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2007, as passed by Lok Sabha at its sitting held on the 14th May, 2007."

I lay a copy of the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2007 on the Table. (Ends)

REPORT OF JOINT COMMITTEE ON OFFICES OF PROFIT

SHRI SILVIUS CONDPAN (ASSAM): Sir, I lay on the Table a copy (in English and Hindi) of the Fourth Report of the Joint Committee on Offices of Profit. (Ends)

STATEMENTS OF DEPARTMENT RELATED PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON ENERGY

SHRI JESUDASU SEELAM (ANDHRA PRADESH): Sir, I lay on the Table a copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following Statements of the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy:

                        Statement showing action taken by the Government on the recommendations contained in Chapter-I of the Seventeenth Report (Fourteenth Lok Sabha) of the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy on Action Taken on the recommendations contained in the Thirteenth Report (Fourteenth Lok Sabha) of the Committee on Demands for Grants of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy for the year 2006-2007; and

                        Statement showing action taken by the Government on the recommendations contained in Chapter-I and Chapter-V of the Eighteenth Report (Fourteenth Lok Sabha) of the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Energy on Action Taken on the recommendations contained in the Twelfth Report (Fourteenth Lok Sabha) of the Committee on Demands for Grants of the Ministry of Power for the year 2006-2007. (Ends)

STATEMENTS OF DEPARTMENT RELATED PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON LABOUR

SHRI K. CHANDRAN PILLAI (KERALA): Sir, I lay on the Table a copy each (in English and Hindi) of the following Statements of the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour:

(i) Statement showing further action taken by the Government on the recommendations/observations contained in Eighteenth Report of the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour (2006-2007) (Fourteenth Lok Sabha) on the recommendations contained in Thirteenth Report (Fourteenth Lok Sabha) on Demands for Grants (2006-2007) of the Ministry of Labour and Employment; and

                        Statement showing further action taken by the Government on the recommendations/observations contained in Nineteenth Report of the Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour (2006-2007) (Fourteenth Lok Sabha) on the recommendations contained in Fourteenth Report (Fourteenth Lok Sabha) on Demands for Grants (2006-2007) of the Ministry of Textiles. (Ends) (Followed by 1o-kls)

 

KLS/PSV/1O-1`2.05

MATTER RAISED WITH PERMISSION OF CHAIR

RE: RECENT ATTACK ON DINAKARAN IN TAMIL NADU

 

MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN: Shri P.G. Narayanan. Mr. Narayanan, hon. Chairman has allowed only you for five minutes. Nobody else has been allowed. Please complete your submission in five minutes. ...(Interruptions)...

SHRI TAPAN KUMAR SEN: Sir, we have given a notice. ...(Interruptions)...

SHRI P.G. NARAYANAN (TAMIL NADU): Sir, five days back, ...(Interruptions)...

MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN: Please sit down. ...(Interruptions)... After this I will listen to you. ...(Interruptions)... Mr. Narayanasamy, please sit down. ...(Interruptions)... Let this be over. ...(Interruptions)... The Chairman has permitted him. ...(Interruptions)... Let me hear him. The Chairman has permitted him. ...(Interruptions)...

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Mr. Narayanasamy, the Chairman has permitted him. (Interruptions). Mr. Narayanasamy, there is some order and we have to maintain that order. Please sit down. ..(Interruptions).. After that I will listen to you. I request all of you to please sit down. Mr. Perumal, please go back to your seat. ..(Interruptions).. It is wrong. No, no, Mr. Perumal, please go back to your seat. ..(Interruptions).. Please do not do it. ..(Interruptions).. Mr. Perumal, when I have called your leader, you should not do like this. ..(Interruptions).. Mr. Naryanasamy, please. ..(Interruptions).. When I have already called an hon. Member to speak, I do not need any submission on that subject..(Interruptions)..

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SHRI P.G. NARAYANAN: Sir, five days back, there was a violent and brutal attack on the office of Dinakaran and the Sun TV Network. ..(Interruptions)..

MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN: The Chairman has allowed him. ..(Interruptions).. ֯ ך ...(־֮֬)...

THE MINISTER OF SHIPPING, ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS (SHRI T.R. BAALU): Sir, the State Government has already ordered for a CBI inquiry. ..(Interruptions)..

AN HON. MEMBER: He is a Lok Sabha MP. ..(Interruptions)..

MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN: Please go to your seats. ..(Interruptions).. Please do not shout. ..(Interruptions).. Please go back to your seats. I have called your leader. ..(Interruptions)..

SHRI T.R. BAALU: The matter is already under investigation. ..(Interruptions).. Earlier when three girl students were burnt alive in Dharmapuri, there was no CBI inquiry. ..(Interruptions).. We will be setting wrong precedents by discussing law and order problems of the States in the House. ..(Interruptions).. The Chair should not allow this. ..(Interruptions)..

MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN: Mr. Baalu, the Chairman has permitted him to raise this issue, therefore, I cannot help. ..(Interruptions).. The Chairman has given a ruling. ..(Interruptions)..

SHRI T.R. BAALU: Sir, the State Government has already ordered for a CBI inquiry. ..(Interruptions).. (Contd by 1P/sss)

-KLS-SSS/1P/12.10

SHRI T. R. BAALU (CONTD.): Sir, the Central Government has ordered for a CBI inquiry. This is a law and order problem of the State. It is not to be discussed here. (Interruptions)

MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN: I have given him five minutes time. You go to your seats. Nothing will go on record.

SHRI T. R. BAALU: He should make...(Interruptions)...

SHRI S. S. PALANIMANICKAM: What happened to...(Interruptions)...

MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN: No, I have called Mr. Narayanan to speak. It is my duty to control, not your duty. You go to your seats. You can't direct. (Interruptions) You go to your seats. (Interruptions) You go to your seats. Mr. Malaisamy, you go to your seat. (Interruptions) Please sit down. (Interruptions) Mr. Perumal, you are exceeding your limit. Mr. Perumal, I will have to name you. Please go to your seats. (Interruptions) No, no, this is not right. Please go to your seat. (Interruptions) I have called Mr. Narayanan. The Chairman has permitted him. You speak for five minutes only and not more than five minutes. (Interruptions)

SHRI P. G. NARAYANAN: Yes.

SHRI T. R. BAALU: Law and order has to be maintained by the State only. Sir, ...(Interruptions)...

MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN: Mr. Baalu, I agree, but it has been permitted. He has given notice and it has been permitted by the Chairman. Please respect him. If any unparliamentary words are used I will expunge it. I will not allow them to...(Interruptions)... The Chair has given the ruling.

SHRI SURESH PACHOURI: Whatever it is, Sir, he has every right to raise an objection.

MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN: They are Members. (Interruptions) The Minister has a right to speak.

SHRI T. R. BAALU: Government has ordered for a CBI inquiry. Are they going to ...(Interruptions)... It is not right for the Chair to let them discuss law and order problem in the House. You should not allow any discussion here.

MR. DEPUTY CHAIRMAN: The House is adjourned till 2.00 P. M.

...

The House then adjourned at thirteen minutes

past twelve of the clock.

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