RAJYA SABHA                         



Chart showing the dates of answering questions and the last date of receiving notices of questions

pertaining to various Ministries/Departments

Two Hundred and Forty Third Session: July-August, 2017





Date of Sitting

Last date of receiving notices/date of Ballot

(Upto 3:00 PM)


Coal; Drinking Water and Sanitation; Earth Sciences; Environment, Forest and Climate Change; Mines;   New and Renewable Energy; Panchayati Raj; Power; Road Transport and Highways; Rural Development; Science and Technology; Shipping; Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.



17th  July, 2017

24th  July, 2017

31st  July, 2017



30th  June, 2017

7th  July, 2017

14th   July, 2017



Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH); Civil Aviation; Corporate Affairs; Defence; Finance; Health and Family Welfare;  Minority Affairs; Youth Affairs and Sports.



18th  July, 2017

25th  July, 2017

1st  August, 2017

8th  August, 2017



30th  June, 2017

7th  July, 2017

14th   July, 2017

21st  July, 2017



Commerce and Industry; Culture; Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises; Home Affairs; Labour and Employment; Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises; Petroleum and Natural Gas; Steel; Tourism; Tribal Affairs. 



19th  July, 2017

26th  July, 2017

2nd  August, 2017

9th  August, 2017


3rd  July, 2017

10th  July, 2017

17th  July, 2017

24th  July, 2017



Prime Minister; Atomic Energy; Development of North Eastern Region; External Affairs; Housing and Urban Affairs; Human Resource Development; Information and Broadcasting;  Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Planning; Skill Development and Entrepreneurship; Social Justice and Empowerment; Space; Statistics and Programme Implementation; Women and Child Development.


20th  July, 2017

27th  July, 2017

3rd August, 2017

10th  August, 2017


4th  July, 2017

11th  July, 2017

18th  July, 2017

25th  July, 2017



Agriculture and Farmers Welfare; Chemicals and Fertilizers; Communications; Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution; Electronics and Information Technology; Food Processing Industries; Law and Justice; Parliamentary Affairs; Railways;   Textiles.



21st  July, 2017

28th  July, 2017

4th  August, 2017

11th August, 2017


5th  July, 2017

12th  July, 2017

19th  July, 2017

26th  July, 2017