A- A A+
Last Updated : May 7 2021 6:17AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviews COVID-19 situation in the country            Indian army establishes COVID management cell to coordinate assistance to civil authority            Civil Aviation Ministry issues guidelines to ensure timely vaccination of aviation community            Madhya Pradesh govt extends Janta Curfew till 15th May to check rising cases of COVID-19            More than 16.25 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country so far           

National News

Apr 19, 2021

LS Speaker Om Birla chairs virtual meet on COVID-19 situation

Lok Sabha Speaker and Chairman, All India Presiding Officers' Conference (AIPOC) Om Birla today chaired a Meeting of Presiding Officers of the Legislative Bodies in India and other Leaders. The subject of the meeting was - Prevailing COVID-19 Situation - Role and Responsibility of Public Representatives.
On the occasion, Mr Birla said that the governments are making all necessary efforts at their level but in this hour of crisis, the legislature also has to fulfill its duty more promptly. He exhorted the people's representatives to fulfill their duties in the spirit of solidarity and collectivity and contribute to the society and the country in getting relief from the pandemic Mr .Birla also urged the Presiding Officers to sensitize the public, through the people’s representatives of their respective States, to follow the Corona Protocol.
He asked the public representatives to create awareness that personal caution is the most potent weapon in the fight against corona infection. The Lok Sabha Speaker also suggested that people’s representatives may engage with social organizations to check the spread of the pandemic. He said, all representative institutions including the Gram Panchayats and local bodies in urban areas may be motivated to make extensive efforts to reduce the corona infection.
He said, presiding officers may set up control rooms in their legislatures which may be used by the people's representatives. This will help in channelizing the relevant information and difficulties of the public to the government.
Apart from the Presiding Officers of State Legislatures, Ministers of Parliamentary Affairs, Chief Whips and Leaders of Opposition in State Legislatures also joined the Virtual Meeting.

   Related News

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 6 (May) Midday News 6 (May) Evening News 6 (May) Hourly 7 (May) (0610hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 6 (May) दोपहर समाचार 6 (May) समाचार संध्या 6 (May) प्रति घंटा समाचार 7 (May) (0600hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 6 (May) Khabrein(Day) 6 (May) Khabrein(Eve) 6 (May)
Aaj Savere 28 (Apr) Parikrama 28 (Apr)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 6 (May) Samayki 1 (Jan) Sports Scan 6 (May) Spotlight/News Analysis 6 (May) Employment News 6 (May) रोजगार समाचार 6 (May) World News 6 (May) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 6 (May) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 1 (May) North East Diary 6 (May)