New Delhi: The Union government will propose the Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, 2021 in the Lok Sabha today. Price hikes and climate change are also likely to be discussed in the House.
Bhupender Yadav, a Union Minister, will introduce a Bill to alter the Biological Diversity Act of 2002. The Supplementary Demands for Grants, Second Batch for 2021-22 are also anticipated to be discussed and voted on in the Lok Sabha. The Lok Sabha began debating the Supplementary Demands for Grants, Second Batch for 2021-22 on Wednesday.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will move The Appropriation (No.5) Bill, 2021 for leave to introduce a Bill to authorise payment and appropriation of certain further sums from and out of the Consolidated Fund of India for the financial year 2021-2022 after the Lower House approves the Supplementary Demands for Grants for 2021-22. She'll also introduce the bill, which she'll then move for passage.
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury of the Congress and Saugata Roy of the Trinamool Congress will raise the issue of price hikes under rule 193. Climate change, which was raised by Kanimozhi Karunanidhi last week under rule 193, would be discussed further in the Lok Sabha. The report of the Joint Committee on the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, will be presented by P.P. Chaudhary and Manish Tewari.