4. Customised Course

on Parliamentary Administration for Officers of State Assemblies/UTs.

Duration : 3 Days ( Includes visit to Parliament House)

Day 1: Raising matters of Public Importance and Parliamentary Devices

This section relates to the parliamentary procedure adopted during the Session. The lectures will exclusively deal with Parliamentary devices used to raise matters of Public importance like Zero hour, laying the papers on the table of the House, Calling Attention notices, Short Duration Discussions, Special mentions, half an hour discussion, Private member’s Bill and Resolution, Statement by the Minister etc. The lecture will also highlight the importance of Table Office in day to day running of the Parliament.

Day 2: Parliamentary Committees

The lectures on the Parliamentary Committee system will be divided in many parts. The first part will focus on the House Committees i.e. Committee on Petitions, Committee on Subordinate Legislation, Committee on Paper Laid on the Table, Committee on Assurances, Committee on MPLADS, Committee on Public Undertakings, Public Accounts Committee, Committee on Estimates, Committee on Rajbhasha, Committee on Women’s Empowerment, Ethics Committee, Committee on Privileges, Consultative Committee, etc. The Second part will explain various aspects of 24 Department-related Standing Committees mainly dealing with Demands for Grants and how the ministry officials are made accountable in dealing with them. A detailed account of Action taken Note and Action taken Reports will also be given. An exclusive lecture will also be given on the role of ministry in arranging Study Tours by various parliamentary committees and Legislative Committees.

Day 3 :

(A) : Parliamentary Questions & Assurances and Legislative process

The Lecture would include detailed procedure on how a Question is admitted, listed and sent to the Ministry for soliciting answers and the actions expected on the part of ministry officials, officials of Autonomous Institutions, if the question pertains exclusively or partially to them, in properly responding to the Parliament. The Lecture on Parliamentary Assurances explains the various steps of taking extensions, fulfilling an assurance or getting it dropped, if not feasible to fulfill it. It will also throw light on how to get the assurance transferred to the ‘right’ ministry, if listed wrongly. The Lecture on the Legislative process will explain how the bill is originated in either House and how it goes through various processes before it is passed by both the Houses and becomes an Act.

(B) : Visit to Parliament Precincts

There will be a Conducted Tour to Parliament Museum, Central Hall, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Chambers with a view to provide first hand feeling of the Parliament.

Eligibility: Any Officer nominated by the Secretary, Legislating Assembly or Council

Fee: Rs. 28,000(+18% GST) Per Participant

Fee payment

Draft/Cheque/NEFT in favour of LIGHTS, should be
paid at least one week before the commencement
of the course. Bank Details are:

Agency Name as per Bank : LIGHTS,
Name of the Bank : Central Bank of India,
Branch Address : Bhikaji Cama Bhawan, Bhikaji Cama  Place, New Delhi-110066
Bank Account number : 3711471483,
IFSC Code : CBIN 0284077,
MICR Code : 110016149,


Niti Ayog Registration : The Unique ID: DL/2016/0099799


i. There will be three classes every day of atleast 60 minutes
duration, with a break of about 15 minutes.

ii. Tea/coffee/snacks will be served during the break .

iii. Working Lunch will be served after the end of classes.

iv. A Kit bag containing Stationery/material will be provided to
every participant.