Delhi, 17, September 2018: Shri Ram Niwas Goel, Hon’ble Speaker of Legislative Assembly, NCT of Delhi has expressed deep sorrow at the passing away of Shri Maninder Singh Dhir, the Speaker of the Fifth Legislative Assembly of Delhi during 2014-2015.
Shri Maninder Singh Dhir, represented the Jangpura Constituency during the Fifth Assembly. Shri Dhir was a well known philanthropist and actively involved with voluntary organizations such as Civil Defence and Home Guard. He was awarded the prestigious ‘President of India Meritorious Service Medal’ in 2005 and ‘President of India Distinguished Service Medal’ in 2010 for his contribution to the Civil Defence Services.
Being the first session of the year, Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor will address the Assembly on 16.03.2018 at 11.00 AM. The formal sitting of the House will commence at 2.00 PM. Discussion on the Motion of Thanks to the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor will be held on 19th and 20th March 2018.
On 19th March 2018, the Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister will present the Economic Survey of Delhi.
On 20th March 2018, the Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister will present the ‘Outcome Budget’.
The Hon’ble Deputy Chief Minister will present the Annual Budget on 22.03.2018 at 12.00 Noon and after discussion on 23rd, 26th and 27th it is likely to be passed on 27.03.2018.
Question Hour and Special Mention (Rule 280) will be held on all days of sittings of the House except 16.03.2018
The Notice Office has received notices for Calling Attention and Short Duration Discussion on various issues from Hon’ble Members and these will be taken up as per availability of time.
Based on specific requests, Shri Ram Niwas Goel, Hon’ble Speaker has agreed to relieve Shri Prasanna Kumar Suryadevara from the position of Secretary, Legislative Assembly, NCT of Delhi. Shri Suryadevara has since relinquished the charge as Secretary, Legislative Assembly, NCT of Delhi. Hon’ble Speaker has directed that Shri C. Velmurugan, Joint Secretary shall officiate as Secretary, Legislative Assembly, NCT of Delhi till further orders.