SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 14: Newly renovated meeting hall of Legislative Council at Legislature Complex Srinagar was inaugurated by Chairman Haji Anayat Ali today in the presence of Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri and Minister for PWD, Naeem Akhtar.
Secretary Legislative Council and Law & Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Majid Bhat was also present on the occasion.
On the occasion, efforts of Chairman LC and Secretary & Council Secretariat staff were lauded and their role to get the meeting hall renovated and fully equipped with the modern technology was appreciated.
After the inauguration ceremony, a meeting of Chairmen of all the House Committees/DRSCs and all MLCs was held under the chairmanship of Haji Anayat Ali.
Haji Anayat Ali stressed upon the members to be punctual in attending the meetings of the different Committees and issued a fixed roaster for conducting the meetings in a time-bound manner.
The members also spoke on occasion and put forth their suggestions before the Chairman for bringing more transparency in the working of the Committees.
During the meeting, it was unanimously decided that participation of special invitees in the meetings would be for meaningful purposes only and not for the purpose of constituting a quorum. Further 90 percent attendance of members in meeting would be must for drawl of salary as per the rules.
Further, for understanding tour/study tour by a Committee, the quorum of the Committee is must and no special invite would be allowed except of the concerned legislator of the area. Besides, it was agreed that presentation of final report of a Committee should be done on time, before the expiry of the term/next session.