Which web portal has been launched to reduce paper work in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament of India?
Sumitra Mahajan, the Lok Sabha Speaker, has recently launched an “e-portal” for Lok Sabha members that will enable them to interact with each other and with various branches of the secretariat through e-mail and SMS. It is one of the steps to reduce paper work in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament of India. The portal will have separate login and password for each member. In it, lok sabha members will be able to e-file questions and notices online. It can be used for issuing notices, calling adjournment motion, calling attention motion. The portal will be available in Hindi and English. The portal also provides ready information regarding Bills, Committee meeting schedules, Agenda and Reports, verbatim debates and other parliamentary information.