Speaking during the programme titled ‘Parliamentary Procedure and Practice for Assistant Secretaries’ organised by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs in Parliament building, Birla told the IAS officers that there would be many responsibilities to fulfill and numerous challenges to face when performing duties as administrators.
The Lok Sabha Speaker, Om Birla said that the legislative, executive and judiciary wings should all fulfill their responsibility to bring a change and give direction to build a New India. He was speaking after inaugurating an Orientation Course on Parliamentary Practices and Procedures for – IAS officers of 2017 Batch in New Delhi today. Om Birla advised the officers to move ahead with an open mind to do justice to the people in an impartial manner.
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi speaking on the occasion said the officers selected through a fair competition and they the Members of Parliament are in their position today only because of a democratic system. He advised the officers to think of the last person of the society, as they perform their duties.
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal said that as part of the Executive wing of the democratic system they should be responsible to the people.
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs V. Muraleedharan, said the officers should make every effort to build a New India.
The concluding session of the course was addressed by the Secretary of the Ministry Information& Broadcasting, Amit Khare. He advised the officers to be accurate as they would provide information to Parliament / Legislatures. He said officers should definitely do what they think and feel to be a right thing. Secretary, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs Surendra Nath Tripathi advised the officers to be always available to the people as they are really to be at their service in a humble manner