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Indian Constitution – 26

വോട്ട് ഓൺ അക്കൗണ്ട്, കേരള ബജറ്റ്, ക്വസ്റ്റിൻ അവർ, ശൂന്യവേള, അവിശ്വാസ പ്രമേയം, വിശ്വാസപ്രമേയം, പാർലമെൻറ് കമ്മറ്റികൾ എന്നിവയുമായി ബന്ധപ്പെട്ട ചോദ്യങ്ങളാണ് ഇന്നത്തെ പാഠത്തിൽ.

  • Article dealing with Vote on Account

Article 116

 

  • As per Vote on account, the amount of money for the expenditure of government till the bill is passed is taken from

Consolidated Fund of India

 

  • Vote on Account is valid for

Two months (1/6th of the amount is generally granting)

 

  • First Kerala budget was presented by

C Achutha Menon (7th June 1957)

 

  • Who is holding the record of presenting maximum number of budgets

K M Mani (13 Budgets)

 

  • Which university started KM Mani centre for budget studies

CUSAT (Cochin University)

 

  • KM Mani centre for budget studies inaugurated by

Hamid Ansari (2013 February 17)

 

  • Who is holding the record of longest budget speech

Thomas Issac (2 Hr 56 Min) (second Oommen Chandi)

 

  • Who is holding the record of shortest budget speech

EK Nayanar (in 1987, Six minutes)

 

  • Part of budget which consists all the revenues and deposits of government account

Public account

 

  • First budget of the Republic of India was presented by

John Mathai (28th February 1950)

 

  • First finance minister to present a budget in Lok Sabha

CD Deshmukh (1952)

 

  • First budget in India was presented by

James Wilson (1860 under Lord Canning)

 

  • Father of Indian budget

P C Mahalanobis

 

  • Only woman to present a budget in Lok Sabha

Indira Gandhi

 

  • First Prime minister to present a budget during the finance ministership

Jawaharlal Nehru

 

  • Which budget was called as Black budget

1973-74 (Due to budget deficit)

 

  • Question hour is

First hour of every parliamentary sitting

 

  • Questions in parliament which requires Oral answers is called

Starred questions

 

  • Number of Oral questions allowed per day

20 (One member can ask only one question per day)

 

  • Questions in parliament which requires written answers is called

Unstarred questions

 

  • Short notice questions can be answered within

Ten days

 

  • Question Hour in Rajya Sabha starting at

12 pm (2014 onwards)

 

  • An Indian innovation to the parliamentary system in which a member to raise matters without any prior notice

Zero hour

 

  • Timing of Zero hours in Parliament

12 to 1 pm (In Rajya Sabha 11 am to 12 pm from 2014 onwards)

 

  • No confidence motion can be introduced only in

Lok Sabha

 

  • No confidence motion can be introduced by

Opposition Party

 

  • No confidence motion can be introduced against

Council of ministers

 

  • Minimum number of support needed to present No confidence motion in Lok Sabha

50

 

  • No confidence motion can be introduced by

Opposition Party

 

  • First person to present No confidence motion

JB Kripalani (1963 against Jawaharlal Nehru)

 

  • PM who faced the most number of No confidence motion

Indira Gandhi

 

  • First PM who faced after failing in No confidence motion

V P Singh

 

  • Confidence motion introduced by

Prime Minister

 

  • Majority needed to pass No confidence motion

Simple majority

 

  • An Indian innovation to the parliamentary system to call the attention of a minister to a matter of urgent public interest by a member

Calling attention motion

 

  • Counter part of calling attention in Rajya Sabha

Motion of papers

 

  • Motion moved by a member when a minister committed a breach of privileges of the House

Privilege motion

 

  • Motion introduced in Lok Sabha to draw the attention to a matter of urgent public importance

Adjournment motion

 

  • Motion discussing the speech of President address in Parliament

Motion of Thanks

 

  • Parliamentary committees which is permanent in nature is called

Standing committees

 

  • Parliamentary committees which is constituted for a specific purpose is called

Adhoc committees

 

  • No of members in Public Accounts Committee (PAC)

22 (15 from Lok Sabha and 7 from Rajya Sabha)

 

  • Chairman of Public Accounts Committee is from

Lok Sabha and the Opposition party (Appointed by Speaker)

 

  • Present Chairman of Public Accounts Committee

Mallikarjun Kharge

 

  • Term of office of a member of Public Accounts Committee and Estimate committee is

One year

 

  • Committee which examines the audit reports of CAG

Public Accounts Committee

 

  • Public Accounts Committee submits its report to

Speaker of Lok Sabha

 

  • Who is called as the friend, philosopher, and guide of Public Accounts Committee

CAG

 

  • Who is considered as the eye and year of Public Accounts Committee

CAG

 

  • Which is called as the postmortem Committee

PAC

 

  • Quorum of PAC is

Four members

 

  • Which Committee is responsible for preventing the over expense of public funds

PAC

 

  • Largest parliamentary Committee

Estimate Committee

 

  • First Estimate Committee in Independent India was formed in

1950 (Recommended by John Mathai)

 

  • No of members in Estimate Committee

30

 

  • Committee which consists of only Lok Sabha members

Estimate Committee

 

  • Chairman of Estimate Committee is from

Ruling Party (Appointed by Speaker)

 

  • Which committee is responsible for scrutinizing the budget estimates

Estimate committee

 

  • Committee on public undertaking was created in

1964 (Recommended by Krishna Menon Committee)

 

  • No of members in Committee on public undertaking

22 members (15 from Lok Sabha 7 from Rajya Sabha)

 

  • Committee which examines the affairs of the public undertakings

Committee on public undertakings

 

  • Chairman of Committee on the public undertaking is from

Lok Sabha (Appointed by the Speaker)


(To be Continued…)