The discussion on the Demand for Grants for the Ministry of Railways concluded with a response from the Minister. The DFG has been passed. In his reply, the Minister spoke on the need to encourage investment in railways for newer projects and maintenance.
The Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed in Lok Sabha. The Bill provides for the establishment of two central universities in Andhra Pradesh to be known as the Central University of Andhra Pradesh and the Central Tribal University of Andhra Pradesh. The Central Tribal University will take additional measures to provide higher educational and research facilities in tribal art, culture, and customs primarily to the tribal population of India.
The House took up private members' business after the passage of the Bill.
In Rajya Sabha, discussion on the Union Budget 2019-20 concluded with a response from the Finance Minister.