Marking the start of the Budget Session, President Kovind delivered the annual President's Address in Parliament today. He outlined the major policy achievements and objectives of the government in his speech.
The chart shows the length of the President's Address over the years in terms of word count.
The Committee report on the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was also tabled in Parliament earlier today. The bill expands the definition of children and increases the upper limit of the maintenance amount to be provided to parents. The Bill also regulates private care-homes for senior citizens, and institutions providing home-care services.