Transport, Culture and Tourism

Chairman :
T. G. Venkatesh
Political Party :
Bharatiya Janata Party
State / Constituency :
Andhra Pradesh
Member From :
Rajya Sabha
Datesort ascending Name of Committee Agenda
20-Feb-20 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the Secretaries of the Ministries of Civil Aviation; and Road Transport and Highways

19-Feb-20 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the Secretaries of the Ministries of Culture, Tourism and Shipping

23-Dec-19 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation on the subject ‘Status of Aviation Connectivity in the country’; and Secretary, Ministry of Shipping on the subject ‘Promotion of Infrastructure in India’s Maritime Sector’

05-Dec-19 Transport, Tourism and Culture

Consideration and adoption of the following draft Reports:- (i) Draft Report on Action Taken by the Government on the Recommendations/Observations of the Committee contained in its Two Hundred and Thirty Sixth Report on 'Infrastructure Lending in Road Sector'; (ii) Draft Report on Action Taken by the Government on the Recommendations/Observations of the Committee contained in its Two Hundred and Sixty Second Report on 'Development of Buddhist Circuit in India'; and (iii) Draft Report on Action Taken by the Government on the Recommendations/Observations of the Committee contained in its Two Hundred and Seventy First Report on 'Fellowships, Scholarships, Grants, Pensions and Schemes administered by the Ministry of Culture'.

13-Nov-19 Transport, Tourism and Culture

to hear (i) Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation and Commissioner of Railway Safety on 'Issues relating to safety in the Sector of Civil Aviation' as also its interface with the Office of the Commissioner of Railway Safety; and (ii) Chairman, Railway Board on 'Functioning of Commission of Railway Safety' in the context of implementation status of 188th and 210th Reports of the Committee.

04-Nov-19 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on the subject 'Role of National Highways Authority of India in Nation Building'.

23-Oct-19 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the Secretaries of Ministry of Culture; Ministry of Civil Aviation; Ministry of Shipping; Ministry of Road Transport and Highways; and Ministry of Tourism.

19-Dec-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To consider and adopt the following Reports:- (i) Draft Report on Cargo Handling at the Major Ports;(ii)Draft Report on Development of Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir;(iii) Draft Report on Fellowships, Scholarships, Grants and Pensions administered by the Ministry of Culture; and (iv) Draft Report on the Action Taken by the Government on the recommendations/ observations of the Committee contained in its Two Hundred Fifty Sixth Report on the subje#39;Issues related to improving consumers#39; satisfaction of airlines#39;.

26-Nov-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the Secretary, Ministry of Culture and Director-General, Archaeological Survey of India on the #39;Functioning of Archaeological Survey of India#39;. The Committee will also consider and adopt (i) Draft Report on the Development of Buddhist Circuit in India; (ii) Draft Report on the Action Taken by the Government on the recommendations/observations of the Committee contained in its 257th Report on the Demands for Grants (2018-19) of Ministry of Civil Aviation; (iii) Draft Report on the Action Taken by the Government on the recommendations/observations of the Committee contained in its 258th Report on the Demands for Grants (2018-19) of Ministry of Culture; (iv) Draft Report on the Action Taken by the Government on the recommendations/observations of the Committee contained in its 259th Report on the Demands for Grants (2018-19) of Ministry of Road Transport and Highways; (v) Draft Report on the Action Taken by the Government on the recommendations/ observations of the Committee contained in its 260th Report on the Demands for Grants (2018-19) of the Ministry of Shipping; and (vi) Draft Report on the Action Taken by the Government on the recommendations/ observations of the Committee contained in its 261st Report on the Demands for Grants (2018-19) of Ministry of Tourism.

04-Oct-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the views of Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Go Air, Indigo, Air Asia and Vistara on the subjects #39;Exorbitant increase in the excess luggage charges by different airlines, Dynamic pricing of air tickets and other issues connected therewith. 

01-Oct-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

Agenda of the meeting will be intimated in due course

30-Aug-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation on the subjects 'Issues related to proposed disinvestment (if any) of Air India; Specific updates on UDAN Scheme as raised by the Committee at Leh; Exorbitant increase in the excess luggage charges by different airlines; Dynamic pricing of air tickets and other issues connected therewith. To hear the views of Air India, Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Go Air, Indigo, Air Asia and Vistara on the subjects 'Exorbitant increase in the excess luggage charges by different airlines, Dynamic pricing of air tickets and other issues connected therewith.

28-Jun-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the views of Secretary, Ministry of Shipping and Chairmen, Chennai Port Trust, Cochin Port Trust, Kamarajar Port Limited, V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust, Deendayal Port Trust, Mormugao Port Trust, New Mangalore Port Trust and Vishakhapatnam Port Trust on the subject Cargo handling in Major Ports.

25-Jun-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the views of Secretary, M/o Shipping, Chairmen of Chennai Port Trusat, Cochin Port Trust, Kamrajar Port Ltd., V.O..Chidambaranar Port Trust, Deendayal Port Trust, Mormugao Port Trust, New Mangalore Port Trust and Visakhapatnam Port Trust on the subject Cargo Handling in Major Ports

22-May-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the views of Secretary, Ministry of Shipping, Chairman, Mumbai Port Trust and Chairman-in-charge, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust on Cargo handling in Major Ports.

15-May-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

(i) To take stock of the progress made by the Sub-Committee and (ii) to hear the views of Secretary, Ministry of Culture on Fellowships, Scholarships, Grants and Pensions administered by the Ministry of Culture.

26-Apr-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

Agenda of the meeting will be intimated in due course.

16-Apr-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the views of Secretary, Ministry of Shipping and Chairman, Inland Waterways Authority of India on Development and funding of National Waterways in India.

06-Apr-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

Agenda of the meeting will be intimated in due course. 

01-Mar-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

Agenda of the meeting will be intimated in due course 

20-Feb-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the views of Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Demands for Grants 

20-Feb-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the views of the Secretary, Ministry of Culture on Demands for Grants

20-Feb-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the views of Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation on (i) points raised by Employees Unions of Air India on proposed disinvestment of Air India Ltd. (ii) Demands for Grants

12-Feb-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the views of Secretary, Ministry of Tourism on the Demands for Grants (2018-19) 

15-Jan-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the views of the Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Director-General, Archaeological Survey of India and experts/stakeholders on the subject Development of Buddhist Circuit in the country 

02-Jan-18 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To consider and adopt the draft Reports on (i) Issues related to improving consumers satisfaction of airlines and (ii) Proposed disinvestment of Air India Ltd. 

18-Dec-17 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To interact with the European Commissioner for Transport and Mobility, H.E. Ms. Violeta Bulc 

11-Dec-17 Transport, Tourism and Culture

Agenda of the meeting will be intimated in due course 

04-Dec-17 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the views of the Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation alongwith representatives of DGCA, BCAS and Airports Authority of India on Passenger amenities and behaviour of airline personnel towards passengers Allotment of slots to airlines and Regional Connectivity Scheme. The Comittee will also hear the Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation and Secretary, department of Investment and Public asset Management on Proposed disinvestment of Air India 

27-Nov-17 Transport, Tourism and Culture

To hear the views of the CEOs/CMDs of Air India, Jet Airways, Spicejet and Vistara on Passenger amenities and behaviour of airline personnel towards passengers