On the other hand, it has been said by the Rajya Sabha Secretariat that apart from installing four big display screens in the chamber of the house, many measures are being taken. Also included are six small screens in the four galleries of the house, audio console in the galleries, ultraviolet disinfectant radiation, special cables connecting the two houses for transmission of audio-visual signal, polycarbonate sheet separating the official gallery from the chamber of the house. is. All these systems are being adopted under prevention and prevention keeping in mind the corono virus infection and this is happening for the first time in the history of the House.
Another 6 small screens in 4 galleries of house, audio consoles in galleries, ultraviolet germicidal irradiation, special cables connecting two houses for transmission of audio-visual signals, polycarbonate sheet separating official gallery from chamber of the house: RS Secretariat
– ANI (@ANI) August 16, 2020
The Secretariat reported that Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu and Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla decided to use the chambers and galleries of both houses to enable the session under prevailing restrictions, in a meeting on 17 July, after elaborating on the options for holding the monsoon session.
For the first time in the history of the Indian Parliament since 1952, the chambers and galleries of both the Houses will be used for the convening of the session. The Rajya Sabha Chambers and Galleries and the Lok Sabha Chamber will be used to sit members during the session. Here 60 members will be seated in the Rajya Sabha Chamber, and 51 members will sit in the Rajya Sabha galleries and the remaining 132 members will be seated in the Lok Sabha Chamber galleries.
Political parties will be instructed to sit according to their capacity. Nominated seats will be set in the Chamber of the Upper House for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Leader of the House Thawar Chand Gehlot and Leader of the Opposition and other party leaders.
Nominated seats will also be set for ministers in the Chamber itself. Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and HD Deve Gowda, who are also members of Rajya Sabha, will also be nominated seats in the chamber of the House. Ministers who are not MPs of Rajya Sabha will sit on seats designated for the ruling party. Each gallery of the Rajya Sabha will put a strip of instructions for the seating of the parties.
Those who sit in the official gallery and the press gallery will have to follow the necessary instructions and strict social distance rules. Instructions have been given to the officials to use paper at least. Digital copies and reports will be encouraged in Standing Committee meetings.