CONFERENCE BRANCH

(Other than IPU & CPA Cell)

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          FUNCTIONS

 

          Conference Branch is a part of the Conference Division along with the IPU Cell and CPA Cell. The Branch is the Secretariat of the Indian Parliamentary Group which functions as the (a) National Group of the Inter-Parliamentary Union and (b) Main Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association in India. The Group also organizes conferences, seminars and symposia on Parliamentary subjects of topical interest periodically at the national as well as the International level. Functions relating to Outstanding Parliamentarian Award, Addresses by Head of States / Government, Farewell to retiring Presidents, Events of historical importance and Constitution of Parliamentary Friendship Groups with other countries are also organized under the aegis of the Indian Parliamentary Group.


          Conference Branch also deals with Incoming Foreign Parliamentary Delegations and Outgoing Indian Parliamentary Delegations under Bilateral Exchange; Maintenance of Calendar of Events (including those of IPU / CPA Cells); Meetings / Calls on Hon’ble Speaker by Foreign Dignitaries; Meetings of Foreign Parliamentary Committees/ Parliamentary Friendship Groups / Committees from State Legislatures with their counterparts in the Indian Parliament; Show round of Parliament and facilitation of Foreign dignitaries/dignitaries from State Legislatures to witness the proceedings of the Parliament; Procurement and distribution of gifts (including for IPU / CPA Cells); Settlement of Bills / Hospitality Expenses etc. and Constitution and meetings of Parliamentary Friendship Groups etc.


          The Branch makes all arrangements including Protocol, Coordination and Liaison Duties in connection with the Foreign Delegations visiting India and the Indian Parliamentary Delegations going abroad under the Bilateral Exchange


          A resume of the work done by the Branch till date is given below:-  

      

(A)    OUTGOING INDIAN PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATIONS (IPDs)

 

         

(B)    INCOMING FOREIGN PARLIAMENTARY DELEGATIONS (FPDs)

 

         

(C)    INDIAN PARLIAMENTARY GROUP (IPG)

 

         

(D)     CALLS ON THE HON’BLE SPEAKER, LOK SABHA BY FOREIGN DIGNITARIES

 


(E)     OTHER CALLS ON/MEETINGS/SHOWROUND

 

         

The above information is updated by Conference Branch, Lok Sabha Secretariat.

The following officer may be contacted for any further query/clarification:

Shri Janmesh Singh,
Deputy Secretary

Room No. 340, Parliament House Annexe,

 Lok Sabha Secretariat,New Delhi-110001

Tel. No. 23034340/23034043/23034333

Fax No. 23015518

Email: conf@sansad.nic.in