GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND TRAINING)
STARRED QUESTION NO. 369
(TO BE ANSWERED ON 19.08.2010)
Introduction of Lokpal Bill
*369. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR;
Will the PRIME MINISTER be pleased to state;
(a) the reasons for the delay in introducing the proposed Lokpal Bill to check corruption in high places in Government and ensure probity in public life; and
(b) By when this proposed. Bill is likely to be introduced?
Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Science and Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences; Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office; Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. (SHRI PRITHVIRAJ CHAVAN)
(a) to (b): The Lokpal Bill is under consideration of the Government and no definite timeframe can be given for its finalization.