Delhi Assembly Research centre to start functioning from September 2

first_imgNEW DELHI: A new Research Centre at the Delhi Assembly to provide recommendations to the House as well as for the city government will start functioning from September 2, Speaker Ram Niwas Goel said. Goel said that the Centre was being set up to create a repository of valuable research and reference material for use of the lawmakers and other stakeholders. “It will help the Assembly in providing quality research and reference material to the MLAs on their request.” Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murderThe Delhi government had sanctioned Rs 14 crore for the Research Centre, which will function from the Assembly building. “The need for a Research Centre arises due to several reasons, including what the government should provide to its people and how can these facilities be improved,” Goel said. The Centre will study best practices in various fields in other legislatures and governments within as well as outside the country. “It will provide a comparative study of existing laws and policies in other states and countries. It will also publish reports and resource material for use of the MLAs, departments and other stakeholders.” Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchingsThe first batch in the Centre will be of 50 Fellows –Doctorate/PhD with one-year full-time experience or Post Graduate with minimum two years full-time work experience –and 90 Associate Fellows –Post Graduate or Graduate with a minimum one year of full-time work experience. “There will be a Fellow over two Assembly constituencies. With 70 constituencies in Delhi, there will be 35 Fellows in the field. Fifteen will sit in the Assembly building for different subjects or fields.”last_img