On the day of the Covid-19 debate, Lok Sabha’s productivity rose to 204%

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Lok Sabha’s productivity jumped to 204% on Thursday as the House sat overtime until midnight to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lok Sabha officials said the lower house’s productivity had reached 117% on Wednesday when the assisted reproductive technology (regulation) bill was passed after a four-hour debate.

Overall, productivity during the winter session of Parliament, which began on Monday, was 83 percent. Of the total allotted time of 1,440 minutes (24 hours), the House dealt with business for 1,205 minutes (20.08 hours), they said. House productivity the first two days was 6.7 percent each.

A total of 96 members participated in the debate on the Covid pandemic in Lok Sabha which lasted 11 hours and three minutes.

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