Sansad Ratna Awards

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    • Prime Minister recently congratulated Members of Parliament who will be conferred the Sansad Ratna Awards 2023.

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    • Inspired by the teachings of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, Sansad Ratna Awards were started in 2010 to recognise and felicitate the top-performing MPs on the basis of their work in the legislative body.
    • The jury committee composed of eminent Parliamentarians and members of civil society decides awardees based on an MP’s cumulative performance in Parliament judged by number of questions asked, private members’ Bills introduced, debates initiated, attendance, funds utilised, etc.
    • The Sansad Ratna Awards are not given by the Government of India but by  The Prime Point Foundation.

    Source: IE