New Delhi: Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday launched the house’s refurbished website which has a number of new features including easy access to categories such as “today’s debate”, “bill search”, “committee meetings” and “business (today and tomorrow)”.
According to a Lok Sabha press release, the new features include a colourful pie-chart indicating “party-wise representation of members”.
The Lok Sabha website was last redesigned in 2006.
Another new feature is a running collage reflecting India’s diverse culture and ethos on the backdrop of Parliament house’s photograph on the top of the homepage.
A pictorial link to the Constituent Assembly has been added on the homepage.
The new website is also friendly to print-disabled and the vision-impaired viewers.
There are also pictorial links to portraits, paintings/photos and statues and busts in the parliament complex on the homepage.
There is also provision for display of Hindi version of the replies to parliamentary questions, the release said.
It said the newly launched website meets the Government of India Guidelines for Websites (GIGW) and also is international standard compliant.