What is Speaker's Research Initiative?

Speaker’s Research Initiative (SRI), is the brainchild of the Hon’ble Lok Sabha Speaker, Smt. Sumitra Mahajan. It was inaugurated on 23 July 2015 by Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi. It seeks to assist members of parliament in playing a more effective role in law-making, parliamentary debates, oversight of governance and to respond to the ever increasing, ever more complex issues of national and international importance. It is an organ of the Lok Sabha that works under the guidance and supervision of the Hon'ble Speaker of the Lok Sabha...

Speaker's Message

The Speaker’s Research Initiative (SRI) was inaugurated on 23rd July 2015 by the Hon'ble Prime...

Local Self-Governance in the Indian Constitution 08 Aug, 2017 A detailed report of the workshop is under preparation
Equitable and Accessible Education 26 Jul, 2017 A detailed report of the workshop is under preparation
Raising Matters of Urgent Public Importance 24 Jul, 2017 A detailed report of the workshop is under preparation
Agriculure-Challenges, Prospects and Solutions 20 Jul, 2017 A detailed report of the workshop is under preparation
National Conference of Women Legislators In a first of its kind initiative in the Parliamentary history of the country, SRI organised a...
SRI Website Launch 11 Aug, 2017 "In this age of instant and constant communication it is essential that the Speaker's Research...
Equitable and Accessible Education 26 Jul, 2017 Workshop on Equitable and Accessible Education on 26 July, 2017
Raising Matters of Urgent Public Importance 24 Jul, 2017 Workshop on Raising Matters of Urgent Public Importance on 24 July, 2017
Workshop on Agriculture 20 Jul, 2017 Workshop on Agriculture- Challenges, Prospects and Solutions on 20-21 July, 2017
SRI Dialogue on LSTV It has been felt that SRI should have an active presence on Lok Sabha TV channel. It would not only...
  • श्री जयंत सिन्हा

    यह वास्तव में बहुत उपयोगी पहल है और आपके मार्गदर्शन में आगे बढ़ा...

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    Anandrav Adsul
    श्री आनंदराव अडसुल

     मुझे आशा है कि एस . आर. आई. के द्वारा प्राप्त उक्त विषयों पर शोध ...

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    Bhagat Singh Koshyari
    श्री भगत सिंह कोश्यारी

    सर्वप्रथम , मैं आपके द्वारा एस . आर. आई. के गठन के लिए कदम उठाने हेत...

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    Dhramendra Pradhan
    श्री धर्मेंद्र प्रधान

    मुझे प्रसन्नता है कि एस. आर . आई . अपने निर्माण से लेकर अब तक अपने उ...

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    Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank
    डॉ रमेश पोखरियाल 'निशंक'

    सर्वप्रथम मैं आपको  बधाई देता हूँ की आपने अत्यंत दूरदर्शिता ए...

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    Ajay Mishr Teni
    श्री अजय मिश्र 'टेनी'

     के अंतर्गत सांसदों को विभिन्न विषयों की जानकारी हेतु अलग-अलग ...

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    Arjun Ram Meghwal
    श्री अर्जुन राम मेघवाल

    अध्यक्षीय शोध कदम निश्चित ही एक महत्वपूर्ण और हितकारी कदम है  ...

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    Dr Kirit Somaiya
    Dr Kirit Somaiya

    I congratulate you for taking this wonderful initiative and I am sure that this will help the Parliamentary Committees to a great extent during the examination of vari...

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    Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste
    Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste

    I congratulate you on taking up this concept of strengthening and empowering the Legislature through research to monitor the diversified and complicated work of the ex...

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    Shri Pinaki Misra
    Shri Pinaki Misra

    I am glad to note that under your able guidance the Speaker’s Research Initiative (SRI) has been set up. I extend my heartiest congratulations to you for initiating ...

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    Shri Bhartruhari Mahtab
    Shri Bhartruhari Mahtab

    This is a unique venture which needs full support to make it a laudable research unit to help in expending the horizon of our deliberation relating to Parliamentary ov...

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    Shri P. P. Chaudhary
    Shri P. P. Chaudhary

    I would like to appreciate for the initiative undertaken by you, by introducing Speaker’s Research Initiative which would provide information to Mem...

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  • Union Minister Shri Arun Jaitley speaking at SRI workshop on the Constitution of India on 23 November 2016. Moderator of the workshop Justice V.S. Kokje is also present on the dais
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    Dr. Ramesh Chand, Member, NITI Aayog interacting with MPs at the workshop on 20.07.2017.
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    Prof. Sachin Chaturvedi, DG. RIS, Shri Y.S. Malik and Dr. P.K. Anand from NITI Aayong, Manish Chauhan and Amit Narang from M/o External Affairs interacting with Members of Parliament at the workshop
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    Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan speaking at the SRI workshop  on Water Management, Drought and Interlinking of Rivers and related issues on 04 May, 2016
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    The President Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the Vice President Shri Mohammad Hamid Ansari, Smt. Sumitra Mahajan and Speaker, National Parliament Bangladesh, Smt. Shirin Sharmin Chaudhary at the plenary session of National Conference of Women Legislators, 5 March, 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi
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    The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi speaking at the inauguration of SRI in the Parliament House Annexe on 23 July, 2015.  Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, Union Minister Shri M. Vekaiah Naidu and Deputy Speaker Dr. M. Thambi Durai on the dais
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    Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan speaking at the inauguration of SRI in the Parliament House Annexe on 23 July, 2015.  The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Union Minister Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu and Deputy Speaker Dr. M. Thambai Durai on the dais.
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