HON'BLE SPEAKER ADDRESSES INAUGURAL MEETING OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE
New Delhi, 06 August, 2019: The newly reconstituted Public Accounts Committee (PAC) held its inaugural meeting at Room No. 62, Parliament House today. The meeting was Chaired by Committee Chairman, Shri Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary who had invited Speaker Shri Om Birla to address the Members of the Committee. At the outset, Shri Chowdhary welcomed Shri Birla to the meeting and said that the meeting was informal in nature and that he was glad that the Speaker had accepted the invitation despite his busy schedule and that the Committee was grateful for the same. He then invited Shri Birla to address the Committee. Beginning his address, Speaker, Lok Sabha complemented the Committee on its work said that PAC was the oldest Committee in the House and that its mandate was among the most important as it dealt with fiscal discipline, transparency and accountability. He expressed his belief that the Committee would continue to discharge its duties with complete integrity and commitment. The Chairman concluded the meeting thanking all for their presence.