Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
04-February-2011 18:54 IST
Press Communique
Parliament Standing Committee on Defence (2010-11)
The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence, headed by Shri Satpal Maharaj, M.P., Lok Sabha have decided to examine various aspects related to the subjects ‘Functioning of Military Cantonments & Stations’ and ‘Management of Defence Land’.

In view of the immense importance of the subjects and for wider consulations, the Committee invites suggestions from the public in general and experts/professionals/organizations/associations and stakeholders interested in the subjects in particular.

Those desirous of submitting the memoranda to the Committee may send two copies (either in English or in Hindi) containing their opinion/views on the above subjects separately to Director (IT&D), Lok Sabha Secretariat, Room No.310, Parliament House Annexe, New Delhi-110001 in a sealed cover within two weeks from the date of publication/broadcasting of the Press Release. The memoranda can also be e-mailed at or can be faxed at Fax No.011-23010756.

The memoranda which might be submitted to the Committee would form part of the records of the Committee and would be treated as strictly confidential and the contents thereof would not be divulged to anyone, as such an act would constitute a ‘breach of privilege’ of the Committee.

Those who are desirous of giving oral evidence before the Committee, besides sending memoranda, are requested to intimate the Lok Sabha Secretariat to this effect well in advance at the above mentioned address.