Despite the fact that the parliament is in state of paralysis these days, it has not stopped the Lok Sabha MPs from taking a digital leap. Lok Sabha secretariat has sanctioned Rs.50, 000 for each member to buy an iPad. The move is aimed at making office paperless and the members tech-savvy. Anyway, when they work on papers? They have nothing to do in parliament excepting fighting with each other, throwing chairs, and other stuffs. Ufff………what will they do with the feature rich iPad. Oh….an idea, they can throw the tablet computer on each other during a conflict.
Lok Sabha Secretary General T.K. Vishwanathan says, “We are encouraging MPs to use iPads. This would save a lot of paper”. You are right Mr. Vishwanathan, the iPad will save paper. It will also save mic and chairs. They can utilize the iPad to hit other members. They are very busy in serving the nation. When they don’t have time to research on topic on which discussion has to be done in the parliament, for sure, they cannot spend time in learning the technologies.
Mr Vishwanathan said ‘It is easier to retrieve and rearrange information in a digital format”. Right, it will also help in retrieving the bank details in which black money us kept at ease. They need not visit the bank for each processing.
To let the members make good use of the iPads, the secretariat is also planning to make selective areas of the Lok Sabha Wi-Fi-enabled so they can access easily. They need not take a data plan by spending penny just for these nuisances. It is good to utilize the resource for other activities as well. Now, they can also plan a terror attack sitting inside the premise of the parliament.