A team of 20 media persons from Mizoram which includes 5 officers from the Information and Public Relations Department and 15 journalists commenced their 3 day training on Parliamentary Practices and Procedures at the Parliamentary   Research and Training Institute for Democracies (PRIDE) of the Lok Sabha Secretariat within the Parliament precincts yesterday.

Smt. Rimjhim Prasad, Joint Secretary, Lok Sabha who inaugurated the 3 day training programme highlighted the roles and responsibilities of the media in ensuring a healthy democracy and urged the media persons to work in strengthening the largest democracy of the world.

On the inaugural day, the media persons visited the Lok Sabha, the Rajya Sabha and the Central Hall of the Parliament. In the afternoon, they had two lecture sessions on the working of the Parliament and the legislative process.The training, the first of its kind for media persons was conceptualised by the Information & Public Relations Minister Pu Lalruatkima.