COMMITTEES - HEADS
Union Government formed a Committee to oversee 125th Bhim Jayanti celebrations
Published on: 01-JUN-2015
The national committee under the chairpersonship of the Prime Minister will suggest different programmes and activities to spread the thoughts and ideas of Dr B R Ambedkar.
Union Ministry of Finance constituted Committee on Revisiting & Revitalizing PPP Model
Published on: 27-MAY-2015
The committee is headed by former Finance Secretary Vijay Kelkar.
Union Government constituted Task Force on Interlinking of Rivers
Published on: 15-APR-2015
The task force chaired by BN Navalawala will take up all issues for expediting the work on interlinking of rivers in the Country. It would also consider alternative plans in place of infeasible links in the present plan.
Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry constituted Ajay Shankar committee to simplify clearances
Published on: 08-APR-2015
The Expert Committee examines the possibility of replacing multiple prior permissions with pre-existing regulatory mechanism and prepares draft legislation for this purpose.
Ministry of Railways constituted Ajay Shankar Committee to review PPP Cell functioning
Published on: 26-MAR-2015
The Committee will recommend measures to make the cell more effective, customer friendly and result oriented.
Union Government constituted SIT to reinvestigate 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases
Published on: 13-FEB-2015
The SIT was constituted on recommendation of Mathur Committee which in its report asked the government to start a fresh probe in the case. The new SIT will be headed by Pramod Asthana, an IPS officer of 1986 batch.
Union Government constituted Anil Baijal Panel to suggest a framework to assess CSR activities
Published on: 05-FEB-2015
The Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs and the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) will jointly provide the secretarial and technical support to the panel.
Union Cabinet reconstituted Empowered Committee on setting up of Semiconductor Wafer FAB projects
Published on: 29-JAN-2015
The Union Cabinet on 28 January 2015 reconstituted the Empowered Committee on setting up of Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication (FAB) manufacturing facilities in the country.
Subramanium committee recommended single window system for environment projects
Published on: 07-JAN-2015
High-level committee (HLC) headed by former Cabinet Secretary T S R Subramanium in its recommendation suggested single window clearance mechanism for green nods as corporates seek short cuts to get clearance for their environment projects.
Union Government set up Mathur committee to examine constitution of SIT on 1984 anti-Sikh riots
Published on: 24-DEC-2014
The Committee will be headed by former Supreme Court Judge Justice (retired) G.P. Mathur. It will submit its report till April 2015.
Union Finance Ministry constituted High Level Committee to hear industry's tax issues
Published on: 04-DEC-2014
The Union Finance Ministry on 3 December 2014 constituted a High Level Committee (HLC) to interact with trade and industry on tax-related issues on a regular basis.
Union Government constituted Vishwanathan committee to provide Bankruptcy code for SMEs
Published on: 22-OCT-2014
Union Government on 20 October 2014 constituted Vishwanathan committee to provide Bankruptcy code for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Madhava Menon panel submitted its report with guidelines on government ads
Published on: 08-OCT-2014
Professor NR Madhava Menon committee framed guidelines to regulate expenditure and contents of advertisements paid out of tax payers' money.
SC formed 5-member committee to evaluate damage caused by floods in J&K
Published on: 24-SEP-2014
SC formed 5-member committee headed by Sr. Registrar of J&K High Court to evaluate the ground situation in Jammu and Kashmir in aftermath floods.
H Devaraj Committee reported most deemed universities not fit for being a university
Published on: 10-SEP-2014
H Devaraj Committee on 8 September 2014 reported that most of the deemed universities are not fit for being a university.
Union Finance Ministry constituted H R Khan panel to evaluate unclaimed PPF
Published on: 04-SEP-2014
Union Finance Minister constituted H R Khan panel to assess unclaimed deposits in the PPF accounts.
Bombay High Court set up V V Daga Committee to conduct forensic audit of NSEL
Published on: 03-SEP-2014
Bombay High Court set up a committee to conduct forensic audit of NSEL
Sivaramakrishnan Committee submitted report to Union Home Ministry on AP Capital
Published on: 29-AUG-2014
Sivaramakrishnan committee constituted by the Union Government to suggest the place to build the capital city of Andhra Pradesh...
PM set up a Ramanujam committee to identify obsolete laws
Published on: 28-AUG-2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 27 August 2014 set up a Ramanujam committee to identify obsolete laws.
Former RBI Governor Bimal Jalan to head the Expenditure Management Commission
Published on: 13-AUG-2014
The Union Government decided to appoint former RBI governor Bimal Jalan as the head of the Expenditure Management Commission on 12 August 2014.
Lok Sabha Speaker formed Parliament security panel
Published on: 08-AUG-2014
Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan constituted a committee to review Parliamentary security. RK Singh is the head of the panel.
Union Ministry of HRD set up Hari Gautam Committee to review the status of UGC
Published on: 04-AUG-2014
The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) on 3 August 2014 set up a four member committee to review the present status of UGC.
SC appointed one-man commission to probe 2006 Meerut fire tragedy
Published on: 01-AUG-2014
SC has appointed a former Justice SB Sinha commission to probe the 2006 Meerut Fire tragedy. It will summit its report by 31 January 2015.
Union government decided to appoint Suresh Prabhu Committee to review gas pricing formula
Published on: 30-JUL-2014
Union government on 24 July 2014 decided to appoint Suresh Prabhu Committee to review the gas pricing formula.
R S Sharma Expert Committee constituted on Cost Records and Cost Audits
Published on: 22-JUL-2014
Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs on 19 July 2014 constituted R S Sharma Expert Committee on Cost Records and Cost Audits.
Union Health Ministry constituted a core group to eradicate Kala Azar by 2015
Published on: 10-JUL-2014
A core group formed to work a detailed action plan to eradicate the dreaded vector-borne disease, Kala Azar by 2015.
IMG constituted to examine potential of GAGAN in Non-Aviation Sectors
Published on: 08-JUL-2014
Union Civil Aviation Ministry constituted an IMG to examine the maximum potential of the GAGAN system under Ashok Lavasa.
Union Government constituted an Expert Committee to formulate National Rubber Policy
Published on: 24-JUN-2014
Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry constituted an Expert Committee to formulate National Rubber Policy
Union Government constituted Committee to inquire gas leakage in Bhilai Steel Plant
Published on: 23-JUN-2014
Independent High Level Committee headed by KK Mehrotra constituted by Government to inquire into gas leakage incident in Bhilai Steel Plant.
SC reconstituted SIT headed by Justice MB Shah to probe into Black Money Cases
Published on: 02-MAY-2014
SC reconstituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to monitor probe into the black money case under the chairmanship of retired judge MB Shah.
SC constituted a Panel to give guidelines on government ads showing politicians
Published on: 24-APR-2014
Committee constituted to frame guidelines to prevent misuse of public funds by government providing advertisements to get a political mileage.
Government constituted an expert committee to study demand for Bodoland state
Published on: 28-FEB-2014
Government has constituted an expert committee to study and examine demand of a separate Bodoland state that will be carved out from Assam.
Union Cabinet approved the setting up Equal Opportunities Commission
Published on: 21-FEB-2014
Union Cabinet approved the setting up of an Equal Opportunities Commission
Lok Sabha Speaker referred the pepper spray incident to Committee of Privileges
Published on: 17-FEB-2014
speaker of Lok Sabha has referred the pepper spray incident in the Lok Sabha to the Privileges Committee.
Andaman & Nicobar: Committee to review safety standards of tourist vessels
Published on: 28-JAN-2014
AK Singh constituted a high level committee to review safety standards of tourist vessels operational at different tourist spots on Andaman Island.
Pitroda Committee submit report to Information and Broadcasting Ministry
Published on: 25-JAN-2014
Expert Committee constituted by Information and Broadcasting Ministry to review the institutional framework of Prasar Bharti has submitted its report.
RBI panel recommended setting up of specialized banks to cater to low income households
Published on: 08-JAN-2014
RBI panel has suggested to set-up specialized banks to cater to the low income households to cater to every citizen have a bank account by 2016.
Government to review the Functioning of the Hajj Committee of India
Published on: 10-OCT-2013
Government of India on 10 October 2013 set up a High Powered Committee (HPC) to review the functioning of the Hajj Committee of India
Empowered Committee on Cinematograph Act Submitted Report to Ministry of I & B
Published on: 10-OCT-2013
Empowered Committee on Cinematograph Act submitted report to Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
Supreme Court Proposed 3- Member Panel to Inquire into IPL Spot-Fixing Scandal
Published on: 07-OCT-2013
The Supreme Court of India proposed panel headed by former Punjab and Haryana Chief Justice Mukul Mudgal to examine the IPL spot-fixing scandal.
Government of India Appointed a Committee to Define FDI and FII
Published on: 03-OCT-2013
Government of India appointed on 2 October 2013 a four member committee headed by Arvind Mayaram.
Union Government Constituted Committee For Evaluation of Research And Rankings
Published on: 25-SEP-2013
The Union Government of India on 24 September 2013 constituted a committee for evaluation of research and rankings.
J&K Government appointed One-man Commission to probe Kishtwar Communal Clashes
Published on: 24-AUG-2013
The J&K government appointed a one-man commission of inquiry to probe the Kishtwar communal clashes
Government constituted an EGoM to ensure speedy implementation of Power Projects
Published on: 22-AUG-2013
For speedy implementation of power projects in the northeastern states Government has constituted an EGoM.
Committee Constituted by MoEF on Illegal Sand Mining submitted its Report
Published on: 10-AUG-2013
The committee constituted to enquire into the Adverse Environmental impact of the alleged illegal sand mining submitted its report to the Government.
Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance finalised GST Report
Published on: 21-JUL-2013
GST report finalised by the Standing Committee on Finance. The GST Bill sent for scrutiny in 2010, the time when it was tabled in the Parliament.
Judicial Commission appointed by SC on AFSPA highlighted misuse of the Act in Manipur
Published on: 19-JUL-2013
Judicial Commission on AFSPA headed by Santosh Hegde submitted a 100 page detailed report to SC. The report highlighted rampant misuse of AFSPA.
Union Government constituted EGoM headed by P Chidambaram
Published on: 17-JUL-2013
EGoM constituted under the Chairmanship of P Chidambaram to implement major projects related to the North-Eastern region.
Government constituted a Committee to revise Newspaper Advertisement Rates
Published on: 23-JUN-2013
Government on 23 June 2013 constituted a committee headed by JS Mathur to revise newspaper advertisement rates.
Panel to Examine Indecent Representation of Women in Media Constituted
Published on: 20-JUN-2013
Union Government constituted a panel to examine aspects related indecent portrayal of women in mass media. K Ratnaprabha is head of the committee.
HRD Ministry Constituted National Testing Agency (NTA)
Published on: 31-MAY-2013
The HRD Ministry on 31 May 2013 decided to set up a seven member Task Force NTA under the Chairmanship of Sanjay Dhande.
BCCI constituted 3-Man Probe Panel to probe IPL Betting
Published on: 29-MAY-2013
BCCI on 29 May 2013 constituted a three-man inquiry commission to probe IPL betting
Government constituted GoM to consider Functional Autonomy of CBI
Published on: 15-MAY-2013
The Union Cabinet of India on 14 May 2013 approved constitution of a Group of Ministers (GoM) to consider autonomy of CBI
I& B Ministry constituted an Inter-Ministerial Committee to Promote India as Film Destination
Published on: 15-APR-2013
I & B Ministry constituted an Inter-Ministerial Committee for Promotion and Facilitation of Film Production in India.
Expert committee under Sam Pitroda Constituted to review Working of Prasar Bharti
Published on: 30-JAN-2013
The Information and Broadcasting Ministry on 29 January 2013 constituted a seven-member expert committee to review the institutional framework of Prasar Bharti.
Union Cabinet approved Committee to probe into Lobbying Activities of Wal-Mart
Published on: 25-JAN-2013
To probe into the lobbying activities of Wal-Mart the Union Cabinet of India on 24 January 2013 constituted a one-man committee.
Committee formed by Delhi Government to promote Welfare of DTC Workers
Published on: 19-MAY-2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Committee was formed by Delhi Government under the chairmanship of principal secretary of the finance department to promote the welfare of Delhi Transport Corp (DTC) workers
Ministry of Corporate Affairs announced setting up of Committee for Corporate Governance
Published on: 29-MAR-2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Ministry of Corporate Affairs set up a committee under Adi Godrej to bring out a formal policy document tfor enlisting diverse elements of corporate governance
Finance Ministry set up a Committee to Address the Steep Rise in Bad Loans
Published on: 21-MAR-2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Finance ministry set up a committee to address rise of bad loans after Moody’s downgraded UBI one notch due to its high level of troubled assets and low provisions for coverage
Review Committee on the Delhi School Education Act and Rules 1973 (DSEAR–73) submitted its Rport
Published on: 31-JAN-2012
India Current Affairs 2012. Review Committee on the Delhi School Education Act and Rules 1973 chaired by former Delhi Chief Secretary Shailja Chandra submitted its report to CM Sheila Dikshit
Nine main achievements of the 19th ASEAN Summit in Bali, Indonesia
Published on: 15-DEC-2011
International Current Affairs 2011. The ASEAN, ASEAN+, ASEAN-East Asia and ASEAN United Nations Summits (ASEAN Summit and Related Summits) took place in Bali, Indonesia from 17 to 19 November 2011. Nine main achievements came out from this prestigious Summit.
President Pratibha Patil constituted a Committee to increase the Productivity of Agriculture Sector
Published on: 02-DEC-2011
Economy Current Affairs 2011. President Pratibha Devisingh Patil constituted a 12-member committee to study and recommend measures for increasing productivity
SEBI Investor Protection & Education Fund to be headed by KV Kamath
Published on: 01-DEC-2011
India Current Affairs 2011. SEBI constituted advisory committee for Investor Protection and Education Fund. The 8 member body is to be headed by KV Kamath
Expert Group set up under B. K. Chaturvedi for Revamp of Power Sector
Published on: 29-NOV-2011
India Current Affairs 2011. UPA-II Government set up an expert group headed by Planning Commission member B. K. Chaturvedi for power sector reformation
Delhi Cabinet constituted Three-member Committee to suggest Model for upkeep of Bus Queues
Published on: 09-NOV-2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Delhi Cabinet constituted a three-member committee to decide the financial model for upkeep of bus queue shelters across Delhi
Committee formed in Haryana to look into Irregularities in giving Land to Trusts & Societies
Published on: 29-AUG-2011
India Current Affairs August 2011. Seven-member committee formed to look into the irregularities in giving away land to trusts and societies during the regime of former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala
SC appointed 2 committees to supervise Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple Issue
Published on: 22-JUL-2011
India Current Affairs July 2011. Supreme Court appointed two committees to supervise the discovery and protection of wealth uncovered in Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
High Level Committee set up to curb the Growth of Black Money
Published on: 31-MAY-2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Union Government set up panel to examine tightening of laws to curb the growth of black money
Committee headed by DGFT Anup K Pujari set up to examine Deemed Export Scheme
Published on: 11-MAY-2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Committee headed by Director General for Foreign Trade Anup K Pujari set up to review the deemed export scheme
Mani Shankar Aiyar Committee on Zonal Cultural Centres formed to Revamp ZCCs submitted Report
Published on: 15-APR-2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Committee on Zonal Cultural Centres presented its Report to the Union Culture Minister Kumari Selja
Justice Mukul Mudgal Committee formed to Fine-tune Draft National Sports Development Bill
Published on: 08-APR-2011
India Current Affairs 2011. Committee, headed by Justice Mukul Mudgalformed to fine-tune the draft National Sports Development Bill
PM constituted Committee to Suggest Rules & Regulations for Procurement
Published on: 23-MAR-2011
Indian PM constituted a committee to suggest rules and regulations for government procurement based on global best practices.
V Mohini Giri Committee submitted Draft of National Policy on Senior Citizens
Published on: 15-MAR-2011
A five-member committee led by Dr V Mohini Giri submitted final draft of National Policy on Senior Citizens 2011 to the Indian Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
CCS set up Inter-Ministerial Group to Release Indians on Hijacked Ships
Published on: 14-MAR-2011
The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on 11 March 2011 decided to set up an Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) to monitor the process of their release of 53 Indians on five hijacked ships being kept hostage in Somalia.
Justice Shivraj Patil Committee Report on Spectrum Allocation made Public
Published on: 11-FEB-2011
Shivraj Patil Committee Report on spectrum allocation emphasised on the need of a comprehensive legislation for the telecom sector.
B K Chaturvedi Committee to look into Antrix-Devas Deal on S-band Spectrum
Published on: 11-FEB-2011
Two member committee appointed to review deal that Antrix had struck with Devas for lease of scarce S-band spectrum.
Ashok Chawla Committee on Natural Resource Allocation
Published on: 09-FEB-2011
High powered committee formed to suggest mechanism for efficient distribution of natural resources such as telecom spectrum.
V K Shunglu Committee Blamed Prasar Bharti for Incurring Losses to Exchequer
Published on: 05-FEB-2011
V K Shunglu Committee appointed to investigate financial irregularities in the award of broadcasting rights of Commonwealth Games submiied report
GoM Headed by Finance Minister to Look into Environment Clearance Process
Published on: 05-FEB-2011
Indian Government decided to constitute GoM headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukerjee to look into environment clearance process.
Shivraj V. Patil Committee Submitted Report on 2G Scam
Published on: 01-FEB-2011
Shivraj V. Patil Committee submitted report on 2G spectrum allocation scam.
Quality Council Appointed Committee to Ensure Safe Blood
Published on: 31-JAN-2011
Quality Council of India appointed a five-member committee to rate blood banks across India in order to regulate blood banks.
P.V.K. Mohan Committee Submitted Report to the Shipping Ministry
Published on: 12-JAN-2011
Capt. P.V.K. Mohan Committee, constituted by the Shipping Ministry submitted report in January 2011.
Justice Srikrishna Committee Submitted Report
Published on: 03-JAN-2011
Justice Srikrishna Committee formed to look into Telangana issue submitted its report to Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on 30 December 2010.
HRD Ministry set up Panel to Probe IIT Scam
Published on: 23-DEC-2010
HRD ministry set up a three-member probe panel to look into the issue of IIT scam involving fake institute, Institute of Electrical Engineers (I).
Shivraj V. Patil Committee to Look into 2G Scam
Published on: 11-DEC-2010
The Indian government formed a one-member committee comprising retired Supreme Court Judge, Shivraj V. Patil to look into 2G scam.
High Level Committee on Financing of Infrastructure
Published on: 20-NOV-2010