Committees: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Aug 12, 2016
  • 1 Government Constitutes Amitabh Kant Committee to Review E-Commerce Rules [ Committees & Bodies ]

    Union Government has constitutes Amitabh Kant committee to review e- commerce rules. Four states including Maharashtra and Karnataka will also be the members of the committee. The committee would suggest ways to further promote the growth of the sector.

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  • Jul 27, 2016
  • 1 MHA Sets Up TVSN Prasad Committee to Explore Possible Alternatives to Pellet Guns in Kashmir [ Committees & Bodies ]

    Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has setup a seven-member committee for discovering the other possible alternatives to pellet guns as non-lethal guns. Committee will be headed by Joint Secretary of MHA TVSN Prasad. It will submit its report within two months.

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  • Jul 25, 2016
  • 1 Ministry Constituted Madhav Chitale Committee to Prepare Guidelines for Desiltation of Ganga River [ Committees & Bodies ]

    Madhav Chitale committee constituted to prepare guidelines for desiltation of Ganga River. This committee constituted by Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.

    • Madhav Chitale (Expert Member of NGRBA) committee includes four member.
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  • Jul 20, 2016
  • 1 Supreme Court Accepts Lodha Committee’S Recommendations on Structural Reforms in BCCI [ Committees & Bodies ]

    SC has accepted major recommendations of Lodha Committee on reforms in BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India). BCCI is the world’s richest cricketing body. In January 2016, the committee had submitted its recommendations to Supreme Court.

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  • Jul 7, 2016
  • 1 Government Constitute Shankar Acharya Committee to Examine Desirability and Feasibility [ Committees & Bodies ]

    Union Government constituted a Committee to examine the desirability and feasibility of having ‘a new financial year’. The Union Finance Ministry has constituted four members committee.

    • The committee will examine the merits and demerits of various dates for the beginning of the

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  • Jul 4, 2016
  • 1 Ministry Grants Recognition to Paralympic Committee of India [ Committees & Bodies ]

    The union Sports Ministry has announced that it has granted recognition to the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), giving a huge confidence boost to the several para-athletes who have qualified for Rio Paralympics

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    The union Sports Ministry has announced that it has granted recognition to the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI),

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  • Jun 22, 2016
  • 1 Expert Committee’S Recommendations for Examining Specific Relief Act, 1963 [ Committees & Bodies ]

    To examine the Specific Relief Act, 1963 the Expert Committee was constituted which had submitted its report to Union Law and Justice Minister D. Sadananda Gowda and suggested to recommended changes in the decades old law to confirm the ease of doing business in the country.

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  • Jun 6, 2016
  • 1  Nita Ambani Named for International Olympic Committee [ Committees & Bodies ]

    Founder and Chairperson of Reliance Foundation Nita Ambani have been nominated as a candidate to be a new member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with this she becomes the first Indian woman to be nominated to the IOC and is being careful in the category of volunteers

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  • May 19, 2016
  • 1 NK Singh Committee to Evaluate FRBM Act [ Committees & Bodies ]

    The Union Government has created a five member committee to expansively review and give recommendations on the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) roadmap for the future.

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    • Former Revenue Secretary and Rajya Sabha MP, NK Singh will head the committee.

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  • May 16, 2016
  • 1  Anil Kumble Re-Appointed as ICC Cricket Committee Chairman [ Committees & Bodies ]

    Anil Kumble former India captain has been re-appointed as ICC (International Cricket Council) Cricket Committee chairman for a second term of three years previously he was selected for the post of chairman for his first term in 2012 and now he will remain to head the panel until

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  • May 12, 2016
  • 1  To Formulate Taxi Operators Policy Framework Government Has Constitutes Sanjay Mitra Committee [ Committees & Bodies ]

    To prepare a policy framework for taxi and other transport operators the Union Government has established a three member committee which will be headed by Sanjay Mitra, Secretary of Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and other two members are Joint Secretary, Union Minis

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  • Apr 11, 2016
  • 1 B B Tandon Committee Has Been Constituted by Union Government to Monitor Government Advertisements [ Committees & Bodies ]

    A three-member Committee has been established by the Union Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry to see that guidelines set for government advertisements by the Supreme Court are followed.

    • The former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) B B Tandon will head the committee, and

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  • Apr 7, 2016
  • 1 MHA Constitute Madhukar Gupta Committee Will Advise Ways to Tighten Security of Indo-Pak Border [ Committees & Bodies ]

    The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has established high-level committee which will advised ways to make tighter security at India-Pakistan border. The former Union Home Secretary Madhukar Gupta will head the committee.

    • The committee will suggest:
    1. Ways to strengthen the se

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  • Jan 13, 2016
  • 1 To fast-track bullet train Project Government has established Arvind Panagariya committee [ Committees & Bodies ]

    To fast track the Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor Union Government has established a committee. The main task of this committee is to interact with the Japanese counterpart for taking further steps in implementation of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Corridor.

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  • Jan 8, 2016
  • 1 On BCCI reforms, recommendations of Justice Lodha Committee [ Committees & Bodies ]

    With reform suggestions in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Justice RM Lodha Committee has submitted its report to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has appointed this committee in 2014 to make recommendations to the BCCI in order in order to prevent frauds an

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  • 2 Kamlesh Chandra Committee will study wage structure of Gramin Dak Sevaks [ Committees & Bodies ]

    The Union Government has constituted a Kamlesh Chandra’s committee to examine the wage structure, service conditions of the Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) in the Department of Posts (DoP). It will be one member committee comprising of Retired Member of Postal Services Board Kamlesh Chan

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  • 3 Shyam Benegal will head Committee to revamp Central Board of Film Censors [ Committees & Bodies ]

    The noted film-maker Shyam Benegal has been constituted a committee head by the Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting to look into revamp the film certification nuances by Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC).

    The work of committee is to suggest recommendations provide a

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  • Nov 24, 2015
  • 1  N Gopalaswami Committee on Sanskrit Promotion has formed by Union HRD Ministry [ Committees & Bodies ]

    For revitalize interest in the ancient Indian classical language Sanskrit the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has constituted a 13 member expert committee exclusively on Sanskrit in its attempt to. Chief election commissioner (CEC) N Gopalaswami will head the expe

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  • Oct 29, 2015
  • 1  R.V. Easwar Committee is set up by Union government to simplify IT act provisions [ Committees & Bodies ]

    Union Government has established a committee to streamline the provisions of the Income Tax Act (IT), 1961. Under the Chairmanship of former Delhi High Court Judge, Justice R. V. Easwar this committee came into action.

    • The other nine memebers are: VK. Bhasin, Vinod Jain, Rajiv M

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  • Sep 28, 2015
  • 1 Expert committee set up by government to change UPSC civil services exam pattern [ Committees & Bodies ]

    About UPSC civil services exam: It is a competitive exam in India conducted by Union Public Service Commission for hiring various civil services of government. It includes Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS), Indian Reven

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  • Aug 25, 2015
  • 1 A P Shah Committee recommends MAT relief to FIIs [ Committees & Bodies ]

    About A P Shah: Ajit Prakash Shah is a retired Justice. He was born on 13th February 1948 at Solapur. He is the Chairman of the 20th Law Commission of India. He had worked as the Chief Justice of Delhi High Court from May 2008 to February 2010 till his retirement.

    • He has comple

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  • 2 RBI committee recommends for conversion of UCBs into regular banks [ Committees & Bodies ]

    About RBI: RBI stands for Reserve Bank of India. It is central banking organization in India. It controls the financial policy of the Indian rupee. It was started on 1st April 1935 during the British Rule.

    • It was nationalized on 1st January 1949.
    • Its four local headquarters are

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  • Jul 29, 2015
  • 1 IRDAI sets up 3 committees to analysis regulations in insurance [ Committees & Bodies ]

    About IRDA: IRDAI stands for Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India. It is an agency of Government of India for insurance sector supervision and development. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) is an independent top legislative organiz

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  • Jul 21, 2015
  • 1 RBI Logo Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted a committee to prepare a 5 year [ Committees & Bodies ]

    RBI executive director Deepak Mohanty will be a head of committee and comprise total of 14 members Terms of References of the committee for Action plan to spread the reach of financial services across country to unbanked population. This committee will review the existing policy

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  • Jun 24, 2015
  • 1 Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz re-elected as chairman of UK Parliament committee [ Committees & Bodies ]

    British Indian-origin MP Keith Vaz has been re-elected as Chairman of Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) in House of Commons of UK Parliament. MP Keith Vaz was re-elected as Chairman of HASC for third time by receiving 412 votes compared to 192 votes secured by his opponent Lab

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  • Jun 23, 2015
  • 1 Recommendations of Bibek Debroy committee on restructuring of Indian Railways [ Committees & Bodies ]

    Eminent economist and NITI Aayog member Bibek Debroy’s Committee on the restructuring of Indian Railways has submitted its final report to the Union Ministry of Railways. In Bibek Debroy Committee had consisted seven-member panel headed by Bibek Debroy and the other 6 members are

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  • Jun 3, 2015
  • 1 Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, V V S Laxman inducted in BCCI advisory committee [ Committees & Bodies ]

    Former Indian ace cricketers Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and V V S Laxman have selected the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI’s) which is newly-constituted Cricket Advisory committee. The Cricket advisory committee will guide BCCI in all matters related to the game

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  • Jun 1, 2015
  • 1 Union Government constitutes Committee headed by Vijay Kelkar to revisit PPP infra model [ Committees & Bodies ]

    Union government of India appointed Vijay Kelkar who headed a 10-member committee to review and revitalise public private partnership (PPP) mode of infrastructure development which appointed by the Union government. C.S. Rajan, Dr. Shekhar Shah, S.B. Nayar, Pradeep Kumar, Vikram

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  • May 14, 2015
  • 1 KV Thomas renominated as Chairman of Public Accounts Committee [ Committees & Bodies ]

    Prof. Kuruppassery Varkey Thomas (KV Thomas) renominated as Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan for a second term of one year. KV Thomas was first nominated as Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in August 2014 and he is the senior Congress P

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  • Apr 21, 2015
  • 1 Energy International Paralympic Committee derecognizes Paralympic Committee of India [ Committees & Bodies ]

    The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) for indefinite period and the reason behind this PCI had provided shoddy treatment to athletes during the National Para-Athletics Championships held in Ghaziabad from March 20 to 22

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