List of Important Committees in India- 2018 (Part - 2) (Download PDF)


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Six Member Committee on Film Certification - Chairperson Shyam Benegal, Purpose To lay down the procedure of certification within the guidelines of Cinematograph Act 1952 and suggest a suitable staffing structure for more efficient service.

  • Recommendations CBFC should only be a film certification body whose scope should be restricted to categorizing the suitability of the film to audience groups. The Certification of films have been split into three sections – General Guidelines, Issue Related Guidelines and Category Specific Guidelines. The total composition of the Board should not be more than nine members and one Chairman.

Committee on Gram in Dak Sevak

  • Chairperson Kamlesh Chandra

  • Purpose: To examine the wage structure, service conditions, system Of branch post Office for Gramin Dak Sevak in the Department of Posts.

Arvind Panagariya Panel

  • Chairperson Arvind Panagariya

  • Purpose: To fast track bullet trains.

Committee on Nurses Employed in Private Hospitals

  • Chairperson Anil R Dave

  • Purpose: To investigate the living conditions and salary structure of over 3 lakh nurses employed in private Hospitals.

Companies Law Committee

  • Chairperson Tapan Roy

  • Purpose: To examine and making recommendations on changing of Companies Act-2013

Committee on Godavari Rejuvenation

  • Chairperson Deepak Naik

  • Purpose: To revive Godavari by rejuvenating 78 % of the river in a year.

Committee on Education & Evolution of a National Education Policy

  • Chairperson T S R Subramanian

  • Purpose: To evolve the New Education Policy. To review five key green laws concerning protection and conservation of environment, forest, wildlife, water and air among others.

Mahesh Kumar Singla Committee

  • Chairperson Mahesh Kumar Singla

  • Purpose To recommend the modalities for granting Scheduled Caste Status to 6 OBC Communities in Assam.

Sub-Committee on Jewellery

  • Chairperson Ashok Lahiri

  • Purpose To interact with the trade and industry on the imposition of Central Excise duty on Jewellery

Parliamentary Standing Committee

  • Chairperson J C Divakar Reddy

  • Purpose: To tackle misleading advertisement as well as to fix liability on endorsers/celebrities.

Ayyapan Committee on Marine Fishery

  • Chairperson S Ayyapan

  • Purpose: To prepare a draft national policy on marine fishery after ascertaining the current status of exploitation of the resources and to look after the recommendations of Meena Kumari Committee on the same.

N K Singh Panel on FRBM Revival

  • Chairperson N K Singh

  • Purpose To review the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act of 2003 in the context of the uncertainty and volatility in the global economy.

11 Member Committee

  • Chairperson Lt. Gen D B Shekatkar (Retd. )

  • Purpose To relook Defence Expenditure

Three Member Committee on Transport

  • Chairperson Sanjay Mitra

  • Purpose TO frame a policy framework for taxi aggregators and other transport operators.

High Level Committee on Water Bodies in the Capital

  • Chairperson PWD Minister Satyendra Jain

  • Purpose Appointed by Delhi CM to look into the matters of water bodies in NCT Of Delhi with issues related to taking necessary Steps like site inspections, proper identification/confirmation, rain water harvesting and their development on targeted basis.

6 Member Committee on Monetary Policy

  • Chairperson Urijit Patel

  • Purpose To fix the benchmark policy rate (repo rate) required to contain inflation, bring transparency in monetary policy decisions.

Central Pay Commission

  • Chairperson Justice A K Mathur

  • Purpose To recommend substantial raise to the salaries and pensions to one crore central government employees.

Bimal Jalan Commttee

  • Chairperson Bimal Jalan

  • Purpose To suggest amendments to stock Exchange and Clearing Corporations (SECC) Regulations. To head the Expenditure Management Commission

R M Lodha Panel on MCI & R M Lodha Panel

  • Chairperson R M Lodha

  • Purpose To oversee MCI by bringing transparency and create a framework to plug loopholes in order to curb corruption. TO oversee how the regulator of medical profession and education in India function.

Madhav Chitale Committee

  • Chairperson Madhav Chitale

  • Purpose To gear up the guidelines for the desiltation (clearing off the silts) of the river Ganga.

T V S N Prasad Committee

  • Chairperson T V S N Prasad

  • Purpose To explore possible alternatives to pellet guns in Kashmir introduced by the State Police in 2010.

Sudarshan Sen Committee

  • Chairperson Sudarshan Sen

  • Purpose To study regulatory issues relating to financial technology (FinTech) and digital banking in India.

Committee on Trade Facilitation

  • Chairperson Pradeep Kumar Sinha

  • Purpose To develop the pan-India road map for trade facilitation.

9 Member Committee

  • Chairperson Gopal Mukherjee

  • Purpose To “review” the existing media policy for communicating the activities of the board and the income tax department to the public.

A K Sinha Expert Committee

  • Chairperson A K Sinha

  • Purpose To study the silt in the river.

22 Member Panel

  • Chairperson DOPT secretary Sri B P Sharma

  • Purpose To look into the 7th Pay Commission anomalies.

Chief Economic Advisor Led Panel and High Level Committee

  • Chairperson Arvind Subramanian

  • Purpose Report — Incentivising Pulses Production through Minimum Support Price (MSP) and related policies.

Central Level Committee

  • Chairperson Retired SC Judge or Retired HC Chief Justice

  • Purpose To deal with complaints regarding WAQF properties.

Monetary Policy Committee

  • Chairperson Chetan Ghate, Pami Dua and Ravindra H Dholakia

  • Purpose To determine the Interest Rate.

Parliamentary Panel

  • Chairperson Veerappa Moily

  • Purpose To review the disinvestment policy, Banking Sector. To revive the all budgetary reforms.

Parliamentary Panel on Home Affairs

  • Chairperson P Chidambaram

  • Purpose To review border issues and border security

Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee

  • Chairperson Vinod Zutshi

  • Purpose For the Swadesh Darshan Scheme.

Inter-Ministerial Committee on Prices of Essential Commodities

  • Chairperson Hem Pande

  • Purpose Government decided to utilize the vast network of post Offices across the country to sell subsidized pulses.

Munialapp Committee

  • Chairperson Munialapp

  • Purpose To keep vigil on Bird Flu Situation.

ICC’S Finance and Commercial Affairs Committee

  • Chairperson BCCI President Anurag Thakur

  • Purpose To see the revenue related aspects of ICC

International Olympic Committee’S (IOC) Atheletes’ Commission

  • Chairperson Saina Nehwal

  • Purpose The Commission is a consultative body whose function is to act as “the link between active athletes and the IOC”. It makes recommendations to the IOC’s executive bodies, and its chair serves as a member of the IOC Executive Board. Saina Nehwal has been appointed as its member.

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India

  • Chairperson Madhusudan Sahoo

  • Purpose To regulate the functioning of insolvency professionals, insolvency professional agencies and information utilities under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016.

High Level Technical Team

  • Chairperson G S Jha

  • Purpose To visit the Cauvery Basin area and assess the ground realities.

One Man Judicial Committee on One Rank One Pension (OROP)

  • Chairperson Justice L Narasimha Reddy

  • To look into the anomalies, if any, arising out of the implementation Of OROP.

Mata Prasad Committee

To overhaul in transmission planning to facilitate transfer of power on economic principles.

National Committee on Trade Facilitation (NCTF) & P K Sinha Committee

  • Chairperson P K Sinha

  • To facilitate domestic co-ordination and implementation of Trade Facilitation Agreement provisions. To shortlist the candidates for RBI Governor post.

Committee on Digital Payment

  • Chairperson Amitabh Kant, NITI Aayog CEO

  • Purpose To develop a digital payments option for the payment Of all government-citizen transactions to flush out black money and corruption form the country. To review e-commerce rules, to Tackle NPA in Power Sector, To give minority status to Hindus in 8 Hindu minority states

Fire Safety Committee

  • Chairperson J P Nadda

  • Purpose To review fire safety measures at various Central Government Hospitals.

Inter-Ministerial Committee

  • Chairperson: Senior Joint Secretary from the Ministry Of External Affairs.

  • Purpose: To solve the queries Of NRIs, tourists from abroad and foreign missions over demonetization issue.

Mundra Committee

  • Chairperson S S Mundra

  • Purpose TO speed up the process of recalibration Of Automated Teller Machines (ATM) to dispense the new denomination notes.

13 Member Committee

  • Chairperson Andhra Pradesh CM N. Chandrababu Naidu

  • Purpose To deal with the situation arising out of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 denomination notes. To promote cashless society and digital economy

Advisory Committee on Service Providers

  • Chairperson Mohandas Pai

  • Purpose To consolidate and amend laws relating to reorganization as well as insolvency resolution of corporate persons, partnership firms and individuals in a time bound manner.

- Published/Last Modified on: May 30, 2018

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