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Committee Setup on Pulses MSP

The Government has decided to set up a committee under the chief economic advisor to frame a long-term policy on pulses, which will look...

SC Appoints Panel to Govern BCCI

The Supreme Court has appointed four administrators to run the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). They are: Vinod Rai, historian Ramachandra...

National Committee on Trade Facilitation

The Union government has constituted a National Committee on Trade Facilitation (NCTF) under the Chairmanship of the Cabinet Secretary, Pradeep Kumar Sinha. The establishment of...

Empowered Committee on 7th Pay Commission

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for setting up an Empowered Committee of Secretaries under the...

Task Force to Ease Currency Exchange

The Reserve Bank of India has formed a task force to ease currency exchange facility in Nepal for non-Indians. The task force has been formed...

Committee on Avian Influenza Submits Report

The Monitoring Committee constituted by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for overseeing outbreak of H5N8 avian influenza reviewed the control and...

Panel Setup on Food Fortification

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), has now constituted a Scientific Panel on “Food Fortification and Nutrition”. The Panel will identify critical...

Committee Setup on Surge Pricing by Taxis

Transport ministry has set up a high-level committee to look into various issues pertaining to taxi operators, including existing permits and surge pricing by...

Task Force on Pharmaceutical Sector

The Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Ananth Kumar today released recommendations of the task force on development of manufacturing capabilities in each medical...

13 Member Panel on Demonetisation

The union government has set up a 13-member committee to formulate a roadmap to implement measures that promote digital payment systems and move towards...

Committee on CSR Compliance Submits Report

A High Level Committee, set up by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs to suggest measures for monitoring the progress of implementation of Corporate Social...

DS Dhesi Committee Setup on Jat Agitation

The Haryana government constituted a five-member committee headed by Chief Secretary D. S. Dhesi to resolve the problems of those agitating for reservation and...

Madhukar Gupta Committee Submits Report

The Madhukar Gupta Committee on border protection has submitted its report to the Home Minister Rajnath Singh. The Committee headed by former Home Secretary Madhukar...

RV Easwar Committee Report Highlights

A committee set up by the government to change direct tax laws has suggested several taxpayer-friendly measures to improve the ease of doing business,...

Decisions of Committee on Digital Payments

The Second meeting of the Committee of Chief Ministers on adoption of Digital Payments was held on 9th December 2016 at NITI Aayog. The Committee...

Committee to Frame Policy For Taxi Operators

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has constituted a three member committee to prepare a policy framework for taxi and other transport operators. The...

High Level Committee to Remove Child Pornography Formed

The Supreme Court has constituted a high level committee to coordinate with internet giants like Facebook, Microsoft and Google to remove rape, gang rape...

Committee Formed to Look into Pay Issues

A committee has been formed to look into various pay related anomalies arising out of the implementation of the Seventh Central Pay Commission's recommendations. The...

Bankruptcy Law Reforms Committee Report

The Bankruptcy Law Reform Committee headed by former Law secretary T. K. Viswanathan has recommended the establishment of an insolvency regulator to exercise regulatory...

Expert Committee Setup to Study Cyber Laws

Government of India has constituted an expert Committee under the Chairmanship of  T.K. Viswanathan, former Law Secretary and Member from NSCS, Department of Legislative...

Committee Constituted On FRBM Roadmap

In pursuance of the Budget Announcement 2016-17, the Government has constituted a five Member Committee to comprehensively review and give recommendations on the FRBM...

18 Sectoral Groups on GST Constituted

18 Sectoral Groups have been constituted representing various sectors of the economy in order to ensure smooth roll-out of GST. These 18 Sectoral Groups...

Gujarat Becomes Tenth State to Join UDAY

Current Affairs: With Gujarat Government communicating its in-principle to Ministry of Power (MoP) of joining UDAY , Gujarat has become the 10th State to...

China Launches New Intelligence Ship

China's Navy has launched a new electronic reconnaissance ship, the CNS Kaiyangxing or Mizar, with hull code 856. The Kaiyangxing is capable of conducting all-weather,...

National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board

The National Medical and Wellness Tourism Board was constituted under the Chairmanship of the Minister for Tourism in October 2015 to provide dedicated institutional...

Thailand Ratifies Employment Discrimination Convention

Thailand, member State of the ILO since 1919, ratified one of the eight fundamental ILO Conventions, namely the Discrimination (Employment and Occupation) 1958, (No.111)...