Committee on Computation of Economic Data

The government has formed a committee to upgrade the norms for computation of economic data at states and districts level in the backdrop of...

Rohini Commission Sub-Categorization of Other Backward Classes

Indian government has approved the extension of term of the Commission to examine the issue of sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes, by twelve weeks...

Committee on Water Resources in North Eastern Region

The Government has constituted a high-level committee for proper management of the water resources in the North Eastern Region (NER) under the Chairmanship of...

Ministry of Youth Affairs Setup Empowered Committee

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has approved to constitute an Empowered Steering Committee (ESC) on the basis of the recommendations of the interim...

SEBI Committee on Financial Technology

The Securities and Exchange Board of India has set up an advisory committee to examine the use of latest financial technology solutions for further...

SEBI Constitutes “Committee on Fair Market Conduct”

A fair and efficient securities market stands on investor confidence. The same can be instilled by keeping the market free from manipulative practices. Regulatory intervention...

Task Force on Artificial Intelligence for Economic Transformation

Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has constituted a Task Force on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for India’s Economic Transformation. With rapid development in the fields...

Commission to Examine Sub-Categorization Within OBCs

The Union Cabinet approved a proposal for setting up of a Commission under article 340 of the Constitution to examine the issue of sub-categorization...

Committee on Arbitration Submits Report

The Department of Legal Affairs, Ministry of Law and Justice, on 13 January, 2017 constituted a ten Member, High Level Committee under the Chairmanship...

Committee on Price Statistics

National Statistical Commission (NSC) constituted ‘Committee on Price Statistics’ under the Chairmanship of Dr. Sudipto Mundle in July 2010. The term of reference of...

Task Force on Improving Employment Data

Job creation, employment and unemployment have been important subjects of debate in India. However, recently, this debate has been taking place in a vacuum....

Olympic Task Force Report Submitted

The eight-member Olympic Task Force has submitted an extensive report to the government. The Task Force was constituted to plan a roadmap to improve...

B N Srikrishna Committee Submits Report

The Justice BN Srikrishna Committee, set up by the Law Ministry on January 13, 2017, to suggest reforms in India’s arbitration mechanism, has submitted...

Committee Setup on Indo-Bangladesh Border Fencing

The Supreme Court has set up a committee to oversee the border fencing work on the Indo-Bangladesh border. The members of the committee are: G.K.Pillai,...

Committee Setup on Media Reporting of Court Hearing

The Delhi High Court has setup a committee headed by retired Supreme Court judge Justice Ruma Pal to recommend recommendations on “how court proceedings ought...

Committee on Data Protection Framework in India

The Union government has appointed an expert committee, headed by former Supreme Court Judge B.N. Srikrishna, to “identify key data protection issues” in India...

Dr. Mihir Shah Committee in News

A Committee constituted by the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Revejunation in year 2015 under the Chairmanship of Dr. Mihir Shah...

Indian Task Force on Shell Companies

A ‘Task Force on Shell Companies’ under the Joint Chairmanship of Revenue Secretary and Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs was constituted in February, 2017...

SC Setup Committee to Oversee Medical Council of India

The Supreme Court has agreed with the government’s proposal of five eminent medical practitioners to oversee the functioning and decisions of the Medical Council of...

Committee Setup to Study Cow Derivatives

The union government has set up a 19-member committee to scientifically validate research on cow derivatives such as cow-urine and their benefits. This committee is headed...

Majithia Wage Boards in News

The Union Minister for Labour and Employment held a meeting with the representatives of the State Governments to review the status of implementation of...

Central Monitoring Committee on GST Setup

The Government of India has setup a Central Monitoring Committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary. Three meetings of the Central Monitoring Committee have been held...

Rina Mitra Committee on Myanmar Border

Recently, the Union Home Ministry has constituted a committee headed by Rina Mitra to “examine the present rules and regulations adopted by the border States for...

Eric Holder Report in News

Uber Technologies Inc. is an American technology company headquartered in San Francisco, California, USA operating in 633 cities worldwide. It develops, markets and operates the...

New Committee on Corporate Governance

SEBI has set up a committee to recommend the measures  to help improve the standards of corporate governance of listed companies in India. Uday Kotak,...

Dr. Ved Prakash Mishra Committee Report

The Ministry of Shipping had constituted a committee to study how the existing healthcare infrastructure at major ports can be upgraded under PPP mode...

Dr K. Kasturirangan Committee on National Education Policy

The committee for preparation of final draft of National Education Policy has been constituted under the Chairmanship of eminent Scientist Padma Vibhushan Dr K....

RBI Oversight Committee Gets New Chairman

Former chief vigilance commissioner Pradeep Kumar has been appointed as the chairman of newly re-constituted RBI's Oversight Committee. RBI has expanded its Oversight Committee by adding...

Report of Task Force on Innovation

Innovation is widely recognized as a central driver of economic growth and development. The Global Innovation Index (GII) aims to capture the multi-dimensional facets...

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...

Olympic Task Force Submits Report

The eight-member Olympic Task Force submitted its recommendations on preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics to the government. It was set up by Sports...

Harsh Malhotra Committee Submits Report

In the context of the complaints received from various sections of the societies against the Bharat Scouts and Guides and Hindustan Scouts and Guides,...

Chitale Committee on Desiltation of Ganga

Chitale committee on Desiltation  of Ganga was constituted in July 2016 by the Ministry of Water Resources River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation to prepare guidelines...

Labh Singh Committee on University Sports

The Union Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs has appointed a six-member committee to study existing sports tournaments in the Universities and critical gaps...

Sharada Prasad Committee Report on Skill Councils

The committee was constituted by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship on 18th May 2016 for Rationalisation and Optimization of the Functioning of...

TRAI Forms Committee on Outdated Regulations

TRAI has constituted three subgroups in areas such as licensing, tariff and service quality, to identify and weed out obsolete regulations and orders. Three advisors...

NK Singh Committee on FRBM: Main Recommendations

Government had constituted a Committee in May, 2016 to review the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Act under the Chairmanship of Shri N.K....

Inter-Ministerial Panel to Monitor UDAN Scheme

The government has set up an inter-ministerial committee to monitor the regional air connectivity scheme UDAN which seeks to make flying affordable by connecting...

National Judicial Pay Commission For Subordinate Judiciary

The Supreme Court of India has constituted a new National Judicial Pay Commission to examine the structure pay and other conditions of Judicial Officers...

Arvind Panagriya Task Force on Employment Data

In view of the importance of timely and reliable data on employment, the Prime Minister has directed the Prime Minister’s Office and concerned Ministries...

R. B. Barman Committee Constituted

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has constituted a Technical Committee in accordance with Regulation 14 of the IBBI (Information Utilities) Regulations,...

Ashok Lavasa Committee Submits Report

A high-level committee headed by finance secretary Ashok Lavasa submitted its report on allowances to 47 lakh central government employees. The Ashok Lavasa committee was...

Implementation of Pay Commission in Educational Institutions

The human resource and development (HRD) ministry of India has formed a committee headed by Higher education secretary to review the recommendations made by...

Shunglu Committee Report in News

Shunglu Committee is a committee of experts instituted to examine the alleged irregularities and cases of nepotism in the appointments across various Delhi state...

Girdhar Malviya Committee Submits Report to Minister

The committee constituted to prepare draft Ganga Act submitted its report to the Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma...

Committee Setup on Bitcoins and Virtual Currency

The circulation of Virtual Currencies which are also known as Digital/Crypto Currencies has been a cause of concern. This has been expressed in various...

Committee Setup on Regulatory Bodies for AYUSH System

A Committee under the Chairmanship of Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), NITI Aayog and Secretary,...

Madan Lal Named Chairman of Committee

Former coach and Test all-rounder Madan Lal has been named as the chairman of a three-member committee to look into the recent altercation between...

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...

Madhukar Gupta Committee on Border Submits Report

The Committee constituted under the Chairmanship of Shri Madhukar Gupta, has submitted its report to the Government to strengthen border protection and address vulnerabilities...

RBI Sets up Committee to Review Cyber Threats

RBI has announced setting up of an inter-disciplinary standing committee on cyber security to review the threats inherent in the existing and emerging technology....

Partha Committee on Migration Submits Report

The ‘Working Group on Migration’ was setup by the Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation in 2015. It has now submitted its Report...

Rajasthan Appoints Committee on Pay Commission

The Rajasthan government has appointed a three-member committee, headed by former Chief Secretary D.C. Samant, to study and implement the recommendations of the Seventh...

Committee Develops Uniform Accident Recording Format

An  expert committee was constituted by Ministry of Road  Transport and Highways to review the format for reporting of road  accidents. The committee headed by...

Telangana Complained Against Bajaj Committee

Telangana State has decided to lodge a complaint with the Union Ministry of Water Resources against Bajaj Committee which visited Telangana and Andhra Pradesh...

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...

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...

RBI Committee to Strengthen Cyber Security

The Reserve Bank (RBI) has decided to set up an inter-disciplinary panel on cyber security to examine various threats and suggest measures to deal with...

Committee Setup on Namami Gange Programme

Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti has announced setting up of a Committee of Secretaries to speed up...

Committee Constituted to Review HAJ Policy

Ministry of Minority Affairs has constituted a Committee on 31.01.2017 to review the Haj Policy 2013-17 and to suggest framework for Haj Policy 2018-22....

Committee on Doubling the Income of Farmers

To understand the impact of demonetization on farming sector, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)-National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NIAP) conducted...

Justice Ashok Kumar Roopanwal Commission Submits Report

The report of Justice Ashok Kumar Roopanwal (Retd.) Commission of Inquiry alongwith memorandum of Action Taken thereon has been laid before both the houses...

Dhirendra Singh Committee: Main Recommendations

Capital acquisition of defence equipment is carried out as per the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP), which stipulates a time schedule for completion of the...

Experts Committee on Yoga Protocol for Diabetes Control

A 16 member committee of experts has been constituted by Ministry of AYUSH to prepare a Yoga Protocol for Diabetes Control. The Committee is...

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...

Task Force Committee on Olympic Action Plan

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the constitution of the Task Force committee for preparing action plan for next three Olympic Games 2020,...

Olympic Games Sports Committee Reconstituted

The Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel has reconstituted TOP committee with the objective of identifying and supporting...

Chandra Babu Naidu Committee Report on Digital Payments

The CMs Committee on Digital Payments led by the convener and  Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Chandra Babu Naidu submitted the interim report on Digital Payments...

N.K. Singh Committee on FRBM Submits Report

N.K. Singh panel on revising the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act has submitted its report to the government. The five-member committee — including Reserve...

Committee Setup on Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act

The Centre has formed a committee to frame uniform rules for the states to avoid delay in proper implementation of the Rights of Persons...

Committee Constituted on Mahanadi and its Tributaries

Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has constituted a negotiations committee to assess availability and utilisation of waters of Mahanadi and...

Amitabh Chaudhry Committee Setup by IRDAI

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has constituted a 8 member committee headed by Amitabh Chaudhry, Chief Executive officer, HDFC Standard...

Committee on Caste Census Submits Report

The Government mounted the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) with the purpose of ranking households for receiving benefits under government programmes. The Socio...

Committee on Haj Subsidy Constituted

The Central government has formed a six-member committee to look into the Haj subsidy issue in light of a 2012 Supreme Court order on...

NGT Setup Committee on Delhi Solid Waste

National Green Tribunal constitutes Committee to tackle solid waste problem in Delhi. The Committee includes National pollution control board, national capital territory representatives, a...

UN Setup Task Force on Sexual Exploitation and Abuse

The United Nations announced plans to strengthen its approach to preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and abuse by creating a high-level task force...

Committee on National Sports Development Code

The Government has decided to constitute the following Committee to study the existing sports governance frame work, issues relating to sports governance in the...

Committee on Educational Institutions for Minorities

A high-level committee has been constituted to establish world class educational institutions to provide better traditional and modern education to students belonging to Minority...

Committee on Arbitration Mechanism in India

The Government has decided to constitute a High Level Committee (HLC) on arbitration mechanism in the Ministry of Law and Justice, comprising of the...

Girish Bapat Committee on illegal Buildings

The Maharashtra State Cabinet has appointed a sub-committee to penalise illegal buildings and curb their proliferation in urban areas. The sub-committee headed by Food and...

Committee on Security for Digital Payments

The Committee of Chief Ministers tasked with promoting digital payments has decided to set up a panel to examine security concerns that could arise...

Maharashtra Forms Panel on Air Pollution

The Maharashtra Government has formed a committee for effective implementation of Air Pollution (Prevention And Control) Act, 1981. The 14–member committee, headed by the State...

Sudhir Committee Recommends Reservation for Muslims

The four-member Commission led by G. Sudhir in Telangana has recommended 12% reservation or a minimum of 9% to the muslim community in social and educational...

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...

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...

Report of Committee on Digital Payments

The Committee on Digital Payments constituted by the Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs under the Chairmanship of Shri. Ratan P. Watal, Principal...

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...

Amitabh Kant Committee on Cashless Economy

The Union government has formed a new committee, headed by Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant, to form a strategy to expedite the process of...

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 Inter Linking of Rivers

The Union Cabinet gave its nod for constituting a “Special Committee for Inter-Linking of Rivers” in compliance with the Supreme Court judgment. It accepted the...

S S Mundra Task Force on ATMs Setup

Government has set up a task force under the chairmanship of RBI Deputy Governor S S Mundra to ensure that ATMs across the country...

Gopinath Committee on Corporate Bond Market

Securities and Exchange Board of India re-constituted its committee that suggests roadmap for developing corporate bond market in the country. The 28-member committee would...

Committee Setup on Climate Resilient Farming

The Maharashtra government has set up a committee for the implementation of a ₹4,000-crore project on climate resilient agriculture. The seven-member panel, headed by the...

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...

Committee Setup on Bird Flu in India

The Central government has constituted a Committee headed by Joint Commissioner, Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairy and Fisheries (DADF) to maintain constant vigil on...

Cauvery Panel Submits Report

A high level technical panel appointed by the Supreme Court has submitted report. Report confirmed that the Cauvery basin is in trouble. The committee, however,...

K.S. Valdiya Committee Submits Report

Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharati released a Report on Palaeo Channel of North West India: Review &...

Committee Setup to Frame Forest Law

The Union environment, forests and climate change ministry has constituted an 11-member committee to revamp the Indian Forest Act, 1927. It is chaired by the...

Abhinav Bindra Panel Submits Report

Abhinav Bindra-led NRAI review committee has come out with a damning 36-page report reviewing the performance. The committee was formed after none of the 12...

GS Jha Committee Setup on Cauvery Basin

Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has constituted a high level technical team to visit the Cauvery basin area to assess...