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...

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...

High Level Advisory Group Constituted for Trade

The Minister of Commerce & Industry, Suresh Prabhu, has approved the constitution of a High Level Advisory Group (HLAG) to make recommendations for identifying...

Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility

A High Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility – 2018 (HLC-2018) has been constituted under the Chairmanship of Shri. Injeti Srinivas, Secretary, Ministry of...

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...

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...

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 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...

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....

Rajesh Gopal Committee On Wildlife Protection Act

The Centre has begun a review of the Wildlife Protection Act (WPA), enacted in 1972 and last amended in 2006 under the Congress-led United...

Expert Committee on Specific Relief Act 1963

The Expert Committee set up on examining the Specific Relief Act, 1963 submitted its Report to Union Law & Justice Minister. In its report the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Panel Setup on Jat Quota Row

Yielding to pressure from agitating Jats, the Centre announced setting up of a committee under a senior Union Minister to examine the quota demand...

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...

Panel Setup on Issues of EXIM Bank

Government has appointed a 10-member panel to look into various issues, including higher capital infusion in Exim Bank. Panel will be headed by the finance...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

SIT on Black Money Submits Report

Chairman of Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Black Money, appointed by Supreme Court, has impressed upon the imperative need to establish the following institutional...

Sports Ministry Sets up Committee

The Sports Ministry constituted a two-member committee to probe the allegations of official apathy levelled by marathon runner OP Jaisha, who claims to have...

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...

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...

Govt Setup Task Force on Innovation

Recognizing India’s potential to reach great heights in innovation, the Commerce & Industry Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman had directed the setting up of a Task...

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...

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...

Committee Setup on Relief Act 1963

The Legislative Department in the Ministry of Law & Justice has constituted an expert committee to review the Specific Relief Act, 1963. The Specific Relief...

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...

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...

Coal Ministry Forms Committee

The Ministry of Coal formed a five-member committee to chalk out a policy on the disposal of washery rejects. The panel will be headed by...

Committee for Tribal Welfare Reconstituted

Standing Committee for Tribal Welfare (SCTW) of the Ministry of Tribal Welfare has been reconstituted with the Cabinet Minister as its Chairman and Minister...

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...

Monetary Policy Committee Notified

Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) constitution under the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, has been notified. The MPC, in which three members are from the...

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...

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...

Chairman of Lok Sabha Ethics Committee

L K Advani has been renominated as Chairman of the Lok Sabha’s Ethics Committee by Speaker Sumitra Mahajan. The Ethics Committee examines every complaint relating...

Committee on Delhi Traffic Decongestion

A High Powered Committee on ‘Decongestion of Traffic in Delhi’ has called for a paradigm shift in transport planning and policy interventions to check...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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,...

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...

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....

Dhingra Commission Submits Report

The Justice S.N. Dhingra-led commission, probing the grant of licences for change in land use (CLU) in four villages of Gurgaon submitted its report...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Shah Panel Submits Report

Justice AP Shah Committee submitted its on the compensation Reliance Industries should pay to ONGC for producing state-run firm's gas for the past seven...

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...

Virginius Xaxa Committee on Tribal Affairs

In keeping with the special status accorded to Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the Constitution of India, the Union Government has affirmed its commitment to...

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,...

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...

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...

Committee Recommends Common Electoral Roll

The Standing Committee on Law and Personnel of Parliament recommends that a common electoral roll be prepared in the country which can be used...

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,...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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,...

Panel For Relaxation in CRZ Norms

The Shailesh Nayak committee, which reviewed the Coastal Regulation Zone 2011 notification, has suggested relaxation in No Development Zones (NDZ) in CRZ-3 areas of...

Ashok Sharma Committee on IIT-JEE Exam

The Committee of Eminent Persons (CEP) constituted by the IIT Council under the Chairmanship of Prof Ashok Misra submitted its report to the Government...

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 &...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Parliamentary Panel on Budgets Merger

With the Cabinet’s approving the merger of Railway Budget with General Budget, the parliamentary panel on finance has decided to ‘examine’ the move along...