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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...

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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Abhinav Bindra Heads Rio Shooters Committee

Abhinav Bindra was named Chairman of a five-member review committee to probe the shooters' Rio Games debacle. The mandate of the committee is to "examine...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

ML Mehta Committee Sought Extension

Union Urban Development Ministry had notified a Fair Fixation Committee (FFC), headed by former Delhi High Court judge M L Mehta, for revision of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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,...

RBI Committee on Fintech Business in India

The Reserve Bank of India is in the process of setting up a multi-disciplinary committee to study the FinTech business in India. FinTech, which means...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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,...

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 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 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...

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,...

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 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...

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...

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...

SEBI Panel on Disclosures, Accounting Standards

SEBI has re-constituted its committee which gives advice on issues related to disclosure requirements and accounting practices for various entities in the securities market. Composition...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Kofi Annan Heads Panel on Rohingya Issue

Myanmar's government has set up an advisory panel headed by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to find "lasting solutions" to the conflict in...

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...

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....

Panel Setup on Hooch Deaths in Surat

A three-member committee has been set up to inquire into the hooch tragedy at a village near Surat that saw 18 persons lose their...

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...

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 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...

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 &...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Subramanian Panel Recommends Higher MSP

The Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) headed panel asked the Centre to immediately announce higher minimum support price (MSP) of gram (chana) to Rs 4,000...

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...

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...

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....

Report on Civil Services Exam Submitted

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has referred the report of Baswan committee to the government for final decision. The UPSC had constituted the expert...

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 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....

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 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...

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...

Panel on Merger of Rail and General Budget

The government last month constituted a 5-member committee comprising senior officials of the ministries of finance and railways to work out the modalities for...

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...

Recommendations of Companies Law Committee

The Companies Law Committee was constituted in June 2015 for examining and making recommendations on the issues arising out of implementation of the Companies...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...