Important Committees In India – All You Need to Know

DayTodayGK has prepared a list of Important Committees In India. This is one of the major topics in General Awareness Category. We can expect one or two questions from this topic.

Committee Purpose
Abid Hussain Committee Recommendations on Small scale industries
Agarwal Committee Nepotism in granting petrol pump, LPG connections
Ajay Vikram Singh Committee Faster promotions in Army
Alagh Committee Civil Service Examinations
Anil Kaushal Committee To examine the recommendations made by the TRAI on pricing of Spectrum.
Arvind Mayaram Committee For giving clear definitions to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Foreign Institutional Investment (FII)
Arvind Mayaram Panel  Report on the alleged irregularities at the National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL)
B. Sambamurthy Panel Favors single mobile banking app on all SIMs. Panel recommended that customers should not be required to visit the bank branch for mobile number registration.
B. Shivraman Committee Institutional Credit For Agricultural & Rural Development
Balwant Rai Mehta Committee Recommendations on decentralization system
Bhandari Committee  Reconstruction of RRBs
Bhanu Pratap Singh Committee Agriculture
Bimal Jalan Committee To scrutinize applications for new bank licenses.
Boothalingam Committee Recommendations on integrated wages, income and price policy.
Butler Committee Relation between Indian states & paramount power
C Rangarajan Committee  Recommended the pricing of natural gas by a complex methodology of arriving at an average of International gas hub prices.
Chakravarti Committee Banking sector reforms
Chelliah Committee Eradicating black money
Chelliah Committee Tax reforms
Damodran Committee On improvement of customer services in banks
Deepak Parekh Committee For Financing Infrastructure sector
G.V.Ramakrishna Committee Disinvestment in PSU shares
Godbole Committee Enron Power Project
H R Khan Panel To evaluate unclaimed PPF and Post Office savings
Hari Gautam Committee To review the status of UGC
Hilton-Young Commission Recommended setting up of RBI.
Hurtog Committee Growth of British India education -its effects
J.C.Kumarappa Committee Congress agrarian Reforms Committee
Janaki Ram Committee Security Scam
Janakiraman Committee To investigate the security transactions of the bank
JS Mathur Committee  To revise Newspaper Advertisement Rates.
Justice A.P. Shah Committee To head panel on Right to Privacy
Justice B.N.Kirpal Committee 1st chairman National Forest Commission
Jyoti Basu Committee Report on Octroi abolition.
K M Chandrasekhar Committee For rationalization of foreign investment norms
K U.B. Rao Committee Idea of setting up Bullion Bank or Bullion Corporation of India
K. Ratna Prabha Committee on indecent depiction of women in media.
Kelkar Committee 1 First committee on backward castes
Kelkar Committee 2 Direct – Indirect Taxes
Kelkar Committee 3 Enquiry on Kargil defense deals.
Khandelwal Committee  On HR issues of public sector banks.
Kirit Parikh Committee On fuel pricing has suggested that the diesel prices should be increased by Rs 1‐1.50 a litre every month as against the 45‐50 paise monthly hike followed currently.
M P Bezbaruah Committee To suggest suitable remedial measures to address concerns regarding the security of people from North East.
Malhotra Committee Insurance Reforms
Mashelkar Committee National Auto Fuel Policy
Mathur Committee To examine the possibility of the constitution of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for reinvestigation of the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases.
MBN Rao Committee  To prepare the blueprint of India’s first women’s bank
Muddiman Committee Working of Diarchy as in Montague Chelmsford reforms
Mukul Mudgal Committee To probe IPL spot‐fixing
Mukul Mudgal Committee  Looking into US giant Walmart’s lobbying activities to enter India
Nachiket Mor Committee Comprehensive financial services for small businesses and low‐income households.
Narasimham Committee Banking sector reforms
Narasimham Committee I
Narasimham Committee II
On Banking Sector Reforms.
Naresh Chandra Committee  14 member task force on security issues
Naresh Chandra Committee Corporate governance
Omkar Goswami Committee Industrial sickness
P.C.Hotha Committee Restructuring of civil services
Parthasarathi Shome Committee Tax Administration Reform Commission (TARC), Suggest a system to enforce better tax compliance
Pitroda Committee To review the institutional framework of Prasar Bharti
PJ Nayak Committee To review Governance of Boards of Banks in India. The committee was constituted under the chairmanship of P. J.Nayak. He is a former Chairman and CEO of Axis Bank.
R S Sharma Expert Committee To Review the Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Rules 2014
Rajindar Sachar Committee 2 Report on the social, economic and educational status of the Muslims of India.
Rajinder Sachar Committee 1 Companies and MRPT Act
Ram Nandan Prasad Committee Constitution of creamy layers among Backward Castes.
Ramanujam Committee To identify obsolete laws
Rangarajan Committee Reforms in private sector
Rangaraju Committee Statistics
Rekhi Committee Structure of indirect taxation
Saharya Committee Tehelka tapes
Sawant Committee Enquiry on corruption, charges against ministers & Anna Hazare
Shri Aditya Puri Committee  Dissemination of Credit Information
Shri B. Mahapatra Committee To review the existing prudential guidelines on restructuring of advances by banks/financial institutions
Shri M. Narasimham Committee Banking Sector Reforms
Shri Pulak Kumar Sinha            Committee To study the feasibility of Aadhaar as an additional factor for authentication of card present transactions
Shri Pulak Kumar Sinha           Committee To study the feasibility of Aadhaar as an additional factor for authentication of card present transactions
Shri Raghuram Rajan Committee Financial Sector Reforms,
Sivaramakrishnan Committee To suggest a place to build the capital city of Andhra Pradesh
Subramanium Committee To review environmental laws.
Suma Verma Committee To update, and revise the Banking Ombudsman Scheme, 2006
Suresh Prabhu Committee To review gas pricing formula
Swaminathan Committee Population policy
The All-India Rural Credit Survey Committee, 1951 Recommending creation of a strong, integrated, state-sponsored, state-partnered commercial banking institution with an effective machinery of branches spread all over the country.
Urjit Patel Committee Examine the current monetary policy framework
Vijay Kelkar Committee  Was appointed by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry to prepare a road map to make India self-sufficient in oil and natural gas by 2030.
Vishnu Sahay Committee Probe into the Muzaffarnagar communal violence.
Vishwanathan committee To provide Bankruptcy code for small and medium enterprises (SMEs)
Vohra Committee Criminalization of politics
Wanchoo Committee Tax enquiry
Wardha Committee Inquiry on murder of Graham Staines
Yashpal Committee Review of School Education system

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