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.

CommitteePurpose
Abid Hussain CommitteeRecommendations on Small scale industries
Agarwal CommitteeNepotism in granting petrol pump, LPG connections
Ajay Vikram Singh CommitteeFaster promotions in Army
Alagh CommitteeCivil Service Examinations
Anil Kaushal CommitteeTo examine the recommendations made by the TRAI on pricing of Spectrum.
Arvind Mayaram CommitteeFor 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 PanelFavors 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 CommitteeInstitutional Credit For Agricultural & Rural Development
Balwant Rai Mehta CommitteeRecommendations on decentralization system
Bhandari Committee Reconstruction of RRBs
Bhanu Pratap Singh CommitteeAgriculture
Bimal Jalan CommitteeTo scrutinize applications for new bank licenses.
Boothalingam CommitteeRecommendations on integrated wages, income and price policy.
Butler CommitteeRelation 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 CommitteeBanking sector reforms
Chelliah CommitteeEradicating black money
Chelliah CommitteeTax reforms
Damodran CommitteeOn improvement of customer services in banks
Deepak Parekh CommitteeFor Financing Infrastructure sector
G.V.Ramakrishna CommitteeDisinvestment in PSU shares
Godbole CommitteeEnron Power Project
H R Khan PanelTo evaluate unclaimed PPF and Post Office savings
Hari Gautam CommitteeTo review the status of UGC
Hilton-Young CommissionRecommended setting up of RBI.
Hurtog CommitteeGrowth of British India education -its effects
J.C.Kumarappa CommitteeCongress agrarian Reforms Committee
Janaki Ram CommitteeSecurity Scam
Janakiraman CommitteeTo investigate the security transactions of the bank
JS Mathur Committee To revise Newspaper Advertisement Rates.
Justice A.P. Shah CommitteeTo head panel on road safety
Justice B.N.Kirpal Committee1st chairman National Forest Commission
Jyoti Basu CommitteeReport on Octroi abolition.
K M Chandrasekhar CommitteeFor rationalization of foreign investment norms
K U.B. Rao CommitteeIdea of setting up Bullion Bank or Bullion Corporation of India
K. Ratna PrabhaCommittee on indecent depiction of women in media.
Kelkar Committee 1First committee on backward castes
Kelkar Committee 2Direct – Indirect Taxes
Kelkar Committee 3Enquiry on Kargil defense deals.
Khandelwal Committee On HR issues of public sector banks.
Kirit Parikh CommitteeOn 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 CommitteeTo suggest suitable remedial measures to address concerns regarding the security of people from North East.
Malhotra CommitteeInsurance Reforms
Mashelkar CommitteeNational Auto Fuel Policy
Mathur CommitteeTo 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 CommitteeWorking of Diarchy as in Montague Chelmsford reforms
Mukul Mudgal CommitteeTo probe IPL spot‐fixing
Mukul Mudgal Committee Looking into US giant Walmart’s lobbying activities to enter India
Nachiket Mor CommitteeComprehensive financial services for small businesses and low‐income households.
Narasimham CommitteeBanking sector reforms
Narasimham Committee I
(1991)
Narasimham Committee II
(1998)
On Banking Sector Reforms.
Naresh Chandra Committee 14 member task force on security issues
Naresh Chandra CommitteeCorporate governance
Omkar Goswami CommitteeIndustrial sickness
P.C.Hotha CommitteeRestructuring of civil services
Parthasarathi Shome CommitteeTax Administration Reform Commission (TARC), Suggest a system to enforce better tax compliance
Pitroda CommitteeTo review the institutional framework of Prasar Bharti
PJ Nayak CommitteeTo 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 CommitteeTo Review the Companies (Cost Records and Audit) Rules 2014
Rajindar Sachar Committee 2Report on the social, economic and educational status of the Muslims of India.
Rajinder Sachar Committee 1Companies and MRPT Act
Ram Nandan Prasad CommitteeConstitution of creamy layers among Backward Castes.
Ramanujam CommitteeTo identify obsolete laws
Rangarajan CommitteeReforms in private sector
Rangaraju CommitteeStatistics
Rekhi CommitteeStructure of indirect taxation
Saharya CommitteeTehelka tapes
Sawant CommitteeEnquiry on corruption, charges against ministers & Anna Hazare
Shri Aditya Puri Committee Dissemination of Credit Information
Shri B. Mahapatra CommitteeTo review the existing prudential guidelines on restructuring of advances by banks/financial institutions
Shri M. Narasimham CommitteeBanking Sector Reforms
Shri Pulak Kumar Sinha            CommitteeTo study the feasibility of Aadhaar as an additional factor for authentication of card present transactions
Shri Pulak Kumar Sinha           CommitteeTo study the feasibility of Aadhaar as an additional factor for authentication of card present transactions
Shri Raghuram Rajan CommitteeFinancial Sector Reforms,
Sivaramakrishnan CommitteeTo suggest a place to build the capital city of Andhra Pradesh
Subramanium CommitteeTo review environmental laws.
Suma Verma CommitteeTo update, and revise the Banking Ombudsman Scheme, 2006
Suresh Prabhu CommitteeTo review gas pricing formula
Swaminathan CommitteePopulation policy
The All-India Rural Credit Survey Committee, 1951Recommending 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 CommitteeExamine 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 CommitteeProbe into the Muzaffarnagar communal violence.
Vishwanathan committeeTo provide Bankruptcy code for small and medium enterprises (SMEs)
Vohra CommitteeCriminalization of politics
Wanchoo CommitteeTax enquiry
Wardha CommitteeInquiry on murder of Graham Staines
Yashpal CommitteeReview of School Education system

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