Important committees and their objectives

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In UPSC,PSC,and other services exams we get 2-3 questions based on various committees and their recommendations which can be answered if we have some idea about those Committees. Here in this article we have listed importantant committees and their recommendations which can be helpful for the aspirants of various competitive exams

Abhijit Sen Committee :  Long term food policy. 

Abid Hussain Committee: Small scale enterprises.

Ajit Kumar Committee :  Army Pay Scales.

Athreya Committee:  Restructuring Of IDBI.

Basel Committee:  To enhance understanding of key supervisory issues and improve the quality of banking supervision worldwide. 

Bhurelal Committee : Increase In Motor Vehicle Tax as a measures to curb mounting environment pollution in Delhi. 

Bimal Julka Committee : Review working conditions of Air Traffic Controllers 

C B Bhave Committee : Company Information (constituted by SEBI, submitted report on October 27,1998)

C Babu Rajiv Committee : Reforms In Ship Act 1908 & Ship Trust Act 1963

Chakravarty Committee : Working Of The Monetary System And Suggest Measure For Improving The Effectiveness Fo Monetary Policy In Promoting Economic Development 

Chandra Shekhar Committee : Frame a single set of guidelines on Venture Capital and foreign institutional investors.

Chandrate Committee: Delisting In Sharemarket 

Chore Committee : Review The Operation Of The Cash Credit System 

Dave Committee (2000) : Pension Scheme For Unorganized Sector 

Deepak Parikh Committee : To Revive Unit Trust If India (UTI) 

Dhanuka Committee : Simplification Of Transfer Rules In Security Markets 

G V Ramakrishna Committee : On Disinvestment 

Goiporia Committee : Improvement In The Customer Service At Primary (Urban) Cooperative Banks 

Hanumant Rao Committee: Fertilizers 

J R Varma Committee: Current Account Carry Forward Practice 

Jankiramanan Committee : Securities Transactions 

JJ Irani Committee : Company Law Reforms 

K Kannan Committee : To Examine The Relevance Of The Concept Of Maximum ermissible Bank Finance (MPBF) As A Method Of Assessing The Requirements Of Bank Credit For Working Capital And To Suggest Alternative Methods. 

Kelkar Committee : Tax Structure Reforms 

Khan Working Group :Development Finance Institutions 

Khusro Committee : Agricultural Credit System 

Kumarmanglam Birla Report: Corporate Governance 

Mahajan Committee (1997): Sugar Industry 

Malegam Committee : Reforms In The Primary Market & Repositioning of UTI 

Malhotra Committee : Broad Framework Of Insurance Sector 

Marathe Committee: Recommendation For Urban Co-operative Banks 

Mashelkar Committee 2002 : Auto Fuel Policy 

Mckinsey Report: Merger Of 7 Associate Banks With SBI 

Meera Seth Committee: Development Of Handlooms 

Narismhan Committee: Banking Reforms 

NN Vohra Committee : Relations (Nexus) Of Politicians With Criminals 

Parekh Committee : Infrastructure Financing 

Percy Mistry Committee: Making Mumbai An International Financial Center 

Prasad Panel : International Trade And Services 

R V Gupta Committee : Small Savings 

Raja Chelliah Committee: Tax Reforms 

Rekhi Committee : Indirect Taxes 

RV Gupta Committee : Agricultural Credit 

S P Talwar Committee: Restructuring Of Weak Public Sector Bank 

S Tendulkar Committee: Redefining Poverty Line And Its Calculation Formula 

Sapta Rishi Committee (July 2002) : Development Of Domestic Tea Industry 

Shah Committee : Reforms Relating To Non Banking Financial Companies (NFBC) 

SL Kapoor Committee : Credit & Flow Problems Of Ssis 

SN Verma Committee (1999) : Restructuring The Commercial Banks 

Tandon Committee : System Of WORKING CAPITAL Financing By Banks 

Tarapore Committee: Report On Capital Account Convertibility 

Udesh Kohli Committee: Analyze Fund Requirement In Power Sector 

UK Sharma Committee : NABARD’s Role In RRB 

Vaghul Committee : Money Market In India 

Vasudev Committee: NBFC( Non Banking Finance Corp) Sector Reforms 

Y B Reddy Committee :2001 : Review Of Income Tax Rebates

Some latest committees and their objectives

Committee Set Up On Uttarakhand Floods : The committee will be headed by AK Ganju (Chairman, Ganga Flood Control committeesCommission, Patna).

JS Mathur committee : To revise NewspaperAdvertisement Rates.

K. Ratna Prabha : Committee on indecent depiction of women in media.

Mukul Mudgal Committee: Looking into US giant Walmart’s lobbying activities to enter India

Mukul Mudgal Committee: To look at process of film clearance. 

MBN Rao Committee: To prepare the blueprint of India’s first women’s bank

SK Srivastava Committee: To formulate a policy on public-private partnership model to raise coal output

K M Chandrasekhar Committee : For rationalization of foreign investment norms

Arvind Mayaram Committee : for giving clear definitions to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Foreign Institutional Investment (FII), 

Janakiraman Committee : To investigate the security transactions of the bank

MS Ahluwalia committee : To evaluate aspects related to set up of Nalanda University

Sitakant Mahapatra committee : For inclusion of Bhojpuri language in eighth schedule of constitution

N R Narayana Murthy committee : For evaluation of corporate sector participation in Higher Education. 

C Rangarajan committee : For poverty scale estimates in the country

MB Shah committee : For inspection of illegal mining activities

N Rangachary committee : To examine taxation policies for I.T. sector

Parthasarathi Shome committee : Implementation of GAAR (General Anti Avoidance Rule).

Deepak Parekh committee : For Financing Infrastructure sector

Naresh Chandra committee : 14 member task force on security issues

Bhandari Committee : Reconstruction of RRBs

RS Gujral Committee : Suggest measures to boost MSME exports.

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