There are various Committees/Commission formed in India in different instances for different purposes. Their recommendations over time have led to varied reforms in Indian society. This article provides a list of various Committees/Commission along with their purposes/Objectives (why they were formed/which field they worked in) so that aspirants can have a ready list with which revision can be done.
Important Committees/Commission in India
Committees/Commission are formed for studying a problem/issue and then putting forth recommendations to resolve those issues. The govt can either accept or reject the findings/recommendations of the Committee/Commission :
Atanu Chakraborty Committee
To prepare a road map for the "national infrastructure pipeline" (NIP)
Research Advisory Committee
SEBI has constituted to help and analyze the new methods of policymaking for the development of the capital market.
Committee to draft the National Water Policy
Dr. Mihir Shah
Committee established to outline the new National Water Policy (NWP)
Sushil Modi Committee
To look on GST revenue shortfall faced by states
Praveen Kutumbe Committee
IRDAI sets panel to identify domestically systematically important insurers (SIIs) an augmented. A regulatory framework is logically established in this regard.
Shri M.P. Bezbarauah Committee
Shri M.P. Bezbarauah
Ministry of Home Affairs constituted a committee for implementation of Clause VI of the Assam Accord
H R Khan Committee
H R Khan
Committee of the Code for Responsible Lending (CRL) in microcredit.
B V R Mohan
B V R Mohan
To suggested to the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to stop establishing new engineering colleges from 2020 and review the creation of new capacity every two years after that.
Justice Mukundakam Sharma Committee
Justice Mukundakam Sharma
To review the Draft National Code for Good Governance in Sports
International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Committee
The cricket committee work towards improving player behavior and the development of a culture of respect.
Sanjeev Sharma Committee
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has formed a committee to address tax-related points and reduce the number of tax litigations.
National Mission on Transformative
Mobility and Battery Storage Committee
To promote clean and sustainable mobility initiatives in the country
Insurance Scheme for Advocates
Dr. Alok Srivastava
For the welfare of the advocated all over India to address concerns relating to untimely death and medical insurance.
Bimal Jalan Committee
To review the extant Economic Capital Framework.
High-Level Committee on Petrochemical
To recommend how to attract more investments into the Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemical Investment Regions in the country
Rajiv Gauba Committee
To explore a financial bailout package for the telecom sector by lowering spectrum charges
Aruna Sundararajan Committee
Union Telecom Minister has formed a committee to spell out revival plans for the Telecom sector.
Akhil Kumar Committee
To formulate steps required to prevent unauthorized extraction of groundwater
Y.H. Malegam Committee
To look into the entire gamut of issues relating to classification of bad loans, effectiveness of audits and rising incidents of frauds
Atul Sahai Committee
To review its three-year-old guidelines on trade credit insurance in line with the changing requirements of the market
Baba Kalyani Committee
To review the special economic zones (SEZ) policy
Subhash Garg committee
To recommend banning cryptocurrencies in India, citing risks and volatility in prices.
Injeti Srinivas Committee
To recommendations on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to the Minister of Corporate Affairs (MCA)
Niranjan Bhat Committee
Committee to examine up draft legislation to give legal sanctity to disputes settled through mediation.
Transform Indian agriculture Committee
To discuss measures for the transformation of agriculture and raising farmers' income and suggest modalities for adoption and time-bound implementation
Road Safety Committee
Abhay Manohar Sapre
To give suggestion on the issue of road safety in the country
High Powered Committee
3 member panel - Dr Deepak Apte, Dr Asad R Rahmani and Dr Dhananjai Mohan.
To frame and implement an emergency response plan for the protection of two Indian birds-Great Indian Bustard and the Lesser Florican.
Medical Devices Technical Advisory Group (MDTAG) committee
Dr. V.G. Somani
To advise the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) on matters related to the regulation of medical devices
UK Sinha committee
To study the problems faced by MSMEs
Advisory Committee for Fit India Movement
To advise the government on the “Fit India Movement”
Suresh Mathur Committee
IRDAI has set up a committee to review the regulatory framework on microinsurance
An empowered Group of Ministers (GoM)
To suggest measures to combat lynching
Group of Ministers(GoM) Committee
To Suggest on preventing sexual harassment at the workplace
Sanjay Mitra Committee
To look into the distribution of assets and liabilities of Jammu and Kashmir between J&K and Ladakh
Sh. Akhil Kumar Committee
Sh. Akhil Kumar
National Green Tribunal (NGT) has set up a committee to formulate steps required to prevent unauthorized extraction of groundwater.
Atul Sahai Committee
IRDAI sets up panel to revisit 3-year-old trade credit insurance guidelines
Tapan Ray Committee
To Review Regulatory and Supervisory Framework for Core Investment Companies
Committee on Digital Payments
To suggest how to promote digital payments in India
Amitabh Kant Committee
How to create a $110-billion mobile phone export business from India
The Cabinet Committee on Investment & Growth
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Investment and Growth and on Employment and Skill Development
Committee on Currency Movement
Shri D.K. Mohanty
To examine the entire gamut of security of treasure in transit
Ramesh Chand Committee
To revise the current series of the wholesale price index (base 2011-12)
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