Important Committees/Commission in India

By Shubham Verma|Updated : August 11th, 2020

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 :


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Atanu Chakraborty Committee



To prepare a road map for the "national infrastructure pipeline" (NIP)

Research Advisory Committee

Sankar De

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

Sushil Modi

To look on GST revenue shortfall faced by states

Praveen Kutumbe Committee

Praveen Kutumbe

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

Reddy Committee

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

Anil Kumble

The cricket committee work towards improving player behavior and the development of a culture of respect.

Sanjeev Sharma Committee

Sanjeev Sharma

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

Amitabh Kant

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

Bimal Jalan

To review the extant Economic Capital Framework.

High-Level Committee on Petrochemical


Rajat Bhargava

To recommend how to attract more investments into the Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemical Investment Regions in the country

Rajiv Gauba Committee

Rajiv Gauba

To explore a financial bailout package for the telecom sector by lowering spectrum charges

Aruna Sundararajan Committee

Aruna Sundararajan

Union Telecom Minister has formed a committee to spell out revival plans for the Telecom sector.

Akhil Kumar Committee

Akhil Kumar

To formulate steps required to prevent unauthorized extraction of groundwater

Y.H. Malegam Committee

Y.H. Malegam

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

Atul Sahai

To review its three-year-old guidelines on trade credit insurance in line with the changing requirements of the market

Baba Kalyani Committee

Baba Kalyani

To review the special economic zones (SEZ) policy

Subhash Garg committee

Subhash Garg

To recommend banning cryptocurrencies in India, citing risks and volatility in prices.

Injeti Srinivas Committee

Injeti Srinivas

To recommendations on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to the Minister of Corporate Affairs (MCA)

Niranjan Bhat Committee

Niranjan Bhat

Committee to examine up draft legislation to give legal sanctity to disputes settled through mediation.

Transform Indian agriculture Committee

Devendra Fadnavis

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

UK Sinha

To study the problems faced by MSMEs

Advisory Committee for Fit India Movement

Kiren Rijiju

To advise the government on the “Fit India Movement”

Suresh Mathur Committee

Suresh Mathur

IRDAI has set up a committee to review the regulatory framework on microinsurance

An empowered Group of Ministers (GoM)

Amit Shah

To suggest measures to combat lynching

Group of Ministers(GoM) Committee

Amit Shah

To Suggest on preventing sexual harassment at the workplace

Sanjay Mitra Committee

Sanjay Mitra

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

Atul Sahai

IRDAI sets up panel to revisit 3-year-old trade credit insurance guidelines

Tapan Ray Committee

Tapan Ray

To Review Regulatory and Supervisory Framework for Core Investment Companies

Committee on Digital Payments

Nandan Nilekaniled

To suggest how to promote digital payments in India

Amitabh Kant Committee

Amitabh Kant.

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

Ramesh Chand

To revise the current series of the wholesale price index (base 2011-12)

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