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List of Committees in India

Committee / Panel Head / Chairman Purpose
Injeti Srinivas High Level CommitteeInjeti Srinivas, Secretary, MCA. Review the existing CSR framework as per Act, Rules and Circulars issued from time to time and recommend guidelines for better enforcement of CSR provisions.
Bhaskar Ramamurthy CommitteeIIT-Madras director Bhaskar Ramamurthy To suggest changes to JEE (Advanced) in the wake of an inadequate number of candidates qualifying the entrance test this year.
B Sesikeran 3-three member committeeB SesikeranTo look into the draft food labelling and display regulations- Food Safety and Standards (Labelling and Display)  Regulations 2018.
Government Constitues CommitteeRavindra H DholakiaTo upgrade the norms for computation of economic data at states and districts level in backdrop of plans to revise the base year for National Accounts or Gross Domestic Production (GDP) calculation.
Startup GroupSecurities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) To look into the existing Institutional Trading Platform (ITP) framework and suggest measures to facilitate the listing of startups.
Baba Kalyani GroupBaba Kalyani To study the Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Policy of India
High-Level Group.Dr. Randeep GuleriaTo examine the strength and weaknesses of the health sector so as to enable a balanced yet faster expansion of the health sector, keeping in view India’s demographic profile.
30-member Estimates Committee,Continuous Economy committee.Veteran BJP leader Murali Manohar Joshi To study the recovery of black money and performance of public sector banks
National Committee PM Narenda Modi To set up for a commemoration of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Defence Planning Committee (DPC) Chairmanship of the National Security Advisor, Mr. Ajit Doval. To formulate military, security strategy, to draft capability development plans and to supervise foreign deals.
Justice Rajesh Bindal committee Justice Rajesh Bindal, Retired High Court Judge and shall have members from Legal and Social sector background along with representatives from key Ministries.  To examine inter country cases of removal and retention of children vis-a-vis cultural context, merit of case, and best interest of the Child.
Five-member committee  Central Board of Direct Taxes To look into the tax implications of the migrating high net worth individuals (HNIs).
10-member committee Information and Broadcasting Ministry To recommend the formation of appropriate policy for establishing a regulatory framework for online media and news portals.
Field Inspection and Scientific Evaluation Committee (FISEC) Ajay Tamta To investigate the matter of illegal cultivation of HT cotton.
Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal Justice Khanwilkar To resolve dispute between Odisha and Chhattisgarh over sharing of Mahanadi water, Union Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation constituted the Mahanadi Water Disputes Tribunal.
Regulate Fintech Sector Subhash Chandra To find out the methods to make it easier for financial technology firms to do business.
Monitor Bad Loans YH Malegam The panel will search for the reasons of divergence observed in asset classification and provisioning by banks vis-à-vis the RBI’s supervisory assessment. 
NITI Forum for Northeast Rajiv Kumar, Dr Jitendra Singh The forum is assigned the task to recognise the various barriers on the way of inclusive and sustainable growth in the North East Region. 
N Gopalaswami Committee N Gopalaswami Top 20 Educational Institutes of Eminence
Amitabh Kant Panel Amitabh Kant To tame this devasting NPA issue in power sector
George Kurien Committee  George Kurien Minority Status for Hindus
Arbind Modi-led Panel Arbind Modi To redraft the 50-year old income tax law which can synchronise with the economic needs of the country
Chandan Sinha Panel Chandan Sinha To Hedging Commodities in Global Markets
Committee to Curb Custodial Deaths Sudhir Shrivastava  To find out the methods to control custodial deaths.
Panel to Find Solutions to Air pollution in Delhi-NCR  ----- To formulate measures to solve the problem of air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region.
M Vinod Kumar Panel  M Vinod To review the laws governing goods and services tax.
Sushil Chandra Committee Sushil Chandra To investigate cases relating to the ‘Paradise Papers’ data disclosure.
Jaitley-led Panel Arun Jaitley To reform the public sector banking space
Sports Varsity in Patiala Olympian Randhir Singh Committee that will frame the strategy to frame sports university in Patiala.
Expert Panel on Market Infrastructure Institutions
R Gandhi
Works as an advisor which reviews norms pertaining to stock exchanges, clearing corporations and depository participants.
Task force on ‘Public Credit Registry’
YM Deosthalee
To suggest a roadmap for developing a transparent, comprehensive and near-real-time PCR for India.
Panel on PSB Mergers
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
To inspect the merger proposals of state-owned banks.
Sports Varsity Patiala Committee
Olympian Randhir Singh
To work out the modalities for setting up the proposed university
Paradise Papers’ Review Committee
Sushil Chandra
To investigate cases relating to the ‘Paradise Papers’ data disclosure.
GST Reform Panel
M Vinod Kumar
To remove the glitches of the GST law to make it smoother for businesses
Pay-hike issues of lower court judges.
PV Reddi
To recommend the new pay structure for the judges.
Standing Committee on External Affairs
Shashi Tharoor
To scrutinize the issue of “cooperation” between India and China in international organisations.
Water Management Committee in North-east
Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar
To evolve a strategy for management of the region’s water resources.
List of Committees in India List of Committees in India Reviewed by insiya yadav on November 12, 2018 Rating: 5

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