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Election Commission constitutes Umesh Sinha Committee to suggest changes to RP Act, 1951

Jan 12, 2018
• It will study the impact of new media and social media during the “silence period”, the 48 hours period prior to elections and its implication in view of Section 126 of the RP Act.• After a thorough study, it will suggest modifications to the election law and model code of conduct.

15th Finance Commission constituted under the chairmanship of NK Singh

Nov 28, 2017
The other members of the 15th Finance Commission are Shaktikanta Das, former Secretary to Union Government and Anoop Singh, Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University. While, Chairman of Bandhan Bank Ashok Lahiri and Member of NITI Aayog Ramesh Chand will be the Part time members of the Commission. Arvind Mehta will be the Secretary to the Commission.

NCSK suggests NITI Aayog to bring some welfare schemes for Safai Karamcharis under its purview

Nov 24, 2017
The commission raised the issue of empowering the Commission by making it a statutory or constitutional body and confer it with the powers of a civil court so that it can discharge its mandate effectively.

Union Government constitutes Task Force for drafting New Direct Tax Legislation

Nov 23, 2017
The task force will draft an appropriate Direct Tax Legislation keeping in view the direct tax system prevalent in various countries, international best practices and economic needs of the country. The Task Force will set its own procedures for regulating its work and will submit its report to the Government within six months.

RBI sets up task force on Public Credit Registry

Oct 24, 2017
The task force will be headed by YM Deosthalee, ex-CMD of L&T Finance Holdings. The other members of the task force are Sekar Karnam, Vishaka Mulye, Rashesh Shah, Sriram Kalyanaraman, Bidisha Ganguly, Sharad Sharma, Vivek Srivastava, Parvathy V. Sundaram and Anujit Mitra.

Prime Minister constitutes Economic Advisory Council headed by Bibek Debroy

Sep 26, 2017
The council consists of economists of high repute and eminence including Surjit Bhalla, Rathin Roy and Ashima Goyal, who will be working as part time members of the council. Meanwhile, Ratan Watal, the Principal Advisor to Niti Aayog, will serve as the Secretary of the Council.

Centre decides to form inter-ministerial committee to monitor implementation of safety measures in schools

Sep 19, 2017
The inter-ministerial committee will be formed in wake of brutal killing of a student, Pradyuman, in Gurgaon’s Ryan International School and rape of a five-year-old girl by a school peon inside the premises of Tagore Public School in Gandhi Nagar area of the national capital. The committee was set to monitor implementation of safety measures in schools across India.

NITI Aayog constitutes Expert Task Force on Employment & Exports

Sep 7, 2017
The panel will give recommendations on sector-specific policy interventions in key employment sectors and measures to enhance trade in services with high employment potential.

Sitharaman sets up Task Force on Artificial Intelligence for Economic Transformation

Aug 28, 2017
The Task Force on Artificial Intelligence has been asked to submit concrete and implementable recommendations for government, industry and research institutions.

Union Government constitutes K Kasturirangan Committee to prepare National Education Policy

Jun 27, 2017
The committee will prepare final draft of National Education Policy under the Chairmanship of eminent Scientist Padma Vibhushan K Kasturirangan.

MHA panel to examine rules on people's movement near Indo-Myanmar border

Jun 13, 2017
The committee led by special Secretary (Internal Security) will prepare standard operating procedures common to all the four states so that militants, criminals and contraband are filtered at the border without causing inconvenience to genuine people.

Fadnavis announces formation of committee to look into farmers demands

Jun 11, 2017
The panel, headed by senior BJP minister Chandrakant Patil, will submit its report to the state government after holding discussions with farmers' leaders.

Encourage states to teach Hindi voluntarily: Hindi Advisory Committee

May 23, 2017
The recommendations were made during meeting of the Hindi Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, held under the Chairmanship of Mahendra Nath Pandey, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, in New Delhi.

Chitale Committee recommends several measures for Desiltation of Ganga

May 20, 2017
Chitale Committee has recommended that a technical institute may be entrusted with the conduct of the sediment budget, morphological and flood routeing studies that would examine and confirm the necessity of the de-silting.

Union Government sets up a task force to compute reliable and timely employment data

May 10, 2017
Government has constituted a high-level task force to compute timely data on employment in the country, which will go a long way to help government frame policies to create jobs in India.

IBBI constitutes Technical Committee to lay down Technical Standards for performance of core services

May 4, 2017
The Committee will give its recommendation for laying down Technical Standards for the performance of core services and other services.

Union Government sets up inter-ministerial panel to monitor UDAN

Apr 13, 2017
The panel would be responsible for coordination among stakeholders, including state governments, for "time-bound" implementation of the scheme.

Justice Malviya Committee submits its report on draft Ganga Act

Apr 13, 2017
The draft Ganga Act addresses the critical issues pertaining to National River Gaga on its Cleanliness (Nirmalta) and uninterrupted e-flow (Aviralta).

UP government orders probe into alleged misuse of money in Gomati River Front Development project

Apr 7, 2017
Rs 1500 crore rupees were allocated for the project of which 90 percent has been spent, while only 60 percent of the work has been completed.

Shunglu panel points out gross abuse of power by AAP government

Apr 6, 2017
The Shunglu Committee formed by former LG Najeeb Jung to look into the decisions taken by the AAP government, has pointed out gross abuse of power by the city government in its report.

SC constituted committee to explore technical solution to block videos of sexual offences on social networking sites

Mar 23, 2017
A committee that comprises of representatives from the Union government and internet majors was constituted by SC to explore technical solution to block videos of sexual offences on social networking sites.

Parliamentary panel suggests BSNL-MTNL merger for long-term survival

Mar 17, 2017
The DoT said that the PSUs have not been able to invest adequately in the expansion and modernisation of their network, leading to coverage issues.

Madhukar Gupta Committee report submitted to Union Government

Mar 15, 2017
The Committee has given its recommendations broadly on the issues of Threats and Border Protection, assessment of force level, deployment on the border, infrastructure and technology issues for protection of border and administrative issues.

Formation of committee to resolve grievances of women sports persons announced

Mar 8, 2017
Formation of the committee is in tune with the government’s zero tolerance policy on sexual harassment.

Working Group on Migration recommends legal framework for protection of migrants' interests

Mar 2, 2017
The working group headed by Mukhopadhay has recommended amendment in Protocols of the Registrar General of India to enable caste-based enumeration of migrants.

Reserve Bank constitutes Inter-disciplinary Standing Committee on Cyber Security

Mar 1, 2017
The 11-member committee will study adoption of various security standards and protocols, interface with stakeholders and suggest appropriate policy interventions to strengthen cyber security and resilience.

Supreme Court appoints Committee of Administrators headed by Vinod Rai to run BCCI

Jan 31, 2017
The order was given by a three-judge Bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra. The other two judges were Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud.

Union Government reconstituted committee to identify athletes under TOP Scheme

Jan 28, 2017
The reconstituted committee will be headed by Abhinav Bindra. By winning the gold in the 10 m air rifle category at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic games, he became the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games.

Union Government constitutes committee to set rules for implementation of Disabilities Act, 2016

Jan 24, 2017
The Committee will suggest model draft rules for the states in order to have a uniform rules across India and also to avoid delay in finalization of rules by any state.

Committee to review institutionalisation of Arbitration Mechanism in India constituted

Dec 30, 2016
The committee headed by Justice (retd.) BN Srikrishna has been asked to submit its report in 90-days.

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