important commissions and committees


important commissions and committees

This is a discussion on important commissions and committees within the Current Issues forums, part of the General Studies category; 1. Palekar Tribunal:-Journalists’ Pay reforms 2. U.C. Banerjee Commission:- Enquiry into Godhra carnage (railways) 3. Sarkaria Commission: Centre-State relations 4. Srikrishna Commission: 1992 Bombay riots 5. Thakkar Commission: Indira Gandhi assassination case 6. Phukan Commission & Saharya Committee: Tehelka tapes 7. Malimath Commission: Criminal Justice 8. Upendra Commission: Inquiry on …

              
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     important commissions and committees
     

    1. Palekar Tribunal:-Journalists’ Pay reforms

    2. U.C. Banerjee Commission:- Enquiry into Godhra carnage (railways)

    3. Sarkaria Commission: Centre-State relations

    4. Srikrishna Commission: 1992 Bombay riots

    5. Thakkar Commission: Indira Gandhi assassination case

    6. Phukan Commission & Saharya Committee: Tehelka tapes

    7. Malimath Commission: Criminal Justice

    8. Upendra Commission: Inquiry on rape and murder Thangjam Manorama Devi

    9. Malhotra Committee: Insurance Reforms

    10. Janaki Ram Committee: Security scam

    11. Ajay Vikram Singh Committee: Faster promotions in army

    12. Rajinder Sachar Committee {1}: Companies and MRPT Act

    13. Rajindar Sachar Committee {2}: Report on the social, economic and educational status of the Muslims of India

    14. Jyoti Basu Committee: Report on Octroi abolition

    15 Balwant Rai Mehta Committee:Recommendations on decentralization system

    16. Sawant Committee: Enquiry on corruption, charges against ministers & Anna Hazare

    17. Chelliah Committee: Eradicating black money

    18. Kothari Commission: Educational reforms

    19. Wanchoo Committee: Tax enquiry

    20. Bhanu Pratap Singh Committee: Agriculture

    21. Aggarwal Committee: Nepotism in granting petrol pump, LPG connections

    22. Rangarajan Committee: Reforms in private sector

    23. Naresh Chandra Committee: Corporate governance

    24. Chakravarti Committee: Banking sector reforms

    25. Rekhi Committee: Structure of indirect taxation

    26. G.V.Ramakrishna Committee: Disinvestment in PSU shares

    27. Kelkar Committee: First committee on backward castes

    28. P.C.Hotha Committee: Restructuring of civil services

    29. Justice B.N.Kirpal Committee: 1st chairman National Forest Commission

    30. Godbole Committee :Enron Power Project

    31. J.C.Kumarappa Committee: Congress agrarian Reforms Committee

    32. Swaminathan Committee: Population policy

    33. Rangarajan Committee: Statistics

    34. Wardha Committee: Inquiry on murder of Graham Staines

    35. N.N. Vohra Committee: Criminalization of politics

    36. Kelkar Committee {2}: Direct-Indirect Taxes

    37. Alagh Committee: Civil Service Examinations

    38. Abid Hussain Committee: Recommendations on Small scale industries

    39. Narasimham Committee: Banking sector reforms

    40. Chelliah Committee:Tax reforms

    41. Mashelkar Committee: National Auto Fuel Policy

    42. Boothalingam Committee : Recommendations on integrated wages, income and price policy

    43. Omkar Goswami Committee: Industrial sickness

    44. Yashpal Committee: Review of School Education system

    45. Ram Nandan Prasad Committee: Constitution of creamy layers among Backward Castes

    46. Kelkar Committee{3} :Enquiry on Kargil defense deals.

    47. M.M. Punchhi Commission: Centre-State Relations [note- this committee has been set up recently- after the sad demise of Justice (Retd.) Sarkaria]

    48. Thorat Committee: Caste-based discrimination against students in AIIMS

    49. R.K.Raghavan Committee: Ragging in colleges

    51. James Lyngdoh Committee- Student politics and student-body elections in colleges.

    52. E.M.S. Nachiappan Committee: Reforms in the higher judiciary

    53. Soli Sorabjee Committee: Police Reforms [it was constituted after the Judgement of the Supreme Court in Parkash Singh vs Union of India (2006)]

    54. Ganguli Committee: Review of health facility planning and healthcare engineering and management

    55. Percy Mistry Committee: Making Mumbai an IFC (International Financial Centre)

    56. K.T. Thomas Committee- to look into ways of enhancing the effectives of the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act

    57. Fali S. Nariman Committee- Accountability and damages with regard to destruction of public property

    58. Satwant Reddy Committee- review of laws relating to registration of pharmaceutical drugs and clinical trials

    59. Raghuram C. Rajan Committee- financial sector reforms

    60. Shah Commission (1966)- reorganisation of States

    61. Tarkunde Committee- composition of the Election Commission and other electoral reforms

    62. Dinesh Goswami Committee- electoral reforms

    63. G.V.K. Rao Committee (1985) – set up by the planning commission in 1985, to look into the Administrative Arrangement for Rural Development and poverty Alleviation Programmes.

    64. Butler Committee: Relation between Indian states & paramount power (the Queen of Britain)

    65. Hurtog Committee: Growth of British India education-its effects

    66. Muddiman Committee: Working of Diarchy as in Montague Chelmsford reforms

     
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    U.C.Benerjee Commission: Enquiry into Godhra carnage (railways)

    Nanavati-Shah commission: Posy Godhra riots

    Palekar Tribunal: Journalist pays reforms

    Hunter Commission: Jallianwalabagh massacre

    Nanavati Commission: 1984 Sikh riots

    Librehan Commission: Babri Masjid demolition case

    Sarkaria Commission: Centre-State relations

    Sri Krishna Commission: 1992 Bombay riots

    Thakkar Commission: Indira Gandhi assassination case

    Phukhan Commission & Saharya Committee: Tehelka tapes

    Malimath Commission: Criminal Justice

    Upendra Commission: Inquiry on rape and murder Thangjem Manorama Devi

    Hunter Commission: Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

    G.C.Garg Commission: Train accident near Khanna, Punjab

    Mandal Commission: Reservation of seats for Backward castes

    Kothari Commission: Educational reforms

    Butler Committee: Relation between Indian states & paramount power

    Hurtog Committee: Growth of British India education-its effects

    Muddiman Committee: Working of Diarchy as in Montague Chelmsford reforms

    Malhotra Committee: Insurance Reforms

    Janaki Ram Committee: Security scam

    Ajay Vikram Singh Committee: Faster promotions in army

    Rajinder Sachar Committee 1: Companies and MRPT Act

    Rajindar Sachar Committee 2: Report on the social, economic and educational status of the Muslims of India

    Jyoti Basu Committee: Report on Octroi abolition

    Balwant Rai Mehta Committee:Recommendations on decentralization system

    Sawant Committee: Enquiry on corruption, charges against ministers & Anna Hazare

    Chelliah Committee: Eradicating black money

    Wanchoo Committee: Tax enquiry

    Bhanu Pratap Singh Committee: Agriculture

    Agarwal Committee : Nepotism in granting petrol pump, LPG connections

    Rangarajan Committee: Reforms in private sector

    Naresh Chandra Committee: Corporate governance

    Chakravarti Committee: Banking sector reforms

    Rekhi Committee: Structure of indirect taxation

    G.V.Ramakrishna Committee: Disinvestment in PSU shares

    Kelkar Committee: First committee on backward castes

    P.C.Hotha Committee: Restructuring of civil services

    Justice B.N.Kirpal Committee: 1st chairman National Forest Commission

    Godbole Committee :Enron Power Project

    J.C.Kumarappa Committee: Congress agrarian Reforms Committee

    Swaminathan Committee: Population policy

    Rangaraju Committee: Statistics

    Wardha Committee: Inquiry on murder of Graham Staines

    Vohra Committee: Criminalization of politics

    Kelkar Committee2: Direct-Indirect Taxes

    Alagh Committee: Civil Service Examinations

    Abid Hussain Committee: Recommendations on Small scale industries

    Narasimham Committee: Banking sector reforms

    Chelliah Committee :Tax reforms

    Mashelkar Committee: National Auto Fuel Policy

    Boothalingam Committee : Recommendations on integrated wages, income and price policy

    Omkar Goswami Committee: Industrial sickness

    Yashpal Committee: Review of School Education system

    Ram Nandan Prasad Committee: Constitution of creamy layers among Backward Castes

    Kelkar Committee(3) :Enquiry on Kargil defense deals

     
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  3. COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES IN RECENT PAST & PRESENT
    CHAIRMAN ISSUE EXAMINED
    Raghuram G. Rajan Financial Sector Reforms
    Rangarajan Committee Financial Inclusion
    Pranab Mukherje About pay scales of defence personnel
    Madhava Menon Reforming the criminal justice system
    Justice Malimath Committee Reforms in justice system
    J.J. Irani Companies Bill 2008
    Nanavati-Mehta Godhra Train, a pre-planned conspiracy by Muslims.
    U.C. Banerjee Commission Godra rail fire
    Srikrishna Commission Bombay riots
    Liberhan Commision Babri Masjid Demolition; Liberhan Report tabled in parliament.
    Jas Raj Committee Gujjars demand for inclusion in the ST category
    Sam Pitroda Head of National Knowledge Commission with Ashok Ganguly, P. Balaram, Jayati Ghosh, Deepak Nayyar, Nandan Nilekani and Sujatha Ramdorai as its members
    Sachar Committee Social, economic and educational status of Muslims. It has made a strong case for boosting the community’s share in jobs and educational institutions.
    M A Fatmi Committee Education related recommendations of Sachar Committee
    Mehra Penal For Creating Sub-Quotas within SC Quota
    R.K. Raghavan Committee Issue of ragging
    Lyngdoh Committee Reforms in student union elections
    M. S. Valliathan Committee To look into functioning of AIIMS
    Ranganath Mishra Commission National commission for Religious and Linguistic minorities
    Arjun Sen Gupta Commision National Commission for enterprises in unorganized sector
    Mashelkar Committee Patent Law Report
    P. Rama Rao committee To review and revamp DRDO
    V K Shunglu Commission To Study relief to Narmada displaced.
    C Rangarajan Task Force Special task force on Development of Jammu & Kashmir
    Jeevan Reddy Committee Comprehensive law on insurance.
    Iqbal Ahmed Saradgi Definition of office of profit
    KT Thomas Damage to Public properties & making leaders of protesting groups liable for any such damage
    Fali S nariman Committee Recommend measures for media coverage of bandhs
    Renke Commission Concessions to de-notified tribes across the country
    B.K.Chaturvedi Committee To study and suggest for oil and natural gas sectors
    M.M. Punchi Centre States Relations
    S.K. Das 9-member task force appointed by Ministry of Water Resources to assess the damage caused by cyclone ‘Aila’ to the embankments in the Suderbans. Aila worse hit Sunderbans National park. It displaced 5000 people & submerged 10 tiger camps in Sundarbans.
    Ram Pradhan Committee On 26/11 attach of terrorists; appointed by the Maharashtra government. The committee held the management of Taj & Oberoi hotels responsible for over-looking the security advice given to them much ahead of the attacks.
    Rajendra Pachauri Committee on Climate Change; appointed by Maharashtra government Pachauri was chairman of Inter governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) since 2002. He has also been director general TERI, a research & policy organization, and chancellor of TERI University. Pachauri represented the IPCC at the Nobel Peace Prize- shared between AI Gore & the IPCC in 2007.
    S.C.Mohapatra Commission Investigating Orissa’s Kandhmal riots
    Amit Mitra Committee 16-member expert panel to prepare a Vision 2020 document for the Railways; Railway’s vision 2020 & White Paper aims at massive addition to its route network, segregation of passenger and freight services into separate double-line corridors, raising the speeds of passenger trains from the current 130 kmph to 160-200 kmph on some routes, zero accidents and equipment failures. The vision 2020 also envisages the implementation of atleast four high-speed rail projects to provide bullet train services at 250-350 kmph.
    B.K. Chaturvedi Panel PM Manmohan Singh constituted the committee to resolve the Inter-ministerial issues to speed up national highways development project taken up by the road Transport and Highways Ministry. The 3-member committee headed by Planning Commission Member B.K.Chaturvedi, while the Finance Secretary A.K. Chawla and theRoad Tranport and Highways Secretary Brahma Dutt are its members. The committee will consider measures to hasten award of projects, financing road projects as well as restructuring of highway projects based on traffic requirements.
    N.C. Sexena Committee Says that 50% of Indians are below the poverty line if one takes into account the criterion of calorie intake. The committee was formed by Rural development ministry. The committee in its draft report has recommended that all such people should be extended the benefits of government’s social sector schemes, including public distribution system.
    U.K. Sinha 16-member working group to recommend changes in the existing policies on FII inflows and participatory notes (PNs)
    Rakesh Mohan Committee On Financial Sector Assessment (CFSA) set up by the Government of India and the Reserve Bank in 2006. The report holds that India’s financial sector is generally sound, resilient and fairly liquid. But there are some concerns which include corporate governance in the co-operative sector, funding constraints of Non-Banking Finance Companies and the lack of up-to-date data to gauge household indebtedness.
    Chandrashekar Panel Ex-serviceman Pension Issue The panel was set up after over 10,000 ex-servicemen returned their medals to protest against disparity in pensions. The new pension scheme is implemented from July month.
    J.S. Verma Commission Assasination of Rajiv Gandhi (1991)
    Jagmohan Reddy Commission Ahmedabad Riots (1969)
    Venugopal Commission Kanya Kumari Riots (1982)
    Nanavati Commission Anti-Sikh riots
    S.D. Tendulkar Committee Constituted to estimate poverty; said that, about 38% of the country’s population is poor. This figure is 10% higher than the present poverty estimate of 28.5%. The committee, based on new methodology, has taken into consideration indicators for health, education, sanitation, nutrition and income, as per the National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) survey of 2004-05, to reach at new poverty estimation for India.
    Bhaskar Gose Committee By Union Culture Ministry to review and restructure its schemes, recommended the decentralizing administration of cultural programs.
    Natchiappan committee Parliamentary standing committee on law and justice; suggested setting up a special corporate bench in Supreme Court to decide corporate disputes.
    Yash Pal Committee Appointed by PM on Universities
    B.N. Srikrishna Appointed by Supreme Court to probe the Madras High Court violence.

     

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