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

Jun 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

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
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

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

Union Government forms Chandrababu Naidu Committee to promote digital economy

Dec 1, 2016
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

The Committee will identify the best global practices for implementing an economy primarily based on digital payment.

Amitabh Kant Committee constituted to push cashless transactions

Nov 28, 2016
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

The Amitabh Kant Committee was constituted following a directive from the Prime Minister’s Office to back up the demonetisation move.

Union Government constitutes committee to review status of demonetisation drive

Nov 23, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The committee comprises of Additional Secretaries, Joint Secretaries and Directors with each team consisting of up to two or three officers for each State and Union Territory (UT).

Union Government sets up inter ministerial committee to look into concerns of tourists, NRIs

Nov 18, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

This committee will be headed at the level of an additional secretary. A senior joint secretary from the Ministry of External Affairs is also a member of the committee.

Task force led by SS Mundra formed to recalibrate ATMs

Nov 16, 2016
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The task-force led by RBI deputy governor SS Mudra was constituted to re-calibrate the ATMs functional in India to make sure that they are capable of dispensing the new denomination notes including 2000 rupees.

Union Government constitutes Munialappa Committee to monitor bird flu situation

Oct 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Munialappa will be the nodal officer and will be available to provide advice and help round the clock.

KS Valdiya led expert committee finds Saraswati River did exist

Oct 17, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The 4000-kilometer long river that originated from Adibadri in Himalaya passed through Pakistan before culminating in Arabian Sea through Rann of Kutch.

PM approves constitution of two committees for birth centenary of Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay

Sep 25, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

Modi will head the 149 member National Committee while Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair the 23 member Executive Committee.

Arvind Panagariya led task force on poverty files report, proposes new panel on BPL

Sep 14, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

It asked for constitution of a new committee, which in participation with the states and other stakeholders should work on defining the BPL population and identify them.

TVSN Prasad Committee submitted its report on use of Pellet Guns

Sep 2, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

TVSN Prasad committee was formed by the Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs in July 2016 to suggest alternatives to pellet guns, which was used in Kashmir to disperse crowd.

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