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Union Government constituted DB Shekatkar Committee on defence spending

May 23, 2016
The committee will also recommend measures to enhance the combat capabilities of the over 13-lakh strong armed forces.

NK Singh committee formed to review and give recommendations on FRBM roadmap

May 18, 2016
The committee will examine the need and feasibility of having a ‘fiscal deficit range’ as the target in place of the existing fixed percentage of GDP and make specific recommendations.

Prakash Singh panel submits report on Jat quota Agitation

May 15, 2016
Officers who were derelict in performing the duty or showed soft corner for the agitators have been identified and their names have been mentioned in the report.

Committee on Estimates recommends PM-headed authority on Ganga Rejuvenation

May 12, 2016
The Committee opined the authority is required to cut down on the red tape involving various ministries and state governments to be set up for securing the nirmalta (purity) and aviralta (flow) of the Ganga by July 2018.

H R Nagendra Committee on Yoga Education in Universities submitted its recommendations

May 6, 2016
The Union Government on 15 January 2016 had constituted a committee on yoga education in universities. The committee was headed by Professor H.R. Nagendra.

Supreme Court appointed RM Lodha-panel to reform Medical Council of India

May 3, 2016
The court appointed the panel as the MCI is often been accused of indulging in corrupt practices.

Shyam Benegal panel submitted report on Censor Board functioning

Apr 27, 2016
The committee sought some time to clear issues related to clearances to be obtained from the Animal Welfare Board under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, which was granted.

Parliamentary panel headed Divakar Reddy suggested fine, jail for celebrities of misleading ads

Apr 27, 2016
The Union Government introduced the Consumer Protection Bill 2015 in the Lok Sabha in August 2015 to repeal the 30-year old Consumer Protection Act, 1986.

B B Tandon Committee constituted to monitor government advertisements in accordance with SC directions

Apr 12, 2016
Under the terms of reference, the committee will address complaints from the general public of violation on the implementation of the guidelines set out by the Supreme Court.

Madhukar Gupta committee constituted to suggest ways to strengthen security along Indo-Pak border

Apr 6, 2016
The committee will study all types of gaps in fencing and all other vulnerabilities in the International Border on Indo-Pak Border and suggest comprehensive approach to fix these gaps.

Ashok Lahiri Committee constituted to review excise duty imposed on different jewellery articles in Budget 2016-17

Mar 22, 2016
The committee will review the 1 percent (without input tax credit) and 12.5 percent (with input tax credit) excise duty imposed on jewellery items in the Budget 2016-17.

Akhilesh Ranjan Committee on Taxation of E-Commerce submitted report to Union Government

Mar 22, 2016
The Report provides the view of the Committee on issues related to taxation of e-commerce and recent international developments in this area.

Mahesh Kumar Singla committee constituted to consider ST status to six communities of Assam

Mar 1, 2016
The committee headed by Special Secretary (Internal Security) Ministry of Home Affairs, Mahesh Kumar Singla will submit its report by 31 May 2016.

Ajay Shankar Committee recommendations on Prior Permission and Regulatory Mechanisms

Feb 29, 2016
The Expert Committee was constituted by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion to examine the possibility of replacing multiple prior permissions with a pre-existing regulatory mechanism with adequate safeguards.

Amit Mitra named chairman of GST committee of state FMs

Feb 20, 2016
Mitra will succeed Kerala Finance Minister K M Mani who had to resign in November 2015 over corruption charges.

SC appointed Lodha Committee to sell PACL's assets

Feb 3, 2016
A bench headed by Justice Anil Dave said that the title deeds of various lands belonging to PACL should be handed over by the CBI to the SEBI.

Kamal Haasan & Gautam Ghosh included in Shyam Benegal Committee on functioning of CBFC

Jan 15, 2016
They were included in the Committee to take a revamp at the functioning controversy-ridden Central Board of Film Certification by having a holistic interpretation of the provisions of the Cinematograph Act, 1952.

Union Government formed Arvind Panagariya committee on Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Corridor

Jan 14, 2016
The mandate of the committee is to look into the overall operations and technical issues, Make in India component and financial outlay of the 90000 crore rupees worth project.

Department of Posts formed Kamlesh Chandra Panel on Gramin Dak Sevaks

Jan 5, 2016
The panel will study issues related to Gramin Dak Sevaks including wage structure and service conditions.

Union Government constituted Shyam Benegal Committee to revamp Censor Board

Jan 2, 2016
The recommendations of this Committee will provide a holistic framework and enable those tasked with the work of certification of films to discharge their responsibilities keeping in view this framework.
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