Current Questions

Commissions And Committees :

Consultative Committees

Recently, Farooq Abdullah and Pragya Thakur have been nominated as members of the consultative committee of Parliament for the Ministry of Defence. Consider the following statements about the consultative committee:

  1. These committees are constituted by the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs.
  2. Consultative committees are attached to various ministries/departments of the Central Government.
  3. It consists of members of both the Houses of Parliament.

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Bimal Jalan Committee

On 26th August, 2019,the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to transfer a sum of Rs. 1,76,051 crore to the Government of India as per the recommendations made by Bimal Jalan Committee. Consider the following statements regarding the committee:

  1. The 5 member committee was appointed in December, 2018 to review Economic Capital Framework (ECF) for central bank.
  2. The panel’s recommendation for transfer of excess reserves includes only contingency funds.

Which of the statements given above is /are correct?


U.K. Sinha Committee

Recently, an expert committee under U.K. Sinha has submitted its final report to the government. For which of the following sector was it constituted to suggest reformative measures?


Committees On Agriculture

Consider the following statements regarding the newly formed high level committee to transform the agriculture sector:

  1. It is a 10 member committee headed by the Prime Minister.
  2. It will suggest policy measures, attract investments and raise growth in food processing.
  3. It will suggest a mechanism for linking of market reforms with e-NAM, GRAM and other relevant Centrally Sponsored Schemes.

Which of the given statements is/are correct?


Baba Kalyani Committee

Baba Kalyani Committee is related to which of the following area?


Suresh Mathur Committee

‘Suresh Mathur Committee’ sometimes seen in the news is related to?


Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC)

Consider the following statement vis-à-vis Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC):

  1. GEAC is constituted under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.
  2. GEAC is chaired by the Environment Minister.

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National Statistical Commission (NSC)

Consider the following statements vis-à-vis ‘National Statistical Commission (NSC)’:

  1. NSC is a statutory body and was the outcome of Rangarajan Commission.
  2. The Chief Statistician of India is the secretary of NSC.
  3. It works under the office of CSO (Central Statistical Office) and National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO).

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