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Important Commissions and Committees in India


Important Commissions and Committees in India



  • · Malimath Commission : Criminal Justice
  • · Upendra Commission : Inquiry on rape and murder Thangjam Manorama Devi
  • · 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
  • · Palekar Tribunal : Journalists’ Pay reforms
  • · U.C. Banerjee Commission : Enquiry into Godhra carnage (railways)
  • · Sarkaria Commission : Centre-State relations
  • · Srikrishna Commission : 1992 Bombay riots
  • · Thakkar Commission : Indira Gandhi assassination case
  • · Phukan Commission & Saharya Committee : Tehelka tapes
  • · Chelliah Committee : Eradicating black money
  • · Kothari Commission : Educational reforms
  • · Wanchoo Committee : Tax enquiry
  • · Bhanu Pratap Singh Committee : Agriculture
  • · Aggarwal Committee : Nepotism in granting petrol pump, LPG connections
  • · Rangarajan Committee : Reforms in private sector
  • · Naresh Chandra Committee : Corporate governance
  • · J.C.Kumarappa Committee : Congress agrarian Reforms Committee
  • · Swaminathan Committee : Population policy
  • · Rangarajan Committee : Statistics
  • · Wardha Committee : Inquiry on murder of Graham Staines
  • · N.N. Vohra Committee : Criminalization of politics
  • · Kelkar Committee {2} : 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
  • · James Lyngdoh Committee- Student politics and student-body elections in colleges
  • · E.M.S. Nachiappan Committee : Reforms in the higher judiciary
  • · Soli Sorabjee Committee : Police Reforms [it was constituted after the Judgement of the Supreme Court in Parkash Singh vs Union of India (2006)]
  • · Ganguli Committee : Review of health facility planning and healthcare engineering and management
  • · Percy Mistry Committee : Making Mumbai an IFC (International Financial Centre)
  • · K.T. Thomas Committee- to look into ways of enhancing the effectives of the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act
  • · Fali S. Nariman Committee- Accountability and damages with regard to destruction of public property
  • · Satwant Reddy Committee- review of laws relating to registration of pharmaceutical drugs and clinical trials
  • · Raghuram C. Rajan Committee- financial sector reforms
  • · Shah Commission (1966)- reorganisation of States
  • · Tarkunde Committee- composition of the Election Commission and other electoral reforms
  • · Dinesh Goswami Committee- electoral reforms
  • · 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
  • · Butler Committee : Relation between Indian states & paramount power (the Queen of Britain)
  • · Hurtog Committee : Growth of British India education-its effects
  • · Muddiman Committee : Working of Diarchy as in Montague Chelmsford 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.
  • · M.M. Punchhi Commission : Centre-State Relations [note- this committee has been set up recently- after the sad demise of Justice (Retd.) Sarkaria]
  • · Thorat Committee : Caste-based discrimination against students in AIIMS
  • · R.K.Raghavan Committee : Ragging in colleges
  • · 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