N. Gopalaswami committee on Sanskrit promotion
A 13 member expert committee headed by former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) N. Gopalaswami has been constituted by the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry exclusively on Sanskrit promotion. The committee recommends measures to integrate the study of the ancient classical language with other disciplines and also suggests changes in Sanskrit education in schools and Universities.

Arvind Subramanian Committee suggests GST rate of 17-18 per cent
Chief Economic Advisor Dr Arvind Subramanian led Committee has recommended standard rate for Goods and Services Tax (GST) at 17 to 18 per cent. The Committee has submitted its report to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in New Delhi. Important points of the report: 1. The committee recommended standard Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates at 17-18 %. 2. The panel suggested a revenue neutral rate of 15-15.5 % and dropping of 1% additional tax on inter-state trade. The panel was set up by the government to suggest a road map of rates for GST but the final decession on the precise number would be taken by the proposed GST council.

L Narasimha Reddy Judicial Committee on OROP
The Union Government on 14 December 2015 appointed Justice L Narasimha Reddy, retired Chief Justice of Patna High Court, to head the Judicial Committee which will look into the implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for the exservicemen. The Committee will submit its recommendations in six months. It may give interim reports to the Government on any of the matters related to its terms of reference. The committee will look on measures for the removal of anomalies that may arise in the implementation of the OROP as notified by the Government, any other matter referred by the Union Government on implementation of the OROP or related issues. In making its recommendations, the Committee shall take into account the financial impact of its recommendations.

AP Shah Judicial Commission on RIL-ONGC gas dispute
The government has set up a judicial commission headed by former chief Justice of Delhi High Court Ajit Prakash Shah to look into the findings of the international consultant Degolyer & Mac Naughton in the gas dispute between Reliance Industries (RIL) and state owned oil and National Gas Corporation (ONGC).

One Response to “December 2015 Committees”

  • anil babasaeb shinde says:

    brillint monthwise ga very nice structured i love it

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