Committes attached to govt.
Modi govt is sincere to do for the country and why not they set a standard that various committees formed by govt now and then should have only 10% to 20% MPs and balance from interested public with good track record performance in the specific field.Also rule should be for automatic removal of the member should one fail to attend consequtive three meetings.
No committee should have more than 5 members lest meeting would be the biggest task of such committees.
committees should have some specific time bound purpose as against the present practise of accommodaing MPs for personal or status gain. more
Committee on Estimates. ...
Committee on Public Undertakings. ...
Committee on Public Accounts. ...
Committee on Private Members' Bills and Resolutions (Lok Sabha) ...
Rules Committee (Lok Sabha) ...
Committee of Privileges (Lok Sabha)
Committees on Subordinate Legislation
Committee on Government Assurances
Committee on Estimates (Select committee of LS)
Committee on Public Accounts (PAC)
Committee on Public Undertakings (PUC)
Department Related Standing Committees (DRSCs) – (covered in our last post on Parliamentary Committees Basics)
Committee on Papers Laid on the Table (Lok Sabha)
Committee on Petitions (Lok Sabha)
Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House (Lok Sabha)
Joint Committee Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Joint)on Offices of Profit
Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Joint)
Railway Convention Committee (Ad-hoc)
Committee on Empowerment of Women
Thus about 19 Committees and Adhoc committees are functioning under the nose of parliament, and it is not known how many members are sincerely attending and discharge their duties. It is not known whether their work have been assessed by the GOI and whether the need of these committess to continue to exist has been analysed. more
Make one person responsible to gather pertinent information from any and all sources, analyze, and provide recommendation(s). more
committees. Many MPs are just laymen. They have got elected
on the strength of their caste/religion/region. Only the professionals
with proven track record from the relevant fields should be made
members of all committees and they stay in 5 stars hotels and
Executive class air travel should not be allowed. more
Until our existing parliamentarian system is completely reformed to make such greedy politicians debarred from participation in any kind of political activities for certain periods, any kind of efforts are unlikely to achieve the desired goals as suggested. more