Committees

P K Sinha Committee

Committee is formed to identify various items and policy interventions to reduce dependence on imports.   Details: It will suggest ways to cut import of those items which can be manufactured or explored in the country. The move holds significance as India is heavily dependent on imports of several items such as oil, machinery, electronic …

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B N Srikrishna Committee (Data Protection)

The Union Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MEITY) has constituted an expert Committee to study and identify key data protection issues and recommend methods for addressing them.   Why needed? There is a need to ensure growth of the digital economy while keeping personal data of citizens secure and protected. Even though the Information Technology …

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Ratan P Watal Committee

  To suggest steps to promote card payments with an aim to discourage cash transactions. Terms of reference: Recommend various measures to incentivise transactions through cards and digital means, e.g., through tax incentives/rebates, introduction of cash back/lottery. Review the payments system in the country and recommend measures for encouraging digital payments. Study and recommend need …

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