T.S.R. Subramanian committee (Environment) : Status – UPSC GS2

T.S.R. Subramanian Report on environment: The Subramanian committee was set up in August 2014 to review the existing environmental laws and the procedures followed by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. The committee suggested several amendments to existing laws and regulations, including those relating to environment, forest, wildlife and coastal zone clearances and even existing …

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Election Expenditure Committee – UPSC GS2

News: Election Commission of India(ECI) has constituted a committee to examine the issues concerning the expenditure limit for a candidate. Facts: Background: The committee was set up after the Ministry of Law & Justice has notified an amendment in Rule 90 of Conduct of Elections Rules,1961 increasing the existing election campaign expenditure limit by 10% with immediate effect …

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M.S. Swaminathan Commission (Agriculture)

Commission: The government of India constituted the National Commission on Farmers (NCF) on November 18, 2004. The NCF was chaired by Professor M.S. Swaminathan. It submitted five reports to the government. The reports had suggestions for “faster and more inclusive growth” for farmers as was envisaged in the Planning Commission’s Approach to 11th Five Year …

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