Monthly Current Affairs January 2016 “COMMITTEES” key points to Remember.
GOI constitute Kamlesh Chandra
Committee to study wage structure of Gramin Dak Sevaks The government has constituted a oneman committee to examine the wage structure and service conditions of gramin
dak sevaks. The Department of Posts has 2.6 lakh gramin dak sevaks. Kamlesh Chandra, a retired member of the postal services board, will constitute the committee, which will be assisted by TQ Mohammad, a senior administrative grade officer, who will act as secretary. The terms of reference of the Committee will include the following.
GOI constitutes Shyam Benegal
Committee to revamp Central Board of Film Censors Government of India has constituted a Committee headed by renowned film personality Shyam Benegal for Holistic interpretation of the provisions of the Cinematograph Act and Rules. The Board of film certification recently came under attack following the cuts imposed on long kisses between Spectre’s lead actors Daniel Craig and Monica Bellucci. The panel has been asked to submit its recommendations within two months on reshaping the censor board, officially known as the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).
Recommendations of Justice Lodha
Committee on BCCI reforms The Supreme Court-appointed Lodha Committee has recommended sweeping reforms for the controversy-ridden BCCI,suggesting a bar on ministers from
occupying positions, putting a cap on the age and tenure of the office-bearers and legalising betting. In a series of drastic reforms, the three-member panel, headed by Justice (Retd) R M Lodha, also suggested one unit should represent one state, while taking away the voting rights of institutional and city-based units. The committee also suggested the
restructuring of the BCCI’s administrative set-up, proposing the position of a CEO accountable to a nine-member apex council.