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Parliamentary Committees
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This lesson covers all Parliamentary Committees in brief. It gives an overview of what is a committee and what is the main function of it.

Prasanna Naidu
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  1. Departmental Standing Committees Financial Committees 1) Public Accounts Committee To examine annual audit reports CAG 2) Estimates Committee To examine estimates in Budget 3) Committee on Public Undertakings To examine reports & accounts of public undertakings To secure more accountability of Executive to Committees to Inquire 1) Committee on Petitions To examine petitions on Bills & other matters of gen pub imp 2) Committee of Privileges V To secure more accountability of Executive to Pariament To examine cases of breach of privilege 3) Ethics Committee To entorce Code of Conduct of members of Parliament Committees to Scrutinise & Control 1) Committee on Govt.Assurances examines assurances, promises, undertakings given by Ministers Meaning Appointed by House or Nominated by Speaker/Chairman Works under direction of Speaker/Chairman Report to House or Speaker/Chairman Has a Secretariat provided by LSIRS Committee on Subordinate Legislation xamies & reports delegated powers Executive 3) Committee on Papers laid on the table s papers comply Constitution. Act, Rules Standing 4) Committee on Welfare of SCs & STs examine all matters related to SCs & STS 5) Committee on empowerment of women Parliamentary Committees 2 types(Standing, Ad-Hoc) Ad-Hoc-2 categories(Inquiry, Advisory) standing-6 Categories Dexamines measures taken by Union Govt to secure status. dignity & equality of women 6) Joint Committee on Offices of Profit amines composition of committees & other bodies -office of House-keeping/Service Committees 1) General Purpose Committee 2) House Committee 3)Library Committee 4) Joint Committee on Salaries &Allowances of Members profit recommends disqualification of member if any Committees Relating to the Day-to-Day Business of the House 1) Business Advisory C 2) Committee on Private Member's Bill& Resolutions 3) Rules Committee 4) Committee on Absence of Members from Sittings of House regulates, allocates time for transaction of legislative & other business classifies Bills & allocates time for procedure, conduct of business in the House members- absent -60 days-without permission