UPSC IAS Prelims Exam: Various Committees and Their Purpose

Important committees and commissions in India for UPSC exam/Important committees and commissions in India for UPSC 2017/Important Committee Reports for UPSC

UPSC has released the dates for IAS prelims 2019 examination.The UPSC has asked several questions on various committees constituted for different purposes. The committees are constituted for studying a problem or issue and formulate a pragmatic recommendation on the same.

Here we are giving an insight of all committees and its purpose as well. This will enhance your UPSC IAS prelims preparation. The committee’s name and purpose are important especially in Indian polity and Indian Economy.

Important committees for UPSC 2019:

Name of committee


Abhijeet Sen Committee

Formulating food policy in a long term

Abid Hussain Committee

Small scale industries  and Trade Policy Reform

Chakravarty Committee

Monetary policy

G V Ramakrishna Committee


JJ Irani Committee

Company laws and formation of the new Companies Act of India

Kelkar Committee

Assessment of PPP in India and Tax Structure Reforms

Raja Chelliah Committee

Tax reforms in India

Khusro Committee

Agricultural Credit System

Sarkaria Commission

Relationship and power balance between  Centre and States.

Malegam Committee


Narasimhan Committee

Banking Reforms

Mckinsey Report

Merger Of seven Associate Banks with State Bank of India

Suresh Tendulkar Committee

Methodology of estimation of poverty

Tarapore Committee

Capital Account Convertibility

A Ghosh committee

Malpractices in banks

Y B Reddy Committee

Assessing Of Income Tax Rebates

Bhagwati Committee

Unemployment and Public Welfare

C Rao Committee

Agricultural policy

Dharia Committee

Public Distribution System

Rangarajan Committee

Computerization Of Banking Industry and Public Sector Disinvestment

Lodha committee

To recommend reforms for cricket in India

Raghunath Anant Mashelkar panel

To suggest the best technologies for Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

K V Kamath Panel

To examine MSME sector

Bibek Debroy

Railway restructuring

Justice B. M Shah Committee

Black money

A C Shah Committee

Non-Banking Financial Company

Important committees and commissions in India for UPSC PDF


  1. very good content. It helps a lot, your (team) hardwork makes it easy to understand even typical political and technical matters.

  2. thanq for dedicated efforts

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