List of various Committees and their main Focus Areas

A C Shah Committee:NBFC A Ghosh Committee:Final Accounts A Ghosh Committee:Modalities Of Implementation Of New 20 Point Programme A Ghosh Committee:Frauds & Malpractices In Banks Abid Hussain Committee:Development Of Capital Markets Adhyarjuna Committee:Changes In NI Act And Stamp Act AK Bhuchar Committee:Coordination Between Term Lending Institutions And Commercial Banks 8. B Eradi Committee:Insolvency And Wind Up Laws 9. B Sivaraman Committee:Institutional Credit For Agricultural & Rural Development 10. B Venkatappaiah Committee:All India Rural Credit Review 11. BD Shah Committee:Stock Lending Scheme 12. BD Thakar Committee:Job Criteria In Bank Loans (Approach) 13. Bhagwati Committee:Unemployment 14. Bhagwati Committee:Public Welfare 15. Bhave Committee:Share Transfer Reforms 16. Bhide Committee:Coordination Between Commercial Banks And SFC's 17. Bhootlingam Committee:Wage, Income & Prices 18. C Rao Committee:Agricultural Policy 19. CE Kamath Committee:Multi Agency Approach In Agricultural Finance 20. Chatalier Committee:Finance To Small Scale Industry 21. Chesi Committee:Direct Taxes 22. Cook Committee (On Behalf Of BIS - Under Basel Committee ):Capital Adequacy Of Banks 23. D R Mehta Committee:Review Progress And Recommend Improvement Measures Of IRDP 24. Damle Committee:MICR 25. Dandekar Committee:Regional Imbalances 26. Dantwala Committee:Estimation Of Employments 27. Dave Committee:Mutual Funds (Functioning) 28. Dharia Committee:Public Distribution System 29. DR Gadgil Committee:Agricultural Finance 30. Dutta Committee:Industrial Licensing 31. G Lakshmai Narayan Committee:Extension Of Credit Limits On Basis Of Consortium 32. G Sundaram Committee:Export Credit 33. Gadgil Committee (1969):Lead Banking System 34. Godwala Committee:Rural Finance 35. Goiporia Committee:Customer Service In Banks 36. GS Dahotre Committee:Credit Requirements Of Leasing Industry 37. GS Patel Committee:Carry Forward System On Stock Exchanges 38. Hathi Committee:Soiled Banknotes 39. Hazari Committee (1967):Industrial Policy 40. IT Vaz Committee:Working Capital Finance In Banks 41. J Reddy Committee:Reforms In Insurance Sector 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

42. James Raj Committee:Functioning Of Public Sector Banks 43. Jankiramanan Committee:Securities Transactions Of Banks & Financial Institutions 44. JV Shetty Committee:Consortium Advances 45. K Madhav Das Committee:Urban Cooperative Banks 46. Kalyansundaram Committee:Introduction Of Factoring Services In India 47. Kamath Committee:Education Loan Scheme 48. Karve Committee:Small Scale Industry 49. KB Chore Committee:To Review The Symbol Of Cash Credit Q 50. Khanna Committee:Non Performing Assets 51. Khusrau Committee:Agricultural Credit 52. KS Krishnaswamy Committee:Role Of Banks In Priority Sector And 20 Point Economic Programme 53. L K Jha Committee:Indirect Taxes 54. LC Gupta Committee:Financial Derivatives 55. Mahadevan Committee:Single Window System 56. Mahalanobis Committee:Income Distribution 57. Marathe Committee:Licensing Of New Banks 58. ML Dantwala Committee:Regional Rural Banks 59. Mrs. KS Shere Committee:Electronic Fund Transfer 60. Nadkarni Committee:Improved Procedures For Transactions In PSU Bonds And Units 61. Nariman Committee:Branch Expansion Programme 62. Narsimham Committee:Financial System 63. Omkar Goswami Committee:Industrial Sickness And Corporate Restructuring 64. P R Nayak Committee:Institutional Credit To SSI Sector 65. P Selvam Committee:Non Performing Assets Of Banks 66. PC Luther Committee:Productivity, Operational Efficiency & Profitability Of Banks 67. PD Ojha Committee:Service Area Approach 68. Pendarkar Committee:Review The System Of Inspection Of Commercial, RRB And Urban Cooperative Banks 69. Pillai Committee:Pay Scales Of Bank Officers 70. PL Tandon Committee:Export Strategy 71. PR Khanna Committee:Develop Appropriate Supervisory Framework For NBFC 72. Purshottam Das Committee:Agricultural Finance And Cooperative Societies 73. R Jilani Banks:Inspection System Of Banks 74. R S Saria Committee:Agricultural Finance And Cooperative Societies 75. Raghavan Committee:Competition Law 76. Raja Chelliah Committee:Tax Reforms 77. Rajamannar Committee:Centre - State Fiscal Relationships 78. Rajamannar Committee:Changes In Banking Laws , Bouncing Of Cheques Etc. 79. Rakesh Mohan Committee:Petro Chemical Sector 80. Ram Niwas Mirdha Committee (JPC):Securities Scam 81. Rangrajan Committee:Computerization Of Banking Industry 82. Rangrajan Committee:Public Sector Disinvestment 83. Rashid Jilani Committee:Cash Credit System 84. Ray Committee:Industrial Sickness 85. RG Saraiya Committee (1972):Banking Commission

86. RH Khan Committee:Harmonization Of Banks And Ssis 87. RK Hajare Committee:Differential Interest Rates Scheme 88. RK Talwar Committee:Customer Service 89. RK Talwar Committee:Enactment Having A Bearing On Agro Landings By Commercial Banks 90. RN Malhotra Committee:Reforms In Insurance Sector 91. RN Mirdha Committee:Cooperative Societies 92. RV Gupta Committee:Agricultural Credit Delivery 93. S Padmanabhan Committee:Onsite Supervision Function Of Banks 94. S Padmanabhan Committee:Inspection Of Banks (By RBI) 95. Samal Committee:Rural Credit 96. SC Choksi Committee:Direct Tax Law 97. Shankar Lal Gauri Committee:Agricultural Marketing 98. SK Kalia Committee:Role Of NGO And SHG In Credit 99. SL Kapoor Committee:Institutional Credit To SSI 100. Sodhani Committee:Foreign Exchange Markets In NRI Investment In India 101. SS Kohli Committee:Rehabilitation Of Sick Industrial Units 102. SS Kohli Committee:Rationalization Of Staff Strength In Banks 103. SS Kohli Committee:Willful Defaulters 104. SS Nadkarni Committee:Trading In Public Sector Banks 105. SS Tarapore Committee:Capital Account Convertibility 106. Sukhmoy Chakravarty Committee:To Review The Working Of Monetary System 107. Tambe Committee:Term Loans To SSI 108. Tandon Committee:Follow Up Of Bank Credit 109. Tandon Committee:Industrial Sickness 110. Thakkar Committee:Credit Schemes To Self Employed 111. Thingalaya Committee:Restructuring Of RRB 112. Tiwari Committee:Rehabilitation Of Sick Industrial Undertakings 113. UK Sharma Committee:Lead Bank Scheme (Review) 114. Usha Thorat Panel: Financial Inclusion 115. Vaghul Committee:Mutual Fund Scheme 116. Varshney Committee:Revised Methods For Loans (>2 Lakhs) 117. Venketaiya Committee:Review Of Rural Financing System 118. Vipin Malik Committee:Consolidated Accounting By Banks 119. VT Dehejia Committee:To Study Credit Needs Of Industry And Trade Likely To Be Inflated 120. Vyas Committee:Rural Credit 121. Wanchoo Committee:Direct Taxes 122. WS Saraf Committee:Technology Issues In Banking Industry 123. Y H Malegam Committee:Disclosure Norms For Public Issues 124. YV Reddy Committee:Reforms In Small Savings

Some Recent Working Groups & Committees by RBI & Their Focus Area: (Name of Chairmen is given)

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Working Group on Benchmark Prime Lending Rate (BPLR): Deepak Mohanty Working Group on Surveys: Deepak Mohanty High Level Committee to Review Lead Bank Scheme: Usha Thorat Working Group to Review the Business Correspondent Model: P Vijaya Bhaskar Rao High Level Group on Systems and Procedures for Currency Distribution: Usha Thorat G20 Working Group on Enhancing Sound Regulation and Strengthening Transparency: Dr. Rakesh Mohan and Mr. Tiff Macklem 7. Committee on Financial Sector Assessment: Dr. Rakesh Mohan 8. High Level Committee on Estimation of Savings and Investment: Dr. C. Rangarajan 9. Committee on the Global Financial System (CGFS) on Capital Flows and Emerging Market Economies: Dr. Rakesh Mohan 10. Task Force For Diamond Sector: A K Bera 11. Technical Advisory Group on Development of Housing Start-Up Index in India: Prof. Amitabh Kundu 12. Working Group on Defraying Cost of ICT Solutions for RRBs: Shri G. Padmanabhan 13. Working Group on IT support for Urban Cooperative Banks: R Gandhi 14. Working Group on Technology Upgradation of Regional Rural Banks: Shri G. Srinivasan 15. Interest Rate Futures: Shri V.K. Sharma 16. Internal Working Group to Study the Recommendations of the NCEUS Report: KUB Rao 17. Working Group on Improvement of Banking Services in the Union Territory of Lakshadweep: S. Ramaswamy 18. Working Group on Rehabilitation of Sick SMEs: Dr. K. C. Chakrabarty 19. Working Group on Improvement of Banking Services In Jharkhand: V.S.Das 20. Working Group on Improvement of Banking Services in Himachal Pradesh: Dr. J. Sadakkadulla 21. Internal Technical Group on Seasonal Movements in Inflation: Dr. Balvant Singh 22. Working Group to Examine the Procedures and Processes of Agricultural Loans: C P Swarankar 23. Task Force on Empowering RRB Boards for Operational EfficiencyDr. K.G. Karmakar 24. Technical Group Set up to Review Legislations on Money Lending: Shri.S. C. Gupta 25. Working Group To Suggest Measures To Assist Distressed Farmers: Shri. S. S. Johl 26. Technical Group on Statistics for International Trade in Banking Services: Shri K.S.R.Rao 27. Technical Advisory Group On Development Of Leading Economic Indicators For Indian EconomyDr. R B Barman 28. Working Group on Savings for the Eleventh Five Year Plan (2007-08 to 2011-12): Dr.Rakesh Mohan 29. Working Group on Compilation of State Government Liabilities: Dr. N.D. Jadhav 30. Working Group on Improvement of Banking Services in Uttaranchal: V.S. Das 31. Working Group on Cost of NRI Remittances: P. K. Pain 32. Working group to formulate a scheme for Ensuring Reasonableness of Bank Charges: N. Sadasivam 33. Committee on Fuller Capital Account Convertibility: S.S.Tarapore 34. Committee on Financial Sector Plan for North Eastern Region: Smt. Usha Thorat

35. Survey on Impact of Trade Related Measures on Transaction Costs of Exports: Balwant Singh 36. Advisory Committee on Ways and Means Advances to State Governments: M.P.Bezbaruah 37. Need and Use Behavior for Small Denomination Coins: Sanal Kumar Velayudhan 38. Debt Sustainability at State Level in India: Indira Rajaraman, Shashank Bhide and R.K.Pattnaik 39. Internal Group to Examine Issues Relating to Rural Credit and Microfinance: Shri H.R.Khan 40. Working Group to Review Export Credit: Shri Anand Sinha 41. Internal Working Group on RRBs: Shri A V Sardesai 42. Working Group on Warehouse Receipts and Commodity Futures: Shri Prashant Saran 43. Internal Group to Review Guidelines on Credit Flow to SME Sector: Shri C.S.Murthy 44. Working Group on Regulatory Mechanism for Cards Shri R.Gandhi 45. Group on Model Fiscal Responsibility Legislation at State Level: Shri H R Khan 46. Task Force on Revival of Cooperative Credit Institutions: Prof.A.Vaidyanathan 47. Special Group for Formulation of Debt Restructuring Mechanism for Medium Enterprises: Shri G.Srinivasan 48. Working Group on Screen Based Trading In Government Securities: Dr.R.H.Patil 49. Expert Group on Internet Deployment of Central Database Management System (CDBMS): Prof.A.Vaidyanathan 50. Report on Monitoring of Financial Conglomerates: Smt.Shyamala Gopinath 51. Working Group on Development Financial Institutions: Shri N. Sadasivan 52. Advisory Committee to Advise on the Administered Interest Rates and Rationalisation of Saving Instruments: Dr.Rakesh Mohan 53. Advisory Committee on Flow of Credit to Agriculture: Prof.V.S.Vyas 54. Working Group on Flow of Credit to SSI Sector: Dr.A.S.Ganguly 55. Group to Study the Pension Liabilities of the State Governments: B. K. Bhattacharya 56. Rupee Interest Rate Derivatives: Shri G. Padmanabhan 57. Working Group on Instruments of Sterilisation: Smt. Usha Thorat 58. Working Group on Information on State Government Guaranteed Advances and Bonds: Shri.G.Padmanabhan 59. Working Group on Cheque Truncation and E-cheques: Dr.Barman, ED 60. Working Group on Introduction of Credit Derivatives in India: Shri B. Mahapatra 61. Group to Assess the Fiscal Risk of State Government Guarantees: Smt. Usha Thorat 62. Advisory Committee on Ways and Means Advances to State Governments: Shri C.Ramachandran 63. Working Group on Rupee Derivatives: Shri Jaspal Bindra 64. Committee on Computer Audit: Shri A.L. Narasimhan 65. Committee on Payment Systems: Dr R H Patil 66. Review Group on The Working of The Local Area Bank SchemeShri G.Ramachandran 67. Technical Group on Statistics of International Trade in Services: Shri Deepak Mohanty 68. Working Group for Suggesting Operational and Prudential Guidelines on STRIPS (Separately Traded Registered Interest and Principal of Securities): Shri M.R.Ramesh 69. Working Group on Electronic Money: Mr.Zarir J. Cama 70. Working Group on Economic Indicators Dr. R.B. Barman

71. Working Group to Examine the Role of Credit Information Bureaus in Collection and Dissemination of Information on Suit-filed Accounts and Defaulters: Shri S.R. Iyer 72. Information systems audit policy for the banking and financial sector: Dr. R.B.Burman 73. Working Group on Consolidated Accounting and Other Quantitative Methods to Facilitate Consolidated Supervision: Shri Vipin Malik 74. Expert Committee to Review the System of Administered Interest Rates and Other Related Issues: Dr.Y.V. Reddy 75. Inter-Departmental Group to study the Rationalisation of Current account Facility with Reserve Bank of India: Shri K.W. Korgaonkar 76. The Expert Committee on Legal Aspects of Bank Frauds: Dr.N.L. Mitra 77. The Standing Committee on International Financial Standards and Codes Standing Committee on International Financial Standards and Codes: Dr. Y.V.Reddy 78. Technical Group on Market Integrity: Shri C.R. Muralidharan 79. Technical Group on Phasing Out of Non-banks from Call/Notice Money Market (March 2001): Dr.Y.V.Reddy 80. Core Group on Voluntary Disclosure Norms for State Governments: Dr.Y.V.Reddy 81. Task Force to Study the Cooperative Credit System and Suggest Measures for its Strengthening: Shri Jagdish Kapoor 82. Internal Group to Review the Guidelines Relating to Commercial Paper: Dr.Y.V.Reddy 83. High Power Committee on Urban Cooperative Banks: Shri Madhav Rao 84. Working Group for setting up Credit Information Bureau in India: Shri N.H.Siddiqui 85. Committee for Redesigning of Financial Statements of Non-Banking Financial Companies: Shri V.S.N. Murthy 86. Working Group on Restructuring Weak Public Sector Banks: Shri M.S.Verma Working Group for Working Out Modalities on Dissemination of Information in Electronic Form: Shri Y.S.P. Thorat and Shri C.R. Gopalasundaram 87. Committee on Technology Upgradation in the Banking Sector: Dr A.Vasudevan ] 88. Working Group of EURO: Shri V.Subrahmanyam 89. New Monetary Aggregates: Dr. Y.V. Reddy 90. Committee on Capital Account Convertibility: Shri S.S.Tarapore

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