SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    The Committee of Indian Parliament which has the largest membership is

    A)  Committee on Privileges

    B)  The Public Accounts Committee

    C)  The Estimates Committee

    D)  The Committee on Public Undertakings

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The Estimates Committee, constituted for the first time in 1950, is a Parliamentary Committee consisting of 30 Members, elected every year by the Lok Sabha from amongst its Members. The Chairman of the Committee is appointed by the Speaker from amongst its members. The functions of the Estimates Committee are:
    [a] To report what economies, improvements in organisation, efficiency or administrative reform, consistent with the policy underlying the estimates may be effected;
    [b] To suggest alternative policies in order to bring about efficiency and economy in administration;
    [c] To examine whether the money is well laid out within the limits of the policy implied in the estimates; and
    [d] To suggest the form in which the estimates shall be presented to Parliament.

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