Q. Consider the following statements regarding Committee on Public Undertakings:
1.It was created in 1964 on the recommendation of the Krishna Menon Committee.
2.It consists of 22 members.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation: Committee on Public Undertakings: This committee was created in 1964 on the recommendation of the Krishna Menon Committee.

  • Originally, it had 15 members (10 from the Lok Sabha and 5 from the Rajya Sabha). However, in 1974, its membership was raised to 22 (15 from the Lok Sabha and 7 from the Rajya Sabha).
  • The members of this committee are elected by the Parliament every year from amongst its own members according to the principle of proportional representation by means of a single transferable vote.

Source: Laxmikanth Governance