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?
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