Q. With reference to the Panchayati Raj Institutions, arrange the following committee in chronological order of their formation:
1. Ashok Mehta Committee
2. Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
3. L.M. Singhvi Committee
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

[A] 1-2-3

[B] 2-3-1

[C] 2-1-3

[D] 1-3-2

Answer: C

Committees related to Panchayati Raj Institutions: 

  • Balvantrai Mehta Committee, appointed in January 1957, submits its report on 24 November 1957. 
  • Ashok Mehta Committee on working of panchayats, appointed on 12 December 1977, submits its report on 21 August 1978. 
  • L.M. Singhvi Committee submits its report on 27 November 1986. It recommends constitutional status for panchayats. 

Source: Laxmikanth