CIVIL, Parliamentary Practice

STANDING COMMITTEES OF PARLIAMENT

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Lok Sabha

        Sl. Name of the Committee Whether elected or nominated No. of members Term
1 2 3 4 5
1. Business Advisory Committee Nominated 15 Till reconstituted
2. Committee on Private Members’ Bills and Resolutions Nominated 15 One year
3. Committee on Petitions Nominated 15 Till reconstituted
4. Committee on Estimates Elected 30 One year
5. Committee of Privileges Nominated 15 Till reconstituted
6. Committee on Subordinate Legislation Nominated 15 One year
7. Committee on Government Assurances Nominated 15 One year
8. Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House Nominated 15 One year
9. Rules Committee Nominated 15 Till reconstituted
10. General Purposes Committee Nominated @ Till reconstituted
11. House Committee Nominated 15 One year
12. Public Accounts Committee Elected 22

(15- Lok Sabha)
( 7-Rajya Sabha)*

One year
13. Committee on Public Undertakings Elected 22

(15- Lok Sabha)
( 7-Rajya Sabha)*

One year
14. Library Committee Nominated 9

(6- Lok Sabha)
(3-Rajya Sabha)*

One year
15. Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Elected 30

(20-Lok Scheduled Tribes Sabha)
(10-Rajya Sabha)*

One year
16. Committee on Papers Laid on the Table Nominated 15 One year

 

@  Consisting of the Speaker, the Deputy Speaker, members of the Panel of Chairmen, Chairmen of all Standing Committees of the Lok Sabha, leaders of recognized parties and groups and such other members as may be nominated by the Speaker.

* Members of the Rajya Sabha are also associated with these committees

 Rajya Sabha

Sl. Name of the Committee Whether  elected or nominated No. of members Term
1 2 3 4 5
1. Business Advisory Committee Nominated 11 (including Chairman & Deputy Chairman) Till reconstituted
2. Committee of Privileges Nominated 10 -do-
3. Committee on Petitions Nominated 10 -do-
4. Committee on Rules Nominated 16 -do-
5. Committee on Subordinate Legislation Nominated 15 -do-
6. Committee on Government Assurances Nominated 10 -do-
7. House Committee Nominated 7 -do-
8. General Purposes Committee Nominated @@ *
9. Committee on Papers Laid on the Table Nominated 10 Till reconstituted
10. Committee on MPLAD Scheme Nominated 10 Tenure of the Members (in RS)
11. Ethics Committee Nominated 10 Till reconstituted
12. Committee on Provision of computers to MPs (RS) Nominated 7 Tenure of the Members (in RS)

@@  Consisting of the Chairman, Deputy Chairman, panel of Vice Chairman, Chairman of all Standing Committees of the Rajya Sabha, Leaders of recognized parties and groups and such other members as may be nominated by the Chairman.

* Not provided in the rules but is constituted every year.

 Joint Committess

        Sl. Name of the Committee Whether elected or nominated No. of members Term
1 2 3 4 5
1. Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament Nominated 15 (10- Lok Sabha) ( 5-Rajya Sabha) One year
2. Joint Committee on offices of Profit Elected 15 (10- Lok Sabha) (5-Rajya Sabha) Co-terminus with the life of Lok Sabha
3. Committee on the Empowerment of Women Nominated 30 (20-Lok Sabha) (10- Rajya Sabha) One year
4. Joint Parliamentary Committee on the functioning of Wakf Boards Nominated 30 (20-Lok Sabha) (10- Rajya Sabha) No fixed tenure
5. Joint Committee on Security in Parliament House complex Nominated 10 (7-Lok Sabha) (3- Rajya Sabha) No fixed tenure

 Source: Ministry of Parliamentary affairs