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Showing posts with label Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs. Show all posts
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Monday, August 14, 2023

CCEA - Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs


CCEA - Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

  • CCEA is one of the Cabinet Committees

Composition of CCEA in 2021 year 

Prime Minister

Shri Narendra Modi

Minister of Defence

Shri Raj Nath Singh

Minister of Home Affairs

Shri Amit Shah

Minister of Road Transport and Highways

Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari

Minister of Finance; 

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman

Minister of Agriculture 

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar

Minister of External Affairs

Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

Minister of Commerce and Industry

Shri Piyush Goyal

Minister of Education

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan


Cabinet Committees are 

  1. Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.

  2. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs.

  3. Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs.

  4. Cabinet Committee on Investment and Growth.

  5. Cabinet Committee on Security.

  6. Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs.

  7. Cabinet Committee on Employment & Skill Development.

  8. Cabinet Committee on Accommodation.

  • All committees except Cabinet Committee on Accommodation and Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs are headed by Prime Minister.

The object of the Cabinet committees are 

  1.  To lessen the enormous workload of the Cabinet. 

  2. Facilitate an in-depth examination of policy issues 

  3. Principle of the division of labour and effective delegation

  4. Frame proposals for the Cabinet’s consideration

  5. Also, take decisions, but of course, Cabinet can review such decisions. 

  • COM - Council of Ministers is a Constitutional body by Articles 74 & 75 of Constitution of India, whereas the Cabinet Committee is an extra-constitutional body (not mentioned in the Constitution of India)  in emergence. 

  • Although Cabinet committees are not constitutional bodies, their work cannot be under estimated as they provide crucial guidance to the Cabinet. 

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