Legislature

Which one of the following statements regarding the Departmental Committee of the Parliament of India on the empowerment of women is correct?

  1. The term will consist of the memebers of the Lok Sabha only
  2. A cabinet minister can be a memeber of the Committee
  3. The term of the office of the memebers of the Committee shall not exceed two years
  4. It reports on the working of welfare programmes for the women

Answer

The Committee consists of 20 Lok Sabha members and 10 Rajya Sabha members. The Committee's term is one year. No cabinet minister can be a member of Committee. The Committee reports on the working of the various welfare programmes for the women.

The correct option is D.