Committee On Public Undertaking selected 26 subjects for examination for the year 2022-23

New Delhi: Parliamentary COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC UNDERTAKINGS headed by BJP senior leader Mr. Santosh Gangwar had selected the 26 subjects for examinations for the year of 2022-23. The committee divided the subjects in three categories: A- Comprehensive Examination, B- Horizontal Examination and C-Audits Reports. In A category seven subjects have been selected, B and C category included nine subjects.

The functions of the Committee on Public Undertakings are :- (a) to examine the reports and accounts of Public Undertakings specified in the Fourth Schedule to the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha ; (b) to examine the reports, if any, of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on the Public Undertakings; (c) to examine, in the context of the autonomy and efficiency of the Public Undertakings whether the affairs of the Public Undertakings are being managed in accordance with sound business principles and prudent commercial practices; and (d) to exercise such other functions vested in the Public Accounts Committee and the Estimates Committee in relation to the Public Undertakings as are not covered by clauses (a), (b) and (c) above and as may be allotted to the Committee by the Speaker from time to time

Details of selected subjects given below.

A Comprehensive Examination

1 Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

2 Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL)

3 Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) Limited

4 Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI) Limited

5 IRCON International Limited

6 National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) Limited

7 Oil India Limited (OIL) 8 Power Finance Corporation (PFC) Limited

B. Horizontal Examination

9 Review of Performance of Power Sector CPSUs

10 Review of Performance of Coal Sector CPSUs

11 Review of Performance of Steel Sector CPSUs

12 Review of Performance of Health Sector CPSUs

13 Review of Performance of Fertilizer Sector CPSUs

14 Review of Performance of Petroleum & Natural Gas Sector CPSUs

15 Review of Administrative Mechanism for resolution of CPSUs disputes especially related to merged CPSUs

16 Corporate Governance in CPSUs

17 Human Resource Management in CPSUs 2

C Audit Reports

18 Report No. 5 of 2019 relating to Operational Performance of NMDC Limited.

19 Report No. 9 of 2020 relating to Planning and Implementation of transmission projects by Power Grid Corporation of India Limited.

20 Para No. 5.1 of Report No. 18 of 2020 regarding Review of Loans to Road Projects relating to India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited.

21 Para No. 5.2 of Report No. 18 of 2020 regarding Avoidable loss due to extension of loan in terminated projects relating to India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited.

22 Para No. 6.1 of Report No. 3 of 2021 relating to procurement of hardware/ software item to the tune of Rs. 890.34 crores through strategic alliance relating to National Informatics Centre Services Inc.

23 Report No. 11 of 2021 relating to Performance Audit Report on Implementation of Phase-III Delhi Mass rapid Transit System by DMRC.

24 Para No. 2.1 of Report No. 14 of 2021 regarding undue enrichment through recovery of turnover tax from consumers relating to Indian Oil Corporation Limited.

25 Para no. 2.4 of Report No. 14 of 2021 regarding loss due to flaring of high pressure gas relating to Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Limited.

26 Para No. 6.1 of Report No. 14 of 2021 regarding unfruitful expenditure towards construction of Copper Ore Tailings Beneficiation Plant relating to Hindustan Copper Limited.

Consisting of 22 members of both houses committee since inception have presented 680 reports till date. Of these 310 are Original Reports, 316 are reports on Action Taken by the Government on Original Reports of the Committee and 54 are Study Tour Reports. Out of 310 Original Reports, 38 are in the nature of Horizontal Studies on various aspects of working of the public undertakings.