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House Standing Committee on IT summons Twitter representatives

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 16, Jun 2021
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● The Standing Committee on Information Technology, one of the 24 Departmentally Related Committees

● It is constituted under Rule 331C of the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Lok Sabha.

● Ministries/Departments of the Government of India are under its jurisdiction:

  • (i) Ministry of Communications-
    • (a) Department of Posts
    • (b) Department of Telecommunications
  • (ii) Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology; and
  • (iii) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

● The Committee consist of 31 members; 21 members from Lok Sabha, nominated by the Speaker, Lok Sabha and 10 from Rajya Sabha nominated by the Chairperson, Rajya Sabha.

● The Chairperson of the Committee is appointed by the Speaker from amongst the members of the Committee from Lok Sabha.

● The term of office of the members of the Committee does not exceed one year