The Estimates Committee:

  1. consists of 22 members nominated annually by the Speaker of the Lok Sabha from amongst its members
  2. suggests alternative policies to the government in order to bring about efficiency and economy in administration

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] 2 Only

First statement is incorrect because the Estimates Committee consists of 30 members elected annually by the Lok Sabha from amongst its members according to the principle of proportional representation. Second statement is correct.

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