Committee on Estimates

The Committee on Estimates examines such of the estimates which have been voted upon by the Vidhan Sabha or have been referred to it by the Vidhan Sabha pertaining to a department or a group of departments or such subjects falling there under as it may choose for the purpose.

The functions of the Committee are:-

(a) to report what economies, improvements in organization, efficiency or administrative reform, consistent with
the policy underlying the estimates, may be effected.

(b) to suggest alternative policies in order to bring about efficiency and economy in administration;

(c) to examine whether the money is well laid out within the limits of the policy implied in the estimates; and

(d) to suggest the form in which the estimates shall be presented to the Assembly.

Besides, the Committee also scrutinizes the Supplementary Demands for Grants before the same are presented to
the House.