New Delhi, Jul 29: BJP lawmaker from Pune Girish Bhalchandra Bapat will be the new chairman of the Lok Sabha's Committee on Estimates.
The 30-member panel will also have among others Dilip Ghosh, Parvesh Sahib Singh Verma, Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Sanjay Jaiswal - all BJP - as members.
Among the opposition members are Kalyan Banerjee (Trinamool Congress), Kunwar Danish Ali (BSP), Dayanidhi Maran (DMK), Francisco Sardinha (Congress).Shiv Sena MP Vinayak Bhaurao Raut will also be a member in the panel.
The Committee on Estimates is mandated for scrutinising the functioning of government ministries and departments in terms of expenditure and utilisation of funds.
It also suggests alternative policies in order to bring about efficiency and economy in administration. (UNI)