Meetings

(1) An Advisory Committee shall meet at such times and places as it considers expedient.

(2) Fifty percent of the existing strength of the Advisory Committee shall constitute quorum for its meetings.

(3) Secretary to the Advisory Committee shall convene meetings of the Committee and maintain records of meetings.

(4) Chairperson of the Advisory Committee shall decide the agenda for the meetings and preside over the meetings of the Committee

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(1) A Member of the Committee shall be entitled to a sitting fee of Rs.10,000 for a meeting of the Committee.

(2) A Member of the Committee shall be entitled to reimbursement of expenses on his travel and accommodation for attending the meetings of the Committee at par with the entitlement of Secretary to Government of India.

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(1) No member of the Advisory Committee shall communicate to the Press or to any other public media on issues that have been considered or are under consideration of the Committee.

(2) A Member, who is directly or indirectly interested in any issue coming up for consideration at a meeting of the Committee, shall disclose the nature of his interest at such meeting.

(3) A Member shall not take part in any deliberation or discussion of the Committee with respect to such business except to the extent of professional advice if sought by the Committee.
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