The Finance Ministry also said other tax issues would be also referred to the three-member committee in due course. Renowned chartered accountant Girish Ahuja is the third member of the panel, whose term is one year.
Alleging a nexus between Congress and the Naveen Patnaik led-BJD in loot of mineral resources of Odisha, BJP president Rajnath Singh on Tuesday claimed that the UPA government deliberately tabled only one-third of the Justice MB Shah Commission`s reports instead of the full.
The UPA government is unlikely to make public full report of the Shah Commission on illegal mining in Odisha, which has recommended recovering over Rs 59,203 crore from miners in the state for "illegally and without lawful authority" extracting iron ore.
Set to submit its first phase investigation report into the alleged illegal mining in Odisha by December, the Justice M B Shah Commission on Saturday said its investigation would remain open till the last moment as its six-member team wound up the document verification here.
A team of Justice MB Shah Commission probing alleged mining scam in Odisha on Thursday made a surprise visit to four iron ore mines in Joda and Koida mining circles in Keonjhar and Sundergarh districts today.