Shunglu Committee Report in News

Shunglu Committee is a committee of experts instituted to examine the alleged irregularities and cases of nepotism in the appointments across various Delhi state government departments under the Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi.

The Delhi High Court on 4 August 2016 ruled that the Lt Governor is the administrative head of Delhi and held decisions taken by the Delhi government without consulting the Lt Governor as illegal.

Subsequently, on 30 August 2016 the Lt Governor Najeeb Jung had set up an expert committee to examine the 400-odd files for ‘infirmities and irregularities’ pertaining to decisions taken by the Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party government without his approval.

The committee consists of former Comptroller and Auditor General V K Shunglu, former Chief Election Commissioner N. Gopalaswami and former Chief Vigilance Commissioner Pradeep Kumar.

The committee reviewed 404 files of the Delhi government and found several irregularities with various appointments.