Which committee was formed by Lal Bahadur Sastri in 1963, to recommend measures for the prevention of corruption among the civil servants ?
In 1963, Lal Bahadur Sastri appointed Santhanam to preside over the corruption committee. Because of its thorough investigative work and recommendations, the Committee earned a reputation as Santhanam’s Committee on Corruption. The committee advised the Union Government on all matters pertaining to the maintenance of integrity in administration. It exercised superintendence over the working of the Central Bureau of Investigation – the principal investigating agency of the Union Government in anti-corruption matters and also over the vigilance administration of various Ministries and other organizations of the Union Government.