Harsh Malhotra Committee

Committee on Scouts and Guides setup by Youth Affairs and Sports Ministry.
Was setup to look into the infrastructure and assets of the two recognized Scouts and Guides Organizations i.e. Bharat Scouts and Guides and Hindustan Scouts and Guides.
Key recommendations:
  • Recommended to make Scouts movement as an integral part of Youth movement.
  • Suggested for the constitution of an Enquiry Committee to take stock of complaints and grievances and submit its report.
  • Suggested for completely revamping the Bharat Scout & Guides and Hindustan Scouts and Guides.
  • It has stressed upon the need for streamlining the organizational set up of Bharat Scouts and Guides and Hindustan Scouts and Guides. 
  • It has also said that it has observed a number of irregularities and anomalies in the financial management of the Scouts and Guides which are audited by the Chartered Accountant.
  • So, the committee has recommended for the constitution of a permanent monitoring Committee to periodically assess the activities of both the organisations and submit report to the Union Sports Ministry.
  • The committee has suggested for the nomination of government nominees on the Boards of both the organizations.

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