V. K. Shunglu served as Comptroller & Auditor General of India until March 15, 2002. Mr. Shunglu serves as the Chairman at ASREC (India) Limited. He joined Indian Administrative Services (IAS), the premier civil service responsible for public administration at the Provincial and Central level. He served in various provincial and Union Government as Principal Secretary and held senior position in Finance, Planning, Taxation, Industry, Energy, Health & Family Welfare and Industry & Company Affairs. He represented Govt of India at International Bodies likes Asian Development Bank, IMF/World Bank, International Organization of the Supreme Audit Institutions, Asian Organization of the Supreme Audit Institutions, ASOSAI, etc. Mr. Shunglu conferred the John Kandusch Award by INTOSAI in 1998.