THE Central Vigilance Commission disposed of 1266 cases during April 2010 referred to it for advice. The Commission advised imposition of major penalty against 99 officers including 15 from Central Board of Excise & Customs, 13 from State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur, 11 from Coal India Ltd., 8 from M/o Railways, 7 each from UCO Bank and Bank of Baroda, 5 from MCD, 4 each from Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited and Department of Telecommunications, 3 each from Canara Bank and DDA. Remaining 19 cases pertained to different departments of the Government of India and PSUs.
The Commission received 1688 ordinary complaints during the month. Of these, 1266 complaints were sent for necessary action/ATR whereas 95 complaints were sent for investigation and report. No action was required on 285 complaints.
On the Commission’s recommendations, the competent authorities issued sanctions for prosecution against 33 officers. Recoveries to the tune of Rs.4.70 crore were made after Commission conducted technical examination of some departments.