The Central Vigilance Commission has recommended that penalty be imposed on 92 officials belonging to different government departments and public sector undertakings for their alleged involvement in corruption.

The highest number of 21 officials belong to the Central Board of Excise and Customs followed by 13 from the Ministry of Railways, ten each from the Municipal Corporation of Delhi and Northern Coalfields Ltd, the CVC said in its performance report for June.

Nine such employees are from Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd, eight from the State Bank of India, five from the Ministry of Personnel, PG and Pensions, four from Bank of India and two from Oriental Bank of Commerce among others, it said.

The Commission has received a total of 1,167 complaints related to corruption in different government departments during the month.

Status of CBI Cases

The following number of cases have been registered by CBI during the last three years i,e, 2007, 2008 and 2009.

Year No. of cases
2007 940
2008 991
2009 1119

The nature of cases for the above mentioned period with break-up is as under:-

Year Nature of Cases Total
No. of cases Registered by Anti-Corruption Division No. of cases Registered by Special Crime Division No. of cases Registered by Economic Offences Division
2007 716 119 105 940
2008 752 101 138 991
2009 840 121 158 1119

The State-wise figures are not maintained centrally.

The number of cases disposed of from trial and cases resulting in conviction during the last three years are as under:-

Year Cases disposed of from trial Cases resulted in conviction
2007 674 426
2008 642 382
2009 719 435

As on 30.06.2010, 1069 cases are under investigation.

This was stated by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Shri Prithviraj Chavan in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.

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  1. C.Jyoti says:

    Shri Nisban seems to be totally unaware of these facts:

    (1) The CBI cannot proceed against any IAS, IPS, IFS (both foreign and forests) IA&AS and CSS officers of the rank of Dy. Secretary/Director without clearance of the proposal by the concerned SECRETARY and the Minister of the Ministry/Deptt/CAG, as the case may be.

    (2) In the case of Addl. Secretaries and Secretaries, there is NO provision for any CBI inquiry at all.

    (3) As CBI has no authority, so CVC also has no locus standi in the cases of these officers. [Moreover, CVC is constituted of IAS officers.]

    (4) For personal staff of Ministers, it is the prerogative of the Minister alone and hence, even if there were/are vigilance cases against serving and retired officers selected by a Minister, no further action can be taken against such officers.

    These are the unwritten rules and the convention.

    And, as far as publication of photographs of corrupt officers, this will go against the Human Rights Laws and PUCL, etc., will certainly agitate against such “inhuman” action of the CVC, though the corrupt are in fact not “minority” but the majority in the entire govt. admn., including municipalities/autonomous bodies, etc.

  2. Nisban says:

    How many of the rank of Secretaries to the govt., how many of the OSDs/APSs/PSs/PAs, etc., to ministers-including retired govt servants brought in into personal staff of ministers?
    Why not publish photographs of these great patriots?

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