In the month of July the Central Vigilance Commission disposed of 522 cases referred to it for advice and launched prosecution against 22 officers. Of these, seven were from CBDT & MHA and two each from M/o Environment & Forest and MCD.
The Commission advised initiations of major penalty proceedings against 135 officers. Of these, 31 were from public sector banks, 29 from Ministry of Railways, 13 from MCD, 7 each from DDA, CBDT & FCI, five from CBEC, four each from D/o Telecommunications, Central Coalfields Ltd. and Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, 3 from New Mangalore Port Trust, 2 each from NHAI, ICAR, D/o Atomic Energy and Ministry of External Affairs.
The Commission also advised imposition of major penalty against 101 officers including 17 from Public Sector Banks, 16 from Insurance Companies, 13 from DDA, 11 each from ONGC & MCD, 9 from Ministry of Railways and 7 from Central Coalfields Ltd.
The Commission disposed 744 complaints during the month. Of these, 631 complaints were sent for necessary action/ATR whereas 131 complaints were sent for investigation and report.
On the Commission’s recommendations, the competent authorities issued sanctions for prosecution against 26 officers. Of these 9 are from Ministry of Railways, seven from Ministry of Home Affairs, five from CBEC, two from MCD and one each from SB of Bikaner & Jaipur, CBDT and SEBI. Major penalty was imposed on 65 officers including 21 from Public Sector Banks, 8 each from Ministry of Railways & Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd, and three each from D/o Telecommunications, CBDT & Delhi Jal Board.
Recoveries to the tune of Rs. 90 lakhs were effected after Commission conducted technical examination of some departments.