Delhi , March 10,2010
The number of vigilance cases initiated against All India Service Officers during the year 2008 and 2009, as per the information received from the CVC, is as under
|Year||No of IAS officers||No. of IPS officers||No of IFS officers||Total cases|
The CVC does not issue sanction for prosecution. However, the Commission advised sanction for prosecution in the year 2008 and 2009 in 107 and 131 cases respectively. In pursuance of the Commission’s advice, the Competent Authorities have imposed penalties as per details given below:-
|year||Major penalty||Minor penalty||Total|
Promotion of Government Servants including AIS Officers against whom disciplinary/court proceedings are pending or whose conduct is under investigation is governed by the ruling given by the Supreme Court in the case of Union of India etc. vs K.V. Jankiraman etc. (AIR 1991 SC 2010). Therefore, pendency of vigilance case except as provided in the aforesaid ruling is not a bar on promotion. No centralized data is maintained for such officers.
This information was given by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Shri Prithviraj Chavan in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.