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589 Corruption Cases pending in CVC; 4604 disposed in 2015

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The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) does not maintain its data State-wise. However as per available information on 31.01.2016, a total of 589 cases are pending for examination in the CVC. In addition, in 35 cases comments on CBI investigation reports are awaited from the Departments/ Organizations and in 953 cases further clarifications are awaited from the Departments/ Organizations. Further, during the years 2013, 2014 and 2015 a total of 4801, 5867 and 4604 cases respectively were disposed-off by CVC.

The Government has taken several steps for quick disposal of pending cases. DoPT conducts quarterly meeting with CVC, CBI and other Central Government Ministries to monitor pending cases of sanction for prosecution and check delay in sanction for prosecution. A Committee chaired by Secretary (DoPT) also monitors the status of cases of sanction for prosecution on quarterly basis and takes necessary steps to resolve delayed cases expeditiously.

In respect of pending disciplinary cases in CVC, the Commission has taken up with the individual Chief Vigilance Officers (CVO) of the Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations concerned on the need for expeditious finalization of disciplinary proceedings. CVC is also monitoring the pendency of disciplinary cases by sending alerts through SMSs and E-mail to the concerned CVOs.

This was stated by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply to a question by Dr.Swami Sakshiji Maharaj in the Lok Sabha today.

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