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Last Updated: Thursday, August 04, 2011, 00:47
  
New Delhi: Fifteen All India Services officers, including seven IAS and eight IRS officers, have been booked under corruption charges this year by CBI even as it registered 83 complaints against officers above the rank of Joint Secretary during 2008-11, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

"As per information provided by CBI, it has registered 83 complaints against working officers of the rank of Joint Secretary and above during the period 2008 and 2011 (till June 30, 2011)," Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, V Narayanasamy told Lok Sabha in a written reply.

He said 15 cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 have been registered against IAS, IRS, IFS and IPS officers during the year 2011 (till June 30), while 16 cases were filed in 2010.

On the bases of verification of complaints (by CBI), the agency registered 14 Regular Cases (RC) and 12 Preliminary Enquiries (PEs), he said.

The minister said as part of the measures to improve public confidence in these services, Government has decided that the Annual Immovable Property Returns of all members of All India Services and Group 'A' services of the Central Government be placed in public domain by the respective cadre controlling authorities.

"Members of these services are also proposed to be brought under the Lokpal Bill 2011," he said.

The Minister said names of officers with doubtful integrity are placed in the "List of Officers with Doubtful Integrity" and are not considered for sensitive posts in their respective departments.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, August 04, 2011, 00:47


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