CVC penalises 130 officials for alleged graft

130 officials of different government departments were penalised by the Central Vigilance Commission for their alleged involvement in corruption.

Last Updated: Jan 04, 2012, 17:32 PM IST

New Delhi: 130 officials of different
government departments were slapped with major penalty by the
Central Vigilance Commission for their alleged involvement in
corruption.

Of these, a maximum of 29 employees were of Syndicate
Bank, nine each of Canara Bank and Punjab National Bank, eight
in State Bank of India, seven of Bharat Coking Coal Ltd and
six each in Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India and
State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur.

According to the Commission`s monthly report for October,
five officials each of UCO Bank and Vijaya Bank, four
officials of Delhi Development Authority and three each of
Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Bank of India, Indian
bank, Indian Overseas Bank and Ministry of Home Affairs were
also punished.

The anti-corruption watchdog has effected a recovery of
Rs 39.74 lakh after technical examination of public
procurement including works being carried out by government
departments.

The CVC has received a total of 1,366 complaints,
including some from whistleblowers, during the month alleging
corruption by government officials.
"The Commission is deeply concerned over continuing delay
in filling the post of Chief Vigilance Officer in State Bank
of Travancore," the report said.

PTI