CVC penalises over 200 officials for graft

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 12:54

New Delhi: Over 200 government officials
have been penalised for their alleged involvement in
corruption by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) during
September this year.

Out of the total of 201 government employees, the highest
number of 46 were from Central Board of Excise and Customs, 29
from Syndicate Bank, 20 from State Bank of India and 13 each
from Delhi Development Authority and Ministry of Railways
among others, a CVC report said.

Besides them, 11 officials each from Bharat Sanchar Nigam
Limited, Allahabad Bank and Punjab National Bank, five each
from United India Insurance Company Limited and Ministry of
Urban Development have also been penalised.

According to the Commission`s monthly performance report
for September, a total of 1,797 complaints were received
against various government officials for their alleged
involvement in corrupt practices.

The Chief Technical Examination wing of the CVC also
effected a recovery of about Rs 3.36 crore from various
departments after inspecting procurement-related works, it
said.

A recovery of a total of about Rs 73 crore has been made
by the Commission between January and September this year
after inspection of different department-related works.

"The Commission is deeply concerned over continuing delay
in filling up the post of Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO)in
Delhi Transport Corporation," the report said.

PTI



First Published: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 12:54

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