Govt accepts GOM recommendations on corrupt babus
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Last Updated: Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 21:54
New Delhi: The government has accepted some of the recommendations of the Group of Ministers on corruption which includes strengthening of vigilance administration in central ministries and departments.

The government also approved that the second stage of consultation with Central Vigilance Commission in disciplinary matters may be dispensed with in an attempt to fast track all cases of public servants accused of corruption.

In separate notifications issued by the Department of Personnel and Training, the government also asked the CVC to maintain a pool of investigating officers and presenting officers from the retired personnel who can act as inquiry officers in all ministries and departments.

In reference to central officers above the level of Joint Secretary, the government has accepted the recommendations of the GoM headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee which authorises the minister concerned as a competent authority.

"In such cases, intimation of refusal to grant permission along with reasons thereof will have to be put to the Prime Minister," the notification said.


First Published: Wednesday, October 19, 2011, 21:54

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