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Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
07-December-2011 18:22 IST
Cases Where CVC Advice was Not Accepted
Under existing instructions of the Government, all cases relating to Gazetted officers for whom the appointing authority is the President of India, wherein the Ministers/Departments intend to differ from/not accept any recommendation of the Central Vigi

 

 Under existing instructions of the Government, all cases relating to Gazetted officers for whom the appointing authority is the President of India, wherein the Ministers/Departments intend to differ from/not accept any recommendation of the Central Vigilance Commission, are required to be referred to the Department of Personnel and Training for a final decision. The Central Vigilance Commission maintains record of non-acceptance of its advice and reports such non-acceptance in its Annual Report.

 

The number of cases in which the Commission’s advice has not been accepted during the last three years is as follows:

 

Year

No. of cases

2008

20

2009

29

2010

16

 

Delayed action blunts the effectiveness of punishment in Disciplinary cases. The Central Vigilance Commission has advised time limit for disciplinary enquiries. Further, the Department of Personnel & Training has also been monitoring progress of disciplinary cases through the Annual Action Plan of Central Ministries/Departments regarding anti-corruption activities and has been advising the concerned authorities to finalize the cases expeditiously.                                 

This information was given by Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Prime Minister’s Office, Shri V. Narayanasamy in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.

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