Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Staff Strength of CVC : - Group-wise sanctioned/actual staff strength of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) as on 10.08.2011 is as under :-
|-||Sanctioned strength||Officials in position|
|Group 'C'(Pre-revised Group D)||73||67|
The powers and functions of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) are provided under Section 8 of the CVC Act, 2003 (45 of 2003). The CVC Act empowers the Commission to enquire or cause inquiries or investigations to be conducted into offences alleged to have been committed under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 by the certain categories of public servants in the Central Government, corporations established by under any Central Act, Government companies, societies and local authorities owned or controlled by the Central Government.
As per Section 8(1) (g) of the CVC Act, the Commission tenders advice to the Central Government, corporations established by or under a Central Act, Government companies, societies and local authorities owned or controlled by the Central Government on such matters as may be referred to it by that Government, said Government companies, societies and local authorities owned or controlled by the Central Government or otherwise. As per information provided by the CVC, the details of punishments awarded by the competent authorities in pursuance to the Commission’s advice during the last three years and upto June, 2011 are as under :-
|Year||Major penalty||Minor penalty||Total|
|Upto June, 2011||420||491||911|
This was stated by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Shri V. Narayanasamy in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.
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