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CVC probing 1,962 corruption cases against senior babus, says government

The Central Vigilance Commission is probing 1,962 cases of alleged corruption against various government officials, including managing directors of public sector undertakings, the government said today.

CVC probing 1,962 corruption cases against senior babus, says government
In the annual report of 2016, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has reported 52 cases of deviation from the prescribed procedure or of non-acceptance of its advice in respect of disciplinary proceedings and sanction for prosecution, he said in a written reply to Rajya Sabha.(PTI)

The Central Vigilance Commission is probing 1,962 cases of alleged corruption against various government officials, including managing directors of public sector undertakings, the government said today. “As reported by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) as on June 30, 2017, 1,962 complaints alleging various misconducts are under enquiry relating to public servants under the jurisdiction of the Commission (including Managing Directors of public sector undertakings),” Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

No corruption case is under investigation by CVC against the present managing director of Ferro Scrap Nigam Ltd. (FSNL), he said, in response to a specific question. However, the Commission is inquiring into a certain allegation against a previous managing director of FSNL, the minister said.

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First published on: 26-07-2017 at 18:11 IST