04 August, 2022
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Vigilance Commissioner Suresh N. Patel was sworn in as the Central vigilance commissioner by President Droupadi Murmur.
Mr. Patel has also administered the oath of office to former intelligence Bureau Chief Arvind Kumar and Praveen Kumar as the vigilance commissioner.
Appointment of CVC
The President of India appoints CVC members by warrant under his hand and seal after the recommendation by a three-member committee which is consist of:
After they retire, they are not eligible for reappointment in any central or state government agency.
Removal of central vigilance member
The CVC members can be removed in the following circumstances:
Functions of CVC?
The CVC receives complaints about corruption or the misuse of office and also recommends appropriate action. Following institutions, bodies, or a person can approach CVC:
A whistleblower is a person, who could be an employee of a company, a government agency, or an outsider disclosing information to the public or some higher authority about any wrongdoing, which could be in the form of fraud or corruption.
Structure of Governance of CVC
Integrity Index Development (IID)
IID reflects the transparent, accountable, and efficient governance of public organizations.
CVC has appointed the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad to undertake a research-based approach to create an integrity index that various organizations can use to measure themselves and which will evolve with changing needs.
What about the Investigations done by the CVC?
Chief Vigilance Officers (CVO)
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)
Challenges of the CVC
What are the Recent Reforms made in CVC?
CVC vigilance awareness week
It is observed in the month of October, the week includes Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary which is on October 31.
The motive of vigilance week is:
Source: The Hindu
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