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This lesson is a detailed description of establishment, functioning, jurisdiction, working of Central Vigilance Commission.

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Charu Modi
Having completed Masters in Law with gold medal from Lucknow University, qualified NET in July 2018 and has taught at Ambition Law Institute

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  1. CENTRAL VIGILANCE COMMISSION BY- CHARU MODI


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  4. The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is the main agency for preventing corruption in the Central government. Iwas established in 1964 by an executive resolution of the Central government Originally the CVC was neither a constitutional body nor a statutory bodv Later, in 2003, the Parliament enacted a law conferring statutory status on the CVC In 2004, the CVC has been designated as the agency to receive and act on complaints or disclosure on any allegation of corruption or misuse of office from whistle blowers under the Public Interest Disclosure and Protection of Informers'Resolution" (PIDPI), which is popularly known as "Whistle Blowers" Resolution . The Commission is also empowered as the only designated agency to take action against complainants making motivated or vexatious complaints


  5. COMPOSITION The CVC is a multi-member body consisting of a Central Vigilance Commissioner (chairperson) and not more than two vigilance commissioners They are appointed by the president by warrant under his hand and seal on the recommendation of a three-member committee consisting of the prime minister as its head, the Union minister of home affairs and the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha They hold office for a term of four years or until they attain the age of sixty five years, whichever is earlier. After their tenure, they are not eligible for further employment under the Central o a state government. The president can remove the Central Vigilance Commissioner or any vigilance commissioner trom the ottice under the tollowing circumstances (a) If he is adjudged an insolvent; or (b) If he has been convicted of an offence which (in the opinion of the Central government) involves a moral turpitude; or


  6. (c) If he engages, during his term of office, in any paid employment outside the duties of his office; or (d) If he is (in the opinion of the president), unfit to continue in office by reason of infirmity of mind or body; or (e) If he has acquired such financial or other interest as is likely to affect prejudicially his official functions. In addition to these, the president can also remove the Central Vigilance Commissioner or any vigilance commissioner on the ground of proved misbehaviour or incapacity


  7. FUNCTIONS The functions ofthe CVC are: 1. To inquire or cause an inquiry or investigation to be conducted on a reference made by the Central government wherein it is alleged that a public servant being an employee of the Central government or its authorities, has committed an offence under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 2. To inquire or cause an inquiry or investigation to be conducted into any complaint against any official belonging to the below mentioned category of officials wherein it is alleged that he has committed an offence under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988: (a) Members of all-India services4 serving in the Union and Group 'A' officers of the Central government; and (b) Specified level of officers of the authorities of the Central government 3. To exercise superintendence over the functioning of the Delhi Special Police Establishment (CBI) insofar as it relates to the investigation of offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 4. To give directions to the Delhi Special Police Establishment (CBI) for superintendence insofar as it relates to the investigation of offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 5. To review the progress of investigations conducted by the Delhi Special Police Establishment into offences alleged to have been committed under the prevention of Corruption Act, 1988


  8. To review the progress of applications pending with the competent authorities for sanction of prosecution under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 7. To tender advise to the Central government and its authorities on such matters as are referred to it by them 8. To exercise superintendence over the vigilance administration in the ministries of the Central government or its authorities. 9 To undertake or cause an inquiry into complaints received under the Public Interest Disclosure and Protection of Informers' Resolution and recommend appropriate action. 10. The Central Government is required to consult the CVC in making rules and regulations governing the vigilance and disciplinary matters relating to the members of Central Services and All-India Services. 11. The Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) is the Chairperson and the two Vigilance Commissioners along with Secretaries of M/o Home Affairs, D/o Personnel and Training and the D/o Revenue in M/o Finance are the Members of the Selection Committees, on whose recommendation the Central Government appoints the Director of Enforcement.


  9. 12. The Central Vigilance Commission has been notified as a specific authority to receive information relating to suspicious transactions under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002. 13. The Director of Prosecution under the Directorate of Prosecution in CBI shall be appointed by the Central Government on the recommendation of the Central Vigilance Commission. 14. The Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) is the Chairperson and the two Vigilance Commissioners alongwith Secretaries of M/o Home Affairs and D/o Personnel and Training are the Members of the Selection Committees, on whose recommendation the Central Government appoints officers to the posts of the level of SP and above in the CBI except Director of CBI. 15. The Commission has been empowered to conduct preliminary inquiry into complaints referred by Lokpal in respect of officers and officials of Groups A, B, C &D, for which a Directorate of Inquiry for making preliminary inquiry is to be set up in the Commission The preliminary inquiry reports in such matters referred by Lokpal in respect of Group A and B officers are required to be sent to the Lokpal by the Commission.


  10. URISDICTION The jurisdiction of the CVC extends to the following: 1. Members of All India Services serving in connection with the affairs of the Union and Group A officers of the Central Government. 2. Officers of the rank of Scale V and above in the Public Sector Banks. 3. Officers in Grade D and above in Reserve Bank of India, NABARD and SIDBI. 4. Chief Executives and Executives on the Board and other officers of E-8 and above in Schedule 'A and B' Public Sector Undertakings. 5. Chief Executives and Executives on the Board and other officers of E-7 and above in Schedule 'C' and D, Public Sector Undertakings 6. M Tanagers and above in General Insurance Companies 7. Senior Divisional Managers and above in Life Insurance Corporation. 8. Officers drawing salary of 8700/- per month (pre-revised) and above on Central Government D.A. pattern, as may be revised from time to time, in societies and local authorities owned or controlled by the Central Government.