New Delhi, Sep 17: The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) listed 123 corrupt government officials to be penalized or prosecuted on its website on Thursday, Sep 17.
The list was reportedly prepared in Jul 2009.
“In furtherance of the transparency initiatives and the spirit of the RTI Act 2005, the Central Vigilance Commission has decided to regularly post info / details of cases pending for sanctions for prosecution over four months with organizations / departments.
“Cases where the Commission has advised issuance of sanction for prosecution during the month and Cases where Commission had advised imposition of suitable major penalty during the month," stated the CVC website.
Till now officials only disclosed the number of corrupt officials, not their names.
It is said that Union Cabinet Secretary asked the Secretaries of various ministries not to delay sanction for the prosecution of corrupt officials.