New Delhi, Jan 1 (ANI): The Central Vigilance Commission disposed of 416 cases during October 2009 referred to it for advice.
The Commission advised initiations of major penalty proceedings against 113 officers. Of these, 32 were from public sector banks, 27 from the ministries of Railways, nine from MCD, six each from Central Coalfields Ltd. and Hindustan Copper Ltd., five from Information and Broadcasting Ministry, four each from Central Board of Excise and Customs and Damodar Valley Corporation and three each from NHAI and Delhi Government.
The remaining 14 cases pertained to different departments of the Centre and PSUs.
The Commission also advised imposition of major penalty against 60 officers including 15 from Public Sector Banks, 13 from DDA, nine from Ministry of Railways, four each from Central Board of Excise and Customs and MCD, three from Central Coalfields Ltd., two each from Hindustan Insecticides Ltd., United India Assurance Company. Ltd. and Telecommunications Department. Remaining six cases pertained to different departments of the Government of India and PSUs.
The Commission disposed 978 complaints during the month. Of these, 807 complaints were sent for necessary action or ATR whereas 171 complaints were sent for investigation and report.
On the Commission's recommendations, the competent authorities issued sanctions for prosecution against 14 officers including 7seven from Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Ministry, two each from Defence Ministry and Home Affairs and one each from CBDT, CBEC and Corporation Bank.
Recoveries to the tune of Rs. 61.94 crore were affected after Commission conducted technical examination of some departments. (ANI)