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95 officials under CVC scanner for alleged corruption

Ninety-five officials from different government-controlled organisations and banks have come under the CVC scanner in October alone for alleged involvement in corrupt practices and action has been recommended against them.

delhi Updated: Dec 02, 2010 19:25 IST

Ninety-five officials from different government-controlled organisations and banks have come under the CVC scanner in October alone for alleged involvement in corrupt practices and action has been recommended against them.

Of them, a highest 17 were from department of telecommunications, 10 from State Bank of India and six each from Ministry of Railways, Canara Bank, Department of Steel, Central Board of Excise and Customs and Kandla Port Trust.

Besides, four were from New Delhi Municipal Council, three from Oriental Insurance Company Ltd and two each from Software Technology Park of India, Oriental Bank of Commerce and Punjab and Sind Bank, the Commission said in its performance report for October.

The Commission has received a total of 1,330 complaints, including 42 from whistleblowers, during the month which were related to corruption in government-run departments.

The anti-corruption watchdog has made recovery of about Rs 1.60 crore on account of technical examination of public procurement and other works during the period, it said.

"The Commission is deeply concerned over continuing delays in filling the post of Chief Vigilance Officers (CVOs) in several key organisations like BEML Limited (formerly Bharat Earth Movers Limited), Delhi Transport Corporation and NALCO," the Commission said.