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CVC for action against 106 officers

The panel asks authorities to initiate major penalty proceedings against the officials involved in 112 different cases.

india Updated: Oct 22, 2006 11:33 IST

The Central Vigilance Commission has directed different government organisations to take action against 106 officers, including those of the Central Board of Excise and Customs, public sector banks and Airports Authority of India, for their alleged involvement in various offences.

Based on investigation reports submitted by the CBI and Chief Vigilance Officers, the Commission has asked authorities to initiate "major penalty proceedings" against the officials involved in 112 different cases.

The officers include 18 from Central Board of Excise and Customs, 14 from Municipal Corporation of Delhi, nine of insurance companies, seven from Delhi Development Authority, five each from public sector banks and Bureau of Indian Standards, four each from AAI and Steel Authority of India besides others, a CVC release said.

In 57 other cases, the Commission advised authorities to take action against 58 officials involved in different illegalities.

Those against whom action was recommended include 14 officers of BSNL, seven of public sector banks, five of insurance companies, three each of railways ministry, besides others.

In September, the Commission disposed of 395 cases referred to it for advice. Besides, investigations by the Commission's CTE unit resulted in recoveries to the tune of Rs 34 lakh during the month, the CVC said.

First Published: Oct 22, 2006 09:42 IST