- 1 Frequently Asked Questions
- 1.1 Is CVC a constitutional body?
- 1.2 What is the purpose of Central Vigilance Commission?
- 1.3 What is the duty of vigilance officer?
- 1.4 What is Central Vigilance certificate?
- 1.5 How many Vigilance Commissioners members are there in CVC?
- 1.6 Is CBI under CVC?
- 1.7 When did CVC statutory status?
- 1.8 Related
The CVC was set up on February 11, 1964.
The CVC is considered to be the country’s anti-corruption watch dog.
The President has inaugurated the golden jubilee celebrations of CVC on February 11, 2014.
The CVC was set up on the recommendations of the Committee on Prevention of Corruption headed by K. Santhanam.
The purpose is to advise advice and guide the central government agencies in the field of vigilance.
The CVC enjoys the statutory status with effect from August 25, 1998.
STRENGTH: The Commission shall consist of a Central Vigilance Commissioner and not more than two vigilance commissioners.
The CVC is authorized to receive written complaints for disclosure on any allegation of corruption or misuse of office and recommend appropriate action.