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[Indian Polity] Central Vigilance Commission - TNPSC Indian Polity Study Materials

Central Vigilance commission
'CVC is conceived to be the apex vigilance institution, free of control from any executive authority, monitoring all vigilance activity under the Central Government and advising various authorities in Central Government organizations in planning, executing, reviewing and reforming their vigilance work.' - Source: http://cvc.gov.in/cvc_back.htm
Important Facts to Remember
  1. CVC Established in - Feb 1964
  2. Recommended by - K Santhanam Committee on prevention of Corruption
  3. Composition
    • Chairman
    • 2 Vigilance Commissioners
  4. Chariman and commissioners are Appointed by :The president
  5. Chariman and commissioners are recommended by a 3 member committee consisting of
    1. Prime Minister (Head)
    2. Union Minister of Home Affairs
    3. Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha
  6. Tenure : Four Years or 65 Years of Age.
  7. Not eligible for further employment under state or Central Government after retirement. 
  8. Head Quarters: New Delhi
  9. It has powers equal to that of a civil court while inquiring.

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