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JS gets charge of CMD under unusual circumstances

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that there has been a curious development while giving the charge of CMD, EPIL – the post which fell vacant after S P S Bakshi faced arrest by CBI and was suspended. Recently, the charge of CMD (EPIL) was given to Director (Projects) Venugopal but CVC…

CVC digs up petty cash irregularities; govt. ignores its advice

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has claimed in its annual report that, though it red-flagged more than 50 cases of alleged corruption, nepotism, high-handedness and red-tapism in 2016, the government departments concerned refused to comply with its directive after initial investigations. A cursory review of the cases referred to by…

Tarnishing an officer’s image doesn’t always work

Days after the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet cleared the appointment of P K Purwar to the post of CMD, Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited, the power corridors are abuzz with news of an ongoing inter-service rivalry. Indianmandarins has learnt that Purwar’s rivals left no stone unturned and filed a complaint…

CVC Inaugurates SCOPE International HR Summit 2017

  A two-day International HR Summit 2017, organized by SCOPE, was inaugurated in New Delhi by Central Vigilance Commissioner K.V. Chowdary. Present on the occasion were Ms Seema Bahuguna, IAS, Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises (DPE), Ved Prakash, Chairman, SCOPE & CMD, MMTC, Dr. U.D. Choubey, Director General, SCOPE, Mr….

Vigilance Awareness Week: CVC addressed HUDCO employees

As part of the week long programme Central Vigilance Commissioner S K V Chowdary addressed HUDCO employees on the theme of ‘Public Participation in Promoting Integrity and Eradicating Corruption”. CVC emphasized the need for active participation of all stakeholders in strengthening the systems, established procedures and processes for ensuring good…

PM may inaugurate vigilance awareness week

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may inaugurate the vigilance awareness week to be held from October 31 to November 5. For the celebration, the CVC has been trying to rope in all stake-holders including anti-corruption agencies. The CVC is also hosting a national seminar on October 7. The theme will be…

ED set to get 10 officials in senior management

  The Enforcement Directorate’s endless wait for new officials in senior management may be over shortly. Reportedly, meeting held at CVC on 13 October has cleared ten names for appointment to the posts of Special Director, Additional Director and Joint Director. Vinit Agrawal (IPS:1994:MH) has been selected for the post…

Who are five 360 review officials deciding the fate of current senior IAS officers?

Amid the ongoing review empanelment of IAS officers of 1982 & 1983 batch for secretary empanelment and 1985 & 1986 batch officers for Additional Secretary empanelment in Govt of India, there has been curiosity over the names of former IAS officers assigned to gather 360 feedback. Indianmandarins has somehow dug…

360 may sink civil services’ anchor

Governments run on established and time-tested rules and regulations with institutional support mechanism and not on peripheral procedures with changes introduced frequently to both circumvent and override the   existing institutional mechanism which invariably runs the risk of destroying the anchor of the ship and break the confidence of the participants. As days…

Railway tops in corruption complaints 

The Railways top the list of government organisations against which complaints of alleged corruption –over 12,000– were received by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) during last year. As many as 12,394 complaints of alleged corruption were received against railway employees followed by 5,363 against bank officials and 5,139 against Government of…

Opening old cases: Bankers to meet CBI, CVC top brass next week

Top officials of the Reserve Bank of India, along with chiefs of select public sector banks, will meet Central Bureau of Investigation and Central Vigilance Commission top brass next week to find a solution to the fear among bankers that they may be hauled up even after retirement in case…

NPAs: Mechanism to be in place by June 15 to protect bankers

Banks Board Bureau (BBB) Chairman Vinod Rai has said that in the next fortnight the Board will put in place a new “intermediate mechanism” that will provide cover to bank chiefs on their bad-loan resolution decisions. He expressed the hope that the BBB’s measures would help clean up the bad…

Mahajan lost opportunities for prestigious posts but saved his bank

Asked to bend, every banker crawled to lend loans to Vijay Mallya during the UPA-II regime, leading to the current payment default of about Rs 12,000 crores by Mallya companies. But in that grim and fearful environment when a handfull of corrupt politicians and their minions were whipping bankers and…

CVC: PSBs are violating SC’s guidelines on prosecution sanction

The CVC has said that several PSBs have violated the Supreme Court guideline to give prosecution sanction within four months against officers accused of collusion in a criminal conspiracy to cheat them. There are 16 cases involving eight banks that are pending for more than four months, according to the…

A senior IAS officer in trouble, CVC writes to state Govt for action

There has been a murmuring in top bureaucratic circles that an IAS officer of Karnataka cadre has fallen into the trap of her wrong-doings that pertained to corruption and land scam when she served in Andhra Pradesh. Reportedly, the CVC has written to the Government of Karnataka seeking initiation of…

CVC meeting takes place for ADG, CBI; Asthana & Awasthi ahead in race?

  Indianmandarins has learnt that the CVC held a meeting on March 29 to consider a panel for the selection of Additional Director General in CBI. The panel is said to include three names. Of the three candidates on the panel, Rakesh Asthana (IPS:1984:GJ) is said to be ahead in…

Will rly ZGM proposal be approved?

After months of delay, the Railways Ministry has forwarded three names for appointment as zonal general managers to the PMO for approval. While two names are considered satisfactory, one name stands mired in controversy, as the CVC had red-flagged the officer’s promotion citing past impropriety. While the ministry has weeded…

Agrawal’s prospects for Dir (DD) CONCOR in rough weather zone?

Indianmandarins has learnt that P K Agrawal’s prospects for appointment as Director (Domestic Division), CONCOR has run into trouble. He is currently serving as CEO, CONCOR, and was selected for Director (DD) by PESB on December 31, 2015. This appointment is subject to ACC clearance. Reportedly, CVC has observed that…

Post of CVO, IOCL vacant since March 2015; Min returns the panel twice

  The unseemly delay in the appointment of CVO for Indian Oil Corporation has triggered speculations in power corridors. The post fell vacant after Ms Sanjeevanee Kutty (IAS:1983:MH) was appointed as Additional Secretary & FA (MHA) on March 9, 2015. Currently OIL CVO Anand Kumar (IPS:1988:UP) is holding the additional…

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