New Delhi | Over 39,000 complaints were received by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) between January 2017 and June this year, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh informed the Rajya Sabha today. Of these, over 36,000 complaints were disposed of, he said.
“In all, 39,600 complaints (including spillover as on January 1, 2017) were received by the CVC during the calendar years 2017 and 2018. Of these, 36,625 complaints were disposed of,” he said.
The action taken on these complaints included the filing of 12,803 anonymous, pseudonymous, vague and unverified complaints, forwarding of 23,507 complaints to the appropriate authorities with jurisdiction, and sending 315 complaints for inquiry to Chief Vigilance Officers (CVOs) or the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Singh said.