Central Vigilance Commission rules to employ retired official

  • Published
    7th Jun, 2021

GS-II: Polity and Governance 

  • Statutory Bodies
Context

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has laid down a ‘defined procedure’ to be followed by government organisations for getting vigilance clearance before employing a retired official on contractual or consultancy basis.

Prelims question:

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct regarding Central Vigilance Commission?

  1. Central Vigilance Commission is under the control of Department of Personnel and Training.
  2. It requires the unemployment allowance, paid in case of non-employment, to be disbursed mandatorily to the household of applicant in all circumstances.
  3. Central Government appoints Director of Enforcement on the recommendation of the committee consisting Chief Vigilance Commissioner as its chairperson.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  • A.
  • B.
  • C.
  • D.

Mains Question:

“Vigilance of the departments and institutions under the government is the price of freedom to citizens.” Critically comment (150 words)

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