Nameless corruption complaints shouldn’t be taken cognisance of, the Central Vigilance Fee (CVC) has advised all authorities departments, saying any violation of this guideline will likely be “considered significantly”.
The transfer comes after the probity watchdog observed situations whereby some departments/organisations had been taking cognisance of nameless complaints, regardless of strict tips issued by Division of Personnel and Coaching (DoPT) and the CVC.
“Such non-compliance/violation of tips by the involved authorities can be considered significantly,” stated the order issued on Thursday.
All chief vigilance officers — who act as distant arm of the CVC to verify corruption — and administrative authorities ought to ensures strict compliance to those directions, it stated.
The Fee stated that earlier orders by the DoPT and the CVC prescribed that “no motion can be taken on nameless/pseudonymous complaints by ministries/ departments/organisations.
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