Published on: August 9, 2022

Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)

Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)

Why in news?

Suresh Patel recently took the charge as new CVC.

About central vigilance commission:

  • CVC is a statutory body set up in 1964 on recommendations of Committee on Prevention of Corruption, to advise and guide Central Government agencies in field of vigilance.
  • CV Commissioner consist of a chairperson and not more than two Vigilance Commissioners as Members.

Appointment of CVC and its Members:

  • They are recommended by a three-member committee consisting of the Prime Minister, the Union Minister of Home Affairs, and the Leader of the opposition in the loksabha
  • They are appointed by the President by warrant under her hand and seal