Published on: August 9, 2022
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