Press Enter

Share with your friends and help them crack UPSC!

Or Share on

Answer

Correct Option is Both 1 and 2

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is the main agency for preventing corruption in the Central government. It was established in 1964 by an executive resolution of the Central government. Its establishment was recommended by the Santhanam Committee on Prevention of Corruption. They are appointed by the president. They hold office for a term of four years or until the age of sixty-five years, whichever is earlier. After their tenure, they are not eligible for further employment under the Central or a state government. Functions 1. Investigation to be conducted on a reference made by the Central government wherein it is alleged that a public servant being an employee of the Central Government or its authorities, has committed an offense under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. 2. To exercise superintendence over the vigilance administration in the ministries of the Central Government or its authorities. Hence both statements are correct.

Get access to all of our verified questions