7th edition of Vigilance Manual launched

Q.  Which edition of the Vigilance Manual was launched on Sept 7, 2017?
- Published on 08 Sep 17

a. 5th
b. 6th
c. 7th
d. 8th

ANSWER: 7th
 
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh released the 7th edition of the Vigilance Manual of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) on Sept 7, 2017.

The edition released today is the 7th edition of the Vigilance Manual.

The 1st edition was released in 1968, 2nd edition of the Manual was released in 1971, 3rd edition in 1974, 4th edition in 1982, 5th edition in 1991.

The last edition of the Vigilance Manual was released in the year 2005 and a need was felt to undertake a comprehensive review of the existing Vigilance Manual.

The present edition of the Vigilance Manual is a public document accessible through CVC’s website www.cvc.nic.in. The online version has been released along with the printed version for the first time.

The 2017 edition of the Vigilance Manual incorporates 567 Paras divided into 11 Chapters with appropriate citations. Eleven chapters include: Vigilance Administration, Appointment, Role, Functions & Responsibilities of Chief Vigilance Officers, Complaints, PIDPI complaint, Preliminary Enquiry, CBI, Disciplinary Proceeding and Suspension, Vigilance Management in PSB & PSIC, CTEO, Preventive Vigilance and some relevant issues.

It has been made a complete document by hyperlinking orders/circulars cited in the Manual (in the online version).

This Manual will be a reference for almost all aspects of vigilance administration.

The Central Vigilance Commission will constantly update it based on the suggestions received from all stakeholders.

Previous Modifications/amendments were carried out through Circulars, Guidelines, Instructions etc. issued by the Central Vigilance Commission / DoPT / MHA etc.

These changes have been incorporated in the Manual so as to make it comprehensive and user friendly.

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