International Anti-Corruption Day: December 9

Context in Current Affairs : Every year, the International Anti-Corruption Day is marked on December 9. The day is marked by United Nations and several other international organizations. This year, the International Anti-Corruption Day was celebrated under the theme Theme: ..


Central Vigilance Commission adopted Integrity Pact: Key Facts

The Central Vigilance Commission has modified the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) on adoption of “Integrity Pact” in government firm for purchase related activities. What is the amended SOP? As per the amended SOP: For appointed as Integrity External Monitors (IEMs), ..


Vigilance Awareness Week, 2020: Key Facts

The Vigilance Awareness Week is to be held between October 27, 2020 and November 2, 2020. The week is celebrated to affirm the commitment towards promotion of probity and integrity in public life through citizen participation. This year, the Vigilance ..


First Meeting of G-20 Anti-Corruption Working Group held

On October 22, 2020, the first ministerial meeting of G-20 anti-corruption working group was held. Saudi Arabia becomes the first country to host the meeting. Highlights The Anti-Corruption Working Group of G-20 was established in June 2010 at the Toronto ..


Suresh N Patel Appointed as Vigilance Commissioner

Suresh N Patel was recently appointed as a Vigilance Commissioner and the oath of office was administered by the newly appointed Central Vigilance Commissioner, Sanjay Kothari. About Suresh N Patel was appointed as a Vigilance Commissioner- a post that had ..

Sanjay Kothari Appointed as New Central Vigilance Commissioner

The government recently appointed Sanjay Kothari as the Central Vigilance Commissioner after the retirement of K V Chowdary from the post last year. CVC The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is an apex governmental body that functions as the anti-corruption watchdog ..