Anti-corruption: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 been vacant for more than 10 months. He was administered the oath of office by ..

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 in the country. The body was created in 1964 on recommendation of the K Santhanam ..

International Anti-Corruption Day

Since 2005, December 9 is observed as the International Anti-Corruption Day. On 31st October 2003, the UN General Assembly had adopted the UN Convention against Corruption and chose 9th of December as International Anti-Corruption Day. This is done to increase the awareness about corruption and the role of the Convention in taking steps against it. ..

2018 International Anti-Corruption Day

The International Anti-Corruption Day is observed every year on December 9 to raise public awareness about corruption and how to fight it. The day is also observed in recognition of the United Nations Convention against corruption which was signed in Mexico in 2003.

DoPT floats EOI Document for engaging agency for self evaluation study of compliance of UNCAC provisions

The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has invited for the assignment of ‘Self Evaluation Study’ of India’s status of compliance of provisions of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption(UNCAC)  and  preparation of  ‘Country Response’ to  the ‘Comprehensive Self Assessment Checklist’ (SACL)  for submission to the United Nation’s Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) under ..