JAMMU, FEBRUARY 19: Governor N.N.Vohra reviewed the issues relating to Vigilance matters in a meeting at the Civil Secretariat today. Chief Secretary, Shri B. R. Sharma, Principal Secretary to Governor Shri P. K. Tripathi and Commissioner, General Administration Department, Shri Gazzanfar Hussain attended the meeting.
Commissioner, General Administration Department informed that 91 FIRs were registered during 2015 involving 158 gazetted officers and 118 non-gazetted officials. Sanction for prosecuting 32 cases, involving 22 gazetted officers and 40 non-gazetted officials has been recommended, and sanction has been accorded in 22 cases involving 5 gazetted officers and 39 non gazetted officials. 22 cases have been challaned involving 12 gazetted officers and 47 non-gazetted officials. The Governor was also informed that 10 cases were concluded in 2015 involving conviction of 1 gazetted officer and 10 non-gazetted officials. The Governor directed that decision in all cases pending for sanction of prosecution in various Departments should be expedited and a report submitted to him on 23rd February, 2016 morning positively.
The Governor directed that the General Administration Department should energise the vigilance framework in the State to ensure transparent and responsive public service delivery and asked the Chief Secretary to issue circular directions to all the Administrative Secretaries to personally review all pending vigilance matters in the respective Departments and a consolidated report submitted to the Governor on fortnightly basis.
The Governor shall shortly hold another meeting to review all vigilance matters with the State Vigilance Commission and the Vigilance Organisation.