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AS Rajeev appointed as new Vigilance Commissioner

AS Rajiv has been appointed as the new Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in New Delhi.

President Draupadi Murmu vide warrant dated 9th February 2024 and by virtue of the power vested under Section 4 (1) of the Central vigilance Commission Act, 2003 has appointed AS Rajeev as Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission.

AS Rajeev appointed as new Vigilance Commissioner

AS Rajeev takes oath as Vigilance Commissioner

AS Rajeev took oath as Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) in New Delhi on 11th March 2024. 

About Vigilance Commissioner AS Rajeev 

AS Rajeev is a career banker with over 38 years of experience in four banks, namely, Syndicate Bank, Indian Bank, Vijaya Bank and Bank of Maharashtra.

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As Executive Director in Indian Bank, the Indian Bank emerged as one of the strongest and most profitable banks in India, with lowest non-performing assets and highest capital adequacy ratio.

As MD & CEO of Bank of Maharashtra for the last 5 years, Bank of Maharashtra emerged successfully from the RBI’s Prompt Corrective Action and traversed to the next orbit of banking from a small-sized bank to a robust midsized bank.

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A S Rajeev has also served as Nominee Director in EXIM Bank, New India Assurance Co Ltd and National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). He has also been Vice Chairman of the Indian Banks Association and Member of Core Group constituted by RBI for implementation of Indian Accounting Standards.

About Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is an apex government body in India responsible for promoting integrity, transparency and accountability in the public administration of the country.

CVC was established in 1964 as a result of the recommendations of the Santhanam Committee on Prevention of Corruption.

Tenure of the Vigilance Commissioner

The tenure of the Vigilance Commissioner is of four years or till the incumbent attains the age of 65 years.

Vigilance Awareness Week

Vigilance Awareness Week is one of the Participative Vigilance initiatives of the Central Vigilance Commission in the fight against corruption. Every year Vigilance Awareness Week is observed in the week in which the birthday of Bharat Ratna Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel falls in.

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Vigilance Awareness Week 2023

In 2023, Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed from 30 October to 5 November with the theme of “Say no to corruption; commit to the Nation, भ्रष्टाचार का विरोध करें; राष्ट्र के प्रति समर्पित रहें” 

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