GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF FINANCE

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 555

TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 7th FEBRUARY, 2017/ MAGHA 18, 1938 (SAKA)

Delay in sanction for prosecution of Public Sector Bank Officials

  1. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the Minister of FINANCE be pleased to state:

(a)the number of cases of corruption and financial irregularities filed against the Public Sector Bank officials in the last two years;

(b)the number of cases for which the Central Vigilance Commission is awaiting sanction for prosecution;

(c)whether there have been cases for which the sanction for prosecution has been delayed for more than three months; and

(d)if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor?

 

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF FINANCE

(SHRI SANTOSH KUMAR GANGWAR)

(a)to (d): Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has informed that they have registered 249 cases relating to corruption and financial irregularities against officials of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) in the last two years i.e. 2015 & 2016.

There are 38 CBI cases relating to corruption and financial irregularities against PSB officials awaiting sanction for prosecution as on 31.12.2016.