New Delhi: CVC will train vigilance officers on issues relating to money laundering and commercial frauds to enable them handle better investigations in such cases.

Over 100 Chief Vigilance Officers (CVOs) working with various government ministries and public sector units will be trained by CBI and CIC officials on probing corruption cases and matters pertaining to Right to Information Act, a Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) official said.

CVC is organising a five-day extensive training course beginning October 15 in this regard, he said.

CVOs, who act as extended arms of CVC, are joint secretary-level officers in central government departments and organisations.

"The aim of the training course is to help CVOs in dealing with various new criminal and economic crime-related matters. There will be a special training by Enforcement Directorate officials to brief and train them on matters related to money laundering," the official said.

CVOs will also be briefed on handling and processing of corruption complaints, functions of CBI, common pitfalls in public procurements and anti-corruption strategies and ethics.

"Training on criminal prosecution, framing of charge sheet, conduct of inquiries, Right to Information Act, provisions of United Nations Convention Against Corruption and other international conventions and banking and commercial frauds will be imparted to the officials during the programme," he said.


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