Press Release
New Delhi, 16.11.2016


       The 22nd Conference of CBI & State ACBx/Vigilance Bureaux/EOWs will be inaugurated in New Delhi tomorrow by Dr.Jitendra Singh, Minister of State (IC) Development of North Eastern Region, Minister of State PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy & Department of Space. The inaugural function will also be addressed by Shri Anil Sinha, Director CBI. The Minister will also present the Police Medals for Meritorious Service to CBI officers. The valedictory address on 18th of November will be delivered by Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Law & Justice, Electronics and Information Technology. 

            The other dignitaries attending the Conference include Heads of State Anti Corruption Bureaux and Vigilance and Heads of the State Economic Offences Wings. The Conference aims at sharing of experiences, best practices and discussing various issues relating to investigation and prosecution of corruption cases . The Conference provides a platform to all agencies and officers looking after anti corruption and vigilance work and deliberate upon all the challenges faced. This is the first time that the Heads of Economic Offences Wings of States are participating in the conference. This would bring on board most stakeholders in the fight against corruption and economic offences.

           The first Session of the Conference would discuss the modalities of having a “National Anti-Corruption Citizen Support Centre” which would be a national level 24X7 Anti Corruption Helpline receiving complaints from social media, e-mail, cell phone or landline phones and providing a language support run by CBI. It will provide a one point contact at the national level to citizens . The second Session would be on “Multi Agency Cooperation in tackling financial and Economic Crimes” and the Session on “Ponzi Schemes Scam – Need for an effective Legal Framework” would be last session of the two day Conference.

           The States will also discuss and share their best practices adopted in dealing with anti corruption efforts. This will be followed by resolutions so that concrete deliberable can be drawn out from the conference.