CBI Vis-a-Vis VIG

CBI - Central Bureau of Investigation

  1. CBI was constituted under the Special Police Establishment Act 1941

  2. Besides investigating and enquiring into matters and offences concerned with the Central government, CBI may also investigate into offences referred to it by the concerned State Government with the approval of the Central Government. However, in corruption related matters its mandate extends to only Central government departments and PSU s and their employees.

Uttarakhand Vigilance Establishment

  1. The Uttarakhand Vigilance establishment was set up under the Uttarakhand(UP Vigilance Establishment act 1965) Adaptation and Amendment Order 2002.

  2. The Uttarakhand Vigilance establishment functions directly under the Government of Uttarakhand. It conducts enquiries (public/secret), and investigations into matters of corruption, bribery, misconduct referred to it by the State government. It may also inform the government about matters of corruption, bribery, misconduct that come to its notice and collect intelligence in this regard suo moto or on directions of the government. Its mandate is the government of Uttarakhand departments and PSU s and their employees.