As per extant practice CVC is consulted at two stages, viz., for the first stage advice as to whether evidence collected during the preliminary inquiry merits either a major or a minor penalty in Disciplinary proceedings. After conclusion of the Inquiry, the case records are again referred to the CVC for the second stage advice on the basis of charges held to be partly or fully proved or not proved.
Details of number of advices tendered by the Commission in respect of officials of Central Government etc. at the first stage during the last three years i.e. 2009, 2010 and 2011 is as under:-