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Vigilance Records 47% Conviction In Graft Cases

In 2016 Odisha vigiliace have claim to achieved 47 per cent conviction rate while dealing with corruption cases in 2016, Odisha’s vigilance department has registered 575 criminal cases against 1099 accused persons.
This includes 162 Class-I officers, 104 Class-II officers, 833 Class-III employees and others, an official statement said.
During this period, 334 persons had been arrested, which includes 36 Class-I officers, 30 Class-II officers, 268 Class-III employees and others.
Out of these 575 cases, 119 cases have been instituted for possession of disproportionate assets amounting to Rs 115.52 crore by 127 public servants and 50 individuals.
Similarly, 233 trap cases have been instituted against 248 public servants and seven individuals for allegedly accepting illegal gratification from complainants amounting to Rs 33.22 lakh.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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