Central Vigilance Commission (CVC):
1. has the status of autonomous body
2. was set up on the recommendation of Santhanam committee
3. does not come under Right to Information Act
Select the correct statements from the codes given below:

Answer: [A] Only 1 & 2

Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) is an autonomous body set up by the Government of India in February, 1964 on the recommendations of the Committee on Prevention of Corruption, headed by Shri K. Santhanam Committee, to advise and guide Central Government agencies in the field of vigilance. CVC is a public authority as defined in the Right to Information Act and hence it is obliged to provide information requested by any citizen of India.

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