Important Days

National Awareness Week 2023

  • Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) observes Vigilance Awareness Week every year to bring together all stakeholders in spreading the message of integrity in all spheres of life.
  • In 2023, it is being observed from 30th October to 5th November with the theme of “Say no to Corruption; commit to the Nation”

About CVC

  • Formation – February, 1964 (based on Santhanam Committee)
  • Central Vigilance Commission Act, 2003 confers statutory status on the CVC.

Awards and Honour

British Academy Book Prize 2023

    • India-born author Nandini Das has been named the winner of the 2023 British Academy Book Prize for her book ‘Courting India: England, Mughal India and the Origins of Empire’ 
  • The book brings a new perspective on the origins of empire through the story of the arrival of the first English ambassador in India, Sir Thomas Roe, in the early 17th century.


  • The British Academy Book Prize, formerly known as the Nayef Al-Rodhan Prize, was established in 2013 to reward and celebrate the best works of non-fiction
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