In pursuance of the recommendations of the Santhanam Committee on Prevention of Corruption, the Government of Tamil Nadu constituted the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption in 1964 and the State Vigilance Commission in 1965.
Lokayukta today are the institutional manifestations of the need to provide a quasi-judicial body, which would act as a watchdog to pinpoint wrong doings of the administration, look into complaints of the victims of corrupt elements and suggest measures to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our Government.
Karnataka State Legislature enacted the Karnataka Lokayukta Act 1984 for investigating into allegations or grievances in respect of administrative actions relatable to matters specified in List II or List III of the 7th Schedule to the Constitution of India.
The Lok Ayukta under the Kerala Lok Ayukta Act, 1999 (Act 8 of 1999) has been constituted for investigating into the allegations of corruption and mal-administration against public servants and for the speedy redressal of grievances of the public.
Lok Ayukta Uttar Pradesh is located in Lucknow. Role of Lokayukta in combating Corruption and Mal-administration and measures for strengthening these Institutions.
The Lokayuykt Organization in Madhya Pradesh came into existence in Feb.1982 after the Madhya Pradesh Lokayuykt and Up-Lokayukt Act, 1981 was enacted by the State Legislature. Attempt to establish an independent Organization on the lines of "Ombudsman" started way back in mid 70ís after the State Administrative Reforms Commission recommended that the State Vigilance Commission, which was then functioning as an instrument to prevent/check corruption should be replaced by an organization with statutory base and powers.
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