N. Dilip Kumar, who superannuated as Special Commissioner in the Delhi Police on Friday, has launched a drive to create awareness among school children against corruption through textbooks.
While heading the Anti-Corruption branch in the Delhi Government, Mr. Kumar had in undertaking investigations into cases of corruption relied mostly on electronic evidence generated through “sting operations” and active involvement of complainants.
A large number of arrests were made in those cases and many pending cases cleared.
Following his posting in the Vigilance unit of the Delhi Police, he had taken the initiative and sought the power for investigations into cases under the Prevention of Corruption Act. As a result, the then Police Commissioner issued a circular announcing the setting up of a vigilance investigation unit.
A proposal for powers of investigations to be vested with the lower subordinates was also forwarded to the State Government.
Today the unit can register FIRs, investigate allegations, conduct raids and make arrests.
Carrying forward his crusade, Mr. Kumar on Friday said he would henceforth focus on school students and prepare them for the fight against corruption.
Noted educationist R. C. Jain, social activist H. D. Nijjhavan and some other famous journalists and lawyers have also joined hands with Mr. Kumar.