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The main aim of vigilance department is to initiate steps to curb corruption and malpractices in the organisation. The prime functions to achieve this are as below:

1. Investigation of complaints having vigilance angle against all categories of employees / travel agencies / handling agencies

2. Monitor progress of action recommended by Vigilance against such employees

3. Study and examine Systems & Procedures followed in various departments, identify corruption prone areas and suggest remedial measures to minimise scope for corruption or malpractices

4. Maintain Surveillance on personnel posted in sensitive / corruption prone areas

5. Draw and ensure implementation of Action Plan on anti-corruption measures.

6. Organise,conduct surprise checks in sensitive & corruption prone areas

7. Prepare list of employees of doubtful integrity

8. Maintain Surveillance on employees of doubtful integrity

9. Implementation of guidelines issued by CVC as contained in the Vigilance Manual, Special Chapter on Vigilance Management in PSU’s and amendments / circulars issued by the CVC from time to time http://www.cvc.nic.in

10. Ensure speedy processing of vigilance cases at all stages.

11.Ensure that there is no delay in the appointment of the Inquiring Officer, and that no dilatory tactics are adopted by the accused officer or the Presenting Officer

12. Ensure that the processing of the Inquiry Officer's Report for final orders of the Disciplinary Authority is done properly and quickly;

13. Scrutinise final orders passed by the Disciplinary Authorities subordinate to the Ministry/Department, with a view to see whether a case for review is made out or not

14. Assistance to the C.B.I. in the investigation of cases entrusted to them or started by them on their own source of information

15. Ensure that the competent disciplinary authorities do not adopt a dilatory or law attitude in processing vigilance cases, thus knowingly otherwise helping the subject employees/officials, particularly in cases of officers due to retire

16. Ensure that cases against the employees on the verge of retirement do not lapse due to time-limit for reasons such as misplacement of files etc. and that the orders passed in the cases of retiring officers are implemented in time.