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Functions of Vigilance

Functions of Vigilance Department:
  1. Undertake prompt investigation of authenticated complaints, with special emphasis on Presidential & PMO references, CA-iii references, CVC-referred complaints, complaints appearing in the media and serious complaints, involving malafide intent, sent by members of the public.
  2. Carry out checks, with follow-up investigations, on serious cases of irregularities, based on source information.
  3. Ensure speedy processing of Vigilance cases at all stages.
  4. Ensure that charge sheets are prepared accurately, without any loopholes, and relevant documents are carefully sorted out and sent promptly to the Inquiry Officer.
  5. Ensure prompt appointment of the Presenting Officer (PO) and the Inquiry Officer (IO) for DAR inquiries.
  6. Ensure that DAR inquiries are conducted expeditiously by Inquiry Officers,
  7. Take proper and expeditious action with regard to Court cases.
  8. Ensure that proper assistance is given to CBI for investigation of cases.
  9. Develop a system of collecting intelligence about malpractices being committed in the Organization.
  10. Undertake review of existing rules & procedures, with a view to plug loopholes and suggest systemic improvements to curb corruption.
  11. Maintain close surveillance on officials of doubtful integrity, and those who are on the ‘Agreed’ and ‘Secret’ lists.
  12. Arrange regular and surprise inspections at sensitive work units, which are susceptible to corruption.
  13. Disseminate awareness about Vigilance, through Vigilance bulletins, seminars, workshops, lectures, etc.

Source : Northern Railways / Indian Railways Portal CMS Team Last Reviewed : 28-05-2024  

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