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The Directorate of Vigilance & Anti Corruption deals with disciplinary cases against delinquent gazetted officers of all departments under the Govt. of NCT of Delhi. Complaints against gazetted/non-gazetted employees received from various sources are also processed. In regard to specific serious irregularities, investigation is got done through Anti Corruption Branch. Which also conducts surveillance and apprehends corrupt public servants by laying traps and raids which are presented in the Criminal Court.


The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption Branch functions under the overall supervision and control of Chief Secretary, Delhi who is also Chief Vigilance Officer of the Govt. of NCT of Delhi. The Director (Vigilance) who heads the Directorate, is also designated as Jt. Commissioner of Police, (Anti Corruption) and functions as Spl. Secretary (Vigilance and Anti Corruption).



The performance of the Directorate is reviewed from time to time by the Chief Secretary / CVO. Important cases are frequently monitored by Director (Vigilance). Meeting with Vigilance Officers of various Departments are held by Director (Vigilance) from time to time and monitoring their work is being done and suitable instructions / guidance are given to them. Quarterly reports from all Vigilance Officers are obtained in a businesslike proforma. Anti Corruption Branch not only investigates the cases of corruption and bribery against public servants for offences punishable under Chapter IX of IPC and various other provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, but also conducts vigilance enquiries against them. The Anti Corruption Branch has also been declared as a Police Station having jurisdiction all over NCT of Delhi. They are also empowered to lay traps against the employees of the Delhi Government, Local bodies, other State and Central Government departments and their undertakings, located in the entire extent of the Nation Capital Territory of Delhi.

Regular monitoring/ review of work being done on weekly basis by Addl. C.P. (AC) and every month by Director (Vigilance). The AntiCorruption Branch is now trying to re-orient its functioning with the emphasis on intelligence gathering, devising preventive strategies by systamatic and procedural changes and is undertaking a more holistic approach to contain and control menace of corruption. In order to tackle corruption, Chief Secretary Delhi has indicated that the Administration was focusing on Citizen empowerment, Transparency and Enhanced IT usage. On the direction of Chief Secretary, Delhi/CVO, “Flying Squads” are constituted and deputed to conduct surprise checks of sensitive Public Dealing Departments and their valuable suggestions have been received for systemic improvement of the departments. CVO has also directed Public Dealing Departments to actively work for minimising corruption and to introduce“feedback forms” for improvement in public delivery system. The Directorate also maintains regular co-ordination with CBI in matters of investigation of cases for prosecution and initiation of RDA against officials and preparation of Agreed List/list of officers of doubtful integrity. This Directorate also closely interacts with CVC in investigation of cases against the officials of various categories in matters connected with the investigation/conduct of enquiry and imposition of penalties.


General public is notified through advertisements and detailed informative signages/boards on how to deal with corruption. The contact numbers of concerned officials and the manner in which complaints can be made are also displayed at prominent places. Arrests made under the POC Act are widely publicised through newspapers, so as to make them as deterrent to other errant employees and to restrain them to indulge in corrupt practices. Details of number of Arrest made, Charge-sheets issued and penalties imposed during current year w.e.f. 01/01/06 to 31/12/06 are enclosed in the Annexure-1.


Details of number of Arrests made, chargesheet issued and penalties imposed during current year w.e.f. from 1/1/2006 to 31/12/2006.

1. Charge sheet issued .
(i.) For Major penalty u/r 14 of CCS(CCA ) Rules1965. 44
(ii.) For Minor penalty u/r 16 of CCS (CCA) Rules 1965 24
2. Penalties imposed.
(i.) Major 26
(ii.) Minor 36
3. Criminal Cases w.e.f. from 01/1/2006 to 31/12/2006 .
(i.) No. of FIRs registered 82
(ii.) No. of Arrests made 116
(iii.) No. of challans filed in the court 83
(iv.) No. of persons convicted 29



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