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 Office Orders Of Vigilance Unit -2017

Observance of Vigilance Awareness Week-2017. ​ Uploaded on : 18-10-2​017

Welcome to Vigilance Unit, Prasar Bharati


Vigilance Unit, Prasar Bharati is the nodal section fo​​r handling all vigilance matters of the Prasar Bharati (Doordarshan & AIR). The Chief Vigilance Officer, Dr. Mala Iyengar, heads this unit. 

The vigilance unit works in close coordination with the Vigilance Unit of the Ministry of I&B and the Central Vigilance Commission. The functions of vigilance in Prasar Bharati are:

  • ·         To conduct preventive checks.
  • ·         To investigate the complaints from various sources.
  • ·         To initiate departmental disciplinary proceedings, wherever necessary and to take the proceedings to their logical conclusion and with the approval of the competent disciplinary authority.
  • ·         To conduct inspections of different offices for the purpose of preventive vigilance.
  • ·         To make recommendations for system improvement where-ever necessary to improve the operational and the administrative functioning of Prasar Bharati.
  • ·         To investigate in detail of paras raised by CTE in their intensive examination.

 Functions of the CVO

Ministry of I&B and the Central Vigilance Commission. The functions of vigilance in Prasar Bharati are: One of the most important functions of the Chief Vigilance Officer is to take preventive measures against corruption and other malpractices apart from detection and punishment of those involved in corrupt practices.

Broadly, the roles and functions of the CVO are as follows:-

a) To examine in detail the existing Rules and procedures of the Organization with a view to eliminate or minimize the scope for corruption or malpractices.

b) To identify sensitive/corruption prone spots in the Organization and keep an eye on personals posted in such area.

c)  To plan and enforce surprise inspections and regular inspections to detect system failures and existence of corruption or malpractices.
d) To maintain proper surveillance on officers of doubtful integrity.
e) To ensure prompt observance of Conduct Rules relating to integrity of the Officers such as:

Ø  Annual Property Returns

Ø  Gifts accepted by the official

Ø  Benami transactions

Ø  Employment of relatives in private firms or private business etc.

f) To ensure speedy processing of vigilance/disciplinary cases at all stages. In cases requiring a decision with regard to vigilance angle and those requiring consultation with the Central Vigilance Commission, a decision shall in every case be taken by the CVO.
g) To ensure that at the time of issue of charge sheet, statement of imputations, lists of witnesses and documents etc. are carefully prepared and copies of all the documents relied upon and the statements of witnesses cited on behalf of the disciplinary authority are supplied wherever possible to the accused officer along with the charge sheet.
h)To ensure that all documents required to be forwarded to the Inquiring Officer are carefully sorted out and sent promptly.
) To ensure that there is no delay in the appointment of Inquiring Officer and Presenting Officer and that no dilatory tactics are adopted by the accused officer or the Presenting Officer.
j)To ensure that the processing of the Inquiry Officer's report for final orders of Disciplinary Authority is done properly and quickly.
k)To scrutinize final orders passed by the Disciplinary Authorities subordinate to Ministry/Department, with a view to see whether a case for review is made out or not.
l) To see that proper assistance is given to the C.B.I. in the investigation of cases entrusted to them or started by them on their own source of information.
m)To take proper and adequate action with regard to writ petitions filed by accused officers.
n)To ensure that the Central Vigilance Commission is consulted at all stages where it is to be consulted and that as far as possible; the time limits prescribed in the Vigilance Manual for various stages are adhered to.
o)To ensure prompt submission of returns to the Central Vigilance Commission.​


Complaints on vigilance matters related to Prasar Bharati (Doordarshan/AIR) can be made by anybody as this forms the main source of Information related to corruption. According to the instructions of CVC, anonymous/ pseudonymous complaints are not entertained. The signed complaints can be handed over personally/ can be sent by post to Chief Vigilance Officer, Prasar Bharati.


F.No.C-31013/2/2014-Vig(Pt.)Dated 31.05.2016 (Corrigendum)​

Invitaion of application for Posting to Vigilance Wing of PB dated 2.5.2016

The Alll India Services (PAR) Rule, 2007- Annual Health Check-up of IAS​

Obsevance of Vigilance awareness week-2015

Property return submission

Vigilance Clearance Circular

Handling of Complaints

For Queries:-

Dr. Amarpreet Duggal
Chief Vigilance officer,
Room No. 508, (Tower-A)
Directorate General: Doordarshan,
New Delhi
Tele: 011-23386718
FAX: 011-23097596
E-mail :

Dr. Amarpreet Duggal
Chief Vigilance officer,

Room No. 147, 1st. floor
Directorate General: All India Radio,
Akashwani Bhawan,
New Delhi
Tele: 011- 23421248
FAX: 011- 23421116
E-mail :



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