From the desk of CVO
My dear colleagues,
This web page will feature some of the
important circulars of CVC, ciculars regarding
amendments in procedures or system change suggessted by
Vigilance for implementation in departments. This web
page will also bring us closer to share our thoughts and
for better interaction. Important vigilance activities
and milestaones will also be brought out in this web
page. I think this will be immensely usefrul for
dissemination of knowledge, better coordination and
This year the Vigialnce Awareness Week
will be organized between 31st October to 5th November,
2011. The theme for this year slected by CVC is
participative vigilance. I hope you will all participate
enthusiastically in the vigilance week celebrations, as
well as, in the coompetitions.
Feel free to share your thoughts with
me and action plan towards minimizing coruption. You may
comntact me in the TOLL FREE LINE: 1800 425 0120 PH.
NPS. 044-25392259 and also E-mail at
I wish you all the best.
Chief Vigilance Officer
Profile of the Chief Vigilance Officer
||M. Dandayudhapani, I.O.F.S.
||Indian ordnance Factory
||B.E. (Mech), M.B.A., I.C.W.A
(Inter), M.P.A (USA)
Adminstration and Vigilance
||26 years in the above fields
in Indian Ordnance |
Factories and also in Ministry of chemicals
Vigilance functions are wide spread and can be
broadly divided into preventive vigilance, punitive vigilance
and surveillance & detection. Of these, Preventive vigilance is
important task which basically provides activities such as
surprise inspections, checks, scrutiny of procurement and
contract files, scrutiny of property returns of officers /
employees. Coordination with Central Bureau of Investigation
(CBI), Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), Chief Technical
Examiner (CTE), Ministry of Shipping (Vigilance Wing) is
important vigilance function of the Port. The furnishing of
vigilance status of all officers/employees is some of other
significant functions in the vigilance
The Vigilance Department has made a maiden
attempt in bringing out a news bulletin of Chennai Port Trust,
“VOICE OF VIGILANCE”, providing insights about vigilance and
major vigilance achievements are shared.
Complaint Handling Policy
A toll free number 1800 425 0120 has been
provided for receiving vigilance related complaints.
A complaint handling policy has been formulated
for the Port and the officers designated in each department for
handling complaints has been hoisted in the Port website
Complaints / grievances from public,
contractors, vendors, suppliers, etc about corruption,
malpractices or misconduct by Chennai Port personnel may be
given in writing, e-mails or other electronic means, oral, etc.,
containing factual details, related matter and verifiable facts
to the respective departments of the Chennai Port Trust.
Anonymous / pseudonymous complaints and also
vague allegations will not be entertained.
In order to bring more transparency in the
complaints handling procedures, online registration of
complaints on vigilance related issues was launched by the
Hon’ble Union Minister of Shipping, Thiru G.K. Vasan on
11.12.2010 on the Port website
www.Chennaiport.gov.in. The website has also provisions for
auto acknowledgement as well as to obtain the status of the
To bring about transparency in the procurements
/ in award of contracts for healthy competitiveness, the Trust
has adopted the Integrity Pact Agreement. The Integrity Pact
Agreement basically envisages an agreement between the bidder
and the Port not to exercise corrupt influence on any aspect of
The Trust has been pioneer in adopting the
Integrity Pact and it was initially decided to cover all works
relating to purchase / contracts / services to the threshold
value of Rs.5 crores and above. The threshold value is proposed
to be brought down to Rs.50 lakhs and above. The following have
been appointed as Independent External Monitors (IEM) for the
Chennai Port Trust under the Integrity Pact Agreement
Shri Ramesh Chandra Agarwal, IPS (Retd),
No.55, Sidhartha Enclave,
New Delhi-110 014.
Mobile Number : +91 9810787089
Tel Number : 011 22758749
Shri M. Ravindra,
Flat 1B, PGP Manor, 29, Barnaby Road,
Kilpauk, Chennai- 600 010.
Mobile Number : 9884208964
Tel Number : 044 26424499
E-procurement for the first time was launched
in the Port on 03.11.2012 in presence of Shri. N. Vittal, IAS (Retd),
former Central Vigilance Commissioner.
The Bill status and tracking the payment of
bills has been displayed in the port website.
Notice inviting tenders are posted in website
and corrigendum is also published in the website against
particular tender wherever there is amendment.
Online vendor registration has been introduced.
The vendor can also submit his application online.
Vigilance Awareness Week 2012
The Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed
at Chennai Port Trust from 29th October, 2012 to 3rd
On this occasion, the Chennai Port Trust is
conducting various programmes viz. essay writing, elocution for
school and college children. For the Port personnel quiz
programmes, drawing competition, essay writing, elocution and
other programmes is being conducted.
of vigilance set-up in Ministries / Departments dt 26.09.11
and employment of consultants - dated.24.06.11
of Immovable Property Return - dated 31.12.2010
time limit for Departmental Inquiries -CVC’s letter
of India Resolution 2004 on Public Interest Disclosure .
Protection of Informer