Overview Of Vigilance Department ,SECL
SECL Vigilance department is functioning in a fair and transparent manner as per the guidelines of CVC. Vigilance Department makes all possible efforts to check and prevent corruption at all levels in the Company. Vigilance department focuses mainly on creating awareness among the officials to work within the ambit of rules and regulations of the Company. Through Regular and Surprise Inspections, system lapses and other irregularities were brought forward to the knowledge of Higher Management and necessary system improvement measures to prevent such irregularities were also suggested. The main functions of the department are investigation of the complaints received directly, routed through CVC, Ministry, CBI, Coal India etc. and taking necessary action such as registering Regular Departmental Cases and take punitive action against the erring employees. Vigilance department through Periodic/regular and surprise inspections, keep a watch on sensitive spots and wherever necessary system improvement measures are being suggested to the Management to prevent chances of corruption. Review of Annual Property Returns submitted by the Officers of the Company is being done by Vigilance department on regular basis. To create awareness among the officials, Vigilance department is arranging in-house training programmes regularly for the executives working in the company
Steps taken to activate the Vigilance Machinery
The Vigilance department is headed by Chief Vigilance Officer with one General Manager (Vigilance) and other experienced Officers from various specialized disciplines like Mining, Materials Management, Excavation, Civil, Survey and Personnel. The activities of Vigilance department are mainly focused on preventive and participative vigilance and on enhancement of vigilance awareness among all stakeholders. Vigilance department aims to maintain fair & transparent systems, management processes and corruption-free governance. Vigilance department is also focused on suggesting system improvement measures to control the menace of corruption and other malpractices in the Company.