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Vigilance: Preventive, Punitive and Participative Vigilance

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Vigilance: Preventive, Punitive and Participative Vigilance

“When good people in any country cease their vigilance and struggle, then evil men prevail” – Pearl S. Buck

The dictionary defines Vigilance as “being watchful and wary to detect malpractices; being ever awake and alert”.

Vigilance angle could be perceptible in cases characterised by:

  • Commission of criminal offences like demand and acceptance of illegal gratification, possession of disproportionate assets, forgery, cheating, abuse of official position with a view to obtaining pecuniary benefits advantage for self or for any other person;
  • Irregularities reflecting adversely on the integrity of the public servant;
  • Lapses involving gross or wilful negligence, recklessness, failure to report to competent authorities, exercise of discretion without or in excess of powers/jurisdiction, cause of undue loss or a concomitant gain to an individual or a set of individuals/a party or parties and flagrant violation of systems and procedures.

There are three aspects to the vigilance function – Preventive, Punitive and Participative – (surveillance and detection). In normal course, Stress is on strengthening preventive vigilance functions 

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Preventive vigilance: Involves studying the organization ,its policies and its people; and implementing effective measures so that these do not become vulnerable to corruption.

  • Constant review of rules, regulations, procedures and practices
  • Areas prone to corruption such as purchase, disposal, recruitment, disbursement, allotment, delays in implementation, restrictive or favorable conditions for select few, price fixation, adulteration, discounts, inventory controls
  • Developing the list of persons of doubtful integrity
  • Industry trend on corruption prone areas, liaison with law enforcement agencies looking into corruption
  • Effective implementation of rules and regulations

Punitive vigilance: Comes into picture when corruption has already been committed and punishment is granted to have deterrent effect on others

  • Investigation based on complaints/ suo moto cognizance
  • Chargesheet
  • Domestic enquiry: Presenting officer/enquiry officer/disciplinary authority
  • Conduct discipline and appeal rules/model rules of conduct
  • Major/minor penalties

Participative vigilance: Includes surveillance and detection

  • Maintaining surveillance of personnel posted in sensitive corruption prone areas
  • Monitoring of actions recommended by vigilance
  • Status on vigilance recommendations
  • Corruption prone areas and suggest remedial measures to minimize corruption
  • Surprise checks
  • Prepare a list of employees of doubtful integrity and maintain surveillance
  • Dilatory tactics
  • Competition Commission of India
  • Transparency International

Ethical and Value Based Management:

  • Recommended conduct
  • Interpretation and application
  • Why sometimes we have to say no

This course addresses the basics of various controls which need to be exercised by various Corporates today including public & private sector. Besides the formal organizational setup available to handle issues of corruption and malpractices, the course also aims to impart knowledge on ethical and value based management which brings transparency in day to day functions of any organization.

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  • Fees: Rs. 3,500/- + 18% GST Per Person 
  • Please write to 
  • Call or WhatsApp on 9769963790 / 9769579090
  • Mention the name of participant, company, contact details.
  • You will Receive a Certificate of course completion
  • The course structure will be just like in the face to face workshops.