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Vigilance Cell

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Vigilance Cell

Brief Information

  • The University Grants Commission has set up a Vigilance Cell in accordance with the instructions of the Government of India to keep a close watch on official work so that it does not indulge in acts of corruption. The Secretary, UGC is also functioning as the Chief Vigilance Officer (C.V.O) of UGC.
    The CVO is mainly responsible for the prevention and detection of corruption cases in the UGC, Universities/Colleges and also for taking legal action wherever necessary. The CVO is to further ensure the following:

    Maintaining proper surveillance on officers of doubtful integrity.
    Ensure prompt observance of Conduct Rules relating to integrity covering (i) statement of assets and acquisitions (ii) gifts (iii) relatives employed in private firms or doing private business (iv) benami transactions.
    Location of sensitive spots, regular and surprise inspections of such spots and proper scrutiny of personnel who are posted in sensitive posts.
    Introduction of preventive measures for bringing transparency and simplicity in the process of allocation and disbursement of grants to universities and colleges.
    Vigilance Cell also advised all the universities to observe Vigilance Awareness Week as per the instructions issued by the CVC.

Bureau Head

Name of Bureau Head: Dr. Avichal Raj Kapur

Designation: Joint Secretary

Email: avichal.ugc@nic.in

Phone Number:011-23604320


Mr. Anurag

Under Secretary

Email: anurag.ugc@nic.in
Phone Number: 011-23604240
Room No: 206
Ext: 240

Mr. Lokesh Kumar Jangra

Section Officer

Email: lokesh.ugc@nic.in
Phone Number: 011-23604201
Room No: 201
Ext: 201