CVC plays a pivotal role in uprooting and
eradicating corruption among the Government Machineries.
Vigilance Division at Chennai Port Trust functioning from the
year 1980 serves as a Central Agency and striving for ensuring
purity, integrity and efficiency in the organization. Vigilance
work can be successful and productive with the co-operation of
all the Officers and Employees. This vigilance corner is
commited to provide information on public interest and be a
guideline for any genuine user to have information on Vigilance
functions and accessibility.
Mission and Vision
Vigilance Department performs its functions on
the guidelines given by the Central Vigilance Commission.
Fundamental and important operation is Preventive Vigilance,
Punitive Vigilance and Surveillance and Detection. Preventive
Vigilance is applied more which includes surprise inspections for
detecting negative factors, keep track of sensitive spots for
keeping vigilance eye, checks, scrutiny of procurement and contract
files, scrutiny of property returns of officers/employees, Annual
Accounts with Audit Report and Action Taken Notes etc. This office
coordinates with Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Central
Vigilance Commission (CVC), Chief Technical Examiner (CTE), Ministry
of SHipping (Vigilance Wing). Maintaining of vigilance status of all
officers/employees is done.
Annual Port Bulletin "Voice of Vigilance -
2016'' with main theme of ''Public Participation in promoting
integrity and Eradicating Corruption'' was released during this
year Vigilance Awareness Week celebrated from 31.10.2016 to
05.11.2016. This annual bulletin mainly focuses to furnish
updated guideline for vigilance awareness.
Ways and Means for Making Complaints
Online registration of complaints on
vigilance related issues is launched by the Hon'"ble Union
Minister of Shipping on 11.12.2010. Through this system, the
complainant can lodge complaints online and the status can be
viewed based on the complaint number provided by the system.
Liaison Officers have been nominated for each Department
to monitor the online complaints in respect of their
Departments. The officers designated for each department for
handling complaints has been hosted in the Port website.
Vigilance Officer monitors the status of the complaints.The
website address to lodge complaints is
This website has also provisions for auto acknowledgement
as well as to obtain the status of the complaint.
Complaints may also be made through toll free number 1800 4250
120 against corruption (10.00 am to 5.00 pm) Monday to Saturday
(Except 2nd and 4th Saturday)
Complaint boxes are kept physically at all entry points of the
Chennai Port Trust Office and is inspected every working day.
The same may also be used for lodging complaints.
To bring about transparency in the procurements
and healthy competitiveness in award of contracts, 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.50 lakhs and above. M&EE Department is the Nodal
Department and the same is being monitored by Vigilance
Independent External Monitors (IEMs)
Shri. P. Tamilvanan,
No.714,Poosaripalayam, Coimbatore 641003. Mobile
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.
All work contract of value Rs.2 Lakhs and above
and all procurement and auction of Rs.2 lakhs and above are done
through e-procurement mode.
Vigilance Awareness Week Celebration 2016
This celebration every year is performed to
sensitize the employees / Port Users / Students / Public to
educate on common irregularities, malpractices, misconduct and
preventive checks. The
central theme of this year celebration is “Public Participation
in Promoting Integrity and Eradicating Corruption” and is
celebrated from 31.10.2016 to 05.11.216.
As an offshoot, Chennai Port Trust’s Vigilance Department conducted
various light throwing activities like taking pledge, arranging
lectures for Port Officials and Port Users and conducting various
competitions for schools and colleges students in order to spread
awareness of vigilance and creation of corruption free society.
Raveendran, IRTS, Chairman Chennai Port Trust during this occasion
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and employment of consultants - dated.24.06.11
of Immovable Property Return - dated 31.12.2010
of India Resolution 2004 on Public Interest Disclosure .
Protection of Informer
of Integrity Pact - Revised standard operating
procedure/Circular No.02/01/2017 dated. 13.01.17
of priority cases on Fast Track basis / Circular No.07/06/2016
improvement – Guidelines regarding hiring of vehicles by
completion of disciplinary proceedings / departmental inquiry
proceedings – improving vigilance administration
/ Circular No.02.01.2016 dated, 18.01.16.
of Bank Guarantee (BG) / Circular No.04.03.16 dated, 04.03.16.
coming in bid documents / Circular No.01/04/14 dated, 29.04.14.
process – Negotiations with L1 / Circular No.01/01/10, dated,
Criteria (PQ) / O.M.No.12-02-1-CTE -6 dated, 17.12.02.
in works / purchase / consultancy contracts awarded on
nomination basis / Circular NO.18/12/12 dated, 11.12.12.
threshold values for submission of Quarterly Progress Report
–QPR / Circular No.15/07/12 dated, 30.07.12.
on anonymous / pseudonymous complaints circular No.07/11/2014
Transparency in Tendering System-Circular No.01/02/11 dt. 11.02.2011