Vigilance administration is a fundamental and vital function of the management. RailTel Vigilance department has been set up with an objective to maintain ethical standards in the organisation by improving transparency, systems and procedures. The Vigilance department consistently works towards developing an ecosystem for employees to work with devotion and integrity in a transparent and impartial manner ensuring better services to all the external stakeholders of the organisation.
The Vigilance department is based out of the Corporate office and presently headed by a Full-Time Chief Vigilance Officer supported by team of vigilance executives. The CVO as head of Vigilance acts as an advisor to the Chief Executive (i.e. CMD) for all vigilance related matters. CVO is also responsible to provide coordination to outside agencies like Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), Railway Board Vigilance, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and other such agencies.
The major functions of the department include:-
- Preventive Vigilance
- Punitive Vigilance
- System & Procedure improvements
- Co-ordination with CVC, Railway Board Vigilance, CBI and other agencies
- Vigilance clearance for employees
- Vigilance Awareness Training & Programmes
Dr. Chandramani Sharma took over as full-time Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) w.e.f. 21.06.2022 vide Secretariat of Appointment Committee of Cabinet order dated 13th May, 2022. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Economics from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Master in Business Administration from University of Exeter, United Kingdom. He is an officer of the Indian Statistical Services (ISS) of 1993 batch. He has served 29 years in different capacities in several Ministries/Departments of Government of India in areas of official statistics, public policy, plan implementation and growth strategies. The key Ministries/Departments he worked are Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Ministry of Mines, Ministry or Housing & Urban Affairs, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Department of Agriculture & Cooperation and Department of Animal Husbandry. Besides travelling all the States and Union Territories of India, he has travelled many countries namely, UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Indonesia, Taiwan, Mexico, Switzerland and Germany for official assignments.
RailTel Vigilance Contact DetailsOffice Address:- RailTel Corporation of India Ltd., Plate-A, Floor 6th, Office Block-2,
East Kidwai Nagar, New Delhi - 110023
Telephone: +91 11 22900600
Fax: +91 11 22900699
Dr. Chandramani Sharma, CVO
Sh. Nitin Tiwari, Sr. Manager/Vigilance
Sh. Gaurav Piplani, Sr. Manager/Vigilance
Sh. Karandeep Sood, Sr. Manager/Vigilance