Vigilance Corner

केन्द्रीय सतर्कता आयोग  CENTRAL VIGILANCE COMMISSION                                                                                                                 Integrity Pledge


Vigilance Awareness Week from 31st October, 2022 to 6th November, 2022                                     Vigilance activities in VPA-2022 

VIGILANCE AWARENESS WEEK 26th Oct to 1st Nov, 2021  Vigilance activities in VPA-2021   Integrity Pledge Administered by Port Chairman- video

The vigilance Department of Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA) plays a vital role in the eradication of corruption by maintaining transparency in the organization.  An integral part of the vigilance function is to support and increase the ethical values within the organization.

This Department is headed by  the Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO).  The main task is “handling and investigation of complaints received from individuals, Ministry of Shipping, Central Vigilance Commission, VPA Management and other sources”. 

Preventive vigilance tasks include surprise inspections, joint surprise inspections, regular surveillance/scrutiny of procurement and contract files, scrutiny of property returns of employees, coordination with Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI),  Central Vigilance Commission (CVC),  Chief Technical Examiner (CTE),  Vigilance Wing of Ministry of Shipping (MOS).

The CVO also provides advice to the Chairman, VPA on all vigilance matters.  The Vigilance executives function under the direct control and overall guidance of CVO.

Please read carefully before lodging online complaints to Vigilance Visakhapatnam Port Authority (VPA).

·        Please follow the guidelines and act strictly according to the procedure.

·        Do not pay bribes. 

·       If anybody of VPA asks for a bribe or if you have any information on corruption in VPA or if you are a

      victim of corruption in VPA, you can complain to the following: 

Name and Designation




Shri. K. Rama Mohana Rao, IAS. Chairman

0891 2873102


The ChairmanVisakhapatnam Port AuthorityVisakhapatnam–530 035.

Shri P.S. Lingeswara Swami, I.O.F.S. Chief  Vigilance Officer

0891 2873041


The Chief Vigilance OfficerVisakhapatnam Port AuthorityVisakhapatnam–530 035.


1.   Complaints can be lodged by any of the following means to either Chairman or  C.V.O, VPA or both

§  Through an online complaint system

§  Directly meeting Chairman/CVO

§  Written complaint to Chairman/CVO

§  Directly informing Chairman/CVO over phone/fax/e-mail


2.   Complaints can be lodged only against the employees/officers of VPA.

3.   The vigilance does not entertain anonymous/pseudonymous complaints.

4.   Please give your proper name and address.  The name and address of the complainant will be kept totally confidential.

5.   Please ensure that complaint is directly addressed to Chairman /  CVO.

6.   Complaints registered will be duly acknowledged, if the complainant so desires.

7.   However, it is not possible to keep the complainant updated with the status of the case.  No complaint shall remain un-

      attended.  The complaints are followed up by the Vigilance to their logical conclusions.