Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Administrative Vigilance Division
Chief Vigilance Officers(Central P.S.Us)

SPECIAL INCENTIVES FOR CVOs IN PSUs LOCATED OTHER THAN METROPOLITAN CITIES

(i) Grant of special allowance @ 15% of the basic pay to the Chief Vigilance Officers / Executive Directors (Vigilance) of the Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs). Those who are granted such special allowance will not be eligible for special pay/deputation (duty) allowance. Further, the special allowance would be given only to the deputationists posted on a regular basis and not to PSU employees of Vigilance Wing holding additional charge of the post of CVO.

(ii) Appropriate education allowance if such allowances are already available to their own employees of the relevant PSU.

(iii) The tenure shall be treated as 50% of the Central Deputation tenure, for the purpose of considering such officers for further posting in Government of India under Central deputation; provided the officer has served the PSU as CVO/ED(Vigilance) for at least three years, and provided further that consideration for appointment to the post at the level of Joint Secretary under Central Staffing Scheme will be subject to his empanelment for holding a post at the level of Joint Secretary.

(iv) After an initial term of 3 years, posting in Government of India under Central deputation to be considered on priority basis subject to the condition that the total tenure including the 50% tenure of CVO shall not exceed 7 years. The calculation of tenure for CVOs for assignments under Central Staffing Scheme is explained in the Annexure .

(v) A posting as Chief Vigilance Officer in a Public Sector Undertaking could be allowed, located at places other than Metropolitan cities in continuation of a posting with the Government of India, subject to the condition that the total period including the earlier tenure, shall not exceed 7 years. Thus, if an officer has served on a post under the Central Staffing Scheme for 4 years and then proceeds on deputation to a post of CVO in a PSU located at places other than Metropolitan Cities, he will have a tenure of 3 years on the post of CVO subject to an overall ceiling of seven years of combined tenure on the Central Staffing Scheme post and the post of CVO.

(vi) Reduction in the "Cooling Off" period from 3 years to 2 years for an officer who had worked as a Chief Vigilance Officer in a Public Sector undertaking located at a place other than Metropolitan Cities immediately before the "Cooling Off" period or on his posting as such, immediately after the `Cooling off' period.

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