Press Note for Publication

Andhra Pradesh Vigilance Commission

            Secretariat, Hyderabad


            Govt. of Andhra Pradesh have, vide G.O.Ms.No.479 G.A. (SplC) Department dated 28.10.2005, designated the A.P. Vigilance Commissioner as the agency to receive written complaints or disclosure on any allegation of corruption or of misuse of office by any employee of the State Government or of any corporation established by or under any State Act, Government Companies, Societies or local authorities owned or controlled by the State Government.


            The disclosure or complaint shall contain as full particulars as possible and shall be accompanied by supporting documents or other material. If the complaint is anonymous, the designated agency will not take any action in the matter.  Any public servant other than those referred to clauses (a) to (d) of article 33 of the Constitution of India or any other person including any NGO may make a written disclosure to the designated agency.


            The identity of the complainant will not be revealed unless the complainant himself has made the details of the complaint either public or disclosed his identity to any other office or authority.


            If any person is aggrieved by any action on the ground that he is being victimized due to the fact that he had filed a complaint or disclosure, he may file an application before the designated agency seeking redress in the matter, who shall take such action, as deemed fit.  The designated agency may give suitable directions to the concerned public servant or the public authority as the case may be.


            In case the designated agency finds the complaint to be motivated or vexatious, the designated agency shall be at liberty to take appropriate stops.



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