Information published under Section 4 (1) (b)
of the Right to Information Act 2005

Andhra Pradesh Vigilance Commission,
Secretariat, Hyderabad


The particulars of its organisation, functions and duties


Andhra Pradesh Vigilance Commission comprises a single member, designated as the Andhra Pradesh Vigilance Commissioner, appointed by the Governor on the advice of the Government. The Commission will address the Chief Secretary, Principal Secretary. E.O Prl. Secy., Spl. Secy, Secretary and E.O Secretary as the case may be in relation to the subjects reports concerning them. In exercise of its powers and functions, it will not be subordinate to any department and will have the same measure of independence and autonomy as the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission. The Vigilance Commissioner will be responsible for the proper performance of the duties and responsibilities assigned to the Commission from time to time and for generally coordinating the work and advising the Departments/Government Undertakings/ Government Companies and such other Institutions as may be notified by the Government from time to time, in respect of all matters pertaining to the maintenance of integrity and impartiality in the Administration. The Commission will have the jurisdiction and powers in respect of the matters to which the executive powers of the State extends. The powers and functions of the Vigilance Commission are as envisaged in G.O.Ms.No.421 G.A (SC.D) Dept dated 3.8.1993, copy of which is available on line at .


The powers and duties of its officers and employees


The Commission has been provided with such staff as may be necessary for the proper discharge of its duties and responsibilities, in consultation with the Vigilance Commissioner for his assistance. The staff includes administrative, technical and legal officers.



The procedure followed in the decision making process, including channels of supervision and accountability

As prescribed in Paras 6 (v) to (xvi) of G.O.Ms.No.421 G.A (SC.D) Dept dated 3.8.1993. Officers and staff of the Commission assist the V.C in discharge of his duty of tendering advice on vigilance matters etc


The norms set by it for the discharge of its functions;

As specified in the Scheme of Vigilance Commission vide G.o.Ms.No.421 G.A.(SCD) Department dated 3.8.1993.


The rules, regulations, instructions, manuals and records, held by it or under its control or used by its employees for discharging its functions;

A.P. Vigilance Manual in Four Volumes which is available online at


A statement of the categories of documents that are held by it or under its control;

Commission does not hold any documents. It only maintains the shadow files of the files referred to by the Departments for recording receipt and disposal and advice tendered by Commission.


The particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by, the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof;

Any person of any walk of like can file petitions/ suggestions to Commission regarding corruption in public service and suggest remedial measures to fight it out. Complaints can be addressed to Commission directly at its official address either through website, e-mail or in writing.




A statement of the boards, councils, committees and other bodies consisting of two or more persons constituted as its part or for the purpose of its advice, and as to whether meetings of those boards, councils, committees and other bodies are open to the public, or the minutes of such meetings are accessible for public

Not applicable



A directory of its officers and employees;

Detailed statement appended



The monthly remuneration received by each of its officers and employees, including the system of compensation as provided in its regulations

Detailed statement appended



The budget allocated to each of its agency, indicating the particulars of all plans, proposed expenditure and reports on disbursements made

Detailed statement appended

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The manner of execution of subsidy programmes, including the amounts allocated and the details of beneficiaries of such programmes;

Not applicable


Particulars of recipients of concessions, permits or authorizations granted by it;

Not applicable


Details in respect of the information, available to or held by it, reduced in an electronic form.

The important information of general interest together with the Four volumes of Vigilance manuals is presently available on Commission’s web site


The particulars of facilities available to citizens for obtaining information, including the working hours of a library or reading room, if maintained for public use;

Not applicable


The names, designations and other particulars of the Public Information Officers;

Statement appended

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S.V. Prasad                                               
Vigilance Commissioner