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Vigilance Vertical of SIDBI is located at head office of SIDBI at SIDBI Tower, 15, Ashok Marg, Lucknow. Besides, head office team, Regional Vigilance Officers (RVO) and Additional Vigilance Officers (AVO) are posted at Regional Offices located in different parts of the country and other main offices located at Mumbai and New Delhi. Vigilance Vertical, AVOs and RVOs are functioning under the overall control of Chief Vigilance Officer.

Jurisdiction of CVO also extends to subsidiaries and associates entities of SIDBI viz. Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Ltd. (MUDRA), SIDBI Venture Capital Ltd. (SVCL), Credit Guarantee Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises and India SME Asset Reconstruction Co. Ltd. (ISARC) etc.

The main aim of Vigilance Vertical is to foster confidence of all stake holders in the functioning of the bank by promoting integrity, transparency and accountability in the entire functioning of the bank.

Profile of CVO

Shri Dilip Kumar Singh is appointed as Chief Vigilance Officer of SIDBI w.e.f. May 05, 2022 in terms of Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India letter No.15/03/2018-Vig dated April 25, 2022. He is MA in Labour and Social Welfare from Patna University. Shri Dilip Kumar Singh has started his career as Probationary Officer in Oriental Bank of Commerce on April 17, 1993. Presently he is holding the post of General Manager in Punjab National Bank and is on deputation as CVO in SIDBI.

Main functions of Vigilance Vertical of SIDBI are as under :

Few major functions of Vigilance Vertical of SIDBI are as under

  • As part of Preventive Vigilance measure, undertake study of existing procedure and practices prevailing in the organisation with a view to identify those procedures or practices which provide scope for corruption and require modification.
  • To identify sensitive post in the organisation and ensure periodical rotation of staff holding sensitive posts.
  • To ensure that the Organisation has prepared manuals on important subjects such as purchases, contracts, procurement, recruitment, etc. and that these manuals are updated from time to time and conform to the guidelines issued by the Commission and the Ministries concerned.
  • To conduct CTE type inspection in his organisation;
  • To tender advice to the Disciplinary Authority and the Appellate Authority in vigilance cases.
  • To receive complaints from all sources and scrutinise them as per existing instructions. To investigate or cause an investigation to be made into such allegations involving vigilance angle.
  • To see that proper assistance is given to the CBI in the investigation of cases entrusted to them or started by them on their own source information
  • Examine and investigate complaints received from Central Vigilance Commission, Department of Financial Services (DFS), Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India, Central Bureau of Investigation, employees and general public at large.
  • Act as Nodal Office for CBI, RBI, CVC and DFS etc. for cases having vigilance angle or vigilance clearance of officials.

PIDPI Complaints :

Department of Personnel and Training’s Resolution No. 89 dated 21st April, 2004, commonly known as Public Interest Disclosure and Protection of Informers Resolution, 2004, envisages a mechanism by which a complainant can blow a whistle by lodging a complaint and also seek protection against his victimisation for doing so. The Central Vigilance Commission is the designated agency to receive complaints from whistle blowers under the PIDPI Resolution.

Please click here to view presentation on PIDPI Resolution 2004 incorporating care to be taken while lodging PIDPI complaint.

Vigilance Megazine

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Contact details :

Shri Dilip Kumar Singh

Chief Vigilance Officer

Small Industries Development Bank of India

Head Office

SIDBI Tower, 15, Ashok Marg

Lucknow – 226001

Phone No. 0522-4261612

E-mail :