The Vigilance function of the UP Metro Rail Corporation (UPMRCL) is an integral part of the management. The Vigilance Department of UPMRCL handles all vigilance matters of the UPMRCL. Vigilance department strives to promote best practices with adequate controls and transparency in place for professional, efficient, effective decisions taken making, leading to the corporate excellence.
This Department is headed by Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) at the UPMRCL. The CVO, on the basis of the investigations carried out, provides advice to the management to bring about qualitative improvement in the functioning of the Company. The CVO acts as an advisor to the Chief Executive in all matters pertaining to vigilance. The CVO is also a link between the company and the other agencies on vigilance matters and also for sharing of the systemic improvements suggested and implemented in the Company.
The major work profile of the vigilance department comprises: investigation of complaints received from, Individuals and other sources, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, CVC, UPMRCL Management, preventive vigilance like surprise inspections, regular surveillance/scrutiny of procurement and contract files and scrutiny of property returns of employees and coordination with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MOHUA), Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
UPMRCL is a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) which is jointly owned by Government of India and Government of Uttar Pradesh with 50:50 equity participation. The jurisdiction of CVC over the Joint Ventures (JVs) / Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) of Central Government is clarified vide Department of Personnel & Training's letters no.-399/9/2010-AVD-III (Part-II) dt. 15.02.2019. UPMRCL generally adopts the guidelines of Central Vigilance Commission.