Department of Vigilance Department of Vigilance


1.  Name of the Administrative Department: Vigilance

2.  Minister In charge:

Name e-mail Telephone Nos. Photograph
Office Residence Mobile
Capt. Amarinder Singh
Chief Minister Punjab


3.  Additional Chief Secretary / Financial Commissioner / Principal Secretary / Secretary of Administrative Department:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos.
Office Residence Mobile
Sh. Karan Avtar Singh IAS
Principal Secretary 0172-2740156
- 9501822666
Sh. Vivek Pratap Singh IAS
Secretary 0172-2742133 0172-2790127 9872698800


4. Head of Department:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos.
Office Residence Mobile
Sh. Barjinder Kumar Uppal IPS,
ADGP-cum-Chief Director-
Vigilance Bureau, Pb, CHD 0172-2704116
0172-2625214 805406666

Retd. Justice, Sh. Vinod Kumar Sharma,

Hon'ble Lokpal, Punjab 

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5.  Business Rules of the department:

As per Allocation of Business Rules, 2007 (As on 31/12/2013) issued by the Department of General Administration (General coordination Branch) the Department of Vigilance has been created for the following functions:-

  1. All matters concerning general vigilance and procedure.
  2. All policy matters relating to corruption among public servants.
  3. Coordination of work relating to vigilance in various Departments.
  4. All matters relating to cases of bribery, corruption, personal immorality, misuse of public fund, loss caused to Government, Departmental or procedural irregularities and the like on the part of Government employees and public servants dealt with or otherwise taken cognizance of by the Department of Vigilance including cases of appeal against acquittal in cases relating to the Vigilance Bureau.
  5. All matters relating to-
  • The establishment of the Vigilance Bureau; and
  • Setting up of Lok Ayukta or Uplokayukta.


6.  Services provided by Department:

7.  Names of Board / Corporations / Commissions / Societies working under the control of the Administrative Department along with information of their Heads as under:

Name & Designation e-mail Telephone Nos. Official Website
Office Mobile
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8. Important Documents:

S. No. Details Download Link

 Office Manuals

1 Punjab Governement Gazette - Extraordinary - January 2014
2 Punjab Governement Gazette - Extraordinary - Novemver 2016
3. Department of Vigilance - Manual Part 1(i)
4 Department of Vigilance - Manual Part 1(ii)
5 Department of Vigilance - Manual Part 2(i)
6 Department of Vigilance - Manual Part 2(ii)
7 Department of Vigilance - Manual Part 3(i)
8 Department of Vigilance - Manual Part 3(ii)
9 Department of Vigilance - Manual Part 4(i)
10 Department of Vigilance - Manual Part 4(ii)
11 Department of Vigilance - Manual Part 5(i)
12 Department of Vigilance - Manual Part 5(ii)
13 Department of Vigilance - Manual Part 6(i)
14 Department of Vigilance - Manual Part 6(ii)
15 Department of Vigilance - Manual Part 7(i)
16 Department of Vigilance - Manual Part 7(ii)
17 Organization Hierarchy
18 VB Organization Chart

Acts and Rules

1 The Punjab Lokpal Act 1996
2 Prevention of Corruption Act 1988


For detailed information:

Department's Website: