State vigilance commission
west bengal

About State Vigilance Commission, West Bengal

Vigilance Commission was set up for exercising general superintendence and control over vigilance administration through the State Government’s Resolution No. 221 of 4th March, 1965.

The main task of this Commission were

  • (i) Prevention of Corruption and maintenance of integrity in the public services
  • (ii) Ensuring just and fair exercise of administrative powers vested in various authorities by the statutory rules or by non-statutory executive orders.
The subsequent Resolution No. 1/PAR (Vig.) dated 10th January 2012 renamed the West Bengal Vigilance Commission as State Vigilance Commission, West Bengal. The Commission has jurisdiction and powers in respect of matters in which the executive powers of the State of West Bengal extends. The State Vigilance Commission is attached to the P & A R Department for administrative purposes. However, in the exercise of its powers and functions it is not subordinate to any department of the State Government.

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