The Central Vigilance Commission has its own Secretariat, Chief Technical Examiners' Wing (CTE) and a wing of Commissioners for Departmental Inquiries (CDI).


The Secretariat consists of a Secretary of the rank of Additional Secretary to the GOI, four officer of the rank of Joint Secretary to the GOI, thirty officers of the rank of Director/Deputy Secretary (including two OSDs), four Under Secretaries and office staff.

Chief Technical Examiners' Wing (CTE)

The Chief Technical Examiner's Organisation constitutes the technical wing of the Central Vigilance Commission (India) and is manned by two Engineers of the rank of Chief Engineers(designated as Chief Technical Examiners) with supporting engineering staff. The main functions assigned to this organisation are:

  • Technical audit of construction works of Governmental organisations
    from a vigilance angle;
  • Investigation of specific cases of complaints relating to construction works;
  • Extension of assistance to CBI in their investigations involving technical matters and for evaluation of properties in Delhi; and

Tendering of advice/assistance to the Commission and Chief Vigilance Officers in vigilance cases involving technical matters.

Commissioners for Departmental Inquiries (CDIs)

There are fourteen posts of Commissioners for Departmental Inquiries (CDI) in the Commission, 11 in the rank of  Director  and 03 in the rank of Deputy Secretary. The CDIs function as Inquiry Officers to conduct Oral inquiries in departmental proceeding initiated against public servants.