The Directorate General of Vigilance is an attached office of the Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) in the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India. It is headed by the Director General of Vigilance who is also the Chief Vigilance Officer of the Central Board of Excise & Customs.
2. While the overall responsibility for the maintenance of integrity and efficiency on the part of the officers and staff working under the control of CBEC vests in the Chairman of the Board, the Chief Vigilance Officer interacts with the Board in all matters relating to vigilance and provides the link between the Central Board of Excise & Customs and the Central Vigilance Commission. The Chief Vigilance Officer is appointed with the approval of CVC. The Director General of Vigilance / Chief Vigilance Officer liases with the Central Vigilance Commission, the Central Bureau of Investigation and field formations in matters relating to complaints having vigilance angle, investigation thereof, issue of Charge Sheets, conducting inquiries and imposition of penalties on the erring officers.
3. The headquarters of the Directorate General of Vigilance is at 1st and 2nd Floor, Hotel Samrat, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi. It has four Zonal Units at New Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta and Chennai.
4. As far as Groups `B', `C' & `D' officers are concerned, the Commissioner/Addl. Commissioner / Jt. Commissioner of Customs & Central Excise of the respective field formations are the Disciplinary Authority. While complaints relating to allegation of corruption or matter having a bearing on the conduct of any officer / staff may be posted to the Director General of Vigilance / Chief Vigilance Officer, in the interest of speedy investigations, it would be preferable to file the complaints to the respective Zonal Chief Commissioner or to the concerned Commissioner himself. In respect of Group `A' & `B' officers, copy of such complaints may be endorsed to CVO/DG(VIG). The complaints should be signed giving the full address including telephone/fax no., e-mail address etc. of the complainant. Complaints may be sent to DG (Vigilance) or other officers of his organization whose e-mail addresses are given in the table below. Full postal address of the person making the complaint may be indicated while sending the e-mail, and complaints received on e-mail without the full postal address of complainant may not be entertained. The confidentiality of the complainant's identity will be maintained.
5. The names of officers of the Directorate General of Vigilance along with their designations to whom such postal complaints may be sent are given below. Sending the complaints to the concerned jurisdictional office would expedite the action thereon.
Sl. No. Name of Office Name of Officer and Address Jurisdiction
1. Delhi (Hqrs) Shri S S Rana II
Director General of Vigilance
Custom & Central Excise
2nd Floor, Hotel Samrat
Chanakya Puri
New Delhi - 110021
Phone - (011) 26115722
Fax - (011) 26115724
E-mail : dgvig@icegate.gov.in
All India
2. Delhi (Hqrs) Ms. Manoranjan Virk
Additional Director General (Hqrs),
Custom & Central Excise
2nd Floor, Hotel Samrat
Chanakya Puri
New Delhi - 110021
Phone - (011) 26115725
Fax - (011) 26115726
E-mail : adgvig@icegate.gov.in
All India
3. Delhi (North Zone) Smt. Reena Arya
Addl. Director General ((NZU)
Directorate General of Vigilance
Custom & Central Excise, North Zonal Unit
2nd Floor, C R Building
I P Estate
New Delhi - 110002
Phone - (011) 23370006
Fax - (011) 23370982
E-mail : adgvignorth@icegate.gov.in
Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, HimachalPradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttaranchal, UttarPradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh andChattisgarh.
4. Mumbai (West Zone) Sh. Madhu Mohan Damodar
Addl. Director General
Directorate General of Vigilance,Customs and Central ExciseWest Zonal Unit,7th Floor, Annexe Building, New Customs House,
Ballard Estate, Mumbai 400 001

Phone No. 022 - 2261 3514
Fax No. 022 - 2267 5377
E-mail : adgvigwest@icegate.gov.in
Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli
5. Chennai (South Zone) Shri Talkeswar Singh
Addl. Director General (SZU.)
Directorate General of Vigilance,
Customs and Central Excise
South Zonal Unit, Custom House
5th Floor, Annexe 33, Rajaji Salai
Chennai - 600001
Phone No. (044) 25233063
Fax (044) 25330713
E-mail : adgvigsouth@icegate.gov.in
Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Pondicherry and Lakshadweep.
6. Kolkata (East Zone) Shri Talkeswar Singh
Addl. Director General (EZU)
Directorate General of Vigilance,
Customs and Central Excise
East Zonal Unit, 44, Part Street, (2nd Street)
Kolkata - 700016
Phone No. (033) 22472311
Fax (033) 22473048
E-mail: adgvigeast@icegate.gov.in
West Bengal, Orissa, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Assam, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram, Arunachal, Manipur and Andaman and Nicobar.