STRUCTURE OF THE VIGILANCE ORGANIZATION:
The vigilance organization is headed by the senior Deputy General Manager (SDGM), who is also designated as the Chief Vigilance Officer of the Zonal Railway (CVO). The CVO reports to General Manager/Head of the Unit. He is generally in the rank of Joint Secretary to the Government of India. He is assisted by Vigilance officers drawn from various disciplines of Railway services-Chief Vigilance Officers (Senior Administrative Grade), Dy.Chief Vigilance Officers (Selection Grade/Junior Administrative Grade), Vigilance Officers (Senior Scale), Assistant Vigilance Officers (Junior Scale) – and inspectors, watchers, office staff etc. The exact composition of vigilance officials varies across Railways.