Dear visitor

Welcome to the Vigilance Wing of Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP)

Please feel free to approach the Vigilance Wing with complaints regarding cases of corruption which you might come across, in your dealings with the Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP). Your support could bring better and faster change in elimination of corruption.

For more information, contact:


Shri. R.K. Mishra, IRS

Shri. Pushp Prakash Pankaj





Indian Institute of Packaging

Plot E2, MIDC Area, Andheri East,

Road No.8, Post Box No.9432

Mumbai 400093, Maharashtra, India






About Us

Vigilance Unit, Indian Institute of Packaging is the nodal section for handling all vigilance matters of the IIP. The Chief Vigilance Officer, Mr. Pushp Prakash Pankaj, heads this unit. The vigilance unit works in close coordination with the Vigilance Unit of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and the Central Vigilance Commission. 

The functions of Vigilance Wing in IIP are:


  • To investigate the complaints from various sources including Complaint under the "Public Interest Disclosure and Protection of Informer” (PIDPI).
  • To initiate departmental disciplinary proceedings, wherever necessary and to take the proceedings to their logical conclusion and with the approval of the competent disciplinary authority.
  • To conduct inspections of different offices and the departments of IIP for the purpose of preventive vigilance.
  • To make recommendations for system improvement where-ever necessary to improve the operational and the administrative functioning of IIP.
  • To investigate in detail of paras raised by Chief Technical Examiner (CTE) in their intensive examination.
  • To process the requisitions seeking vigilance clearance. 

The functions of CVO are: One of the most important functions of the Chief Vigilance Officer is to take preventive measures against corruption and other malpractices apart from detection and punishment of those involved in corrupt practices. Broadly, the roles and functions of the CVO are as follows:


  • To examine in detail the existing Rules and procedures of the Organization with a view to eliminate or minimize the scope for corruption or malpractices.
  • To identify sensitive/corruption prone areas in the Organization and to keep an eye on personnel posted in such areas.
  • To plan and enforce surprise inspections and regular inspections to detect system failures and existence of corruption or malpractices.
  • To maintain proper surveillance on officers of doubtful integrity.
  • To ensure prompt observance of Conduct Rules relating to integrity of the Officers such as:
  • Annual Property Returns
  • Gift accepted by the official
  • Benami transactions
  • Employment of relatives in private firms or private business etc.
  • To ensure speedy processing of vigilance/disciplinary cases at all stages. In cases requiring a decision with regard to vigilance angle and those requiring consultation with the Central Vigilance Commission, a decision shall in every case be taken by the CVO.
  • To ensure that at the time of issue of charge sheet, statement of imputations, lists of witnesses and documents etc. are carefully prepared and copies of all the documents relied upon and the statements of witnesses cited on behalf of the disciplinary authority are supplied wherever possible to the charged officer along with the charge sheet.
  • To ensure that all documents required to be forwarded to the Inquiring Officer are carefully sorted out and sent promptly.
  • To ensure that there is no delay in the appointment of Inquiring Officer and Presenting Officer and that no dilatory tactics are adopted by the accused officer or the Presenting Officer.
  • To ensure that the processing of the Inquiry Officer’s report for final orders of Disciplinary Authority is done properly and quickly
  • To scrutinize final orders passed by the Disciplinary Authorities subordinate to Ministry/Department, with a view to see whether a case for review is made out or not.
  • To see that proper assistance is given to the C.B.I. in the investigation of cases entrusted to them or started by them on their own source of information.
  • To take proper and adequate action with regard to writ petitions/ court cases filed by accused officers.
  • To ensure that the Central Vigilance Commission is consulted at all stages where it is to be consulted and that as far as possible; the time limits prescribed in the Vigilance Manual for various stages are adhered to.
  • To ensure prompt submission of returns to the Central Vigilance Commission.



Pushp Prakash Pankaj
Chief Vigilance Officer