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GUVNL Vigilance Department

Vigilance Control Room
Phone No. -: 0265-2356825
Toll Free No. -: 1800-2333030

  • Vigilance Department of GUVNL is headed by an IPS officer of the rank of Additional Director General of Police (ADGP/IGP/DIGP) from Gujarat Police (On deputation).
  • Main function of Vigilance Department GUVNL is to keep close watch on pilferage of electricity from the network of subsidiary companies. Over and above, Vigilance Department also coordinates with all subsidiary companies for security and vigilance related issues and Proactive vigilance activities to prevent future frauds.
  • Two IPS officers are appointed in GUVNL and are as below
    Sr.No. Name Designation
    1 Shri Anupam Singh Gahlaut, IPS Director(Security) & Chief Vigilance Officer
    2 Shri H. R. Chaudhari, IPS Joint Executive Director
  • Main activities are:

    A. Installation Checking
  • 24×7 Central control room is operative where anyone can give information regarding theft of electrical energy. The telephone no. are 1800-2333030 (toll free from BSNL Lines) & (0265- 2356825). Information received is handled confidentially and should the informer desires so, his/her anonymity is preserved. In GUVNL website also there is provision of submission of information regarding power theft. For submission of such information, which is general in nature, informant doesn't get any monetary reward.
  • To encourage people to come forward and submit information erstwhile GEB had introduced a scheme of cash reward (based on recovered amount due to submission of information) as an incentive. For eligibility for getting cash reward power theft informer has to submit detailed information in prescribed format. Name, address and amount paid to informer are kept strictly confidential. The same scheme is still operative under GUVNL Vigilance Department.
  • To take appropriate confidential actions on such power theft related information, Installation Checking Squads are functioning in each O&M circle in each subsidiary company MGVCL, PGVCL, DGVCL & UGVCL. Engineers from group companies have been deputed to GUVNL Head Quarter to co-ordinate centralized MASS CHECKING DRIVES in Head strong areas and High loss areas as and when required.
  • Key Officers:
    Sr.No. Name Designation
    1 Shri D.S.Christy Superintending Engineer, Vigilance Dept. GUVNL
    2 Shri A.S.Chaudhari Executive Engineer, Vigilance Dept. GUVNL
  • B. GUVNL police ( Protection of IC squads, FIR & Investigation )

  • For dealing with cases of power theft, Government of Gujarat has created 16 (sixteen) dedicated GUVNL Police stations at Vadodara, Nadiad, Godhra, Bharuch Surat, Valsad, Sabarmati, Himmatnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Junagadh, Bhuj, Surendranagar, Amreli and Bhavnagar for lodging FIR & investigation thereof.
  • To provide protection to Checking squads during various installation checking drives.
  • Additional Director General (Security) GUVNL Vadodara supervises the functioning of all these Police Stations and co-ordinates with the State Govermanet for effective functioning of these Police Stations.
  • Officers of the rank of DySP, PI, PSI level and Staff in ASI, HC cadre from the State Police Department are working on deputation basis to facilitate the functioning of these Police Stations.
  • The addresses of the Police Stations, with telephone no., are as under:
    Sr.No. Name of Dy.SP & Zone Name of Police Station Address Phone No. / Fax No.
    1 Shri G.A.Sarvaiya
    Dy.SP-Surat Zone
    DGVCL
    Surat DGVCL, Corporate office compound, Varacha Road, Kapodra, Surat 0261-2575053
    &
    0261-2570567
    2 Bharuch DGVCL, Nr. Shakatinath Shambhu Dairy, Manishanand Nagar, Bharuch 02642-269694
    3 Valsad DGVCL, Opp. New Telephone Exchange, Halar Road, Valsad 02632-255200
    4 Shri B.J.Vyas
    I/c Dy.SP Vadodara Zone
    MGVCL
    Vadodara MGVCL- Gotri O&M Circle office compound, Gotri Road, Vadodara 0265-2313222
    5 Godhra MGVCL, O&M Circle office compound, Bhuravav, Godhra 02672-262925
    6 Nadiad MGVCL, Beside Malharpura Sub Station, Chakalasi Bhagod, Nadiad 0268-2581835
    7 Shri K.K.Pandya
    Dy.SP-Mehsana Zone
    UGVCL
    Sabarmati UGVCL Sabarmati O&M circle office compound, Sabarmati, Ahmedabad 079-27501369
    &
    079-27503063
    8 Mehsana UGVCL, Mehsana Corporate Office, Vishnagar road, Mehsana 02762-235258
    9 Himmatanagr UGVCL, Old UGVCL Circle,Office, Beside GETCO Office,Himmatnagar 02772-229291
    10 Shri B.C.Thakkar
    Dy.SP-Rajkot Zone
    PGVCL
    Rajkot PGVCL -GEB Colony,Doodhsagar Dairy Road,Rajkot 0281-2707883
    11 Kachchh-Bhuj PGVCL, Behind Circle Office,Nr. Mangaleshvar Mahadev Temple, Bhuj 02832-221623
    12 Jamnagar PGVCL, Nr. 66 KV Sub Station, Saat Rasta Circle, Indira Nagar Marg, Jamnagar 0288-2558225
    13 Junagadh PGVCL, Junagadh Vij Seva Sadan, Aazad Chowk,Junagadh 0285-2657250
    14 Shri D.M.Vyas
    Dy.SP-Bhavnagar Zone
    PGVCL
    Bhavnagar PGVCL O&M Circle office compound, Chawdi Gate,Bhavnagar 0278-2524887
    15 Surendranagar PGVCL, Old Power House Comp., Handloom Chowk, Sonapur Road, Surendranagar 0752-228350
    &
    02752228351
    16 Amreli PGVCL, Sardar Patel Circle,Central Point, Circle Office Comp., Amreli 02792-223835
  • C. Security of Vital Installation/Premises
  • An IPS officer of the rank of ADGP/IG/DIG of GUJARAT Police, is the head of security at GUVNL and co-ordinates with all subsidiary companies of GUVNL in the Security related matters.
  • For security related issues of GUVNL and subsidiary companies, GUVNL has posted DySP (Security) whose main function is to look after the security of various premises (including vital installations) of GUVNL and its subsidiaries.
  • Technical scrutiny of tenders of contract base private security guards done by Security officer, EE(Vigi) & Dy.SP(HQ) for subsidiaries of GUVNL.
  • D. Inquiries and Pro-active vigilance activities
  • Allotment inquiries for anonymous, pseudonymous and GVC referred complains pertaining to corruption/irregularities and monitoring thereof.
  • ADGP(S) is appointed as Chief Vigilance Officer of GUVNL.
  • Dy.SP of concerned Zone (Rajkot, Mehsana, Surat and Vadodara) are appointed as Chief Vigilance Officers for PGVCL, UGVCL, DGVCL and MGVCL respectively as well as Dy.SP(HQ) is appointed as CVO of GETCO & GSECL.
  • Pro-active vigilance activity arranged periodically in all subsidiaries of GUVNL which headed by SE(Vigilance)-GUVNL. The activity mainly started from July-2020 to prevent future frauds in the subsidiaries of GUVNL.
  • Engineers of Vigilance department are also entrusted certain inquiries by CVOGUVNL. Committee of special officers formed by GUVNL to enquire critical inquiries.