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Central Vigilance Commissioner

Shri K.V. Chowdary

Positions Held

1976 to July 1978
Probationary Officer in Andhra Bank from December
Indian Revenue Service in Sept 1978 Before joining the Commission on 10.6.2015
He was judged as one of the best Probationary officers in 1979 and awarded a silver medal in NADT Nagpur. He investigated several sensitive and complicated cases. Several of his cases are reported in “Let Us Share”, an official compilation of the good work of the officers of the IT Dept.
He was a member of the Indian delegation for negotiations with OECD in Paris in 2004. He was also a member of the Committee constituted by the Hon’ble Finance Minister to redraft the Income Tax Act. He was a Member of the Committee on Business Process Re-engineering for IT Dept.


He visited Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Switzerland, France, etc for investigation of certain tax evasion cases. He presented a paper on Investigation of High net worth individuals and black money in the “International Tax Dialogue Conference” at Delhi in Dec. 2011. He represented India in the International Conferences of Heads of Criminal Investigation at Istanbul,Turkey in 2013 and in the Hague, Netherlands in 2014.

Headed the Indian delegation to the Sixth Annual Conference of State Parties to on United Nations Convention Against Corruption conducted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime at St. Petersburg, Russia.

Attended the Conference of the State Parties organized by UNODC in St. Petersburg in 2015 and in Tianjin, China in 2016. Elected as a Member of the Executive Committee of IAACA.

Attended Anti Corruption Summit hosted by Government of UK from 12 to 13 May 2016 in London.