A useful and perceptive book in the area of Banking and Financial Institutions logically covers all relevant aspects on vigilance, values in society, vigilance into the mainstream of management in public sector Banks and vigilance in Banking Industry. A useful book to Executives of various levels of vigilance and Discipline Departments in Banks and Financial Institutions and Managers of all types of organisation preventing frauds and forgeries and facilitating early detection. This book in its Eight Chapters covers -""? Genesis of Vigilance, a few words about Central Vigilance Commission, What is Vigilance and Vigilance Angle, Role and functions of CVOs and Vigilance Department etc. ? Some functional titbits viz., "Agreed List and List of Officers of doubtful integrity", a few check points in the matter of asking for tenders, getting accommodation on lease etc. ? Complaints and Investigation, Investigation methodology, procedures of dealing with complaints and investigations by Bank/FI Officials, Investigations by CBI Officials etc. ? Departmental Action (Major Penalty Proceedings) ? Penalties ? To institutionalise the values ? Model of recording the enquiry proceedings (Major Penalty Proceedings) ? Definition of few legal terms, generally used.