National Vigilance Centre (NVC) was established in Shrawan 27, 2059 B.S. under the direct supervision and control of Prime Minister of Nepal. It was established to create awareness against corruption and activities related to preventive side against corruption. The main theme of this center is based on the proverb as "Prevention is better then cure" through preventive and promotional measures to act against the corruption activities with effective good governance. Various efforts have been made in the past to fight against corruption. And NVC is a milestone in this context. It is instituted as per Chapter 4 of the anti-corruption Act, 2002.