VIGILANCE AWARENESS WEEK
Vigilance Awareness Week was observed in IIT Bhilai on the theme Eradicate Corruption - Build a New India from 29th October to 3rd November 2018.
Vigilance Awareness is an initiative as per the directives of Central Vigilance Commission to raise awareness to maintain integrity, transparency, accountability in all practices for a corruption-free environment in the organisations.
This year’s theme- Eradicate Corruption - Build a New India is a measure to promote ethical business practices and foster a culture of honesty and forthrightness for good corporate governance. Corruption prevailing at all levels – economic, social, administrative, moral and spiritual has defaced the image of our nation beyond redemption.
Professor Rajat Moona, Director IIT Bhilai inaugurated the Vigilance Awareness Week on 29th October. The faculty and staff members commenced the programme at institute by taking the integrity pledge, led by the Director Prof. Rajat Moona.
In pursuance with the vigilance week a talk was delivered by Shri. S. N. Sharma (DSP, Central Bureau of Investigation Raipur), Shri. Manas K. Gupta (DGM-Vigilance, Bhilai Steel Plant) and Shri. Anand K. Singh (AGM-Vigilance, Bhilai Steel Plant) on 1st November 2018 to sensitize all employees towards ethical business practices.
The speakers emphasised on the various vigilance measures adopted and suggested changes to prevent such misconducts and appreciated the efforts by IIT Bhilai in spreading the vigilance amongst its stake holders
On this occasion several Outreach activities like Skit Performance, elocution was organised. The students of IIT Bhilai presented a satirical skit showing the day-to-day shortcomings of authorities to provide basic civic amenities to its citizens. It also dealt with the issues of corruption at different levels in our society and the public's peaceful revolution against corruption.
The weeklong awareness campaign at IIT Bhilai was an effective measure to foster a culture of honesty and integrity for good corporate governance for the welfare of our society.