The observance of Vigilance Awareness Week, 2016 commenced across Indian Railways with a Pledge taking ceremony by Officers and staff. The Central Vigilance Commission has given the theme of “Public participation in promoting integrity and eradicating Corruption” for the Vigilance Awareness Week this year. A special function was organised in the Railway Board where Shri A.K.Mital, Chairman/Railway Board administered the Pledge to a gathering of Railway staff and officers on 31st October, 2016. Similar functions have taken place at various Zonal Railway Headquarters and other important offices of Indian Railways where the Pledge was administered by the Heads of office. The Pledge is aimed to reinforce commitment of officials towards bringing about integrity and transparency in all spheres of their activities and to fight corruption with vigour.
Shri A.K. Mital, Chairman, Railway Board, administering the Vigilance Oath to Railway Board Officers and Staff on 31-10-2016
During this Vigilance Awareness Week, various events will be organized around the theme of anti-corruption by the field units of the Railways. There is a special focus on sensitizing the youth and to achieve this objective,af4 lectures, panel discussions, debates, discussions, plays, essay writing competitions etc. are being organized in a large number of schools and colleges by the Indian Railways. Two “Integrity Pledges” will also be taken on-line by citizens and organisations/corporates to reinforce their commitment for incorruptible governance.