Vigilance Awareness Week Celebrations at NLCIL
In commemoration of the Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallababhai Patel, former Deputy Prime Minister of India, Vigilance Awareness Week is celebrated throughout India. All the Government and Public Sector organizations celebrate Vigilance Awareness Week to bring awareness on Vigilance among the employees and the public. The theme of the celebrations for this year is “My Vision –Corruption Free India” and would be observed from 30-10-2017 to 04-11-2017.
The Vigilance Awareness Week celebration 2017 at NLCI was inaugurated by Shri J.K Tripathy ,IPS, Director General of Police ,Chairman, TNUSRB , the Chief Guest in the presence of Functional Directors, Shri Rakesh Kumar, Director (Finance), Shri Subir Das, Director (Mines), Shri P.Selvakumar, Director(Planning&Projects), Shri R.Vikraman ,Director(HR and Shri T. Venkatasubramanian, IRSME, CVO,NLCIL, on 30-10-2017 at Learning and Development Centre.
In his chief guest address, Shri J.K Tripathy stated that India is known for many good things in the world, but is lacking clean image due to endemic corruption practices in various domains. Establishing clean image for India is the need of the hour and it is the responsibility of each and every individual to build this. It is time to focus upon the measures which would bring Transparency and order into the functioning of government sectors .
Dr. S.K. Acharya, CMD NLCI sent his VAW -2017 message in absentia read out by Shri R.Vikraman, where he said that , as an integral player, each and every individual should show responsibility to eliminate corruption inside and outside of the government mechanism with self sanitation leading to adoption of ethical systems and practices in all walks of our lives.
To mark the occasion, Shri Rakesh kumar launched the Vendor Mobile Bill Tracking System (VMBTS) a mobile app developed by Computer services of NLCIL. Shri J.K Tripathy released the special edition of the House Journal of Vigilance Department, Lignite Eyes, and Shri P.Selva Kumar launched the e-version of the Annual Report of the Vigilance Department for the year 2017-18.
On behalf of NLCI, special programmes in connection with Vigilance Awareness Week are arranged for the School and College students at Chennai, Madurai Tuticorin and Rajasthan. Also a special Talk Show on The Theme of Vigilance have been arranged on behalf of NLCIL in Doordarshan in which students from Colleges would participate and a Panel discussion involving eminent personalities on the theme of Vigilance is organized. The above programmes are sponsored by NLCI and the same would be relayed in DD(Pothigai)
In the inaugural function, Directors, Shri Rakesh Kumar, Shri Subir Das, Shri P. Selvakumar, administered the pledge on Vigilance to the participants in English ,Hindi and Tamil respectively. In the function, messages about the Vigilance Awareness Week 2017 celebrations from the Hon’ble President of India, the Hon’ble Vice-President of India, Chief Vigilance Commissioner and CVO of NLCIL were read. Earlier, Shri O.S. Swaminathan, CGM/Vigilance welcomed the gathering and Shri S. Chandran, DGM / Vigilance proposed vote of thanks.
Earlier, the pledge on VAW-2017 was administered to the employees in the respective units by Unit heads.