ICAR-CCARI Observed Vigilance Awareness Week



 Vigilance Awareness Week 


    ICAR-Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute observed the vigilance awareness week from 29 Oct to 3 Nov. 2017 on the theme “Eradicate corruption: Build a new India”.  In this connection, pledge was taken by all staff members at the institute conference hall both in Hindi and English to eradicate corruption on 29 Oct 2018 at 10:30 AM. As part of vigilance awareness week, an essay writing competition was organized. The essay competition (English/Hindi) not exceeding 1000 words on the theme corruption free India was held on 31.10.2018 at 3:00 PM at the Exhibition Hall.  
A video dealing with good practices, ways of dealing corruption, Dos and Don’ts and the details of the functioning of the CVC was prepared by the AKMU of the institute and broadcasted vide electronically using the TV display near the main entrance during the week.
Banners were displayed at main locations of the campus to mark the vigilance awareness week. A section covering the vigilance awareness is planned in the forthcoming institute newsletter. 
A handout as texted below in Hindi and English was prepared with following slogans in large numbers and distributed to the staff and public.
"Corruption-dishonest /fraudulent conduct by bribery
Transparency breeds trust
Corruption leads to inefficiency
Corruption creates accidents
Corruption results in poor quality of services
Corruption breaks trust 
Giving bribe is a crime & Taking bribe is a crime
It is better to lead bribe free life than guilt free life
Avoid nepotism and don’t give favour to relatives
Be a part of Movement against Corruption
Help Realising Dream of Corruption Free India
Issued in public interest as part of Vigilance awareness week by ICAR-CCARI Ela Old Goa 403402"

A committee consisting of Dr EB Chakurkar, Director (Acting), Dr V Arunachalam Vigilance Officer of the institute and others Dr V Paramesh, Scientist, Mr Vinod Ubarhande Farm Supdt, Ms Pranjali Wadekar, Technical Offcier, Ms Sohini Sawant, Ms Shreya Bharve Steno, assistant organised the various events of the program. 

An off-campus campaign was organized on 30.10.2018 10:00 AM onwards as a silent rally to create vigilance awareness by distributing handouts in Hindi and English on slogans to tourists at Heritage site of Old Goa Church at Old Goa. Many of the staff members of the institute including contractual workers participated in the rally.
Social media such as the official facebook and twitter pages of the institute, and informal whatsapp group of ICAR-CCARI Scientists were used to spread the message.

A closing ceremony was held on 03.11.2018 at the conference hall of the institute at 4 PM along with Director and staff members where the certificates and prizes were issued to the participants and winners of the essay competition respectively. Director and Vigilance officer discussed the staff members on vigilance related issues.

The details of the vigilance awareness week along with photos were posted at institute website events tab at link given below:



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