Central Vigilance Commission observes Vigilance Awareness Week during the week in which 31st October, the birthday of the late Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel falls. This year, Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed from 31st October to 6th November 2022 with the following theme:
“भ्रष्टाचार मुक्त भारत – विकसित भारत”
“Corruption-free India for a developed Nation”
The observance of Vigilance Awareness Week commenced with the administering of the integrity pledge by the Commission – Sh Suresh N Patel, Central Vigilance Commissioner, Sh Praveen Kumar Srivastava, Vigilance Commissioner and Sh Arvinda Kumar, Vigilance Commissioner at Satarkata Bhawan at 11 am to the officials of Central Vigilance Commission. The pledge-taking ceremony was recorded by Prasar Bharati.
As a precursor to Vigilance Awareness Week 2022, the Central Vigilance Commission carried out a three-month campaign highlighting certain preventive vigilance initiatives as focus areas for all the Ministries/ Departments/ Organizations. The six focus areas include the following:
a) Property Management
b) Management of Assets
c) Record Management
d) Technological Initiatives comprising two parameters
– Website Maintenance & updation
– Identification of new areas for service delivery for customers to be
brought on an online portal and initiation of steps for creating Online
e) Updation of guidelines/circulars / Manuals wherever found necessary
f) Disposal of complaints
As a part of Vigilance Awareness Week, the Central Vigilance Commission will also be having a function at Vigyan Bhawan on the 3rd of November. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is expected to grace the function as the Chief Guest.
Disclaimer: This is an official press release by PIB.