Central Vigilance Commission to observe Vigilance Awareness Week

Governor calls for accountability & transparency

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh has reaffirmed his Government's stand to eliminate corruption in the state and said that it is "our collective responsibility" to root out any form of corruption. All organisations should strive to eradicate corruption in their respective spheres of activities, he said. It will culminate on November 4.

The Chief Minister said that corruption is a contagious disease adversely affecting the socio-economy of the State and widening the disparity between the rich and poor in the country.

Summary: New Delhi: Delhi government officials on Monday took a pledge here to make the state corruption-free and to not indulge in graft. In a press release, the Central Vigilance Commissioner, Shri K.V. Chowdary said that the goal of observing Vigilance Awareness Week is to "educate the public at large about the corruption related practices and also educating them how to report about it".

The Chief Minister stated that to make Corruption Free Manipur, Anti-Corruption drives are being conducted against those people who are responsible for misusing/misappropriation of public funds and to those people who violate the due rights of the people.

TODAY'S FORECAST: Rainy and windy, high near 50
The lows will not be as cold as last week, however, when the temperature dropped to 30 and 29 Friday and Saturday , respectively. There is a 50 percent chance of rain during the day Tuesday , and that chance of precipitation lingers into the evening.

Further, stressing that the State Vigilance Commission has a very important role in combating corruption, Acharya expressed firm belief that cases taken up by the Commission will be brought to its logical conclusion to ensure that the corrupt officials are convicted and appropriate penalties imposed as per the law.

Project formally started the Vigilance Awareness Week by administrating the pledge to all employees of NTPC Kahalgaon and officials in the premises of Administrative Building today. The Commission is developing an Integrity Index based on benchmarking of internal processes and controls within an organization as well as management of relationships and expectations of external stakeholders.

Stating that his Governments vision for corruption-free India includes sensitising people against corruption, Zeliang lamented that unfortunately people do not look down on corruption because they have accepted it as a way of life.


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