Vigilance Awareness Week 2021; Jammu admin holds awareness program at Akhnoor
Jammu : As part of anti-corruption campaign launched to mark Vigilance Awareness Week-2021, the district Admin Jammu today organised an awareness programme here at sub District Headquarter, Akhnoor.
The programme was attended by Suraj Singh, Vice Chairperson DDC Jammu; Shardha Bahu DDC Member; Kiran Pawar, Chairman BDC Akhnoor and Bushan Kumar Baral DDC Member, besides Sarpanchas, Ward members of MC Akhnoor and Panches of Block Akhnoor besides, Government officers from Revenue, Rural Development, PHE and PWD and other prominent citizens participated in the programme.
At the outset, the participants were made aware that in a move towards commemorating 75 years of India’s Independence, which falls on August 15, 2022, CVC as apex Anti corruption body in the country, is carrying out various activities to sensetise the citizens about the effects of corruption and has resolved to fight corruption and ensure integrity in public life to usher in a new era of a self-reliant India.
The participants were also explained that as per the decision of CVC vigilance awareness week is being observed from 26th October to 1st November 2021 with the theme “ Independent India @ 75: Self Reliance with integrity’.
The participants, during the programme, were told that the basic objective of this programme is to raise awareness among the citizens, stakeholders, students and especially public representatives/PRIs about the existence, causes and gravity of the threat posed by the corruption.
The participants were told that corruption is like cancer disease and a major obstacle in the development of the country and needs to be fought jointly by all the stakeholders so that the same is exterminated from the roots.
Shardha Bahu, member DDC, Kiran Pawar chairperson BDC Akhnoor and Sarpanches of Akhnoor also spoke on the occasion and gave valuable suggestions for fighting against corruption. They appreciated the move of national and UT level Anti graft bodies viz CVC and ACB as also the District Administration for this programme and endeavour to fight against corruption.
Ghansham Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Law & Order, Jammu (DVO), Navneet Maan, SDM AKhnoor, Rupinder Kour. BDO Akhnoor addressed the participants and shared the measures taken by the CVC New Delhi, UT administration of J&K and Anti-Corruption Bureau J&K as also other investigating agencies besides role of DVOs in combating corruption.
The participants, particularly PRIs were exhorted to supervise the developmental works in their respective areas executed by the government departments and bring into the notice of Government agencies any Malpractices or corruption related instances by any public servant during the discharge of his duties. The participants were also made aware about complaints under PIDPI (Public Interest Disclosure and Protection of Informers) and were also shown two posters prepared and received from the CVC for filling complains.