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SCR to observes ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ from Monday

Hyderabad, October 28 : The South Central Railway will observe ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ from October 29 to November 3, as per the directions of the Central Vigilance Commission.

According to the SCR, the Theme of this year’s Vigilance Awareness Week is ‘Transparency in Public Procurement’. The SCR Vigilance Branch will organize several programmes during this week to Railway Head Quarters Office , Six Railway Divisions Vigilance Awareness Week will commence with the employees of all units taking the Integrity pledge on October 29, to be honest in discharging their duties and desist from indulging in corrupt practices.

The pledge will be administered by SCR General Manager G.N.Asthana at the Zonal Head Quarters. Later, a special programme will be organized in the SCR Headquarters wherein Delhi Metro Rail Corporation’s Principal Advisor Dr E Sreedharan will deliver the key note address on the topic ‘Ethics in Management – Lessons from the Corporate World’.and Five RailwayWorkshops besides a few extra Divisional offices in the entire South Central Railway, having a total strength of nearly one lakh employees.disseminate awareness against corruption and Malpractices by involving Zonal R

The team of Vigilance Officers led by Chief Vigilance Officer K Swaminathan will visit the Divisional and extra divisional units to hold workshops on Vigilance Management, wherein Divisional / extra divisional unit Officers and Supervisors will participate. The objective will be on combating Corruption in Railways by awakening the consciousness and increasing the participation of Railway Officers and staff in Vigilance Management so as to wage a united fight against corruption. Thrust will be given to generate public and staff awareness against corruption to enable prompt reporting of any attempt for corrupt practices which they come across and not to be a party or mute witness to malpractices attempted at any level.

In a media release, the SCR said that on this occasion, Vigilance Department has taken steps to popularize the Telephone numbers of Vigilance Branch including a mobile No 97013 70053 to enable any time contact through SMS/MMS by displaying posters at all Railway staff and Public contact areas.

Display of important Public Information duly updated to reach customers through SCR’s Website, is another area of emphasis through this awareness campaign, the press release added.

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