Observance of Vigilance Awareness Week programme from 28 Oct- 02 November 2019
Vigilance Awareness Week programme was conducted at ICAR-IIHR, Bengaluru from 28 October to 2 November 2019. The theme of this year Vigilance Awareness Week was “Integrity –A way life”. Several programmes such as Integrity oath Pledge, On spot Essay writing, Special lecture on vigilance, Slogan writing competition, vigilance quiz were organised for the staff of institute during this week. A skit on vigilance awareness was also organised. Director, ICAR-IIHR, administered the oath to all the staff of the Institute. A Special lecture on Preventive vigilance in Administration was given by Sri G. G. Harkangi, Chief Administrative Officer, ICAR-IIHR, Bangalore. The special talk and prize distribution of Vigilance Awareness Week programme were organized on concluding day of the Vigilance programme on 2 November 2019. The programme was presided over by Dr. M.R. Dinesh, Director, ICAR-IIHR, Bangalore. ER. Naresh Kumar Barnawal, Chief Vigilance Officer, Rail Wheel Factory, Yelahanka, Bangalore was chief guest at this occasion. He described various types of corrupt and malpractices prevailing in the countries and elaborated that the corruption is like a virus and which is very difficult to eliminate. He told that a corruption of small amount may cause huge loss to nation and society. The transparency, openness and change of perception of the society may be helpful minimizing the corruption. Dr M R. Dinesh, Director, ICAR-IIHR told that building a strong nation is responsibility of every citizen. He told that inculcating values in the persons since beginning may helpful to curl out corruption. He also told that education system must be strong to fight with corrupt practices to build a healthy society and stronger nation. Thereafter the prizes for competition were distributed by chief guest to all the winners of the quiz, essays and slogan competitions organized during the week. These vigilance week activities were coordinated by Dr. K.K. Upreti, Dr. B. Narayanswamy, Sri. G.G. Harakangi, CAO, Sri. A. K. Jagadeesan, Sri. P. Senthilkumar, Smt. Jyothi Diwakar and Dr. P. C. Tripathi, Vigilance officer, ICAR- IIHR, Bangalore.