Chandigarh, October 26, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
Punjab Vigilance Bureau will observe ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ across Punjab from October 26 to November 1, 2021 in which various state departments and educational institutions to be involved during the week-long campaign.
Disclosing this here today, DGP-cum-Chief Director of Vigilance Bureau Mr. S. Chattopadhyaya said the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) provides a special slogan every year for the Vigilance Awareness Week to aware the public for eradication of all forms of corruption in the country. This time “Self reliance with integrity” has been chosen as the theme by the CVC, he added.
He further informed that under the directions of Punjab Chief Minister, S. Charanjeet Singh Channi, the state Vigilance Bureau (VB) has adopted zero tolerance approach against corruption. In this regard, the VB had already launched a campaign against the corruption in government offices, said Chattopadhyaya.
Sharing more details, VB chief added that during this awareness week, the general public and students would be made aware about the work being done by the VB to eliminate corruption and to assist them in the efforts to weed out corruption amongst public servants.
In addition, he informed that the VB has already issued instructions to all SSPs of VB ranges including employees about observance of Vigilance Awareness Week. The VB officers would conduct awareness events in educational institutions and government offices. Apart from this, panchs, sarpanchs, block samiti and zila parishad members would also be involved in this campaign.
Celebrating the Vigilance Awareness Week in the presence of Chief Director Mr. Chattopadhyay, all VB officers/officials today took pledge at VB Headquarters at Mohali in which Mr. LK Yadav ADGP-cum-Director, Mrs. Vibhu Raj ADGP-cum-Director were also present on the occasion.
Mr. Varinder Singh Brar, Joint Director administered the pledge to all the officers/ employees posted in the Bureau. The VB Chief asked all the officers and employees to perform their duties with honesty and take a resolution to create awareness among the people to eradicate corruption.