Observation of Vigilance Awareness Week – 2018 at ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore

The Vigilance Awareness Week-2018 with the theme ‘Eradicate Corruption –Build a New India’ was observed at ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute (CIFRI), Barrackpore from October 29 - November 03, 2018. On the first day, Integrity pledge was administered by Dr. B.K. Das, Director to the staff members of the institute. After that a human chain was made by the staff and research scholars at the Krishna garden lawn of the institute to demonstrate solidarity and unity in fighting corruption in the society. Different slogans/posters depicting the evils/ill effects of corruption on the society were also displayed on that day at the institute premise. In the afternoon an extempore competition was organised among the students of APC College, New Barrackpore. On 30-10-2018, essay writing and extempore competition was organized among the institute staff and research scholars. On the next day (31-10-2018), we reached out to students of Class XI and XII of different local schools and arranged essay writing, cartoon and poster drawing competition. Total 40 students participated in the competition. On the fifth day, as part of outreach activity to spread the message among the rural population, an awareness gram sabha was organised at a Village near Dhankal More, Mathura beel, Kanchrapara-Jagulia Road, Mathuar beel, North 24 Parganas district, West Bengal wherein many farmers and villagers participated and actively took part in the discussion on vigilance and corruption.

On the last of Vigilance Awareness Week i.e. 03-11-2018 the concluding programme was organized under the chairmanship of Dr. B.K. Das, Director. Shri Rajeev Lal, Chief Administrative Officer delivered welcome address at which he also highlighted various practices being followed at the institute to promote accountability and transparency. Dr. S.K. Nag, Vigilance Officer of the institute gave an account of various in-house and outreach activities undertaken to observe the week. In his remarks the Senior Finance and Accounts Officer Shri NVRN Murthy touched some general aspects of vigilance, corruption and various issues involved with it. Shri Dipankar Bhattacharyya, IPS, DIG, Training-cum- Principal, Swami Vivekananda State Police Academy, West Bengal was the Chief Guest who delivered a motivating talk on the matter of corruption and vigilance. Chief Guest also distributed prizes to the school and college students, research scholars and CIFRI staff who were winners in different competitions. Shri Ashwini Kumar, Assistant Finance and Accounts Officer proposed vote of thanks.






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