Dimapur, November 3: The weeklong celebration of the Observance of Vigilance Awareness Week-2019 under the Vigilance Cell of the Institute at ICAR-NRC on Mithun ended November 2.
The celebration was part of the Central Vigilance Commission initiative to promote the theme of public participation in promoting integrity and eradicating corruption by inviting schools, colleges, public and private organizations to participate in various competitions such as essay writing, extempore speechand painting etc. The theme of this years’ Vigilance Week celebration was “Integrity- A Way of Life”.
As part of the celebration, the Institute had organized a number of competitions viz. essay writing, extempore speech and painting for the school students from in and around the Institute at Medziphemaand the staffs of the Institute. The participating schools students were all categorized as one group and the staffs of the Institute as a separate group.
As part of the Vigilance Week-2019, an Integrity Pledge was taken on October 28 by all the staff members. The various competitions were held from October 28 to November 2. The topic for all competitions was focussed on the theme of the Vigilance Week Celebration i.e. “Integrity-A way of life”. The topic for the essay competitionwas “Role of Integrity in preventing corruption”. For the painting competition students and staffs were asked to draw anything on what corruption is, how it can be prevented and its root cause. A large number of school students and all staffs members of the Institute participated in the week long programme.
Prizes to the winners were distributed on the valedictory programme.. The programme ended with taking Integrity Pledge taken by all the school children and staff members present in the valedictory function and singing of National Anthem.
In observance of the ongoing Vigilance Awareness Week from October 28 to November 2, a short video clip competition under the theme ‘Integrity – A way of life’ was organized by Airports Authority of India, Dimapur Airport in collaboration with Tetso College today at the college auditorium.
The event which was open to the post graduate and higher secondary students of the college witnessed a total of 7 short video entries of two minutes each.
The videos conveyed messages such as raising public awareness regarding the existence, causes, and gravity of and the threat posed by corruption. The students presented that corruption in all spheres of life can be overcome by practicing good moral value ethics such as honesty, integrity, fairness, respect for others and respect for the law.
At the end of the screening, ThoibaKoza of Class 12 Arts was declared the winner and received Rs 2500 while Vilalhoulie Rupreo of Class 11 Arts and Iziedile of Class 12 Commerce stood second and third and were awarded Rs 2000 and Rs 1500 respectively.
Earlier, Salman Azhar, Junior Engineer (Technical), Dimapur Airport, represented the Airports Authority of India and spoke on the evils of corruption. He encouraged the students to take a stand and fight against corruption, adding that ethical conduct and integrity are essential elements of good governance in our institutions and pre-requisites for inclusive development.
Meanwhile, the college expressed gratitude to the Airports Authority of India for raising awareness on preventive vigilance measures and giving its students an opportunity to showcase their talents.
Bank of Baroda, Tseminyu branch observed Vigilance Awareness Week from October 28-November 2 at Tseminyu town on the theme “Integrity a way of life”.
The week long programme was to bring awareness to the public about the importance of being vigilant in every walk of life and to imbibe the quality of integrity as a way of life.
The programme concluded on November 2 by taking the integrity pledge by the bank staffs.
(Page News Service)