Mangaluru, Oct 29, 2017: As a prelude to the Vigilance Awareness Week, a programme was organised by MRPL Vigilance Department at Govinda Dasa Pre-university College, Surathkal, in association with its NSS wing.
Central Vigilance Commission, the apex body for fighting the corruption, has proposed an ’E-integrity Pledge’ for citizens, wherein general public are requested to visit the CVC website (www.cvc.nic.in) and click the link and follow the instructions for taking the e-pledge. A certificate of appreciation would be issued by CVC which can be downloaded and printed for taking the pledge.
The integrity pledge was administered to around 800 college students at the programme presided over by K Upendra Rao, DGM Vigilance, MRPL. Laxmi, principal, Govinda Dasa Pre-university College, Venkataramana, NSS coordinator, Chetana, student welfare officer and other officials from MRPL were present.
On the occasion, Rao said corruption is one of the major obstacles for economic, political and social progress of the country. The government is vigorously pursuing its crusade against corruption by leveraging technology, he said.
The Central Vigilance Commission is a watchdog for integrity and transparency in central gGovernment establishments and it is reaching the public through various means to create awareness on the ill effects of corruption, he added.
He briefed about the Online Integrity Pledge on CVC portal for the general public and corporate companies to swear their commitment to uphold highest standards of honesty and integrity and to follow probity and rule of law in all walks of life. All citizens and corporates can take the pledge online by visiting the CVC website, he noted.