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MRPL and MSNIM hosts ’Vigilance Awareness Competitions 2020’

MRPL and MSNIM hosts ’Vigilance Awareness Competitions 2020’

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Oct 30, 2020:   Manel Srinivas Nayak Institute of Management, Bondel, Mangalore in association with Mangalore Refineries and Petrochemicals Ltd., hosted the MRPL-MSNIM Vigilance Awareness Competitions 2020 as a part of MRPL’s Vigilance Awareness Week for students. The theme for this year was ‘Vigilant India - Prosperous India’. The contests were held on all-India basis through online mode during the month of October. 





Competitions were held in Essay (English, Kannada, and Hindi), Poster/E-Poster and E-Quiz to create awareness and to curb corruption. There was overwhelming response for the competitions from colleges across India. 105 entries were received for the essay and poster competitions from different states. The total response for the quiz was 4173, and 3716 E-Certificates were downloaded by the participants.

The award distribution ceremony was held on Thursday, 29thOct 2020 at MSNIM campus at Bondel, Mangalore. The participants joined via Zoom online platform. The programme was witnessed by the staff of MRPL, faculty, staff and students of MSNIM, and the participants and winners of competitions of various colleges across India.

Mr. Rajeev Kushwaha, ITS, Chief Vigilance Officer, MRPL inaugurated the Programme by lighting the lamp. He advised the students to strengthen the system as they move to industry. “Integrity means doing the right thing in every sphere of life. Building foolproof system which disallows illegal activities is better than having just prevention measures to stop corruption,” he said. The CBI too is conducting “Vigilance Awareness Week” all over India, he informed.

Shri Lakshmeesha Bhat, GM Vigilance MRPL, administered the integrity pledge. Presiding over the function, Shri Kudpi Jagadeesh Shenoy, President WNES, emphasized on the importance of good governance. “Corruption is inhibiting governance. Vigilance plays a vital role in facilitating economic development,” he said.

Dr. Molly S. Chaudhuri, Director MSNIM, welcomed the gathering and introduced the chief guest. Mr. Rudolph Noronha (GM Corporate Communications, MRPL) rendered the vote of thanks. Ms. Divya Shetty, Asst. Professor MSNIM and Mr. Praveen Pinto, Senior Manager, MRPL coordinated the program. Ms. Ridhvika Shetty compered the program.


The ceremonial inauguration was followed by announcing the prize winners of various competitions which were held through online mode. In each category, 5 prizes constituting first, second, third and two consolation prizes were awarded. For the Quiz participants, e-certificates were awarded giving their individual scoring.  

English Essay:

First Prize: Veena Shetty, Govinda Dasa Degree College, Surathkal
Second Prize: Sathwik Shetty, Canara Engineering College, Mangalore
Third Prize: Dilna K., The School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya, Mangalore

Hindi Essay:

First Prize: Kiran M., KG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore
Second Prize: Fathima, GFGC, Belthangady
Third Prize: Venishya Lasado, Carmel College, Bantwal

Kannada Essay:

First Prize: Sharath Shetty, Dr. B B Hegde First Grade College, Kundapura
Second Prize: Kavya P, Dayananda Pai P Sathish Pai GFGC, Mangalore
Third Prize: Roshney Vilma Lobo, Carmel College, Bantwal

Poster Competition:

First Prize: Ankitha Pai, SDM College, Ujire
Second Prize: Solita Rodrigues, Bhandarkars’ Arts & Science College, Kundapura
Third Prize: Rekha Prakash Achar, Vivekananda College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Puttu

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