ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute observed Vigilance Awareness Week during 27th October to 2nd November 2020.
The Institute observed "Vigilance Awareness Week” during 27th October to 2nd November 2020 focusing on the theme area" Vigilant India – Prosperous India” maintaining the COVID 19 protocols. The week long observance was started with administration of pledge to the officials and staff on 27th October by the Director. Many of the staff also took e-pledge. Large numbers of posters, banners, placards were displayed at the campus premises showing the ill effects of corruption and the commitment of CIFRI toward zero tolerance on corruption. All the staff formed a human chain showing the unity in fighting the corruption. The human chain was followed by a walkathon upto local ferry ghat, a busy commuting point, in order to make aware and sensitize the general public for raising their voice against cheating/corruption. The walkathon arouse much interest of the locals and commuters.
On 29th October a quiz programme focusing on vigilance was organized both offline and online. On 31st October an extempore competition was conducted for the students, young professionals and other contractual staff. The young men brilliantly speak their minds. In the afternoon of the same day in-house seminar was organized in which Shri Rajeev Lal, CAO and Shri NVRN Murthy, SFAO lectured on preventive vigilance and anti corruption measures taken at the institute.
The week-long celebration was culminated through a concluding ceremony on 2nd November in which Shri Dhrubajyoti De, IPS, Joint Commissioner of Police, Barrackpore Police Commissionerate was the Chief Guest. He delivered a thought provoking lecture for upholding the highest standards of ethical conduct, honesty and integrity. Dr. B.K. Das, Director discussed the importance of transparency and preventive vigilance for a corruption free organization. Dr. Arun Pandit, Vigilance Officer of the institute presented the activities carried out during the vigilance awareness week. The programme was concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by Dr. S.K. Nag, Head, FRAI division.