ONGC observes Vigilance Awareness Week 2015
INVC NEWS New Delhi, ONGC is observing Vigilance Awareness Week – a weeklong campaign for employees, families and associates rededicating themselves to the mission of inculcating honesty and integrity in every aspect of business and personal dealings. The occasion has been planned to involve large section of society and stakeholders. ONGC also plans to hold debates across various collages and among university students in Delhi and other work centers along with activations at various public touch points like holding puppet shows with stories on vigilance awareness. At ONGC Delhi, the week-long events were inaugurated by former CVO-ONGC and DGP -UP Dr. C.B Satpathy along with CMD, Directors and CVO on October 26,2015. CMD Mr. D.K. Sarraf in his inaugural address said every individual has to be vigilant throughout the year in all our activities - professional or personal; the Awareness Week is to remind us of that round-the-clock responsibility. He further added that the role of Vigilance department is immense and every one of 33,000 ONGCians must act like a Vigilance officer as per the pledge, to make ONGC a vigilant organization. In his keynote address, Chief Guest Dr. CB Satpathy said that while it is imperative to have punitive measures in Vigilance, promoting preventive vigilance is more effective in ensuring good governance. Citing real-life cases in public enterprises, Dr. Satpathy spoke at length about inception and evolution of Vigilance Awareness Week and how the concept has structurally transformed the governance of public enterprises. CVO Dr. A K Ambasht read out the message of Chief Vigilance Commissioner. where he appealed one and all to eradicate corruption and provide active cooperation in this endeavor. Director (HR) Mr. D.D. Misra, in his address, said that preventive vigilance is a bouquet of measures for attaining highest governance standards. The Vigilance Awareness week 2015 is also being observed at ONGC Videsh which started with a pledge taken by all employees of ONGC Videsh, administered by MD-OVL Mr. N.K. Varma.