New Delhi ,
“Aiming to build a New India, firstly we have to eradicate the corruption from each and every aspect of daily life. Corruption corrodes the vitals of the economy and was one of the major hindrances to economic and social progress of our nation. And one should be more vigilant with the commitment to highest standard of honesty, if we would like to build a NEW prosperous India”.
This has been observed by Central Vigilance Commissioner, Shri K.V.Chowdary, while addressing the students, teachers RWAs, MTAs, employees, senior officers of New Delhi Municipal Council, MCDs and NCR’s local bodies at a seminar organized on the theme of “Eradicate Corruption – Build a New India” under the Vigilance Week at NDMC Convention Centre in New Delhi today.
Underlining the importance of technological intervention for eradicating corruption, Shri Chowdary said that it was an effective and perfect tool to bring transparency and efficiency to reduce discretion like in the field of recruitment, allotments and other citizen facilities.
Stressing upon the Society awareness he said that the basic need in respect of behavioral changes in the society was must for sustainable and positive attitude in social aspect of daily life. And we have to maintain the society attitude towards integrity and fight against corruption, if we have to achieve the corruption free New India by 75th Anniversary of our independence.
Lauding the efforts of NDMC with regard to implement e-Governence for providing citizen’s services by online on mobile app, he said that it was the need of the hour for documentation of the eGovernance and be put on the website of NDMC, so that, other civic bodies and departments of government might follow this practise in their concerned departments.
Shri Chowdary administered the Integrity Pledge to the audience and gave away the trophies and meritorious certificates to the students, who were adjudged best in the speech and painting competitions on the Vigilance Awareness Week, organized by the NDMC in its all schools.
Chairman, New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), Shri Naresh Kumar said that the use of Smart Technology based intervention for providing civic solution to the citizens at their end through mobile phones, de-centralized service centres etc. would help to promote the transparency and effectiveness of citizen services in working of local bodies.
And added that the eGovernance, mobile app and monitoring practices has had been reducing the harassment of citizens and face-to-face interaction as well. He had made some suggestions to the Central Vigilance Commission like to evoke the credit rating system of transparency on the pattern of Swachhta Survekshan and ease of doing business index.
The Chief Vigilance Officer, NDMC, Shri Sanjay Tyagi presented his vote of thanks on this occasion.