Vigilance Awareness Week – 2022
As per the directives of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), ‘Vigilance Awareness Week 2022’ was observed in Goa Shipyard Limited from 31st October 2022 to 06th November 2022 with the theme “भ्रष्टाचार मुक्त भारत–भारत विकसित” – “Corruption Free India for a Developed Nation”.
The activities commenced with lighting of traditional lamp at the hands of CMD, CVO & Directors in the presence of other Senior Management, followed by taking e-Integrity pledge for the Organization by CMD/GSL. On this occasion, CVO/GSL –Shri. Sanjay Krishna Navhale addressed the Senior Executives regarding various Vigilance aspects.
During the week, various in-house & outdoor activities such as Essay writing, Elocution, poster making & slogan writing competition were organized for GSL employees, CISF personnel and for school & college students to promote integrity, transparency and accountability in public life as well as to create awareness on Corruption and its ill effects. These programs were well received by students & GSL employees.
As part of the agenda during the VAW, a Vendor meet followed by Grievance Redressal session was held with GSL’s Commercial Department. Feedbacks were taken from vendors who attended in large numbers.
An Interactive Session by Shri. Kanwalpreet, Director (Procurement Policy), MoF was also held at GSL on Recent Development in Public Procurement Policies, Present and Future challenges in Procurement which was attended by Senior GSL executives & other officials dealing in public procurement in GSL. Also a Session on Preventive Vigilance & General Vigilance Administration was delivered by Shri. Mahesh Chandra, CVO/ MDL & MIL which was attended by Senior GSL executives.
GSL Vigilance Team also conducted a Vigilance Awareness session for GSL contractual employees & apprentices which were well attended by the participants.
Further, Awareness Gram Sabha was conducted at Village Panchayat- Cumbarjua, Goa followed by screening of CVC documentary for general public. The programme was well attended by the Panchayat members and villagers of Cumbarjua at large.
On concluding day, Shri. Brajesh Kumar Upadhyay, CMD GSL addressed the Directors and other senior executives on various aspects related to corruption. He stated that due to many preventive & proactive measures undertaken by the Vigilance Dept. round the year, there has been more awareness among the officers and employees to follow the various GSL rules and guidelines. The week ended with announcement of prize winners during the Valedictory function held on 05th November 2022 at GSL.