ITDC OBSERVES VIGILANCE AWARENESS WEEK 2020 With the theme of “Vigilant India – Prosperous India”
Hospitality major India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd. (ITDC), under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India observed ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’, from October 27 to November 02, 2020. With the theme “Vigilant India – Prosperous India”, the events opened with an integrity pledge taking ceremony on the first day which was conducted digitally. The ceremony was presided over by Shri G K V Rao, C&MD, ITDC along with Shri Piyush Tiwari, DCM, ITDC; CVO Shri B B Dash, Director, MoT, Govt. of India and ITDC staff and executives.
The primary motto of the activities throughout the week was to create awareness amongst the employees and other stakeholders against corruption and promoting integrity in every aspect of life. Among the array of activities, ITDC organised a vendor’s interaction meet and workshops/sensitization programs for employees on policies/procedures of the organisations, in order to promote transparency at work and better coordination among different departments. In addition, a session on delay in tendering procedure was conducted by Shri Ashish Goyal from IIT, Dhanbad. A session on E-procurement was also conducted by Sh. M C Panda, former Additional Secretary, Govt. of India as a part of promotion of transparency in ITDC.
A slogan writing competition was held on the occasion of Vigilance Awareness Week at Ashok Institute of Hospitality & Tourism Management, (AIH&TM). Slogans made by the students such as “Vigilance of everyone is safety for all, Negligence of anyone brings danger to all”; and “Pollution by corruption leads to our destruction” emphasised on how corruption affects development of a country and their take on the importance of vigilance in the country.
ITDC & all the stakeholders ensured to adhere to the COVID 19 safety protocols while observing the vigilance awareness week.