SJVN is observing vigilance awareness week from 26th to 31st October 2015. The theme of vigilance awareness this year was “Preventive Vigilance as a T
ool of Good Governance”.
The Vigilance Awareness Week is being celebrated every year and coincides with the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (31st October), who was known to be a man of high integrity.
Mr. N.L. Sharma Director (Personnel) and chief guest of the occasion, SJVN informed that the celebrations started with SJVN employees taking pledge that they will not indulge in corrupt practices while discharging their official functions.
Mr. R.N Misra, Chairman and Managing Director administered pledge at New Delhi office, and at the corporate office, Shimla, the pledge was administered by Mr. A.S Bindra, Director (Finance), SJVN.
Besides the regular activities of display of banners, posters and competitions among employees, SJVN this year reached out to college and school students in a big way.In this regard the declamation competitions were organized at various schools and colleges located around the areas of operation like Rampur, Parwanoo, Jhakri, Nathpa, Sunni, Nirath, Hamirpur and Shimla in Himachal Pradesh, Dehradun, Mori, Tharali and Naitwar in the state of Uttrakhand besides this the competitions are also being organized at Khirvire in Maharashra and Patna and Buxar in Bihar.
The purpose of the competition was to educate the youth about the importance of morals, values, honesty, integrity, ethics, transparency in governance and the ways through which the youth can participate in the fight against corruption.
As a part of the weeklong celebrations, SJVN organized declamation contests on vigilance awareness at Hotel Holiday Home, Shimla on 30th October 2015. The declamation contest was the grand finale event amongst the winners of various schools and college level winners.