The observance of
Vigilance Awareness Week 2012 commenced all over Indian Railways with a
pledge taking ceremony by officers and staff. A special function was
organized at the Railway Board where Shri Vinay Mittal, Chairman,
Railway Board, administered the Pledge to a gathering of Railway staff
Similar pledge has been taken at various Zonal Railway Headquarters and
other important offices of Indian Railways. The pledge is aimed to
sensitize and educate the public servants about the dangers of
corruption, as corruption is anti-national, anti-poor and anti-economic
development. Banners and multi-coloured posters with catchy slogans have
been displayed for creating vigilance awareness amongst railway men.
During this Vigilance Awareness Week, various seminars,
debates/lectures, essay competition, plays etc. on anti-corruption
topics had been organised by the field units of the Railways.