27.10.2020 : ‘Integrity Pledge’ given to Raj Bhavan staff, officers on Vigilance Awareness Week
‘Integrity Pledge’ given to Raj Bhavan staff, officers on Vigilance Awareness Week
Integrity Pledge was given to the officers and staff of Raj Bhavan on the first day of the Vigilance Awareness Week at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai on Tuesday (27th October 2020).
Officers and staff of Raj Bhavan took the pledge ‘to neither take nor offer bribe and to perform all tasks in a transparent manner’ on this occasion.
Principal Secretary to the Governor Santosh Kumar read out the Integrity Pledge which was repeated by the officers and staff of Raj Bhavan and by the staff of PWD posted at Raj Bhavan.
Messages of Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari and Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray were also read out on the occasion.
In his message, the Governor stated that corruption is a major impediment in the process of good governance. He wrote that corruption slackens the pace of development and prevents the benefits of various welfare schemes of the government from reaching the needy people. The Governor appealed to the officers and staff of government, semi government and private organisations to maintain transparency in their work and remember their accountability to the people.
Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in his message observed that corruption creates obstacles in the implementation of development schemes of public welfare. He called for creating awareness among citizens and administrative machinery on this issue.
The Government of Maharashtra is commemorating Vigilance Awareness Week from 27th October to 2nd November. The theme of observing Vigilance Awareness Week is ‘Vigilant India – Prosperous India’.