KOLKATA (Metro Rail News): Metro Railway has been observing Vigilance Awareness Week from October 31 to November 6, 2022. As a part of this programme, various initiatives have been undertaken in Metro to create awareness to eradicate corruption in society.
A seminar was organized jointly by Metro Railway and Eastern Railway (ER) at Belvedere Park Officers’ Club, on 2nd November as a part of an observance of Vigilance Awareness Week with the theme – “Corruption Free India for a Developed Nation”.
In this seminar, Shri Arun Arora, General Manager, Metro Railway ER said, corruption retards the development process by adversely affecting both domestic and foreign investments. With corruption, a country with rich natural resources may collapse economically. The GM laid emphasis on the exercise of control and proper education right from childhood to inculcate honesty and good practices in every sphere. He stressed upon adoption of innovative means, new technology, and symmetric dissemination of information for enforcing transparency.
Shri Arora also released Vigilance Bulletins ‘JAGRITI’ of ER and ‘PRAYAS’ of Metro Railway on this occasion.
One of the prominent speakers of the seminar, Swami Kirtipradananda from Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math gave his valuable advice to eradicate corruption from every sphere of life.
Among the other speakers, Prof. Chinmoy Guha, Former Head of the Department of English, University of Calcutta & Former Vice Chancellor, of Rabindra Bharati University said, that teachers can play a pivotal role in making a corruption-free society. There is the importance of vigilance control but everybody should be self-vigilant – Prof Guha said.
Dr. Krishnapada Sarkar, Ex. Head of Department, Physics, Sir Gurudas Banerjee College Kolkata, and Shri Vipin Kumar, Chief Vigilance Officer, Metro Railway also spoke on the occasion.
A large number of officers and staff also participated in the seminar with huge enthusiasm