Vigilance Awareness Week, 2022 was observed throughout the N. F. Railway with the theme ‘Corruption free India for a Developed Nation’. The week observation was started from 31st October and was concluded successfully on 06th November, 2022. Various programmes were organized throughout the week at N. F. Railway Headquarters, divisions, workshops, other field units etc. The week was commenced with a pledge taking ceremony with a view to publicize the essence of integrity amongst all employees, their families, vendors, suppliers, contractors, stake holders, students etc. At Zonal Headquarters, the pledge was administered by Shri Anshul Gupta, General Manager, N. F. Railway and in the divisions, by the respective Divisional Railway Managers.
As a part of the ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’, a ‘Sangosthi’ was held at Zonal Headquarters in presence of General Manager, N. F. Railway on the theme ‘Corruption free India for a developed Nation’ where all senior railway officials across the zone participated. A ‘Vigilance Bulletin’ was also released by the General Manager, N. F. Railway during ‘Sangosthi’. During the ‘Sangosthi’ different ways in controlling corruption, promoting ‘honesty’ and ‘integrity’ at all levels was discussed to make the organization more transparent, more efficient and more corruption-free. A short film making competition on awareness creating was also held among various departments as part of the observation. Altogether 13 numbers of short films were received and the first prize was won by N.F. Railway Construction Organization, second by Principal Chief Security Commissioner, Maligaon and third prize was won by the team of Diesel Shed, New Guwahati.
Various interactive sessions through webinar with officials of Maligaon Headquarters, all divisions, workshops and construction units were held from 31st October to 4thNovember, 2022. The participants were enlightened about corruption, system improvements and precautions to be taken covering all departments of railways etc.
Nukkad Nataks were performed at NFR Headquarters, Construction Organization, Maligaon and at various offices, public places over N. F. Railway to create awareness amongst general public including railway staffs against corruption. SMS campaign in Hindi and English were also donefrom 31st October to 06th November, 2O22 to create awareness among railway employees.
Essay Writing & Drawing Competitions were held at Netaji Vidyapeeth Higher Secondary School and Railway Higher Secondary School, Maligaon; Debating Competition was held at Pandu College, Maligaon; Essay Writing Competitions were also held at ZRTI, Alipurduar and New Tinsukia to create awareness about the ill effects of corruption. The winners of all the competition were suitably awarded. A ‘Walkathon’ was also organized on 5th November, 2022 with a view to create awareness amongst people against corruption. The General Manager, N. F. Railway along with senior railway officers with family members and staff participated in the ‘Walkathon’.