Port Wings News Network:
The valedictory function of Vigilance Awareness Week – 2018 was held at V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust on 30 November, 2018.
Shri. P.RaveendraBabu IRSME, Chief Vigilance Officer, V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust, welcomed the gathering and highlighted the system improvements carried out in the Port for ensuring transparency in Port operations. He also advised to give more thrust on Preventive Vigilance & improvement in procedures.
In his address, Shri Rinkesh Roy, IRTS, Chairman, V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust, who graced the function as Chief Guest, stated that it is the profound duty of the parents to inculcate in their children moral values and ethics of life, so that they grow up as citizens with integrity for building the ‘New India’. He also distributed the prizes to the winners of various competitions.
Shri S. N.Vaiyapuri, Deputy Chairman, graced the function as Guest of Honour. In his address, he highlighted the importance of induction of technology in various Port activities like E-tender, E-procurement, On-line Port entry / exit Clearances, plot allocation, RFID based Port entry passes to promote transparency. He also suggested a reward scheme for the officers with high level of integrity.
During the week long vigilance Awareness Week celebration from 30th October to 4thNovember, under the theme ‘Eradicate Corruption – Build a New India’, Essay writing competition, Slogan writing competition, Elocution competition, and Quiz competitions were conducted for the employees, School children and College Students. An awareness seminar was organized for the Officers and Employees of the Port. Banners and Posters highlighting the evil effects of corruption were displayed at prominent locations of the Port.
Trustees of the Port Shri P. Kathirvel and Shri R. Rusel, Heads of departments, senior officers and employees of the Port graced the occasion. Shri S.Thiagarajan, Assistant Executive Engineer, Vigilance Department, rendered the vote of thanks.