28 October 2019
Bhubaneswar: Students of Capital High School in Bhubaneswar on Monday, during the celebration of Vigilance Awareness Week, took the integrity pledge to fight against corruption.
A sensitisation programme on 'Integrity - A Way Of Life' was organised by Odisha Vigilance in association with Rotary Club of Bhubaneswar Royal on this occasion through which the students were taught about integrity and honesty.
While the programme commenced today from the Capital High School, it will be further organised in BJB College and DAV Chandrasekharpur informed Bhubaneswar Vigilance SP Sarthak Sarangi.
"We will consider ourselves fortunate if the children are able to implement the learned lessons in their life and it will help in checking the spread of corruption in our country," he added.
Sarangi said that corruption has become a part of the society and the State Vigilance is doing the enforcement of anti-corruption regulations which is being defied by some people.
Corruption has become widespread as people consider it a means to gain high-profit at low-risk. Therefore there is a need of awareness and make honesty and integrity a way of life.
This year, the Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed from October 28 to November, 2, 2019 on the theme 'Integrity - A Way Of Life'. Special measures are being taken to establish ‘Integrity Clubs’ in schools and colleges to ensure that ethical values are permanently ingrained in the minds of the younger generation and encourage them to lead a life that combines righteousness and honesty.