Observance of Vigilance Awareness Week every year during the last week of October is taken up to encourage all stakeholders to collectively participate in the prevention of, and the fight against corruption and to raise public awareness regarding the existence, causes and gravity of and the threat posed by corruption.
It is driven by the Central Vigilance Commission.
The Central Vigilance Commission has the mandate under the Central Vigilance Commission Act, 2003 to fight corruption and to ensure integrity in public administration. It is charged with monitoring all vigilance activities under the Central Government and advising various authorities in Central Government and organizations under it, in planning, executing and reviewing their vigilance work in order to bring out systemic improvement in governance. In addition, the Commission with its outreach activities also endeavors to create awareness amongst the common man, especially the youth, towards the policy of achieving transparency, accountability and corruption free governance.
The 2019 Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed from 28 October to 2 November, 2019 with the theme “Integrity- A way of life”.
DSE, Attapur too observed the Vigilance Awareness Week and planned and executed a series of activities.
The observance of the Vigilance Awareness Week commenced with the integrity pledge being administered to the students of grades V to X during the morning assembly.
The students of grades V and VI watched short films on the ill effects of corruption, heard a talk on that and participated in a question and answer session.
The students of grades VII and VIII participated in soft board decoration on Vigilance awareness.
The students of grades IX and X participated in a panel discussion on the topic, Integrity- A way of life- India against corruption.
A cyclothon was also undertaken by some students of grades 9 and 10.
Poster making was taken up, on the topic of corruption by selected students.