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Health Ministry observing Vigilance Awareness Week


Press Trust of India New Delhi
To create awareness among public and encourage all the stakeholders to collectively participate in the fight against corruption, the Union Health Ministry is observing Vigilance Awareness Week from Monday to Friday.
The theme of the vigilance awareness this year is 'Eradicate Corruption - Make a New India', an official statement said.
Minister of State for Health Anupriya Patel administered the "integrity pledge" to the officers and staff of the ministry to fight against corruption and commit to highest standards of honesty and integrity, the statement said.
As part of its efforts to promote probity in public life and to achieve a corruption-free society, the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) observes Vigilance Awareness Week every year, it said.
During the week-long vigilance awareness campaign, various activities like seminars, debates and essay competitions will be organised in the ministry to sensitise and motivate its officers and staff to remain vigilant and transparent in their work in order to eradicate corruption in all spheres of life, it added.

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First Published: Oct 29 2018 | 5:35 PM IST

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