IIM Ranchi: The Indian Institute of Management Ranchi observes the Vigilance Awareness Week (30th October to 5th November 2023) with the theme given by Central Vigilance Commission “Say No to Corruption; Commit to the Nation”. The institute has organised various events and activities during this week to promote awareness of corruption, and foster a culture of integrity.
A meeting was held on 3 November, 2023 in presence of faculty members, staff and students, to commemorate the Vigilance Awareness Week. The event commenced with an introductory address, followed by an inaugural speech by Prof. Anand, who highlighted the significance of vigilance in promoting good governance and ethical practices in higher education institutions. It was followed by Prof. Ambuj Anand delivering a keynote address on “Eradicating Corruption: A Collective Responsibility.” In his speech, he emphasised the need for everyone to play a role in combating corruption, regardless of their position or authority.
After that, Prof. Prasenjit Chakrabarti led an oath-taking ceremony where all participants pledged to uphold integrity and honesty. As a part of the Vigilance Awareness Week, a debate competition was also held among the students of IIM Ranchi on the topic “Vigilance in Higher Education.” The winners were presented with prizes by Prof. Chakrabarti, Prof. Anand, and Prof. Ambuj Anand, during the meeting. The meeting concluded with a vote of thanks by Prof. Angshuman Hazarika.
The Vigilance Awareness Week at IIM Ranchi was a resounding success, generating awareness of the importance of vigilance and fostering a culture of integrity on campus. The events and activities served as a reminder that everyone has a role to play in eradicating corruption and building a more transparent and accountable society.