Vigilance Awareness Weeks 2013

Vigilance Awareness Week was observed with much fervor and enthusiasm in all units, Areas and Headquarters of CCL from 28th October' 2013 to 2nd November' 2013. The observance of Vigilance Awareness Week started with taking of pledge by all the employees.In the Head Quarters, the pledge was administered by the CMD, CCL. The message of the Hon.ble President of India, Hon.ble Vice President of India, Hon.ble Prime Minister of India and CVC regarding observance of Vigilance Awareness Week were read out by the FDs & CVO, CCL, respectively. CVO CCL explained about the importance of observance of Vigilanceand highlighted the programmes scheduled to be held during this week at HQ Ranchi and different areas/units of CCL.

The observance of Vigilance Awareness Week in the different Areas of CCL also commenced with the pledge taken by the employees on 28th October.2013 at 11.00 AM. The pledge was administered by the senior-most officer of the Unit. Banners and posters containing thought-provoking slogans were displayed at conspicuous places in all the units/offices.

A Nukkad Natak on Evils of Corruption- Aab Aur Nahi. was staged by the employees of Piparwar & NK Areas of CCL at Darbhanga house, Ranchi which highlighted the evil outcome of corruption.

The theme of this year's Vigilance Awareness Week was "Promoting Good Governance-Positive contribution of vigilance". On this occasion CVO, CCL released a message for the employees of CCL in which special thrust was given on "Promoting Good Governance". To inculcate the importance of good values and ethics in the minds of school children, one Essay competition on the topic "Corruption is the enemy of development and of good governance" was also organized in all the schools, being funded/ helped by CCL at Area level. A Slogan Competition was also organized in the Areas of CCL. Apart from above, talks on anticorruption/ vigilance related topics were also organized in different areas/ projects of CCL for creating awareness amongst the employees of the company. Two workshops on topic "Common Irregularities in Civil & Purchase contracts" were organized at Piparwar and Rajrappa Areas of CCL on the occasion of observance of Vigilance Awareness Week on 29.10.13 & 2.11.13. The workshops were attended by around 100 executives of Piparwar & NK Areas and 60 executives of Rajrappa & CRS, Barkakana.

"Promoting Good Governance- Positive contribution of vigilance" was organized at CCL,HQ Ranchi which was attended by HODs of HQ, Area CGM/GMs, executives of all areas and HQ. The above occasion was also graced by the D(T)Opn, D(P) & D(F),CCL. The above session was attended by around 320 participants of different disciplines. The Welcome address was delivered by the Smt. Vismita Tej (IRS), CVO, CCL. CVO, CCL deliberated on the positive contributions of CCL Vigilance and thanked CCL management for their positive support in implementing new technology in different areas of operation such as e-tendering/ payment & reverse bidding etc.. She urged that good governance for any company is a vital tool for achieving set targets and growth. Transparency, vigilance, quality & auditing are the necessary management tools for successful good governance.

"e-Procurement" was organized at CCL,HQ Ranchi which was attended by HODs of HQ, SO(MM) and officials of areas and HQ who are dealing with tender files relating to the procurement materials. The CMD, D(T)Opn, D(P), D(F) & CVO, CCL also graced the occasion. Shri K.K. Ojha, Ex. GM(MM),CCL, Chief Guest delivered the key note address and deliberated upon latest guidelines of CIL/CVC relating to e-procurement and advantage of e-procurement over the conventional mode of procurement. He appreciated the efforts of Management and CVO, CCL for introducing e-tendering/procurement at CCL. CVO,CCL also emphasized on the need for maintaining total transparency and leveraging of technology for curbing corruption.

The Service provider, NIC gave a power point presentation regarding salient features of their website and how it can be used by the officials of CCL for procurement of material through e-tendering. The above session was attended by 160 executives of different areas & HQ of CCL. During the deliberation many queries were by raised the participants which were replied by the representative of Service Provider [National Informatics Centre (NIC)].

"Vigilance Awareness" was held at the Vichar Manch, Darbhanga House, Ranchi which was attended by the 150 Management Trainees of different disciplines. The key note address was delivered by S/Shri YP Singh, CM (Civil), PR Kumar, Sr.Manager (Excv.), VS Singh, Sr.Manager (MM) of Vigilance department, CCL. The queries raised by the participants were replied by the officials of CCL Vigilance.