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SBI to observe Vigilance Awareness Week from today

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HT Bureau
GUWAHATI, Oct 30: State Bank of India, the largest commercial bank of the country is observing ‘Vigilance Awareness Week – 2022’ from Monday to November 6, 2022 in terms of directives of the Central Vigilance Commission, New Delhi along with various other government offices, PSUs, banks, etc.
This year’s theme is ‘Corruption Free India for a Developed Nation’ (Bhrashtachar mukt Bharat- Bikshit Bharat).
All the branches/offices of SBI have undertaken various activities to be performed during the VAW 2022 to generate public awareness against corruption. As part of the programme, ‘Integrity Pledge’ will be taken by all the employees of SBI across the circle on Monday at 11:00 am. The chief general manager, NE circle, Arvind Kumar Singh will administer the pledge taking ceremony at LHO, Guwahati.
To make the event more meaningful and attractive, an online quiz competition and essay competition in relevant topics amongst staff members of NE circle will be organised.
A guest speaker from the Anti-Corruption Cell/police department will be invited at LHO to deliver a speech on the importance of ‘vigilance awareness’ to eradicate corruption from all walks of life. A short speech competition has already been conducted amongst the pupils of SBOA Public School, Guwahati on Friday.
During the VAW-22, various activities, viz., quiz competition, walkathon, gram sabha, grievance redressal camps, etc., will be organised by administrative offices, regional business offices and branches across the circle.
During the weeklong programme, SBI, LHO, Guwahati along with other offices/branches in the circle will display suitable messages carrying hoardings, banners/posters at prominent locations and distributed handouts/leaflets through newspapers. Radio jingles will be played during the week and awareness messages will be displayed in local TV channels to promote a culture of vigilance awareness among the general mass.
To mark the occasion, the Vigilance department at SBI, LHO has engaged with various awareness programmes, connecting a large number of branches of NE circle to highlight the importance of anti-corruption/preventive vigilance measures amongst the branch heads and other staff members.

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