NMDC concludes Vigilance Awareness Week 2021
Hyderabad: NMDC observed the Vigilance Awareness Week – 2021 (VAW-2021) which concluded today with valedictory function at its Head Office and all projects. The Navratna PSU observed the Vigilance Awareness Week from 26.10.2021 to 01.11.2021 on the theme “Independent India @75: Self Reliance with Integrity”, as per the directives of the Central Vigilance Commission.
Chief Guest Shri Sumit Deb, CMD, NMDC; Shri Somnath Nandi, Director (Technical); Shri Dilip Kumar Mohanty, Director (Production); Senior Officers from Head Office and R&D were present at the event.
During the awareness week, NMDC organised various competitions namely Quiz, Slogan Writing, Elocution and Essay Writing for its employees. The company also conducted a session on ‘Corporate Governance – Leveraging Technology & Whistle Blower Mechanism’ with Dr Praveen Kumari Singh, Additional Secretary, Central Vigilance Commission delivering the Keynote Address. Various awareness & sensitization programmes were also arranged during the week.
NMDC conducted some events maintaining COVID protocol for students at few schools / colleges as a part of outreach activity to masses and creating awareness on Vigilant India for moving towards self-reliance with Integrity.
The winners of the competitions were given the prizes by the Chief Guest Shri Sumit Deb, CMD and
Shri Somnath Nandi, Director (Technical); Shri Dilip Kumar Mohanty, Director (Production) during the Valedictory Function.
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Sumit Deb said that organisations must constantly aim to achieve greater transparency in their operations. He also said, “NMDC’s digital transformation is designed to make our system more transparent and accountable. In this transformation, the insights of the Vigilance department will play a crucial role and they have been very supportive in suggesting to all Departments to adopt new SoPs for business growth and for becoming citizen friendly.”