The Vigilance Awareness Week observed by
the Mormugao Port Trust concluded on 4th November
2017 with a well attended valedictory function held at the Port’s Main
administrative building at headland Sada. ‘Vigilance Awareness Week is a tool
to curb administrative malpractices and provide good governance to the people.
As employees we all have to be vigilant and yield tangible results. Vigilance
could be broadly classified under three heads i.e. Preventive, reactive
and suggestive’ said Shri Rajan Saterdekar, Asst.
Commissioner, Commercial Tax Department, Government of Goa the Guest of Honour
at the function. He further urged the students present at the function to come
forward and be vocal and offer suggestions for better
governance. Shri G.P. Rai Dy.
Chairman MPT graced the occasion as the special invitee.
Earlier an Elocution Competition was conducted for the
students of the Higher Secondary Schools of Mormugao on the topic
‘Corruption in daily life and solutions’ wherein 04 schools participated.
Similarly an essay competition was held for the students of the Secondary schools.
Addressing an impressive gathering of senior port executives, staff, employees
and students, the Chief Guest Shri I. Jeyakumar, IRTS,
Chairman MPT said ‘In my opinion I feel vigilance awareness has to be
conducted throughout the year. We have to be vigilant throughout whether
in personal or official life. The very basis of corruption in society
today is due to the two basics of ‘need and want’. If we are to curb the
menace of corruption, we need to set up digitized system to tackle it. The Port
administration on its part is doing all efforts to minimize corruption and to
this effect we have set up the SAP system, as well as a Whats App group to help
port users with the ease of doing business. I hope in the coming days
India will be corruption free and everyone will work hard with passion to
Prizes were awarded by the
Chief Guest and dignitaries to the winners of the various competitions held for
the students as well as the employees during the vigilance awareness week. A
short skit highlighting the evils of corruption in society was enacted by the
staff. Shri G. M. Gadkar AXEN (vigilance) welcomed the
dignitaries while Shri Tico Rodrigues proposed the vote of
thanks and compeered the function.