Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said inaugurating the state level function of the ongoing Vigilance Awareness Week-2017 at Rabindra Mandap here. CM Patnaik stated that ‘Anti-corruption’ and ‘transparency’ are two major plans of the government.
CM Patnaik said and urged Odisha Vigilance’s proactive steps to reach out to the people through social media to facilitate lodging of complaints.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also administered pledge of absolute honesty and integrity to the gathering.
“I am happy to note that the Odisha Vigilance, over the years has emerged out to be the leading anti-corruption agency in the country. To further intensify its public service measures, Vigilance should take prompt action on complaints and grievances. I should call upon all the public servants to reaffirm their commitment to curb corruption from all spheres through public service and to serve people with priority, integrity and dedication”, said Naveen.
He appealed people from all sections of the society to extend their wholehearted support to the anti-corruption agency.
Among others, Bhubaneswar MP Dr Prasanna Kumar Patsani, and Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi graced the occasion as Guests of Honour. The function was presided over by Debasis Panigrahi, Director Vigilance Odisha.