MRPL vigilance week inaugurated

A joint effort is required from all citizens to eradicate corruption, opined Mangalore Refineries and Petroleum Limited (MRPL) Director (Finance) Vishnu Agarwal. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the ‘Vigilance awareness week’ at MRPL headquarters in Mangalore on Monday.

 “Vigilance comes only when corruption in any form happens. But why can’t we do our duty sincerely and avoid the intervention of another agency?” he asked.

“All money transactions should be transparent. Corruption does not always need to involve money. It could be misuse of power, nepotism, regionalism, casteism and so on,” he added.

He also released the poster and pamphlet on Vigilance week. An oath was administered in Hindi, Kannada and English on the occasion.

MRPL Group General Manager K S Koppalkar explained the different steps the MRPL has taken to make transparency in its’ dealings. Group General Manager (HR) Laxminarayan K said that all the employees should keep in mind that they are answerable to public for each rupee they are spending.

Awareness week

This year’s vigilance awareness week is observed with the theme ‘Transparency in public procurement.’ As a part of the awareness week, the MRPL will be organising an inter-collegiate debate competition at SDM Law College on Wednesday.

Essay competitions for DPS School students will be held on Wednesday. Debate competition for MRPL employees will be held on November 2. Chief Vigilance Commission Special Officer R N Nayak will hold a guest lecture for MRPL employees on November 3.

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