The Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed by THDC India Limited form 30th October 2023 to 6th November 2023 at all Projects and Offices of the Corporation. Aligning to theme of this year’s Vigilance Awareness Week is Say no to corruption; commit to the Nation, THDCIL organized a Capacity-building program for senior executives of SJVN and THDC India Limited at Takshashila- Sustainable Livelihood & Community Development Centre, Rishikesh. Sh. R. K. Vishnoi, Chairman and Managing Director, THDC India Limited conveyed his heartfelt wishes for the program and said that the program reflects the commitments of THDC and SJVN to a vigilant and accountable future. Sh. Vishnoi added that while striving to attain the objectives outlined by Govt. of India for providing affordable Power 24×7 to all, THDCIL has always maintained highest standards of integrity n transparency.
The event was inaugurated by the Lamp Lighting ceremony by the dignitaries of the Program, Sh. Ashok Kumar, Chief Technical Examiner (Electrical Wing), CVC, New Delhi, Sh. Shallinder Singh, Director (Personnel), THDC India Limited, and Sh. Prem Prakash (IOFS), CVO, THDIL & SJVN.
During his keynote address, Sh. Ashok Kumar, Chief Technical Examiner (Electrical Wing), emphasized crucial aspects of public procurement. He highlighted the mandatory responsibilities of procuring authorities, risk management strategies in public procurement, and the overarching tendering process. Sh. Kumar delved into the intricacies of public procurement, shedding light on the critical role of procuring authorities and the measures in place for risk mitigation. He provided valuable insights into the comprehensive tendering process, underscoring its significance in the realm of procurement.
Sh. Shallinder Singh, Director (Personnel), during his address stressed importance of vigilance in the procurement process and said that Vigilance Awareness Week stands as a timely reminder of the ongoing battle against Corruption and the collective responsibility to maintain the highest standards of ethics and integrity. Sh. Singh added that in an age of increasing complexity and global interdependence, the procurement function plays a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of organizations, whether in the public or private sector. It is our responsibility to ensure that this process is conducted with utmost diligence, adhering to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.
Sh. Prem Prakash (IOFS), CVO, THDIL & SJVN while addressing the participants underscored the paramount significance of upholding integrity and accountability measures in procurement. He emphasized that these core principles not only ensure transparency and trust but also contribute to the responsible allocation of public resources, thereby promoting a procurement process that aligns with the highest standards of governance and ethical conduct.