Vigilance Awareness Week was observed at IIM Indore from October 29- November 03, 2018. The objective of this week was to encourage all the stakeholders of the Institute to collectively participate in the prevention of, and the fight against corruption and to raise public awareness regarding the existence, causes and gravity of and the threat possessed by corruption. The week started with National Unity Day Pledge. On this occasion, the Institute remembered the contribution of Shri Sardar Patel and pledged to preserve the unity, integrity and security of the nation. This was followed by Integrity Pledge. The Integrity Pledge for organization was administered by Mr. Jigar Kantharia, Officer (Safety). The faculty, officers and staff attended the event.
The second event was Grievances Addressal cum Vendor’s Meet organized by the Stores and Purchase Department, Estate Department and Project Department of the Institute on October 30, 2018. The event began with Col. Gururaj Gopinath Pamidi (Retd). CAO, IIM Indore welcoming the vendors and requesting them to share their experience working with the Institute. The vendors noted that with the transparency being maintained by the Institute, they feel content and happy working with IIM Indore.
The third event held during the week was an Elocution Competition held on October 31, 2018. The topic for elocution was—‘Eradicate Corruption- Build a New India’. The participants shared their views on how corruption is affecting the nation and ways to eradicate corruption. Mr. DK Dutta, Advisor, Finance and Accounts, was the judge for the competition.
The Institute also had various banners displayed in the campus which explained corruption and ways to eradicate the same. Entire IIM Indore community participated in the week.