RARI observes vigilance awareness week

ITANAGAR, Nov 4: The Regional Ayurvedic Research Institute (RARI) observed Vigilance Awareness Week (VAW) on the theme “My Vision-Corruption Free India” from October 30 to November 4.
In his inaugural address, RARI Assistant Director In-charge, Dr K K Brahma said that the purpose of observing VAW is to educate the public on corruption-related practices and also to educate them on ways to report about it.
Both Brahma and Research Officer (Ayur), Dr Shriprakash administered the vigilance awareness integrity pledge on the occasion.
An essay writing competition was also conducted on the theme ‘My Vision – Corruption Free India’ on November 1 November for the employees of the institute and their families. 138 BN, CRPF Commandant, Paras Nath distributed the prize to the winners of the competition.
The RARI, in collaboration with Government Secondary School of P-Sector, Itanagar also conducted a workshop on the same theme at the school on November 2 as part of its outreach programme.
Speaking on the occasion, Ven Arya Dhamma of the Theravada Buddhist Vihara in Vivek Vihar, Itanagar admitted that corruption has been one of the major obstacles to economic, political and social progress of the nation.
School headmaster, Toku Raja said such workshops would help bring public awareness regarding the causes of corruption and to fight against it.