The Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited (HUDCO) is observing Vigilance Awareness Week 2015 between October 26 and October 31. The week-long programme started with the administration of pledge by HUDCO Chairman and Managing Director Dr M Ravi Kanth (Rtd IAS:1986:KL).
Dr Ravi Kanth read out the messages of President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. However, messages sent by Chief Justice of India, Union Home Minister, Comptroller and Auditor General of India and Central Vigilance Commissioner were read out by P Rama Krishna Naidu (IPS:1987:JH) — the Chief Vigilance Officer.
Central Vigilance Commissioner K V Choudhary addressed senior officials of HUDCO and theme of his speech was ‘preventive vigilance as a tool of good governance.’ Speaking on the occasion, Chowdary said that the need was for simplification of procedures, curtailment of discretionary powers, transparency in decision making process and protection the officials who took right decisions in the interest of the organization.