Bengaluru, 16 November 2022: JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), in line with the Central Vigilance Commission announcement, observed a Vigilance Awareness Week from October 31 to November 06, 2022. As one of the key events, the university hosted a Panel Discussion on 04 November on “Corruption-Free India for a Developed Nation” to support and promote the idea of a corruption-free India.
The panel discussion steered by JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) focused on creating awareness and public vigilance against corruption, especially in young minds. With the theme of Corruption-Free India for a Developed Nation, the discussion addressed the following pertinent questions:
● Constitutional provisions against corruption
● History of anti-corruption in India
● Current challenges
● Societal impacts of corruption in India
● The anti-corruption mechanism in the state of Karnataka
Indian democracy, despite its rich heritage, has always struggled with transparency and accountability. The Vigilance Awareness Week, celebrated every year, commemorates the birth week of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. It is observed under the aegis of the Central Vigilance Commission, which aims to combat corruption’s ills at the individual and systemic levels.
Dr. Rajani Jairam, Dean, Student Welfare, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) said, “As an educational institution, we firmly believe that creating awareness and spreading knowledge is the key to the large-scale betterment of society. As we observe Vigilance Awareness Week, such panel discussions can be highly insightful. As professionals and experts bring forth their ideas and understanding of the current state of corruption in the country and how it impacts our nation’s growth, it encourages us to work together to fight against it”.