HAL CMD Inaugurates Vigilance Awareness Week-2018

Defence Industry

BENGALURU. Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) R Madhavan inaugurated the Vigilance Awareness Week-2018 at HAL Corporate Office in Bengaluru on October 29. He called upon employees to be more transparent and ensure ethical practices in the Company.


Speaking on the occasion, B Selva Kumar, Chief Vigilance Officer (HAL) highlighted the importance of ‘Preventive and Proactive Vigilance’. He also outlined the various programs planned during the Week. These include 5000 Integrity Pledges from 55 organizations, 19 colleges and 19 schools covering thousands of students, conducting Gram Sabhas in five villages to spread awareness about the various initiatives of the Central and State government authorities.

Programmes have also been planned through Integrity clubs established in 14 HAL schools to impart ethical behaviour and morals among the students, he informed.

The Vigilance Awareness Week-2018 is being observed on the theme ‘Eradicate Corruption-Build a new India’ by the HAL from October 29 to November 3.

big bang

As a prelude to the week-long event, Selva Kumar flagged off the Vigithon (Walkathon) at Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru organized by the Vigilance Study Circle, Bangalore Chapter.

Officials of Bangalore based Central Defence PSUs such as HAL, BEL, BEML and PSBs such as Syndicate Bank, Corporation bank, Canara Bank and Note Mudra Pvt. Ltd. took part in the Vigithon to spread the awareness about ethics in society.