Bhubaneswar: The State Vigilance while celebrating its Diamond Jubilee Year in 2017, launched an awareness drive here at Bhubaneswar Patha Utsav on March 19 (Sunday). The event was intended to invite popular support anti-corruption activities.
As such the theme of Patha Utsav on the day was tagged with “Let’s fight corruption”.
Odisha Government’s Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi, Director General Of Odisha Police K.B. Singh, Bhubaneswar Police Comissioner Y.B. Khurania, State Vigilance Department DG R.P. Sharma among others were present at the inaugural ceremony.
Bollywood singer Krishna Beura, and popular Odia cine stars like Sabyaschi Mishra, and Archita were also present at the event.
While speaking to the media, Sharma said that participation of people plays a very important role in the anti corruption activities. He said steps are now being taken to raise public awareness about corruption and anti corruption efforts in the city. The people can even inform the department through social media as well.
Besides, the State Chief Secretary also welcomed this move. Padhi informed that the government is committed to eradicate corruption and through public participation, the mission can be achived soon.