Multi-faceted approach to curb corruption: Vigilance
Chandigarh- The Punjab Vigilance bureau on Sunday said it has adopted a multi-pronged strategy to wipe out corruption from government offices and make people aware about the need to stop it. Punjab Vigilance Bureau Chief B K Uppal said the bureau has chalked out an anti-corruption strategy to implement the corruption free agenda of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh in all the government offices. “Adopting a zero tolerance policy towards all forms of corruption, the bureau has launched a toll free helpline, online complaint filing facility and invoked electronic media platforms to aware the people,” he said in a statement here.“In addition to this, informatory posters have also been displayed at all public places and awareness camps were being organised in the state under this drive,” he said. Uppal said all the field officers of six vigilance ranges have been directed to sensitise the public as well as government officials through awareness camps in their areas.To keep a tab on the bribery complaints in governmnet offices, ADGP advised the senior officers of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) and Revenue department to keep strict vigil and monitor their grievances redressal mechanisms. The vigilance chief asked the public as well as government employees to lodge complaint in the toll free helpline number or on the department’s website regarding fraud or accepting bribes.
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