As per the direction of Central Vigilance Commission, the Department observed 'Vigilance Awareness Week' from 03.10.2011 to 05.11.2011
The Pledge related to the celebration of the Vigilance Awareness Week was administered to the officers and staff of DST and DSIR on 03.10.2011 at 11 A.M. near the Flag-post in DST complex. Dr. B.P Singh Sc. 'G' and CVO, DST and Dr. R.R Abhyankar, Sc. 'G' in DSIR administered the Pledge in Hindi and English respectively.
On 01.11.2011, "Just-A-Minute" speech competition and on 03.11.2011, Essay Writing Competition on selected current topics were organized.
The closing ceremony of the Vigilance Awareness Week was held on 04.11.2011 at 03.00 P.M. in Seminar Hall, DST, which was attended by the officers and staff of DSIR. A lecture by Shri Rajiv Verma, Under Secretary, CVC on the topic "Participative Vigilance" and an entertaining and informative cultural programme were organized besides distribution of prizes for the winners of the above mentioned competitions.