In an initiative led by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir UT, the "Bhrastachar Mukat Jammu and Kashmir Week" is being observed from today to September 10, 2023. This week-long celebration aims to promote transparency and accountability in governance across the country.
Under the guidance of Deputy Commissioner Doda, Vishesh Mahajan, the district administration in Doda organized a program at the Conference Hall of the DC office today. The objective was to raise awareness about the much-talked issue of corruption in societies
ADDC Doda Pran Singh and SSP Doda, Abdul Qayoom, graced the occasion as the chief guest. During his address, SSP emphasized that corruption often begins at lower levels on a small scale and brings mortification to the whole department and the administration. He stressed the importance of tackling corruption collectively.
ADDC Doda, Shiri Pran Singh, spoke about the menace of corruption and encouraged officers and officials to actively participate in raising awareness during this week. He highlighted that online services available in government departments can significantly reduce corruption.
A significant moment during the event was when SSP Doda led a pledge, joined by district officers and officials, committing to combat corruption at all costs. The pledge reinforces the government's commitment to eradicating corruption from the system.
Similar pledge ceremonies have been reported from all the government offices and educational institutions across the district. Special Gram Sabhas have been organized today to spread the message of the Bhrashtachar Mukt J&K.
The primary objective of celebrating the "Bhrastachar Mukat Jammu and Kashmir UT Week" is to educate the public about the menace of corruption. Throughout this week, various programs related to corruption awareness are being organized at the Panchayat, municipal, and tehsil levels within the district.
Government institutions and schools across the region are actively participating in the "Bhrastachar Mukat Jammu and Kashmir" celebrations. Corruption is likened to a cancer that erodes the faith of common people in democracy.
During the meeting, ADDC Doda provided an overview of the activities to be carried out by various stakeholders under "Bhrastachar Mukat Jammu and Kashmir Week" and directed officials to conduct programs in their respective offices as per the plan. He also urged them to address pending grievances and issues during this week to enhance public trust in democracy and government officers.