• The Vigilance Awareness Week commenced with an inaugural function on
25.10.2010 at Income Tax Office at PMT Building, Swargate, Pune. In this
inaugural function, Smt. Manjari Kacker, the Chief Commissioner of Income-tax
Pune administered the pledge on all the officers and staff to eradicate
corruption in all spheres of life. Thereafter, the senior Commissioners conveyed
the messages of the President of India, the Prime Minster of India and the CVC
for this occasion. The CCIT, Pune addressed the gathering and impressed upon the
Officers and staff members to ensure a non-corrupt and transparent working in
the offices of the Income Tax Department. She reminded the Officers and staff of
the Citizen’s Charter and requested them to ensure that the promises made in
this Charter are duly complied. At other offices at Pune and also at other
stations in the Region, the pledge for eradicating corruption was administered
by the senior most officer at the said offices.
• Banners and posters about the observance of Vigilance Awareness were displayed
at the main gate of the Income Tax offices at Pune and also at other stations in
the cadre control Region of Pune.
• Drop box for complaints/grievances were also placed in each of the Income Tax
offices of the cadre control Region of Pune.
• An essay competition on the topic “CORRUPTION-A HINDRANCE TO NATIONAL
DEVELOPMENT” was held for the officers, staff and family members in Hindi,
English and Marathi languages. The Committee(s) constituted for the purpose of
judging the essays, chose the top three essay and prizes were awarded to the
contributors in the functions(s) organized for the closing day of the Vigilance
• The closing function of Vigilance Awareness Week was organized on 1.11.2010 at
Income Tax Office at PMT Building, Swargate, Pune. In course of this function a
lecture was delivered by eminent speaker Shri. M. M. Das, Ex-Chief Commissioner
of Income Tax. This was followed by an address of Shri B.P. Gaur, DGIT(Inv.) ,
Pune wherein by way of a short anecdote, the gathering was impressed with the
need to eradicate corruption in all spheres of life. This was then followed by
prize distribution of the winners of the essay competition.
• Before the commencement of the Vigilance Awareness Week, a presentation on
preventive vigilance and on the issue of the common mistakes /lapses committed,
was delivered by Smt. Divya Bajpayee, Addl. DIT(Vig.) WR, Mumbai at the
Conference Hall at Aayakar Bhavan, Pune on 18.10.2010 in which all the officers
of the rank of Addl. CsIT/Joint CsIT of the entire cadre control Region of Pune
Pledge administered by CCIT,Pune in the inaugural function at Pune.
CCIT Pune, welcoming Guest speaker Shri M M Das , CCIT(Retd.) at closing
DGIT(Inv.),Pune distributing prize to winner of essay/slogan competition.