By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 26th October:- Satish Nagpal, Chief Vigilance Officer, Punjab National Bank made special visit to PNB Regional Staff College, Sector 6 Panchkula to address a gathering of Senior Officers and Management Trainees of the Bank hailing from Delhi, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Chandigarh Regions.
During his address, he laid emphasis on preventive vigilance. In his view bankers take financial decisions and even if one of the decisions goes wrong, there can be loss of huge amount. As such, the bank officers must take such decisions prudently. However, he assured that bonafide actions of the employees are to be protected and such employees should not suffer any harm whereas malafide actions should not go unpunished and are unpardonable. As regards frauds of high value, he informed that such cases are monitored at the highest level of the government and this lays a responsibility at all levels to be vigilant for prevention of such frauds.
Expressing banks commitment to the vigilance function bank is observing “the Vigilance Awareness Week from 31st October 2016 to 5th November 2016” primarily with a motive to sensitize all the staff and public at large during the Vigilance Awareness Week, he informed that in a first of its kind initiative, PNB plans to also involve general public at large through holding of Gram Sabhas Educational Institutions, Customer Meets, Panel discussions etc. in the spread of vigilance culture in our country. Further he also informed that Chief Vigilance Commission has come out with two “Integrity Pledges” for common public and common entities in a bid to garner support in its effort to eradicate corruption. He also emphasized that the real growth of the institution rests on the delivery of duty by its employees with hard work, utmost sincerity and integrity.
A.K. Dargan, Zonal Manager, Punjab National Bank, Haryana Zone, Chandigarh, S.K. Dua, Circle Head, PNB Chandigarh Circle, Chandigarh, Satish Chopra, Dy. General Manager, PNB Zonal Audit Office and Chetan Sethi, Principal, Regional Staff College were also present on the occasion . Subsequently he also visited the PNB Zonal Audit Office, Panchkula and Zonal Office, Chandigarh and addressed PNB staff in these Offices.