Vigilance Awareness Week 2012 Essay Topics

As you are aware, SIV-G has been organising Nationwide Annual Onlline Essay Contest for students since 2007 in association with the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Memorial Trust, Chennai. SIV-G is extremely pleased to announce the Online Essay Contest 2013.

The Online Essay Contest is for the students of age group 15 to 23 years (as on 1.1.2013).  The Theme of the Contest is ‘Integrity, Honesty and Good Governance’.  This contest is being organized as part of 137th Birthday Celebrations of Sardar Vallabhabhai Patel.  The contest opens on 20th September 2013 for registration and submission of Essays.  Last date for submission of essay online is 20th October 2013.

The entries will be evaluated by eminent personalities from different walks of life.  The first prize carries a cash award of Rs.5000/-, the second prize Rs. 3000/- and the third prize Rs.2000/-. There will be a good number of consolation prizes as well.  The prize distribution function for these competitions will be held on 31st October, 2013 at Chennai.

The details of the Contest are as follows:

Student Age Group                 :  15 to 23 years

Topic                             :

(i)  Integrity in public life - Sardar Patel's way                                                 


(ii)  Integrity and Honesty - Essentials for Good Governance 


iii)  Contribution of citizens in achieving good governance

Words                     :             1500

Registration on the    :              From 20th September 2013 onwards


Last Date for online   :              20th October, 2013 (11.59 PM IST)

submission of Essay 

at the website

Announcement of      :             22nd October, 2013

results(at the website)

Distribution of Prize   :              31st  October, 2013

How to Register 

1. All students who are interested in taking part in this Contest are requested to Register first.  For registration:  

2. Login through the main page

3. Goto

4. Enter your username and password at the top right corner of the page and click login.

5. Students who had already registered at for the earlier competition can use the same username and password for submiting the essay for this competition.

(Remember, by creating a SIV-G account, you not only get access to submit your Essay competition article, but also to submit other articles of interest to SIV-G or in Latest News in future

How to submit your Essay

1. Submit your Essays (remember that essay submission is possible only after logging in).

1. Go to the User Menu (at bottom left of main page) 

2. Choose Submit Articles

3. Enter Title of the Essay,

4. Choose 'Online Essay Contest' under Section & 'Sardar Patel Birthday Celebration' under Category 

5. Enter your content of Essay in the space provided below the tool bar

6. Submit by clicking 'Save" Icon

7. Ensure that you get the following message after submission : "Thanks for your submission. Your submission will now be reviewed before being posted to the site"

(Please note, You will receive an acceptance email after review)


When you submit the Essay, please provide the following details, without these details, your Essay will not be considered for the contest:

(i)     Name,

(ii)    Date of birth,

(iii)   Address,

(iv)   Telephone,

(v)    Email 

(vi)   Name and address of School / College

(vii)  Student identification number

(viii) Course and academic / school year.

SIV-G takes user privacy seriously and your details will be safe with us. 

Terms and Conditions

(i)    The Essay must be the sole work of the student.

(ii)   Must be original,unpublished and undistributed material.

(iii)  Must be accompanied with full bibliography/reference list.

(iv)  Only 1 entry per student.

(v)   Entries will be judged by a panel of eminent personalities and the best ones will be awarded. Click here to know the Judges 

(vi)  Decision of the panel shall be final and binding.

Other terms and conditions:-

(i)     Essay will not be returned (in any form)

(ii)    By submitting the Essay, you accept that your Essay can be reused by us as necessary, not limited to, prepare a concise report on comments about essays etc.

(iii)   Entrants agree to indemnify us from and against all claims,suits,and damages based on any claim of copyright infringement or unauthorized use.

(iv)  By submitting the essay, Entrants agree that they have read the Terms & Conditions of the contest and agree to the Terms & Conditions of Entry.

Please note.  Last date for submission of Essays online is 20th October, 2013.  Make sure that your Essay is submitted before 11.59 PM (IST), 20th October 2013.

If you face any difficulty in either submission of Essay or you have any other questions, you can mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it 

Best Wishes

SIV-G Online Contest Committee

The Vigilance Awareness Week is being observed at JNCH from 26.10.2015 to 31.10.2015. This year the theme for observing Vigilance Awareness Week is “Preventive Vigilance as a tool of good Governance”. On this occasion, the Chief Commissioner of Customs, Jawaharlal Nehru Customs House, Nhava Sheva, Mumbai, Zone – II shall administer a pledge to the officials working in Jawaharlal Nehru Customs House, Nhava-Sheva, Mumbai Zone-II at 11:30 AM on 26.10. 2015 at JNCH.

All officers of Jawaharlal Nehru Customs House, Nhava-Sheva, Mumbai, Zone – II are directed to remain present at First Floor, Reception Desk, JNCH by 11:15 AM to take oath.

It is also proposed to hold an Essay competition during the Vigilance Awareness week on the following topics;
a. Preventive Vigilance as a tool of good Governance.
b. Use of technology in vigilance.
The Essay on the above topics may be written either in Hindi or English. The Essay should be limited to 500 words.
All staff members of JNCH are requested to take active part in the Essay competition. The first two best adjudged essays will be given token cash award.
Members of the staff willing to participate in the essay competition may please contact Vigilance Section.


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