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CVC for anti-corruption lessons in schools

By The Assam Tribune

NEW DELHI, Jan 29 � �Catch them young� is the new mantra for the Central Vigilance Commission to check corruption in the country.

The anti-corruption watchdog has decided to include lessons on anti-corruption to promote ethics, integrity and honesty in school curriculum to make children aware about the menace of corruption and its harmful effects.

�We have recommended the inclusion of lessons on ethics in school curriculum as has been done in several developing countries so that we inculcate values in society and reduce tolerance to corruption,� a CVC official said.

He said the CVC is also planning to write to school administration in this regard.

The Commission has discussed the matter with officials of Ministry of Human Resources Development and reached an in-principle agreement in this regard. It will be implemented in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated school in a phased manner soon.

It also plans to form integrity clubs in schools to discuss various aspects of corruption in society and the country. � PTI

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CVC for anti-corruption lessons in schools

NEW DELHI, Jan 29 � �Catch them young� is the new mantra for the Central Vigilance Commission to check corruption in the country.

The anti-corruption watchdog has decided to include lessons on anti-corruption to promote ethics, integrity and honesty in school curriculum to make children aware about the menace of corruption and its harmful effects.

�We have recommended the inclusion of lessons on ethics in school curriculum as has been done in several developing countries so that we inculcate values in society and reduce tolerance to corruption,� a CVC official said.

He said the CVC is also planning to write to school administration in this regard.

The Commission has discussed the matter with officials of Ministry of Human Resources Development and reached an in-principle agreement in this regard. It will be implemented in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) affiliated school in a phased manner soon.

It also plans to form integrity clubs in schools to discuss various aspects of corruption in society and the country. � PTI