The national standards body of India – the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) – organised a seminar aimed at creating awareness and providing guidance on the adoption and implementation of the Anti-Bribery Management System (ABMS).
Around 300 participants including CVOs, vigilance functionaries, and senior officers from various organisations attended the seminar in hybrid mode, organised at its headquarters in Delhi on Friday.
As per the official release, the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) was also felicitated for its contribution in the field of ABMS.
Speaking at the event, Additional Director General of BIS Mamata Upadhay Lal called ABMS as being a proficient tool to reduce bribery cases and said, “ABMS is among the most efficient tools to prevent, detect, respond, and reduce instances of bribery, and thus BIS has been making efforts to spread awareness and support organisations for adopting the system.”
Additional Director General of BIS Mamta Upadhay Lal, Chief Vigilance Officer IRS Ashish Tripathi, Deputy Director General Dr RK Tyagi, and Chitra Gupta among others officials were present at the seminar.
General Manager of SAIL, SK Tripathi also shared the practices and experiences in the implementation and certification of ABMS at the Steel Authority.
The ABMS is a vigilance tool to help organisations build an Anti-Bribery Compliance system to prevent, detect, respond to, and reduce instances of bribery.