1st February 2024: Galgotias University recently hosted an enlightening event on “Ethical Audit,” featuring G.C. Murmu (IAS), the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, as the esteemed chief guest. The event, held on Monday, provided an insightful discussion on the significance of morality in our lives and the imperative need for ethical conduct in all spheres.
Addressing the students, G.C. Murmu emphasised the vital role of morality in shaping our actions and decisions. He stressed the importance of being morally and legally responsible in every aspect of life, urging individuals to integrate ethical principles into their academic and personal endeavours.
Murmu highlighted the crucial role of education in fostering moral values, advocating for the incorporation of ethics into the curriculum to instil a sense of integrity and responsibility among students. He underscored that morality is indispensable for personal growth and societal progress, emphasising its significance in both joyous and challenging times.
Expressing gratitude for the success of the event, Dr. Dhruv Galgotia, CEO of Galgotias University, shares, “We are immensely grateful for the success of the ‘Ethical Audit’ event and the valuable insights shared by G.C. Murmu. At Galgotias University, we recognize the paramount importance of morality in shaping individuals and society. Through initiatives like the ‘Ethical Audit,’ we aim to instil ethical values and principles in our students, empowering them to lead with integrity and contribute positively to the world. This aligns perfectly with our vision of ‘Viksit Bharat@2047,’ an initiative by the Government of India to transform our nation into a developed entity by 2047.”
Suneel Galgotia, Chancellor honoured the esteemed chief guest by presenting a meticulously crafted memento, symbolising our profound appreciation for his invaluable contributions to the discourse on ethical governance and societal integrity.
Suneel Galgotia, Chancellor, Galgotias University, reflects “In the pursuit of excellence, ethics becomes our guiding light, illuminating our path as we navigate the vast expanse of knowledge and innovation. It is not merely about achieving success, but about how we achieve it. Integrity, woven intricately into the fabric of our actions, becomes the cornerstone upon which true success is built.”
Galgotias University’s commitment to ethics is further demonstrated through its Centre for Ethics, established with the overarching objective of rebuilding and reenergizing an Ethical India (Naitik Bharat). The Centre for Ethics endeavours to reconstruct ethical values in society, institutions, business, government, and public and private life, while also promoting lasting movements for building an Ethical India. With the aim to establish a centre for higher learning in ethics and conduct research in the field, create awareness to prevent corruption, and design academic courses in ethics at higher levels. Additionally, the centre organises interactive lectures, training programs, webinars, and seminars on ethics, along with publications and efforts to create an ethical environment in educational institutions.
Aradhana Galgotia, Director Operations, Galgotias University, expressed “At Galgotias University, we believe that ethical conduct isn’t just a choice, it’s a responsibility. By fostering a culture of integrity, we sow the seeds for a future where every action resonates with honesty and purpose.”
The event concluded with the rendition of the national anthem, symbolising a collective commitment to upholding ethical values and principles in society.