The 3-day National Conference on Vigilance and Anti-Corruption concluded in New Delhi yesterday through video-conferencing. According to a statement issued, the Conference had wide ranging deliberations on issues relating to tackling corruption. “Ways and means of utilization of various international networks for law enforcement cooperation were deliberated. Role of Training and Capacity building along with attitudinal change was identified as key aspects for Preventive Vigilance,” the statement added. Technological interventions like Government e Market place (GEM) developed as a part of Digital India Initiative were discussed and how it has contributed in establishing contactless, paperless, cashless system of public procurement by bringing transparency, fairness and competition. Need for close coordination between anti-corruption investigative agencies, vigilance and audit institutions was highlighted. New trends in organized crime and modus operandi were noted. Importance of following the money trail in criminal investigations and enabling seamless coordination among law enforcement agencies to address all dimensions of an investigation in an effective manner were deliberated. Advances in forensic science, digital analysis and deductive process have added new dimensions for collection of evidence in criminal investigations. Several investigative good practices which have been developed across law enforcement agencies in the country were discussed. The Valedictory session of National conference on Vigilance and Anti-Corruption, on the theme (VIGILANT INDIA, PROSPEROUS INDIA) on a virtual platform was chaired by Sanjay Kothari, Central Vigilance Commissioner. Sanjay Kothari, highlighted the need to recognize public servants serving with integrity and importance of honest leadership at the top of any organization.