As part of observation of Vigilance Awareness Week 2016 during 31st October 2016 to 5th November 2016, S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences organized an Essay Competition on the topic of "Public Participation in Promoting integrity and Eradicating Corruption". Staff members and students of the Centre participated in the competition. Mr. Amit Roy, Technical Assistant (Library) won the first prize, Mr. Gurudas Ghosh, Technical Assistant (Library) & Mr. Surya Narayan Panda, IPHD Student jointly won the Second prize and Ms. Sonali Sen won the third prize. The winners were awarded cash prizes by Prof. Gautam Gangopadhyay, Vigilance Officer on 4th April 2017.