Bangalore: Be Workplace Missionaries, said Mr. J. Alexander, IAS (Rtd) and ex Minister during his inaugural address at the 10th Batch (2014-2015) of the Career Advancement Program for Civil Service Examination Coaching at KROSS Institute for Civil Service (KICS) on 21.07.2014. He added that all have to work as per the constitution of the country and do good to the society and uphold the human rights of all sections of the society.
His Grace, Dr. Bernard Moras, Archbishop and President KRCBC who presided over the function said we have to follow our conscience and do our duty as value based leaders whether we are in politics, administrative services or in other realm of the society. Be sincere to self and commit yourself to the cause you are entrusted to. The youth have to come forward in a big way and accept the challenge to study well, remain focused and grab good positions in the Government if we want to discourage corruption.
Mr. J. R. Lobo, MLA told the students that there is a need to work hard for 16 to 18 hours per day to succeed in the civil services and they should put in minimum 14 to 16 hours per day or best to quit on day one only.
Mrs. Vinisha Nero, MLA advised the students to strive for excellence, face challenges, be fearless and have goals in life.
Mr. Ivan D’souza, MLC impressed on the students what we as a community can do for the society and build up a humane society and assured of his support at all times.
The prominent personalities present on the occasion were, Mr. Ivan Negli, ex MLA, Mr. Anthony Mendonca, KAS (Rtd) & Personal Secretary to the Minister for Minor Irrigation, Mr. Francis Colaco, DGP (Rtd.), Mr. Francis Anthony, D.G. (Rtd.), ITS, Mr. Susainathan, KAS (Rtd.) and a host of other dignitaries, priests, religious, parents of the students and other invitees.
Rev. Fr. Peter Brank, Director, KROSS welcomed the gathering, Mr. Chris L. Bernard, CAP Coordinator, KROSS gave a brief introduction of the guests of honour who were felicitated by the Archbishop. Sr. Nancy Lobo, Program Officer, KROSS compered the programme and Mr. Clement Fernandes, Asst. Manager Program support, KROSS proposed the vote of thanks.
Dignitaries on the dais.
Lighting of the Lamp.
Rev. Fr. Peter Brank welcoming the gathering.
Archbishop felicitating Mr. J. R. Lobo, MLA
Archbishop felicitating Mrs. Vinisha Nero, MLA
Archbishop felicitating Mr. Ivan D’souza, MLC
Archbishop addressing the gathering.
A view of the gathering
Archbishop releasing the KROSS Newsletter
A view of the gathering
The selected students with the dignitaries.
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