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Be Workplace Missionaries, said Mr. J. Alexander, IAS (Rtd) and ex Minister

Published On : 23 Jul 2014   |  Reported By : Special correspondent

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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PRITUM, BANGALORE    14 Aug 2014

KRCBC & KROSS congratulation for striving to bring value based leaders to the society. Keep the good work going.

Peter , Bangalore    25 Jul 2014

It is very good to know that a reputed organization like KROSS is helping rural youth to take up positions which can make a difference for the poor by proving value based leadership. God bless their efforts. Thanks to all political leaders and civil servants for their positive support assured.

Nancy, Chikmagalur    25 Jul 2014

Congratulations!It is the need of the hour to become work place missionaries to make our state/country corruption free

JOyce, Bangalore    24 Jul 2014

Congratulations to KROSS Team, which is been striving hard to bring value based leaders to the society. Hope to see some good results.

Clement Fernandes, Sunkeri/Bangalore    24 Jul 2014

KRCBC & KROSS need our heartiest congratulation as it is no mean feat to motivate and organize the youth to take up civil service examination. Not only will our youth get academic education but they will be provided value based education which will really hellp the people at large as the motto behind the training is to root out corruption. Hats Off to Rev. Fr. Peter Brank, Director, KROSS for this initiative. Clement Fernandes.

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