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Effective implementation of law is essential to eradicate corruption -Rishi Raj Singh
20 November 2013
Effective and strong measures have to be adopted to eradicate corruption from public administration, said Sri. Rishi Raj Singh IPS, Transport Commissioner. He was delivering a talk on "Good Governance" at Rubber Research Institute of India, Kottayam, in connection with the observance of Vigilance Awareness Week in the Rubber Board. He said that there are two types of corrupt practices, one is need based and the other is greed based. Any effort to expose corruption at any level is appreciable, he added.
Smt. Sheela Thomas, Chairman, Rubber Board in her presidential address said that, Government servants should be aware about the services to be rendered to the public and any lapse in this regard will also come under corruption.
Sri. Rishi Raj Singh distributed the prizes for the winners of the essay competition held as part of observance of vigilance awareness week 2013.
Shri. Viju Chacko (Director Finance, Rubber Board) welcomed the gathering and Shri. Thomas Augustine (Vigilance Officer, Rubber Board) proposed a vote of thanks.
Separate competitions were held for students of school, college and the staff of the Rubber Board on the subject related to eradication of corruption in public governance. Kum. Sulthana Mariam Raj, (Jawahar Navodaya School, Kottayam), Kum. Tresa Jose (Baker Vidyapeeth,Kottayam) and Kum.Treesa Sebastian(Girideepam Bethany Central School, Kottayam) won first, second and third prizes respectively, in the competitions held for High School students.
In the Higher Secondary section, Kum. Shobha Elizabeth John (Mount Carmel Girls High School, Kottayam), Kum. Aaliya Navas (Jawahar Navodaya School Kottayam) and Kum. Meenu Sara Chacko (Girideepam Bethany Central School, Kottayam) won first, second and third prizes respectively.
Shri. Tom Tegy (Govt. College,Kottayam) ,Kum.Swathy Janardhanan, and Kum.Mettin Jacob (both from Alphonsa College ,Pala) won first second and third places respectively in the competitions for college students.
Smt. Rema G. Nair (Junior Assistant Grade-1),Smt. Priya Thomas (Asst. Director, Excise Duty), and Smt. Jayasree C.E (Lab. Assistant, Central Wood Testing Lab) won first second and third places respectively in the competitions held for the Board's employees.