- Without Challenges or Dreams there is no Future – Archbishop
Bengaluru: The Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS) inaugurated the 11th Batch 2015-16 for providing Public and Private Sector Examination Coaching.
Presiding over the 11th Batch (2015-2016) of the Career Advancement Programme, the Archbishop of Bangalore said that to be good leaders, everything negative has to be eliminated. “Make use of the opportunity provided, obey the norms and commands of the Church, be sincere and commit yourself to the cause you are entrusted, serve people of all castes and communities with diligence, remain focused and discourage corruption,” he said.
Sibichem Mathew, IRS, Advisor-TRAI, Government of India who inaugurated the programme said,, “To achieve your goal, full time commitment is a must. Study hard and be ethical in life. Perks may be high in private sector but if you want to see change in society, take up assignments in public sector.”
Robinson D’souza, former Law Secretary, Government of Karnataka, told that we need to have dreams, not fear. “Belief can conquer.”
The function was attended by a galaxy of guests, clergy, religious and lay people. Joylin Fernandes and Avil D’Souza, students of the previous Career Advancement Programme Batch shared their experience and narrated how they had developed leadership qualities through this coaching.
Fr Sebastian Fernandes, Director of KROSS, welcomed the gathering. Chris L Bernard, Programne Officer pf CAP, presented a brief report. Sr Nancy Lobo, Programme Officer at WEP, compered the programme and Clement Fernandes, Manager – Programme Support, delivered the vote of thanks.