Port Wings News Network: The 127th Birth anniversary celebrations of Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb, Dr. B R Ambedkar was organised in a befitting manner at the head office of Dredging Corporation of India Limited on 14 April.
The occasion was graced by Shri T.S.N.Muthy, IRS, Commissioner of Income Tax, Visakhapatnam, as the Chief Guest. The function was inaugurated by lighting of lamp and paying rich floral tributes to Baba Saheb Ambedkar by Shri T.S.N.Muthy, Commissioner of Income Tax, Shri. Rajesh Tripathi, Chairman and Managing Director , DCIL , Shri M.S.Rao Director (Operations & Technical), DCIL , Shri. P.Venkata Ratnam, President, DCI SC/ST Employees Welfare Association and other employees.
Recalling the priceless contributions made by Bharat Ratna Dr. B.R.Ambedkar in shaping of the society , polity and system of governance of the Indian Nation, Shri. Rajesh Tripathi emphasized on the immense impact made by the multifaceted genius , that Dr. Ambedkar was , towards making an egalitarian society.
While speaking on the occasion, Shri. T.S.N.Murthy, Commissioner of Income Tax , recalled how Dr. Ambedkar ceaselessly strived and worked for the education for the poor and under privileged , cause of landless labourers, probity and integrity in public life , precepts of equality espoused in Buddhism , which are equally relevant even in today’s societal context. He urged upon all the participants to draw positive life lessons from every experience and move forward with resolute determination to succeed in life. Tracing back his association with Dredging Corporation of India Limited while he was the Deputy Chairman of Mangalore Port Trust, he expressed his confidence in the continued success of DCIL and wished all the best to the employees in their future endeavours. He called upon one and all to imbibe the spirit of empathy which was fundamental to the philosophy of Bharat Ratna , Dr.B.R.Ambedkar.
Shri M.S.Rao Director (Operations & Technical) , Shri P.Venkat Ratnam , President , SC/ST Welfare Association, Captain P.M.Saravanan, HOD(HR) and Dr.P K Sethi, Jt.General Manager(HSE) , spoke on the occasion highlighting the immense contributions made by Dr. B R Ambedkar towards the upliftment of the weaker sections of the society, women empowerment and principles of justice and equality.
The speakers urged all the employees to rededicate themselves to the ideals of social justice and empowerment envisioned by Dr.B.R Ambedkar. Special prizes were distributed to school and college children from Government ST Girls Hostel and SC Boys Hostel for best essay writing and elocution on the life and teachings of Bharat Ratna Babasaheb Dr B R Ambedkar. The function was attended by all the senior officers and employees of DCIL.