ONGC observes Constitution Day

ONGC’s onshore unit, Rajamahendravaram Asset, has observed Constitution Day on Monday. Commemorating the occasion, the employees of the Asset enthusiastically participated in a Walkathon in the town. It was flagged off by DMR Sekhar, Executive Director and Asset Manager. It started from ONGC’s Dispensary in Prakash Nagar and ended at ONGC Base Complex.

The walk was aimed to spread awareness amongst the youth and general public about the spirit of the constitution.

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and his contribution to the Constitution of India should be remembered, said Mr. Sekhar. Constitution is the most powerful document to emancipate the poor and the society from all the social evils such as discrimination on caste and community grounds, ill treatment of the women. It is the need of the hour to imbibe the spirit of the constitution to overcome socio-economic problems the nation is facing, he added.

Preamble to the Indian Constitution was read out to the employees in English, Hindi and Telugu. V.B.S. Srinivasa Rao, Senior Civil Judge cum secretary District Legal Services Authority, East Godavari District, Rajamahendravaram spoke on the occasion.

Office bearers of Association of Scientific and Technical Officers, Petroleum Employees Union, All India SCST Employees Welfare Association, All India OBG and MOBC Employees Welfare Association, Women Development Forum and all senior executives and employees of the ONGC participated in the walkathon.

Collector garlands Ambedkar’s statue

Staff Reporter from Kainada adds:

Marking Constitution Day, Collector Kartikeya Misra garlanded Ambedkar’s statue at Indrapalem junction. Speaking on the occasion, he said that social equality and development was possible only because of the Constitution that was passed by the Rajyanga Parishad on November 26, 1949.

At the Collectorate, Joint Collector A. Mallikarjuna and district officials took oath to mark the day. Joint Collector-II J. Radhakrishna Murthy was present.

At the JNTUK, Vice-Chancellor V.S.S. Kumar was the chief guest of the celebrations, in which the university officials undertook the oath.

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