S.Niranjan Reddy, Minister for Agriculture, Co-operation, Marketing, Food & Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs inaugurated the 2nd Foundation Course (FC) for Group –I Officers of Telangana state, being conducted by Dr MCR HRD Institute.The FC is being attended by59 Group–I Officers, including Probationary Deputy Collector, Deputy Superintendents of Police, District Panchayat Officers, Mandal Parishad Development Officers, and Assistant Audit Officers.
Niranjan Reddy, said that merely high level of Intelligence Quotient and a long list of academic degrees are not enough for people to become good officers. Instead, he added, the real prerequisites for emerging as successful leaders are high Emotional Intelligence, learning continuously from their day– to–day experiences of life, understanding the root causes of problems of people, and finding enduring solutions to them..
Niranjan Reddy said that even though employees in Government sector constitute a tiny percentage, they, through continuous learning from multifarious sources and dedication to bring about a positive change, can transform the face of the Telangana Stateandthereby create multifarious developmental opportunities for people, including the weaker sections.
Niranjan Reddy said that while the movement for getting separate Telangana State was important in its own right, it is not the end in itself. “The struggle should continue unabated, with the same zeal, till the ultimate objectives of this movement, namely, “Neellu, Nidhulu, and Niyamakalu” are achieved and the dream of “BangaruTelanga” is fully realized.
Niranjan Reddy stated, with a sense of pride that unlike other States, Telangana is extremely rich in terms of its human and physical resources and the Government, through an array of innovative schemes in the domains of agriculture, services, and business,has been ensuring their optimum utilization.
He cited the example of Kaleshwaram Project which will not only give a big boost to agriculture but will also have great multiplier effect in terms of the development of poultry, dairy, fisheries, etc. which will result in multifaceted development of the State.