Independence Day was celebrated in Chennai I & III Commissionerates today. The National Flag was hoisted by
K. Chandra Sekhar, IRS., Commissioner of Central
Excise, Chennai - I Commissionerate at 08.00 AM at No.26 N.H. Road, Chennai-34 and
the Commissioner took the Guard of honour given by the
uniformed officers of the Central Excise, Chennai I and III Commissionerates. The Ceremony was attended by all the officers and
staff of Central Excise, Chennai I & III Commissionerate.
Shri. K. Chandra Sekhar, Commissioner of Central Excise, Chennai I
Commissionerate welcomed all the officers of Group A, B, & C, and
family members of the staff, friends & relatives on the occasion of
the Independence Day.
The Commissioner stated that the Independence day is an occasion to
remember the great sacrifices made by the leaders like Mahatma
Gandhi, Nehru, Lala Lajpat Rai and also brave citizens who
sacrificed their lives and career for the freedom of our country.
He stated that we should remember that we are enjoying the fruits
of the sacrifices made by them.
He further stated that, all
these decades since independence, our country has made immense
progress in various spheres such as science and technology,
education, etc. He stated that still a lot is required to be done
in the areas of poverty, illiteracy, health service and employment.
He further dealt with about the significant role played by custom
and Central Excise department, in the area of mobilization /
collection of indirect taxes. The revenue income so generated is
being utilized for the implementation of many welfare schemes and
creation of infrastructure in the country.
He stated that
the implementation of the sixth pay commission has done a lot to
improve the living condition as well as the service condition of the
departmental employees. The commissioner has stated that Officers of
the Department are second to none in efficiently discharging the
duty. . He stressed that on this occasion we should take the
opportunity to re-dedicate ourselves to perform our duties upto the
expectations and to achieve one’s potential, be it in whatever
section/areas of work such as adjudication, anti-evasion, audit,
Division or Range. He further stated that we need to be more
dedicated and hard working which will definitely benefit in the
longer run for the betterment of our future generation.
everyone to resolve to do their best for ensuring a bright future
for our country on this august occasion.