Mangalore, September 10, 2011: Forum of Christian United Services (FOCUS), a forum of Christians based in DK and Udupi, was inaugurated on September 10 at St. Anthony’s Asylum Hall in Jeppu.
Msgr. Denis Moras Prabhu blessed the occasion and spoke of the significance of the new forum.
Shri Jayashanth Kumar M. B., the depot manager at KSRTC Mangalore, was the chief guest of the occasion.
Shri J. R. Lobo, presided over the event, and spoke of the duties and responsibilities of government employees. He urged the members of the forum to actively participate and to fulfill the objectives of the forum, one of which is to encourage the youth to join government services. He also said that government servants ought to enlighten the public about various government facilities.
Shri Anil Stanly Vaz, the president of the forum; Secretary Shri Sunil Monteiro; and Convener Shri Maurice D’Souza were on the dais.
Shri Maurice D’Souza introduced the new forum and explained its aims and objectives. The employees and officers of around 14 state government departments participated in this event.