Group-II trainees present a scintillating ‘Mana Samburalu’

Group-II officer trainees are seen performing cultural programs - Mana Sambaralu at Dr MCR HRD Institute

The Direct Recruit Group-II Service Officers of Telangana State presented a Cultural Festival, “Mana Samburalu”, via Virtual Mode in Dr MCR HRD Institute campus here today


Over 400 Officer Trainees, from across Telangana, and Senior Officers, Faculty, and Staff of the Institute witnessed the virtual event online. The glorious singing, energetic folk dances, and soulful music uplifted mood of the audience and provided them with a great foot-tapping time. 

Special Chief Secretary and DG of MCR HRD Institute BP Acharya stated that learning and perfecting multiple talents will empower the Officer Trainees to perform their jobs effectively and thereby fully serve the interests of different sections of society, especially its poor counterparts. He advised them to pursue their hobbies in order to make their personalities well-rounded. He applauded them for mobilizing and donating an amount of over Rs one lakh to five folk artists of Telangana.

ADG Harpreet Singh during his interaction said that merely getting a job should not be the end of the career journey of the Officer Trainees. “Continuous development of careers, till retirement and beyond, should be their ultimate aim, rather than succumbing to a sense of complacency”, he added.

Sub Inspector Prohibition & Excise Dept T Uma Rani kick-started the scintillating evening with the most haunting melodies, “Jaya Jayahe Telanganaand “Shankara  Nadhasharirapara”, and received a huge round of applause. Dr Sudha Madhuri, Sub Inspector (Prohibition & Excise Dept), presented a soulful number, “Janani Shivakamini”, which proved to be a grand treat for the music enthusiasts. Surendra Banerjee, Sub Inspector (Prohibition & Excise Dept), paid rich tributes to late SP Balasubrahmanyam, a multi-talented singer, by singing two hit songs, “Jamu Rathri Jabilammaand “Vidhatha Talapuna”.

Ms D Jhansi, Sub Inspector (Prohibition & Excise Dept), presented Lambadi Dance, in colourful costumes and tribal jewellery, and captured the hearts of one and all.   Similarly, Ms Rubeena Mohd,  Sub Inspector (Prohibition & Excise Dept), garnered huge admiration for her Bathukamma and Folk Dance performances.

The entries by the Officer Trainees in the Creativity Contest in Painting, Photography, Drawings, etc., a skit on the Benefits of Labour Card, presented by M Raju, RT Krishna Sagar, and Mr Srikanth Merugu, Assistant Labor Officers (Labor Dept), Poetry Recitation by Vinod Kumar, Sub-Inspector (Prohibition & Excise Department), and a Documentary on the plight of Pochampally Handloom Weavers, made by Rini Anweshi S P, Sub-Inspector (Prohibition & Excise Department), were widely appreciated by one and all on account of their socially-relevant messages.

Ms K Soumya Rani, Additional Course Coordinator welcomed the audience and also proposed a vote of thanks. The lively anchoring by Rini Anweshi S P and K Sai Vikas, Sub-Registrar, (Stamps and Registration Department) was the icing on the cake.