Former Governor M.M. Rajendran’s book ‘Service Uninterrupted’ launched in Raj Bhavan


Bhubaneswar: Being aware of one’s duty and responsibility not only makes him successful but he gets respect and commendation everywhere. Former Governor of Odisha Shri M.M. Rajendran is such an example who has created a distinct identity by serving uninterruptedly in many highest posts and glorified it with his strong devotion and innovation. He is an ideal and inspiration for the younger generation, said Hon’ble Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal.

Hon’ble Governor of Odisha, Prof Ganeshi Lal launched the book ‘Service Uninterrupted’ written by former Governor Shri M.M. Rajendran at the inaugural function for opening of the book at Abhishek Hall of Raj Bhavan today.

Congratulating the former Governor for having authored such a valuable book on his long experience and knowledge Governor said the reforms initiated by former Governor in university functioning were well appreciated and are still followed making Odisha a frontline State. He also mentioned about the importance of women empowerment, child development and nutrition on which former Governor worked in the highest level and said children are always important for him and all steps should be taken to unfold the unlimited possibilities in them. Governor expressed hope that the book will find appreciation from all levels.

Addressing on the occasion author and former Governor Shri M.M. Rajendran narrated several instances and events during his long career as an Indian Administrative Officer serving in different capacities and posts. Stating secret of success is about finding out a way to overcome difficulties and challenges he said he practiced hard work and highest standard of integrity all throughout his life. He further said his interest and desire to do something for people drove him to take many bold steps benefitting people. He described his period as Governor of Odisha as very rewarding and he always worked abiding to Constitution of India. He advised younger generation to put their best in whatever they do and it would give them satisfaction. Former Governor fondly recalled the support and encouragement he received former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on several occasions. He concluded that he wrote the book for posterity.


Former First Lady Smt. Susheela Rajendran, Founding Vice Chancellor, BPUT, Prof. Damodar Acharya and Vice-Chancellor, SOA Deemed University Prof. Ashok Kumar Mohapatra also spoke on the occasion. Publisher, Shri Narender Kumar gave a brief introduction of the book. Principal Secretary to Governor Shri Saswat Mishra was also present on the occasion. The meeting was attended by Member of Parliament Dr. Achyut Samanta, former Chief Secretaries, former Chief Information Commissioner, State Election Commissioner, and many other distinguished invitees. The book published by Har-Anand Publications Private Limited has five parts, 49 chapters and 334 pages.   

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