IEP Chandigarh, December 30
The officers and staff of the Information and Public Relations Department, Punjab today gave a warm farewell to the Additional Director Dr. Opinder Singh Lamba on his superannuation. Dr. Lamba has retired after putting in 36 years of distinguished services.
In an impressive function held here at Punjab Bhawan, the Principal Secretary, Information and Public Relations Mr. Rahul Bhandari and Additional Director (Admn) Mr. Sandeep Singh Garha and other officers lauded the flawless services rendered by Dr. Lamba and said that the exemplary hard work, dedication and perseverance exhibited by Dr. Lamba will ever inspire his colleagues and other staff members to discharge their responsibility with full zeal and dedication. The officers also said that Dr. Lamba had been an asset to the department and his retirement has created a void that will be difficult to fill.
Wishing Dr. Opinder Singh Lamba a healthy and prosperous post-retirement life, the officers wished him a bright future ahead with constructive engagement in his favourite field of Law. The officers expressed hope that he will continue his literary pursuit in future too and come out with continuous publications. They also said that after the successful completion of his long professional career, Dr. Lamba will be able to spare more time for his family besides discharging his social responsibilities more efficaciously.
While appreciating Dr. Lamba for his passion for further higher studies despite hectic schedule of PR job and done Ph.D on “Changing Strategies and Technologies of Public Relations in Government, Public and Private Sector: A Comparative Analysis”, the Senior officers also urged the headquarters and districts officers to hone their skills by upgrading their education as was done by Dr. Lamba.
In his address, Dr. Lamba shared his experiences in the department and thanked the seniors for supporting him during his entire career.
On the occasion, Dr. Lamba was given a token of love by the officers of the department.
Prominent amongst others present included Mr. Randeep Singh Ahluwalia and Mr. Harjit Singh Grewal (both Joint Directors), Mr. Ishwinder Singh Grewal, Ms. Shikha Nehra and Mr. Manwinder Singh (all Deputy Directors), IPROs, DPROs, APROs, and other officers of the department, besides family members of Dr. Lamba.