Vishakhapatnam, February 4: Dakshin-2017 the festival of culture started on high note with beautiful performances. Overwhelming participation from across the nation gained more momentum. Ethnic performances presenting different messages through various forms heated the festival.
Dakshin-2017, the 30th Central Revenue Sports and Cultural Board, was organized by the Income Tax Department at the Vuda Children’s Arena here on Friday. Sparkling performances were given from the participants belonging to Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Goa. The performance from Hyderabad captivated the eyes of audiences which performed the folk song ‘Sankranti Shobha’.
What kept the audience glued to their seats and savor the sights that unfolded on stage by the lively performances. In all there were 250 participants during the two-day 30th Central Revenue Sports and Cultural Board (CRSCB) south zone cultural meet. H.C.S Bisht Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Eastern Naval Command Vice Admiral said that “In addition, it plays a pivotal role in relieving stress generated at workplace and will go a long way in improving the effectiveness of the personnel. The Indian Navy too lays a great deal of emphasis on cultural activities. This is the first time such an event is being organised in the port city. The Central revenue departments of Income Tax, Central Excise, Customs and Service Tax work relentlessly to the revenue generation of the nation and such kind of events serve as a stress busters with Visakhapatnam being the cultural hub.”
Lauding the efforts and the dedication of employees, Chairman of CRSCB, A. K. Srivastava said that the department requires sustained commitment and hard work and the employees have been relentlessly contributing to the revenue generation. “Given the frantic-pace of daily life in Bengaluru, the City of Destiny is certainly a better place to relax and unwind. Everything is so streamlined here and people are always ready to help,” says J. Thyagaraj, former Income officer from Bengaluru.