The Rubber Board observed the National Integration week at its offices from November 19 to 25, 2018. Delivering the key-note address at a function held at the Board Head Office in Kottayam, Dr. Alexander Jacob IPS (Retd.), former Director General of Police, Kerala, said in a country of India’s diversity, integration on the basis of geography, language or religion is difficult, but the government and the people should focus on communal harmony to achieve some form of unity.
Dr. Jacob also administered the national integration pledge to the staff as part of the programme. Dr James Jacob, Director, Rubber Research Institute of India (RRII), presided over the function.