There are many such officers in India who are known for their work. The news has come about one such officer. This is news from Kerala. The senior IPS officer here set an example of simplicity. It was the last day of his job, and he slept in his office that day. He put a mattress on the ground and slept there.
His name is Jacob Thomas. He was the managing director of the metal industry in administrative services. He posted this himself. It reads, 'Civil service - beginning of last day and sleep in Shoranur Metal Industries office. In this post, you can see that his mattress is lying on the ground. His office table is also kept nearby.
This post of Jacob on social media has become increasingly viral. He has got more than 9 thousand shares on Facebook. Even people are sharing his photos and screenshots on Twitter. Even his post got more than 8 thousand comments. Some people are saluting him. Jacob joined the IPS batch in 1985. He stayed on the sideline for most of his career. He has worn a khaki uniform for only five years of his career, he has given the rest of the services to the public sector and other institutions only. He retired on 31 May. He was posted as the managing director of the metal industry, a public sector unit of the Government of Kerala.
News Kerala. Senior IPS Officer Dr.Jacob Thomas retired from the service today.— Swaminath S Pillai (@PillaiSwaminath)