Facebook Twitter Linkedin Youtube Instagram
Home > Professional > Doing the right thing at the right moment

Doing the right thing at the right moment

One morning of September 2008, I reported to work as usual at the Thiruvananthapuram branch of TCS. After completing sweeping in the common area, I started cleaning the rooms of the hostel. In one of the rooms, I stumbled upon a neatly folded white envelope with something inside. Even though I was hesitant at first, I gathered courage and opened the envelope. To my surprise I found a bundle of 100 notes amounting to 10,000.

My palms began sweating as I held the notes. I do not know how long I stared at the notes. I was in two minds – Should I leave it where I found? Should I hand it over to the authorities? What, if I had misplaced my money?

I shuddered at the very thought.

Finally, I put the money back into the envelope and went straight to my Supervisor, Biju Aruldas, and reported the matter. I felt relieved! The supervisor duly handed over the money to the owner and informed the higher authorities of G4S.

I was awarded with a certificate of merit by the G4S zonal office and recognised by the hostel authorities. The lady who almost lost her money gave me 500 out of gratitude.

I feel proud when I look at the certificate, but frankly I had no expectations of any reward for my action. I did what I felt right at that moment.

 

Share this article


Leave a Reply

Related Articles
Auditing Odds in Hospitality
“Cleaning Impacts Business Performance”
Relooking the budget
Relooking Budgeting in Housekeeping
New room Feat
New room for housekeeping in the FM budget

Newsletter Image

Get all latest news articles straight to your inbox