THURSDAY, 16 MAY – Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) Excellent Service Awards (APC) 2012 was held today where it recorded 1,656 UMS staff receiving awards based on five categories in recognition of their contribution throughout the year. Information and Media Section, Corporate Relations Division
The successful event was organised by the Registrar Department in accordance with the Public Service Development Circular (PKPA) Bil. 2 Year 2002.
At the function, 209 staff received the Excellent Service Award (APC); 1,298 the Meritorious Award (APT); 113 the Dedicated Service Appreciation Award; nine the Retiree Appreciation Certificate (Pensioners); and 26 Excellent Service Special Award. This award was segregated according to groupings consisting of the Top Management Group and Special Grade (Academic and Non-academic), Management and Professional (Academic and Non-academic) and Support Group I and II.
Recipients of awards received incentive and prizes according to the five award categories that have been set. For APC, they received RM1,000.00 and certificate whilst for the APT recipients they received a certificate. For the Dedicated Service Appreciation Award (Pensioners Award), recipients received a certificate and souvenir while the Excellent Service Special Award they received a certificate each.
The event which was held at the Central Lecture Hall among others aimed at appreciating the contribution and commitment of UMS staff who had showed excellent services for the year. The award was also to recognise UMS staff for their commitment in ensuring that every responsibility given to them were executed well and within the time frame. It will at once encourage other UMS staff to improve themselves.
The event was officiated by UMS Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohd. Harun Abdullah. Also present was UMS Registrar, Datuk Abdullah Hj. Mohd. Said; Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic and Internationalisation, Prof. Dr. Shariff A. K. Omang; Deputy Vice-Chancellor Student Affairs and Alumni, Assoc. Prof. Datuk Dr. Kasim Md. Mansur and Principal Officers of UMS. - FL
By: Salbinous Saribun
Photo: Musaab Umair