150th Birth Anniversary Celebration of “Father of Nation” Mahatma Gandhi
ICAR-National Institute of Natural Fibre Engineering and Technology, Kolkata celebrated 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi during the week preceding 2nd October, 2019. Essay writing competition, debate, painting competition, quiz competition etc. were the main attraction among many others.
Dr. Chandra Gopal Sharma, Ex DGM of Eastern Railways marked his presence as the Chief Guest. While delivering lecture he emphasizedon spirit of the event-Vision of Mahatma Gandhi to make a clean India emphasizing avoid of single use plastic. He expressed that, NINFET is a unique institution in the world working on Natural Fibre Engineering & Technology and it has the capacity to make a turning point towards development and popularize technologies, which can minimize of use of plastic in daily livelihood.
At the ending phase of the event, a quiz competition is organized followed by prize distribution to all the winners of different competition held round the week. The event is concluded by vote of thanks to the Chair.
Closing ceremony of Swachhta Hi Sewa Pakwada
ICAR-NINFET organized closing ceremony of Swachhta Hi Sewa Pakwada (11.9.2019 to 02.10.2019) started with ICAR theme song. Director of Institute welcomed audiences and discussed about Mahatma Gandhiji in detail. Staff members delivered speech on Mahatma Gandhiji’s short biography, patriotic works. A presentation on “Swachhta Hi Sewa at a glance” and 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Father of Nation where the activities during pakwada have been highlighted by Nodal Officer, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Chandra Gopal Sharma ,Ex Deputy General Maneger of Eastern Railway Kolkata grace the Chair as a Chief Guest. He highlighted the philosophy of Mahatma Gandhiji’s life and mentioned importance of cleanliness in our society especially to avoid “Single use plastic”. There was a Quiz competitions on Life of Mahatma Gandhi and Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan and participants were school students, teachers, guardians and staff members. The Chief Guest and Director of our institute distributed prizes to the winners of school students and NINFET staff members who participated in different competitions on swachhta awareness. The function ended successfully with vote of thanks to all audience.
International Yoga Day, 2019 Celebration
ICAR-NINFET, Kolkata celebrated “International Yoga day” on 21.06.2019. All the staff members participated in Yoga. Two trainers were invited and guided our staff members for practicing Yoga. All the participated staff members have learned in details about the various Asans, Mudra, pranyam and meditation to work in stress free way and got awareness in the benefit of Yoga.