ICAR-NINFET Celebrated Swachhta Pakhwada
ICAR-NINFET, Kolkata observed Swachhta Pakhwada during December 16-31, 2019. Institute organized different activities like displaying banner, taking Swachhta Pledge, cleanliness drive at institute campus, digitization of office records, tree plantation at institute campus, awareness campaigning at MGMG adopted village, celebration of Farmer’s Day at village, awareness campaigning regarding avoid of single use plastic & cleanliness drive at local market place, drawing competition among local school students, essay writing competition among staff members.
To celebrate Closing Ceremony of Swachhta Pakwada (16.12.2019 to 31.12.2019) ICAR-NINFET organized grand function started with ICAR theme song followed by Opening song by the staff members. Director of Institute welcomed dignitaries and audiences and stressed upon cleanliness drive to our institute and towards society. Nodal Officer, Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan delivered a presentation on “Swachhta Pakwada at a glance at NINFET (formerly NIRJAFT)” where the activities during pakwada have been highlighted. Sh. Ujjal Pal, Guest of Honour is a worldwider solo campaigner by bicycle to promote tree plantation for a better tomorrow. He had given a presentation through which he had given message for tree plantation to fulfill requirements of basic need that to eat food and fresh air to breadth. Apart from basic need trees can control our climate and maintain biodiversity. Dr. Anjana Guha Thakurta, Associate Professor of Netajinagar, Day College, Bengali Dept. Chief Guest mentioned importance of cleanliness in our society. She also addressed the audience regarding clean environment and the responsibility of the citizen to keep our globe clean and green and also highlighted regarding avoid of single use plastic. Audiences were Scientists, Teachers, students, guardians and all other staff members. Different students of different local schools participated in the drawing competition spontaneously and theme was “Swachhta Abhiyaan” The Chief Guest, Guest of Honour and Director of our institute distributed prizes to the winners of school students and staff members who participated in different competition on swachhta awareness. The function ended successfully with vote of thanks to all audience.