83rd Institute Foundation Day Celebration
The ICAR- National Institute of Natural Fibre Engineering and Technology, Kolkata celebrated its 83rd Foundation Day today (3rd January 2021). In this auspicious occasion, Dr. S. N. Jha, ADG (PE), ICAR, New Delhi graced the programme as Chief Guest and delivered the 83rd Foundation day lecture. Dr. G. Kar, Director, CRIJAF, Barrackpore graced the programme as Guest of Honour. The programme was started with ICAR video song. In this foundation day, the HRD cell of ICAR-NINFET was inaugurated followed by lightening of Holi lamp by the Guest of Honour, Dr. G. Kar and Director, ICAR-NINFET, Dr. D. B. Shakyawar. The Programme was started with the welcome address by Dr. D. B. Shakyawar, Director of the Institute and told about importance of Natural fibre and the future road map of the institute.
Dr. N. C. Pan, Head C & BP Division expressed the importance of the day and hope the celebration will continue in future in the similar way. In this occasion, several awards were also given to the distinguished scientist, technical, administrative, supporting and contractual staffs. Two progressive farmers and two entrepreneurs were also felicitated for their important contribution in jute agriculture and technology implementation using ICAR-NINFET innovations.