ICAR-NINFET Celebrated 152nd Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and FIT India Freedom Run 2.0

October 2, 2021, Kolkata 

The 152nd Birth Anniversary Celebration of Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi was celebrated in gaiety and fervor at ICAR-NINFET on 2nd October, 2021.The program was initiated with a tribute to the Mahatma followed by Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan by the employees within and outside the campus. 

On this occasion Dr. D.B. Shakyawar, Director highlighted the contribution of the great soul Mahatma on freedom movement, his pioneering contribution on trusteeship and contribution of ICAR-NINFET to the progress of the country following Gandhian philosophy. He emphasised on fitness of staff members through regular exercise to build a healthy and progressive nation. 

Guest of Honour, Sh. Achintyam Chatterjee, Former Professor, Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, Narendrapur, enlightened the audience through elaboration on Gandhji’s life, movement in Africa, freedom movement and contribution to the development of constitution of India as well as socio-economic reforms and relevance of his philosophy in modern life. 

Institute has also observed FIT India Freedom Run 2.0 to commemorate “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”. During the fitness drive from 13.08.2021 to 02.10.2021 different activities related to physical walk/ run along with yoga was organized by the staff with the motto of the “Fitness ka Dose Adha Ghanta Roz”. 

The programmes were organised in tandem by Dr Biplab Saha, Head QEI Division and Sh Navin Kumar Jha, Senior Administrative Officer and Sh P Sanyal, CTO of the institute.

 Swachh Bharat Abhiyan  
 Celebrating 152nd Gandhi Jayanti  
Staff Participating FIT India Freedom Run 2.0  
Staff Participating FIT India Freedom Run 2.0  
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