ICAR-NRRI Celebrated 70th Anniversary of Constitution of India 

Today, National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack has celebrated the 70th Anniversary of Constitution of India at its premise. On the occasion more than 200 Scientists, Administrative officers, Technical officers, Research scholars and farmers and farm women have taken part in the celebration. During the event, Director NRRI, Dr. H Pathak has remembered the constitutional committee members for their contribution and read the Preamble of the constitution. He also requested all the participants to follow it in their life and promised to respect its elements in its office. Shri SK Das, Finance and Account officer, NRRI has briefed the audience about the salient features of Indian constitution and discussed how these elements of Indian constitutions are related to the life of each of us. He has also, discussed its drafting and aware the audience about the spirit behind Indian Constitution. During this event, an awareness programme about the Governments programmes and schemes for FPOs has been shared by Dr. LP Singh who is working with Government of Odisha. During his talk, Dr Singh has given importance on how entrepreneurship, technologies and startups are guiding the future path of agricultural sector in the country. Dr. Sutapa Sarkar and Mr. Jaiprakash Bisen, Scientists have successfully coordinated the entire event. At the end, Sh. BK Sahoo, Head of the Office has conveyed the vote of thank and briefed the house about various articles, schedules, and amendments in the Indian constitution and given importance on Fundamental duties of a citizen. The farmers, farmwomen and young entrepreneurs from five FPCs of Cuttack District have also taken part in the event and benefitted immensely from the programme.