Orientation Programme for Newly Recruited Technician Started

Orientation Programme for Newly Recruited Technician Started 
Cuttack: A week-long orientation programme for newly recruited Field/Farm/Laboratory/Workshop Technician has commenced at ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack from 22 July 2019.
In his inaugural address, Dr. H Pathak Director of the institute outlines the importance of Orientation programme. He also explained what are the rights and responsibilities of employee. He has also emphasized the punctuality, discipline, hardworking and sincerity are the key to success of any job. In his special lecture on NRRI: Past, Present and Future delivered on this occasion, he highlighted the salient achievements of NRRI and informed the history behind the establishment of the National Rice Research Institute at Cuttack. Besides, he also stated the major contribution of NRRI in the Green Revolution in India and role of NRRI in the development of miracle rice variety IR 8.
Dr M J Baig, Principal Scientist & Chairman, T1 Results Committee presented how the institute maintained the transparency of the selection process. Dr. S Samantaray, Principal Scientist & Nodal Officer (HRD) welcomed all the newly recruited Technician and ways to bring them into the mainstream of rice research activities and make them comfortable to work before starting their specific job in the institute.
Heads of different Divisions, Head of Office and Finance & Account Officer addressed the gathering and briefed about the on-going activities of respective divisions/Units.
Dr. S D Mohapatra, Principal Scientist & Co-Nodal Officer, HRD informed details of the week-long orientation programme schedule to make the newly recruited Technician orientated towards on-going activities, interaction with Scientists and other staff, visit to division-wise, unit-wise different facilities, experimental fields, operations of high-end equipment like electron microscope, SNP, Gene Bank etc. The meeting was ended by vote of thanks by him.

Dr H Pathak, Director addressing the gathering Newly joined Technician with Director in Orientation Programme
Welcome of new staff by Director, ICAR-NRRI View of Participants in Technician Orientation Programme