The 72nd Independence Day celebrated at ICAR-NRRI, Cuttack
The 72nd Independence Day celebrated at ICAR-National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack. Dr. H Pathak, Director unfurled the National Flag and addressed the staff of NRRI and students of NRRI high school. In his address, Director recalled the sacrifice made by freedom fighters and particularly mentioned the significance of Cuttack in freedom movement, being the birthplace of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. He highlighted the achievements of NRRI in research front as well as contribution to national food basket as well as foreign earnings through high yielding rice varieties. He urged to all staff to work hard and sincerely so that we can sustain the hard-earned success in research and development endeavour through serving the farmers. The Independence Day was marked by patriotic songs in Hindi and Odia, performed by school children that enthralled the gathering.