Bhubaneswar, Sep 14: On the occasion of Hindi Diwas, Rajbhasha Ekak and “Abhivyakti”, the Hindi literary Society of Students Gymkhana, IIT Bhubaneswar organized a 14 days (1st Sept-14th Sept, 2019), “Hindi Pakhwada” in the Campus.
The motto of the programmes organized was to celebrate, the importance of Hindi language along with creating awareness about its usage in daily life. Dr. Raj Kumar Singh, PIC, Rajbhasa Ekak, IIT Bhubaneswar welcomed everyone to the program. Owing to the ongoing pandemic situation, all programmes were organized through the online mode.
Speaking on the occasion of closing ceremony of the program, Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar, said “Hindi is one language which can be spoken across the country and students should be taught the importance of our National language. We are happy to host the ‘Hindi Pakhwada’ on the Campus and the students, faculty and staff have actively participated in various competitions held through the online mode. At IIT Bhubaneswar, we give due importance in the implementation of the Rajbhasha Policies of the Govt. of India. I would also like to emphasize on the simplicity, mellowness and power of Hindi as a language and urge you all to make Hindi a part of your daily office routine.”
The popular programs organized for the institute students were Hindi creative writing “Kavita Lekhan, Lekh Lekhan, and Awaaz Dil Ki” based on different themes. For the employees of the institute Hindi extempore (Drishtikon), Hindi essay writing (Nibandh Lekhan) and Hindi workshop on “Quarterly progress report and usage of official Hindi” were organized. Various colleges and Institutes throughout India participated in the programme.
The Central Library and Hindi Cell of IIT Bhubaneswar jointly organized the “Hindi Book Exhibition” from 1st Sept, 2020 to 14th Sept, 2020 in the Central Library of IIT Bhubaneswar. The motto was to encourage visitors to learn about availability of collection of new books and also read Hindi books. Prof. R.V. Raja Kumar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar congratulated all the winners of the various competitions. The winners of the competition were awarded with cash prizes and certificate of participation.
Also present at the occasion were Prof. V.R. Pedireddi, Dean, Student Affairs, Col (Dr.) Subodh Kumar, Registrar, IIT Bhubaneswar. Lt. Cdr. Raj Kumar, Chief Security Officer, IIT Bhubaneswar also read out the message of Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Union Cabinet Minister of Education, Ministry of Education.