Hindi Fortnight Celebrations at NCESS
The National Centre for Earth Science Studies celebrated Hindi fortnight from 14th to 28th September 2015. The programme was inaugurated by Shri. A N Nanda, Chief post master general Kerala. He had stressed on the importance of using Hindi for official communication. As part of the celebrations, the Hindi workshops on Role and responsibilities of officers in implementation of official language policy of Govt of India was conducted by Dr. S Ramdulari, principal Government College, Karivattom and Shri D krishna Panikar, Rtd Deputy Director, Dept of official language, Government of India conducted workshop on usage of Hindi in routine works. The various competitions like just a minute talk, Hindi translation competition, handwriting competition, news reading and poetry recitation were judged by eminent dignitaries. For improving the language skill, Hindi hand books were also distributed to all employees.
At the valedictory function of the fortnight celebrations, Dr.V M Tiwari Director, NCESS while delivering keynote address said that as we use English to communicate globally we could use Hindi to communicate nationally and this can also be of help to exchange our scientific ideas among ourselves. Dr Anil Bharadwaj, Director, Space Physics Laboratory, VSSC in his valedictory addressed stated that Hindi bridges the gap between all Indians. Dr.Bharadwaj also gave away certificate and cash awards to the winners. Shri. P Sudeep, Chief Manager, NCESS shared his Hindi Language experience with the audience and also appreciated the employees for participating in various competitions with enthusiasm. The event concluded with a vote of thanks.