ICAR-CIRCOT celebrated 72nd independent day with joy and vigor. The Flag hoisting ceremony was attended by staff members along with their families. The function began with Flag hoisting by Dr P. G. Patil, Director, ICAR-CIRCOT. After the flag hoisting, National Anthem song is sung followed with cultural events performed by staff and children.
During his speech, the Director paid tribute to all the freedom fighters who had contributed a lot and fought for the Independence of India and elaborated the audience about agrarian development of the country in post-Independence era. He also mentioned the progress of ICAR-CIRCOT and different Government programs implemented in the Institute like Skill Development, Make in India, Swachchh Bharat abhiyan, Lab to Land, Green Building etc. along with role of the institute towards its stakeholders and recent development in it. Dr. M.S. Mane, Professor from College of Agricultural Engineering and Technology, Dr. B. S. Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli was present as special guest to grace the occasion. He interacted with the audience on importance of Karmyog-Bhaktiyog-Gyaanyog in individual’s life and through it how one can shoulder the responsibility towards nation building.
The Institute was adorned with the electrical lighting during 14th to 16th August’2018.