Bhubaneswar: 128th Dr. B R Ambedkar Jayanti has been celebrated at CISR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology, Bhubaneswar with 400 participants, among them, 100 students from different Schools of Bhubaneswar were attended the function. Dr. A. K. Sahu, Chairman of. Dr. B R Ambedkar Jayanti celebration committee has given welcome address. Prof. S. Basu, Director of CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar has given Inaugural address and Chief Guest of the function Prof. Sashmi Nayak, Ambedkar Chair Professor & Director, NISWASS, Bhubaneswar has addressed the gathering on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and also motivated the school children by presenting study materials to them, donated by staff of this Institute .
Chief Speaker, Dr. R. Rajendran, Professor of Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering & Ex-Head of Propulsion Division, NAL Bangalore has delivered the key note address on “Life history of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and need for development of weaker section” and distributed prizes for the topers of the RRL Project U.P. School and winners of different competitions.
At the end vote of thanks has been given by Dr. Santosh Kumar Behera, Senior Scientist, convener of Dr. B R Ambedkar Jayanti celebration committee & General Secretary of SC/ST Employees Welfare Organization.