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Swachh Bharat Programme on Gandhi Jayanti Day, 2nd October 2016

IIT Bhubaneswar observed Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on 2nd October 2016 at 10.00 AM at the Permanent Campus, Argul to commemorate the birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. Prof. R V Raja Kumar, Director offered floral tribute to Bapuji in the presence of other faculty, students and staff. The "Swacchta" pledge was administered by the Registrar, after which the Director addressed the gathering.

In his address, the Director said that Nonviolence and Truth, the basic doctrines of Gandhian philosophy are as relevant today as ever. The Mahatma, a great thinker, a philosopher and the father of our nation, continues to be the icon for Leadership, Simplicity and Satyagraha. He hoped that the world in general and our IITians in particular continue to take inspiration from this great personality of the Millennium. On this Gandhi Jayanti day, he urged that we renew our resolve to stand up for the values of Gandhian philosophy and work for the prosperity of our country. He took this opportunity to call upon every IITian to join the campaign called by our Hon'ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modiji by committing towards the "Swachchhata" of our mother land starting from our own Premises.

Thereafter, cleanliness drive was undertaken by the faculty, students and staff.

"Swachh Bharat Programme" on Gandhi Jayanti Day and Participation of Students