"Manpower without unity is not a strength unless
it is harmonized and united properly, then it becomes a spiritual power."- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB) program was announced by the Honorable Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi on 31st October, 2015 during the Rashtriya Ekta Divas to promote engagement amongst the people of states and union territories in the country in order to enhance mutual understanding and bonding between people of diverse cultures, thereby securing stronger unity and integrity of India. The program envisions to portray the unity amongst cultural diversity of the paired states and union territories, as per the guidelines of Ministry of Human Resources and Development. Indian institute of Technology Bhubaneswar geared up fully responding to the holistic endeavor of the Government to make it reality. Several faculty members in association with the vast number of students and staffs have designed a calendar events to make the cause so vibrant.
Our country has diverse cultures and rich cultural heritage in each of them. The cultural exchange programs will help us admire and appreciate our cultures mutually and thus, build a sense of togetherness and bonding. National integration, irrespective of the regions that we hail from, is of vital importance since the key to our progress is hidden in our unity amidst our diversity. The series of events that IIT Bhubaneswar has planned to conduct under EBSB program has the objective to strengthen our unity and help us all build a stronger and better India.