KIIT skilled workers return from Kerala
Bhubaneswar: The 75-member team of skilled workers from the KIIT here returned from Kerala on Wednesday. The team was in Kerala since last one month to support flood-affected people of the State. They rendered services in different areas of Ernakulam, Alappuzha, Thrissur and Kottayam districts. They visited homes of the victims and helped them in repairing electricity and water connections and other household appliances. The people of Kerala appreciated their work and thanked them. Welcoming the team back, KIIT and KISS founder Dr Achyuta Samanta appreciated their enthusiasm for service to the people in distress.
Swachhata drive gains momentum at DAV, K Nagar
Bhubaneswar: The Swachhata Pakhwada programme gained momentum at the DAV Public School, Kainga Nagar with the presence of personalities from the Orissa Environmental Society (OES) on Wednesday. Dr Sundar Narayan Patra of OES said, “A clean and balanced environment is the first prerequisite to build a healthy society.” School Principal Bipin Kumar Sahoo, students and staffs took the pledge to create a healthy and friendly environment free from plastic. Dr Pradeep Kumar Rath of OES also spoke. The programme was presented and coordinated by senior teacher Minati Tripathy and Dr Prakash Chandra Panigrahi, respectively.
Blossoms School holds Swachhata exhibition day
Bhubaneswar: The Blossoms School observed Swachhata school exhibition day on Tuesday during the Swachhata Pakhwada (September 1-15) by showcasing artifacts made up of recycled domestic garbage to use it as dustbin. Students under the guidance of teacher Susmita Mitra prepared artistic dustbins using their innovative skills as a contribution to the Swachhata Pakhwada and to promote a clean and green India.
Ganesh Puja, Nuankhai celebrated at DAV CSpur
Bhubaneswar: Students of the DAV Public School, Chandrasekharpur here celebrated Ganesh Puja and Nuankhai with traditional fervour in the school premises on Wednesday in advance owing to holidays ahead.
COBB opens new store in city
Bhubaneswar: A new store of COBB was inaugurated by Padma Vibhushan Raghunath Mohapatra here on Wednesday in the presence of COBB Marketing (India) director general Mohsin Sheikh. The store is third in Odisha. The company announced its opening sale ‘buy 2 get 6’ offer. The COBB has planned to open another 50 new stores in the State in next one year with next in Jajpur, Angul, Talcher and Jharsuguda.