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Saturday, 17 August 2019 | PNS

I-Day celebrated at THDCIL

Dehradun: THDC India Limited (THDCIL) celebrated 73rd Independence Day at Rishikesh, Projects and Unit Offices on Thursday with the CMD DV Singh hoisting the national flag at corporate office. In his address, Singh underlined the importance of Independence Day and contribution of THDCIL in national development specifically in power sector. Director (personnel) Vijay Goel, chief vigilance officer BP Gupta, executive directors RK Vishnoi, HL Bharaj, AGM NK Prasad, DGM AN Tripathy and others were also present on the occasion.

Gairola exhorts citizens to aid in national development

Dehradun: The Independence Day was celebrated at the Forest Research Institute with director general of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) SC Gairola hoisting the national flag. Speaking on the occasion, he exhorted the citizens to contribute in the nation’s development. Speaking on the role of science in national development, he stressed that officers, scientists and others in the forestry sector should strive to increase forest cover area and undertake high level research. Research works should be focused on the welfare of society and development of the nation, he added. The FRI director AS Rawat, senior officials, scientists and students were also among those present on the occasion.

ONGC celebrates I-Day with zeal

Dehradun: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) is investing around Rs 83,000 crore on 25 major projects. ONGC Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) Shashi Shanker said this while addressing employees on the 73rd Independence Day. The address was webcast from Headquarters Dehradun to 30,000+ employees across 38 work locations of ONGC. Shanker said that the company has registered an impressive performance in FY-19. He mentioned that ONGC has earned the highest ever revenue of Rs 1,09,655 crore. ONGC is also focused on people-connect and engagement with society and the company’s CSR programmes reflects it. In FY-19 ONGC has spent Rs 615 crore in CSR initiatives, he said.

I-Day held with fervour in Lalkuan

Lalkuan: The 73rd Independence Day was celebrated with enthusiasm in Lalkuan on Thursday. At the Century Pulp and Paper Mill in Lalkuan with the chief operating officer JP Narain hosting the tri-colour. He said the advancement of factories leads to development of the country, so the workers should do their work with honesty and dedication. Senior officers Vijay Dhiman, Satya Narayan Bahuguna, Anil Setia and others were present on the occasion. The occasion was also celebrated at the 34 battalion ITBP camp where commandant Mukesh Yadav hoisted the national flag. At the Nagar Panchayat the chairman Lal Chand hoisted the tri-colour in the presence of former cabinet minister HC Durgapal, past Nagar Panchayat chairman Rambabu Mishra and executive officer Raju Navyal. At the Nainital milk cooperative, the chairman Mukesh Bora hoisted the national flag.

Dhyani unfurls tricolour at SGRR varsity

Dehradun: The Vice Chancellor (VC) of the SGRR University Pitambar Prasad Dhyani hoisted the national flag in the University campus on Independence Day. In his address to the gathering, he said that the world is looking at India with curiosity. “They are appreciating our progress in economy, military power and intellect by accepting us as one of the top countries of the world,’’ he said.  The VC opined that corruption must be eradicated as it weakens the democracy.

Pine Hall students celebrate I-Day

Dehradun: Pine Hall School celebrated Independence Day with patriotic fervour on Thursday with principal Rama Anand unfurling the tri-colour. Addressing the students, she reminded them of the sacrifices made by freedom fighters and made the students pledge that they will serve the motherland with heart, body, mind and soul. The students and teachers took a pledge to nurture the values of cleanliness and neatness in the school as well in the city.

 I-Day marked with fervour in Pauri

Pauri: The 73rd Independence day was celebrated with patriotic fervour in Pauri on Thursday. In function at collectorate, cabinet minister Harak Singh with abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir the nation is now one in the real sense. He exhorted the people to work together for development of district and State.  Referring to announcements made by chief minister TS Rawat, he said that the State Government is celebrating 2019 as employment year and every vacant post in Government offices will be filled in a time bound manner.

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