Report by OD bureau; Bhubaneswar: With a view to promote Hindi as Official Language Nalco Corporate observed Hindi Day on 14.09.2012 with much enthusiasm in the Board room of Corporate Office under the chairmanship of Sri Ansuman Das, CMD, NALCO.
S. S.Mohapatra, Director (Production), Shri N. R. Mohanty, Director (P&T), Shri K.S.Sridhar, Executive Director (Production) & Shri B.N. Swain, Executive Director (H&A) were notably present as guests of honour in this auspicious occasion. At the outset the dignitaries were welcomed with inflorescence. Shri Sudarsan Tarai, Asst. General Manager (Rajbhasha) delivered the welcome address & highlighted the overall activities of Hindi Week observed since 07.09.2012 to 14.09.2012.
Hariram Pansari read out the Hindi Message of Dinsha J.Patel, Hon’ble Minister of Mines,Govt. of India. On his address Ansuman Das, CMD highlighted the importance of Hindi as O.L. in official activities and urged all employees for the progressive use of Hindi. Thereafter under Late Shankar Dayal Singh Smruti Puraskar scheme launched for the first time in Corporate Office Shri Rajiv Talwar, Asst.General Manager (Electrical), C.P.P. and Shri Aswini Sutar, P.S., Corporate Office were awarded in Hindi speaking and non Hindi speaking categories respectively.
The participants and the winners of various compititions like Hindi Esseay, Hindi Speeche, Hindi Noting & Slogan held during the Hindi Week were awarded with citation & cash award by the renowned dignitaries of the dais. The closing ceremony was concluded with a vote of thanks to the chair.