CSIR-IIIM Jammu conducted Hindi Saptah Celebrations

JAMMU: CSIR- Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (CSIR-IIIM), Jammu conducted Hindi Saptah Programme during 18th to 22nd September which finally concluded here today.

On last day of the week long celebrations, grand valedictory function was organized here today in which Prof. Neelu Rohmetra, Director, Directorate of Distance and Online Education (DD & OE), University of Jammu was the Chief Guest.

While addressing the audience, participants and the winners of various events conducted during the Hindi Saptah, Prof. Neelu Rohmehtra appreciated the efforts of CSIR-IIIM, Jammu for the promotion of Hindi language besides doing cutting edge science.

She said the institute has Pan India representation of S&T staff thus it provides a platform for knowledge, culture, ethos and lingual harmonization and integration. Holding such types of programmes would indeed have the pan India impact too.

On the occasion, the Chief Guest also distributed the prizes to the winners of various competitions held during the past week.

Earlier, Dr. Zabeer Ahmed, Director, CSIR-IIIM, Jammu in his welcome address, highlighted the significance of Hindi Week and emphasized on the importance of preserving and propagating our cultural and linguistic heritage.

Expressing his enthusiasm, he described this festival as an opportunity to connect with the richness of Hindi literature, art and cultural heritage across the length and breadth of our country.

Sanjay Sharma, Hindi Officer of CSIR-IIIM, Jammu gave the details of various events conducted during the past week as part of Hindi Sapta Samaroh.

He said, on day one, in order to encourage the participants, an essay writing competition was organized.

Speech Competition was organized on day 2 in which the contestants were given the topic - "How important is Hindi Medium in the Educational Field of Science and Technology?" This competition also saw an avid participation of all the staff members of the institute, research scholars, and students as well as teachers of RRL High School.

He further informed that a Translation competition was also organized on 20th September which followed the annual Official Language Program in which the entries were invited from those members of the institute who performed their official work in Hindi for the financial year 2022-23.

A total of 10 employees were declared as the winners of the competition.

The detail of winners of various competition as, in essay writing Sumit Roy, Technical Assistant secured first position, Manish Kumar, Technical Officer secured second and Priya Kumari, Research Scholar secured third with Rakesh Chowdhary, Sr. Secretarial Assistant (S&P) and Nirmala Kumari, Teacher, RRL High School got the consolation prizes in this category.

In the Speech competition, Shafali Bhasin, Bhupesh Kr. Sharma and Priya Kumari were first, second and third winners respectively while two students of RRL High School - Vani Kapoor and Poorvi Kalsi secured consolation prizes.

The translation competition, Akhil Verma, JSA, Rakesh Chowdhary, SSA and Urvashi Dhiman, won first, second and third prize, while Lovely Sharma and Nirmala Kumari, teachers in RRL High School received consolation prizes.

The employees of CSIR-IIIM, Jammu were also judged for Annual Performance in Official Work in Hindi for the financial year 2022-23. Jyoti Prabha, Receptionist (F&A) secured first position, Jyoti Devi, Jr. Stenographer (S&P) secured the got second position, the third position jointly shared by Ramesh Mottan, Section Officer, Rakesh Chowdhary, SSA and Manish Kumar, Technical Officer while Buaditta, ASO, Yogesh Kumar, Technical Officer, Abhishek Gupta, Jr. Stenographer Nisha Vij, ASO and Vikas Patiaya, Section Officer received consolation prizes.

Prominent among others present on the occasion were Er. Abdul Rahim, Chief Scientist & Head RMBD&IST, Vikram Singh, Sr. Controller of Administration, Ajay Kumar, Controller of Finance and Accounts and Daleep Gehlot, Store and Purchase Officers.

Sanjay Sharma, conducted the proceedings while as Rajesh Gupta, Administrative Officer presented formal vote of thanks.

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