Mangaluru, Oct 1: Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) organised Hindi Day Celebrations at MRPL Employees Recreation Centre in the evening on September 29.
Krishna Hegde, GGM – HR welcomed the dignitaries, Poets, TOLIC guests from other organisations and employees and their family members and appealed them to savour the glee of ‘Hasya Kavi Sammelan’.
BHV Prasad, executive director - Projects who chaired the event spoke on the occasion and said that language plays a role in country’s development and Hindi being Rajbhasha of our country plays its role as official language in Administration and also bridges the gap between North and South in communication. He appealed to all employees to make efforts to converse in Hindi and use as much Hindi as possible in our official communication.
Saumya Chandraker, GM – HR proposed the vote of thanks. A book containing 186 Bilingual forms concerning various departments was released during the programme. The prizes were distributed to the winners in different competitions. A documentary on ‘Journey of Hindi implementation in MRPL’ was presented. Dr B R Pal, chief manager – OL presented the overview of the programmes held during the fortnight.
The stage was taken over by the well-known poets namely Dinesh Bawra, Manoj Madrasi, Shabina Adeeb, Pratap Fauzdar and Rohit Sharma. The artists mesmerised the audience with their poetic skills and instant humour. The visiting team was also stunned with the response they received from the dynamic audience of MRPL.