NTPC to organise North-East Festival as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’

NTPC to organise the North- East Festival at NTPC Bongaigaon, Assam as part of celebrating iconic week of 'energy conservation'
NTPC to organise North-East Festival as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’

Mumbai: As part of celebrating an iconic week of 'Energy Conservation' under 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' led by the Ministry of Power from December 8 to 14, NTPC Limited to organise the North-East Festival at NTPC Bongaigaon, Assam. The celebration of the rich and indigenous north-eastern culture will be held on December 11th-12th at NTPC Bongaigaon Outdoor Stadium.

The event is going to showcase the rich cultural diversity of North-Eastern states through a string of events which includes dance forms of all the 'Seven Sisters'. Ethnic fashion shows, Kavi Sammelan in Bodo language and folk orchestra are some of the main attractions of the festival. The handicraft stalls and ethnic food festival will also present a plethora of choices serving north-eastern delicacies on both days.

In the run up to the festival, young engineering students from Assam during the ongoing energy conservation week celebrations performed the street plays which was conducted in association with the NSS wing of Central Wing of Technology (CIT), Kokrajhar. Students from various streams performed street plays in the busy market area of Salakati, Kokrajhar. The skit was primarily focused on various aspects of energy conservation including highlighting NTPC's role in the preservation and restoration of natural resources. The street drama performed in local language highlighted the main elements of energy conservation – Re-cycle, Re-use, Re-Invent.

NTPC Limited being a sustainable organisation has always been committed towards initiatives like water conservation, energy conservation, massive tree plantation, corporate social responsibility. Also, the company plans to have 60 GW renewable energy capacity by 2032.

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