New Delhi: NHPC Limited organised a special programme to commemorate the 130th birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Babasaheb Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar at its Corporate Office, Faridabad on April 15. On the occasion, former Minister and Ex-MP (Rajya Sabha) Sunil Shastri was the chief guest.
The programme began with paying of floral tributes to the statue of Dr Ambedkar by Shastri along with NHPC Limited’s Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) AK Singh, Director (Personnel) NK Jain, Director (Technical) YK Chaubey and Director (Projects) Biswajit Basu. Speaking on the occasion, Shastri shared his thoughts on the life of Dr BR Ambedkar and asked everyone to take inspiration from Dr Ambedkar by adopting any of his principles in contributing towards nation-building.
Singh expressed his gratitude to Shastri for sharing his thoughts on the life and the contribution of Dr Ambedkar. Singh further said that everyone must incorporate the teachings of Dr. Ambedkar in their daily lives. The celebrations were held following the norms of social distancing in view of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The programme was viewed live across all NHPC Regional Offices, Power Stations and Projects through web-casting.
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