CSIR-Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology, Bhubaneswar celebrated Republic day 2020 with whole day activities. Prof S. Basu, Director of the institute, unfurled the National Flag and addressed the gathering. In his speech, he highlighted how our democratic values are helping the country in its progress. The children of staff and RRL project school performed dances on patriotic songs to entertain the gathering. These children received prizes for various competitions conducted on the eve of this occasion. The flag hoisting ceremony concluded with march past by security staff.
Later in the day, the staff club of the institute conducted Republic Day sports events. Staff and their family members participated with great enthusiasm and sporting attitude. At the end of the games, Prof. Basu handed over the prizes to the winners.