ICAR- Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode celebrated Hindi Fortnight during 14-28 September 2021. Dr. J. Rema, Director of the Institute inaugurated Hindi Fortnight on 14 September, 2021. In the inaugural function, the Official Language pledge was taken by the director and staff. During the occasion, Hindi Noting and Drafting, Essay Writing, Elocution, Dictation, Calligraphy, Poem writing, Story writing, Song, Video on describing Kitchen Garden etc. were conducted for the staff members, their children and Field Contract Staff.
The Valedictory Function of Hindi Fortnight was held on 28 September 2021. Dr. J. Rema, the Director Chaired the function. Dr. N. K. Leela, Principal Scientist and Hindi Officer welcomed everyone. Dr. J. Renuka, Deputy Director (Official Language), ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Kochi Chief Guest of the function participated virtually. She highlighted the importance of not only Hindi but also all Indian languages. Apart from this, the duty of Hindi Officers for the compliance of Official Language was emphasized. The director of the institute, Dr. J. Rema distributed cash prizes to the winners. Smt. N. Prasannakumari, Senior Technical Officer presented the report of Hindi Fortnight. Dr. K. Anees, Scientist delivered vote of thanks.