Event jointly organized by Banchbo & London Sharad Utsav at ICCR on 22nd August, 2017 on the occasion of completion of 70 years of Independence & 150th Birth Anniversary of Sister Nivedita along with distribution of scholarships to the meritorious students of Sundarban & Jungle Mahal under "Barie Dao Tomar Haat" initiative.
Distinguished dignitaries who glorified our event by their gracious presence are
Shri. Sukhendu Sekhar Ray - Honorable MP, Rajyasabha
Shri. Sujay Kumar Chanda - Joint Commissioner of Police, Kolkata Police
Bangabhusan M A Wahab - Director, SHIS, Member, Sundarban Development Board
Dr. Debanjan Chakrabarti - Director, British Council, East & North East India
Prof. Smriti Mani - Principal, College of Nursing, Medical College, Kolkata
Dr. Sudipta Kumar Sen - Chairman, Banchbo
Shri. Suranjan Som - Secretary, London Sharad Utsav.
Our event was also enriched by excellent talk on "Relevance of Sister Nivedita's Ideology at present scenario" by Prabrajika Nirbhikprana of Ramkrishna Sarada Mission & by excellent Cultural programme by the kids of Sundarban, Kolkata & London, trainees from Kolkata & Jungle Mahal & guest performers from Kolkata Rajyasree Bandyopadhyay & Sujay Kumar Chanda & from London Tanusree Guha & Suranjan Som.
27 students from Sundarban & Jungle Mahal including one shabar student received scholarships & we also acknowledged Kedarpur Ramnanda High School as Best Performer School of Patharpratima.5 trainees received Certified Nursing Assistant Certificates & 3 trainees received Certified Bed Assistant Certificates in this programme.
We are really overwhelmed by the appreciation received from lots of people & cordial presence of lots of audience.
We are greatful to Ladies Forum of Bakultala Sarbojanin for giving lots of gift items for our Vikashita School children of Sundarban.