Independence Day Celebration at CIIL

Mysuru, August 16:- The Central Institute of Indian Languages (CIIL), celebrated the 71st Independence Day at its headquarters at Mysuru.

On the occasion, Prof D G Rao, Director, CIIL hoisted the national flag of India in the presence of the academic, administrative and support staff of the Institute and its schemes.

The Director also rendered the Independence Day speech during which he recalled with pride the sacrifices made by our great leaders during India’s struggle for freedom.

He reminded the gathering that our sovereignty should not confine to political recognition only; rather it should essentially incorporate social and technological dimensions.

Prof Rao praised the spirit of non-violence as advocated by Mahatma Gandhi and urged one and all for strengthening the new initiatives of the government such as Swatchh Bharat Abhiyan and Make in India.

He informed the gathering about the role of the CIIL in safeguarding and promoting the languages of India.

In this connection, he wished that the new recruits in the form of L-JROs and Professor cum DDs would take up the challenge and carry forward the great legacy of this premier Institute.

Prof Rao concluded his speech by wholeheartedly appreciating the initiatives of the government of India in upholding the socio-cultural and economic equality by enabling these languages on technological and pedagogical fronts.

After the Director’s speech, Dr C V Shivaramakrishna, Reader cum Research Officer of the Institute addressed the gathering. He illustrated the role of CIIL in ensuring egalitarianism in society.

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