Central Tuber Crops Research Institute

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Central Tuber Crops Research Institute

Central Tuber Crops Research Institute

Constitution Year is being celebrated from 26 November 2019 to 26 November 2020 in connection with 70th year of the Indian constitution. As part of these celebrations, an awareness program was organized at ICAR-CTCRI on January 10th 2020 at 10 am in the Millennium Hall. Main attraction of the program was an expert talk on “Constitution and Fundamental Duties”. Justice M. R. Hariharan Nair, Former Judge, High Court of Kerala was the chief guest for the program. Dr K. Sunilkumar, Principal Scientist and Chairman of the Constitution Committee welcomed the dignitaries and participants to the program and gave brief account of the importance of observance of constitution year. The program was chaired by Dr. V. Ravi, Director (A) ICAR-CTCRI. Dr V. Ravi, in his presidential address, stressed the need for awareness of citizens’ duties in addition to the Fundamental Rights. The expert talk was delivered by Justice M. R. Hariharan Nair regarding the fundamental duties of the citizens. According to him, citizen duties should be observed by each one in everyday life. He also informed that unlike citizen rights, the fundamental duties are not made as legal provisions and hence cannot be challenged in courts. There was also an interactive/discussion session followed by the talk. All the staff members of ICAR-CTCRI consisting of scientists, technical staff, administration and accounts, supporting, and project staff participated in the session. In his lecture, he has given thrust for the importance of the duties of government staff and all also about the importance and the need to respect the constitution and national symbols. It was emphasized by the speakers that many of the present-day problems could be solved provided, every individual citizen follows his fundamental duties. Waste disposal, environment conservation were some of the examples cited. The session was coordinated by Dr. Visalakshi Chandra, C., Dr. B.G. Sangeetha, and Dr.H. Kesavakumar, the members of the Constitution committee. The program came to an end with a vote of thanks by Dr. B.G. Sangeetha.

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  • Ph.D. - 2 Years

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  • Address: ICAR-CTCRI, Sreekariyam.P.O, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, 695017 India
  • Phone Tel: 0484-2463825 | 2466066 | 2461933
  • Fax: (+91)(471) 2590063
  • Email: ctcritvm@yahoo.com
  • Website: http://www.ctcri.org/

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