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The Southern Regional Research Centre of ICAR-CSWRI, Mannavanur, in line with the instructions from Hon’ble DG, ICAR, celebrated “150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi ji” today (02.10.2019). Dr. V Venkata Subramanian,  Former ADG (2009-14) & presently Principal Scientist, ICAR-SBI, Coimbatore was the Chief Guest for the event held at SRRC farm premises. A total of 60 participants were present, including Scientists & staff of SRRC and children of Mannavanur Government Schools. Dr. S M K Thirumaran, Scientist, SRRC welcomed the guests. Dr. A S Rajendiran, Officer In-charge, SRRC, delivered his special address whilst other scientific staff  too delivered speech about the importance of the day, Gandhi ji & his principles.  Chief Guest Dr. V Venkata Subramanian,  in his presidential address, inculcated the ideologies & thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi ji on cleanliness, self-discipline and spirituality, to the school children and staff present. He also gave away prizes to the winners of various competitions held in prior, on various topics about  “Gandhiji’s relation to Agriculture and allied sectors”.