KIIT NSS Bureau Celebrates National Unity Day

KIIT NSS Bureau celebrated National Unity Day on 31st October 2023 to commemorate the birth anniversary of the ‘Iron Man of India’, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The event was graced by Mr. Jitendra Narayan Dash, Sahitya Akademi Award winner; Prof. Jayanta Kumar Parida, Director of KSFH; Prof. Surekha Sundari Swain, Director of Research & Extension, KIIT-DU; and Prof. Kajal Parashar, Program Coordinator, KIIT NSS Bureau.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Jitendra Narayan Dash, an award-winning writer and social activist, explained the importance of National Unity Day and the contributions of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. He expressed his happiness at seeing a large number of volunteers choosing to serve NSS and spread awareness and happiness in society. “Community service is the best platform for personality development,” said Mr. Dash, who is popularly known as Dash Benhur.

The Rashtriya Ekta Diwas Pledge was taken by all the participants to dedicate themselves to preserving the unity, integrity, and security of the nation. The welcome address was delivered by Dr. Kajal Parashar, and the vote of thanks was given by Prof. Smruti Ranjan Das, PO, KSFH.