To commemorate the 69th Independence Day, schools in various parts of the country, alongside Essar Foundation, organised not only the flag hoisting ceremony, but also cultural programmes and competitions.
The national flag was hoisted by the Chief Commercial Officer, EBTL - Hazira. The students presented various cultural programmes.
Essar Foundation took this opportunity to tell the local community that primary schools in surrounding villages will be upgraded and EBTL-Hazira will provide support to the schools as and when required.
Essar Foundation had organized drawing and debate competitions among 2000 children in the villages of Dabuna and Paradeep in the week leading up to Independence Day.
The winners were awarded prizes on Independence Day during Flag hoisting at their respective schools. In addition to this, games and school supplies were distributed to the different schools as well.
MahanEssar Foundation and Essar Power MP Ltd. organised a cultural event at Saraswati Sishu Mandir, Nagwa. Members of Saraswati Sishu Mandir Parishad, members of Lions Club-Singrauli, staff and students, all participated in the programme.
Not only did the schools here organise the flag hoisting ceremony, but the students also organised a cultural event that comprised singing, ‘rangoli’ making and display, and the screening of a short film.
Essar Foundation and Essar Steel organised debate, drawing and singing competitions in schools a week prior to Independence Day . Over 600 students participated, and the winners were felicitated after the flag hoisting ceremony.
The three students who had the highest performing scores in the 10th Board High school Certificate Examination from the Gram Panchayat were also honoured and awarded prizes on the occasion.
At Tori, close to the Essar Power Jharkhand site, Essar Foundation organised Independence Day celebrations for students, teachers and the village community. The flag hoisting was followed by a cultural programme where the students showcased their talent with songs and dance. The special attraction was the play performed by the students which paid tribute to Indian national heroes and freedom fighters.