The sixty-eighth Republic Day of India was celebrated in the Oriental Group of Institutions with alacrity and kudos. The flag was unfurled by the Chief Guest Dr. Virendra Kumar, Director, Technical Education, Govt. of M.P.
Flag hoisting was followed by parade of NCC Students and a brief cultural program in the memory of martyrs and constitution framers. Students of Oriental Group paid their tribute by singing songs, memorable poems and emphasizing the importance of Constitution as the nurturer and custodian of the Nation.
The performance of the students wrapped the gathering in a patriotic aura. Dr. N.K. Agarwal, Director, Oriental College of Technology, Professor N.K. Mittal, Director (Planning and Development), Dr.Kavita Burse, Dean Academics OIST, Dr.P.K. Chopra, Director, Oriental College of Managmnet, Dr.. Jairam Patel, Director, Oriental College of Pharmacy along with teaching & non-teaching staff, were present on this solemn occasion
Shri Anil Khare, Chief Administrative Officer, Oriental Group of Institutes reiterated the unprecedented contribution of our leaders and freedom fighters in shaping India and appealed to the students, for constructive contribution in the progress of our Country, by excelling in the field of Engineering.