Central Horticultural Experiment Station (ICAR-IIHR), Bhubaneswar observed “Parthenium Awareness Week” from 16th-22nd August, 2022 following covid protocols. All the staffs including research scholars, outsourced personnel’s, field workers, etc assembled on 22nd August 2022 to participate in the Parthenium Awareness Week at the farm. Dr. G.C. Acharya, Head (I/c) spoke about the harmful impact of parthenium to environment, agriculture production and human health and need for complete eradication of parthenium. Officials of the station spoke about the importance of the programme. Even though the occurrence of parthenium was very less in the farm area, due to earlier efforts made during last 3-4 years, whatever found was eradicated manually and biomass was dumped in compost pit for making manure. The programme was co-ordinated by Sri M.K. Pattnaik, TA with help of all staff under the supervision of Head, CHES, ICAR-IIHR, Dr. G.C. Acharya.