Valedictory function in the presence of VIPs, Press and Media.
A valedictory function of Swachhta Pakhwada 2018 was held in the IIHR Auditorium along with formal handing over function of IIHR developed Horticulture machinery to Government of Karnataka. Dr. M R Dinesh, Director, ICAR-IIHR presided over the function. Shri Maheshwar Rao, Secretary Horticulture, Government of Karnataka was Chief Guest, shri Prabash Chandra Ray, Commissioner, Water shed Development Department, GoK and Shri Y S Patil, Director Horticulture, GoK were Guest of Honour. Dr. Nandeesha P, Nodal Officer, SBIC gave details of the activities conducted during the fortnight period under Swachhta Pakhwada 2018. The prizes were distributed to the winners of School level competition and awards were also distributed to the staff of IIHR who contributed to the Swachh Bharath Abhiyan 2018. The staff of IIHR, FPO members from across the state of Karnataka, Officials from the Karnataka state Department of Horticulture, press and media persons attended the function.