On 15th August 2018, the 72nd Independence Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and patriotism at all the campuses of Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI) located at Noida, Fursatganj, Chennai, Kolkata, Rohtak, Chhindwara, Guna, Jodhpur, Ankleshwar, Banur, Patna and Hyderabad.
Mr. Adarsh Kumar, Executive Director, FDDI unfurled the Tri-colour at FDDI, Noida campus in the presence of the staff & students of FDDI.
In his speech, Mr. Kumar conveyed his best wishes to the staff & students of the Institute on the occasion. He said that though we have achieved political freedom, but, we are yet to achieve economic and social freedom for which the need is to work together for the progress of the country. He also urged all to take a pledge to create a better future and become a role model for others.
At FDDI Rohtak campus, Mr. Vikas Singh, IRS, Executive Director, FDDI unfurled the Tri-colour. In his ‘Keynote Address’ he elaborated on the need to remember the noble cause for which sacrifices were made by patriots and focused on how to make the country stronger in every respect.
At FDDI Jodhpur campus, Independence Day celebration started with flag hoisting by Mr. Ashok Kumar Choudhary, Executive Director FDDI, Jodhpur.
In his speech, Mr. Choudhary said that we should never forget the great personalities, leaders and those who played a major role in bringing independence to India.
All the campuses of FDDI were swept by the mood of patriotism on this occasion.
The flag hoisting showed the importance of courage and selflessness in the nation and meaning of honesty, purity and posterity in nation.
An array of cultural programmes marked the 72nd Independence Day celebrations across all the campuses of FDDI. The students presented skit, dance sequence and patriotic song. There was also cleanliness drive and plantation of saplings in the campus premises.
A skit was performed by the students at FDDI Noida to spread the message of ‘Unity in Diversity’ which also highlight the country’s achievements since independence. On this occasion, the students also presented a dance sequence.
On the eve of 72nd Independence Day, the staff & students of FDDI, Noida participated in the cleanliness drive of the campus.
Faculty, staff and students of the respective campuses assembled and participated in making the programme inspiring and enlightening.
The students left no stone unturned to make the 72nd Independence Day celebrations a big affair. The presentation was truly enthralling as the students displayed their talents.