On the Occasion of the valedictory function of Rajbhasha Utsav, a Kavi Sammelan was held on 09/10/18 at Southern Railway Headquarters Office under the chairmanship of Shri R.K.Kulshrestha, General Manager, Southern Railway. Shri Birendra Kumar, Chief Security Commissioner, RPF, welcomed the gathering.
During this function a Kavi Sammelan was also organised and poets Smt. Manasi Kulshrestha, President, SRWOHQ, Shri J.P.Pandey, Sr Deputy General Manager, Southern Railway, Shri D.N. Singh, Dy General Manager/Official Language, Southern Railway, Shri Mithu Mithas, Shri Ramesh Gupta Nirad, Shri Iswar Karun, Shri Janardan Pandey Prachand, Shri Prahlad Srimali, and ShrI Akhilesh Chandra from Chennai and Bangaluru participated. President/SRWWO and Officers from Southern Railway, also rendered poems during the occasion.
After the Kavi Sammelan, Inter Departmental Rajbhasha Rolling Shields were awarded to the Departments of HQrs who have contributed to the implementation of Rajbhasha in their Official Work. The first prize was awarded to Operating Department, the second went to Personnel Department and the third was awarded to Stores Department. Various Competitions like Essay, Noting and Drafting, Quiz on Hindi Litterateur-Rahul Sanskruthyayan, Word Power, Memory Power etc. were conducted in view of the Hindi Fortnight Celebrations. On this occasion, Shri R.K.Kulshrestha, General Manager, Southern Railway gave away 126 prizes to the winners and also gave motivation prizes to those who participated in the competitions.