Katra: The Central Bureau of Communication (CBC), Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India on Wednesday organised diverse programs as part of the audience engagement and mobilisation activities for the ongoing 8-day long multimedia exhibition underway in Katra.
The multimedia exhibition on the theme of 9 Years of Seva,Sushashan aur Garib Kalyan is being organised by CBC’s Field Office, Udhampur at Government Higher Secondary School,Katra from October 16 to October 23.
Sh. Ghulam Abass, Joint Director,CBC,J&K and Ladakh region along with the Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Katra, Sh. Deepak Dubey presided over the proceedings.
Speaking on the occasion Sh. Abass informed about the mandate of CBC and also briefed about the activities being organised as part of the multimedia exhibition in Katra.
In his address, Sh. Dubey appreciated CBC for being a regular participant in the annual Navratra Festival and organizing the multimedia exhibition for Mass awareness of the public welfare schemes of the government .
Empanelled cultural troupes from Rajasthan and Kashmir enthralled the audience by their colorful performances presenting the famed Ghoomar and Band Pather respectively.
Students from different schools of the Katra sub division participated in singing, fancy dress open quiz and drawing competitions on the third day of the event. Sports competitions like Kabaddi and Tug of War were also organised during the day. Winners in each category of the competition were awarded at the conclusion of the event. The events were organised in coordination with Govt Higher Secondary School, Katra.
On the occasion Field Publicity Officer, CBC Udhampur Sh Khursheed Yousuf informed that under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB) initiative, cultural evening is being organised on a daily basis by CBC, wherein troupes from different states perform for the devotees and spread the message of communal Harmony and national integration.