Vrinda Batra felicitated by SIMC
Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank felicitating Welham student Vrinda Batra, the youngest novelist of India. Audiences were also shown a short film made by SIMC students, titled Untouchable.books Updated: Nov 05, 2009 16:58 IST
|Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank felicitating Welham student Vrinda Batra|
Hindustan Times was the media partner for this event. The event was inaugurated by Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'. Addressing the gathering, the CM emphasised on the need to promote Uttarakhand globally as a tourist destination. he reiterated his government's commitment to the all round development of the state.
Stressing on the need for environmental conservation, all the speakers were presented with plants instead of bouquets. Audiences were also shown a short film made by SIMC students, titled Untouchable. The film was based on one of Ruskin Bond's stories.
The national programming head of a leading radio station, Tapas Sen shed light on brand building in the state. The event ended with the resolve to make it an annual event on the Dehradun calendar.