JAMMU, Jan 22: Enthralling performances by the employees of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL), Northern Region Transmission System-II and their family members from different parts of Jammu and Kashmir, HP, Punjab and Haryana in colorful dresses marked the annual Intra-Regional Cultural Festival organized by Power Grid Corporation of India, Northern Region-II. The Cultural Festival and Traditional Handicrafts Exhibition were held at Guru Nanak Dev Bhawan, Ludhiana.
Ravi P Singh, Director Personnel, Power Grid was the chief guest on the occasion, who inaugurated the Cultural Meet and Handicrafts Exhibition in presence of large number of guests, Power Grid employees and their families.
The cultural programmes were showcased on hot burning issues like gender equality, environment, national integration, conservation of water, drug abuse, demonetization and dowry system.
All the items in the programme, successfully managed to depict their themes from Cheekhen by artists of Abdullapur Sub Station, Tian by young artists of Kishenpur Sub Station, Kichak Vadh by the team of Kurukshetra, Samay Chakr–Jaise ko Taisey by Kaithal Sub Station, Roshini by the artists of Kartarpur sub Station, Halat Aaj De by Nalagarh Sub Station, Punjab Bolda by Patiala sub Station, Chidiyan da Chamba by Panchkula Sub Station, Mitti De Rishiti by the artists of Moga Sub Station, Bhavish Ki Aur by Wagoora Sub Station, Himachal Jhankar by artists of Hamirpur and Ek Bharat–Shresht Bharat by the troupe of Regional Office Jammu.
Besides this, a traditional Handicrafts Exhibition comprising crafts, arts and fine arts were displayed which had been made by the employees of Power Grid and their families.
At the end of function, the winners as well as participants of cultural function were presented trophies and mementos and in Handicrafts Exhibition the participants whose items were selected as the first, second and third were also given away prizes by Ravi P Singh, Director Personnel, Power Grid and other dignitaries. Teams from Moga, Wagoora, Jammu and Kartarpur bagged first, second, third and consolation prize respectively.
Earlier, Anil Jain, Executive Director NRTS-II delivered the welcome address, whereas in the end, R Narayan, Chief Manager (HR), NRTS-II presented the vote of thanks.