Official language fortnight was commenced on 14th September, 2017 on the occasion of Hindi Day in State Bank of India, Administrative office, Patiala. 14Th September 2017 was celebrated as Hindi Day. Different competitions like Hindi General Knowledge competition on 14th September, essay competition on 18th September, Hindi quiz competition on 25th September were organized during this fortnight. Employees participated with great enthusiasm.
Dr. Sukhwinder Kaur Bath, Head of the Hindi Department, Punjabi University, Amarjit Singh Waraich, Centre Head, All India Radio, Patiala and Shrish Mudgal, Regional Manager of Business Standard was invited as a judge for the Hindi quiz competition. An interesting competition was organized by Business Standard for staff. Prize distribution ceremony was organised on 25th September 2017. On the occasion of this ceremony, Winners of different competitions were awarded. Nishi Bhatnagar DGM (Business & Operation) chaired this function. She appealed to all staffs do your maximum work in Hindi and use simple Hindi in official work.She also congratulated all the prize winners and participants for their valuable contributions and efforts in making the fortnight a success.
On this occasion, Dr. Sukhwinder kaur Bath, Amarjit Singh Waraich and Shrish Mudgal also addressed to the staff. Sunil Kumar Gupta, Dy. Manager (Rajbhasha) coordinated all competitions and activities. He thanked to all officers and employees for graceful presence and their co-operation.