26 Mar, 2017 - 31 Aug, 2017
In the honour of Marathi language and the birth anniversary of Dnyanpeeth Award winner poet late Shri Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar alias Kusumagraj, MIT College of Railway Engineering & Research, Barshi celebrated “Marathi Bhasha Gaurav Din” on 27th February 2018. The Chief Guest for the function was Dr. Bharti Revedkar, Head, Department of Marathi, Shri Shivaji Arts, Science & Commerce College, Barshi. Dr. Atul Ayare, Principal, MITCORER; Mrs. Vrunda Joshi, Principal MITVGS and MIT Jr. College, Barshi and Prof. Vishal Nikam, Coordinator of Marathi Bhasha Gaurav Din were present on the dais. The auspicious lamp was lighted to mark the beginning of the program by Dr. Revedkar and Dr. Ayare, followed by the World Peace Prayer. After the welcome note by Dr. Ayare, the Chief Guest was felicitated and introduced by Prof. Ratnakar Sakhare. Dr. Revedkar briefed the students about Marathi literature, culture and the richness of Marathi language. On this occasion, the college had organized a Marathi handwriting competition in which the students of MITCORER and MIT Junior College, Barshi actively participated. Ms. Pratiksha Bhosale and Ms. Vaishanavi Pandharmise - students of MIT Jr. College -jointly received the first prize. Mr. Vishwas Patil - student of MITCORER - briefly talked about the biography of Kusumagraj. Marathi Gaurav Geet was sung by Mr. Sameer Beg. The program was compered by Ms. Kirti Choudhari and Mr. Vishwajeet More. Technical assistance was offered by Prof. Akhil Saya. Vote of thanks was presented by Prof. Vishal Nikam. All the faculty, non-teaching staff and students were involved and worked for the success of the program. It concluded with tree plantation at the auspicious hands of Dr. Revedkar.