Pranab Mukherjee Honors Indian Writers and Artists

Pranab Mukherjee with the Innovation Scholars, Writers and Artists who are part of In-Residence Programme, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on March 15, 2017
Pranab Mukherjee with the Innovation Scholars, Writers and Artists who are part of In-Residence Programme, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on March 15, 2017

Ten innovation scholars, two writers, and two artists who are part of the In-Residence Programme of Rashtrapati Bhavan called on President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, Wednesday at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the in-residence artists, writers, and innovation scholars were special to us because they have innovative, sensitive and imaginative minds which transcend the boundaries of time, place and surroundings.

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Mukherjee hoped that when the participants go back to their native places, they will develop a new dimension in the way they look at their own country India and the manner in which they can make their contribution towards its well-being and prosperity.

Secretary to the President, Ms. Omita Paul said that on assuming office, the President had a vision that innovation should become a movement in the country. She said that it was heartening to see that his vision was being realized.

The participants of the In-Residence Programme also expressed their views and said that they were determined to contribute to the welfare of the society in their own way.

Photo courtesy: Press Information Bureau

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