The Department of Information & Publicity organizes public lectures in five cities across Goa to mark the 60th year of Goa`s Liberation in order to make youth of Goa aware and sensitize about the great history of Goa and its other aspects such as Heritage, Art, Culture, Diversity, Language, Industry, folklore, Music, freedom struggle and freedom fighters.
Governor of Himachal Pradesh Shri. Rajendra Arlekar will be the prominent speaker, who will deliver lecture on December 14, 2021 at Ravindra Bhavan Margao.
The first lecture will be held on December 13, 2021 at Rajiv Gandhi Kala Mandir, Ponda at 10 am wherein Prominent writer and Educationist Shri. Prakash Vazarikar will deliver the lecture focusing on Goa`s history and its cultural heritage, literature.
On December 14, 2021 Governor, Himachal Pradesh Shri. Rajendra Arlekar will deliver talk on Goa @ 60 at Ravindra Bhavan Margao at 10 am. Similarly, on December 14, 2021 public lecture has been arranged by the Department at Ravindra Bhavan, Sanquelim at 10 am. Renowned environmentalist Shri. Rajendra Kerkar will deliver lecture on Goan history, culture, folklore.
The Department has organize a lecture on December 15, 2021 by Educationist Shri. Datta B. Naik at EDC Hall, Panaji at 10 am. Similarly, educationist Shri. Bhushan Bhave will deliver lecture on topic Goa`s heritage, Art and culture and freedom struggle on December 15,2021 at Shree Hanuman Natyagriha, Mapusa at 10 am.
Besides the Department has conducted series of lectures through Directorate of Higher Education, Directorate of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Directorate of Art and Culture and Directorate of Technical Education at their respective Institutions.
The Department Information & Publicity (DIP) has been designated as a Nodal Department to conduct and coordinate various yearlong activities towards celebration of 60th year of Goa’s Liberation which will conclude on December 19, 2021.
To mark the yearlong celebration of Diamond Jubilee year of Goa’s Liberation, the Department has organised various taluka level programmes and activities which includes felicitation of freedom fighters, felicitation of youths for their remarkable achievements, commemoration of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Birth anniversary at Lohia Maidan Margao. Also conducted various music shows, drawing competitions on the theme of 60th year of Liberation. DIP has informed that the public lectures scheduled from December 13 to 15, 2021 at five cities are open for the general public and requested to attend in large numbers.