The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd celebrated its 59th Foundation Day on 02nd October, 2019. The event began with the garlanding of the statues of Mahatma Gandhi, Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj, & Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar. Subsequently, cultural programme was presented by In-house talent. Shri Mavjibhai B Sorathia, Independent Director, Ex. CMD and Directors of SCI also graced the occasion.SCI employees who had completed 25 years of service were felicitated on this occasion.
2nd October also marked the culmination of the Swachhata Pakwada at SCI. Activities were undertaken at SCI head office, regional offices, on board ships and Jawahar, a tribal village. Throughout the fortnight, various competitions like cleanest floor, poster making, slogan and ‘best out of waste’ were conducted. A film was prepared on the various activities undertaken by the employees of SCI and was on display during the foundation day function. Prizes of the Swacchata and Hindi Pakwada competitions were distributed at this function. In a bid to spread the message of “Swachhata hi Sewa”, a skit was also presented by cadets of the SCI Maritime Training Institute, which was highly appreciated.
Mrs. H K Joshi, Chairman & Managing Director, SCI emphasized on the past glory of the organisation which was due to erstwhile stalwarts and motivated employees to take up the challenges and work together as a team to take SCI to greater heights.