Techno India Group, The 11.5 Feet High Idol Will Be On Display At The Main Campus
Techno India Group, the largest private education group in Eastern India, today unveiled a Maa Durga idol made out of recycled materials, created by students of Techno India Group Public schools, techno India colleges, and techno India University, West Bengal.
The idol has been installed at the Techno India Main Campus in Salt Lake, Kolkata. The event aims to spread awareness about celebrating festivals with minimum wastage and a more sustainable approach.
Fifteen students from the Group’s schools, colleges, and university, along with 2 Art teachers, volunteered to craft the innovatively grand idol of the Goddess using only recycled materials like Fevicol Drum, Colour Drum, Sanitizing Drum, Chemical Drum, Cosmetic Bottles, Cold Drinks Bottles, Plastic bowls, PVC Pipes, Flexible Pipes, Electric casing and various types of Nuts, Bolts, Screws, lGue, GI Wire and GI L Angle.
The entire process took them about a month to complete.
“We at Techno India always nurture the creative abilities of the students across our schools, colleges, and university. With UNESCO attributing Durga Pujo as the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity this year, the fervour has increased significantly. The excitement and frenzy are visible everywhere. To add further joy to our students’ festive spirit with a dash of creativity, we decided to come up with an idol of Maa Durga made from recycled materials. People can visit our campus to see this unique work of art,”said Prof Manoshi Roy Chowdhury, Co-Chairperson, of Techno India Group.
The program started with a welcome note by Prof Manoshi Roy Chowdhury, Co-Chairperson, Techno India Group. It was followed by the unveiling the idol of Goddess Durga by Smt Bratati Bandhopadhyay.
The crescendo of Dhaaks reverberated in the atmosphere to complement the invoking of the Goddess. There was a mini Dhunuchi Dance performance to celebrate the occasion.
There was a prize distribution ceremony for a painting competition for the students of Techno India Group on the theme of the vision of Durga through the student’s eyes.
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