The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal from August 22 to 24, 2016.
On August 22, 2016, the President will inaugurate a CII-IIEST Conference on the theme ‘Enabling Make in India through Industry Academia Innovation Platform’ in Kolkata. He will also attend a function ‘The Legacy to Humanity: Celebrating 150 years of Homeopathy’ organized by the Dr. Prasanta Banerji Homeopathic Research Foundation in Kolkata as Chief Guest on the same day.
On August 23, 2016, the President will launch Akashvani’s Moitree Service in Bangla for listeners in Bangladesh in Kolkata. He will also attend the 125th Anniversary Celebrations of Bangiya Sahitya Parisad, inaugurate a new building of Bharat Chamber of Commerce and address the first foundation day of Bandhan Bank in Kolkata on the same day.
On August 24, 2016, the President will inaugurate a Mega Food Park at Jangipur, Murshidabad. He will also grace the convocation of Management Development Institute-Murshidabad at Jangipur before returning to New Delhi.