19th Foundation Day of NESAC was celebrated with a day-long programme on 05th September, 2019. The program was started with a welcome speech by Director, NESAC, followed by tree plantation program inside NESAC Campus. After tree plantation, staff of NESAC proceeded towards Umiam Market for inauguration of a Community Toilet newly constructed for the market area under CSR activity of Antrix Corporation. Shri George B. Lyngdoh, Hon’ble MLA, Umroi constituency, Meghalaya graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Tree plantation was also undertaken in and around market area. This was followed by remaining part of the program at NESAC Auditorium where a technical session was organised from 11:00 am till 01:00 pm. Shri Uddhab Bharali, a renowned innovator from Assam and Shri D. Majaw, Secretary, Ri Bhoi Farmers’ Union and graced the session as the Chief Guest and the guest of Honour respectively. The session was started with lighting of lamp and chanting of Sarswati Vandana followed by releasing of the September edition of NESAC Newsletter by Shri PLN Raju, Director NESAC. Later, Mr. Majaw presented a popular talk on his experience of integrated farming in the Ri Bhoi District of Meghalaya. Shri Uddhab Bharali, delivered the NESAC Foundation Day lecture, where he provided glimpses of some of his numerous innovations which has changed many lives in distress. The second session saw participation of NESAC Staff in various programs like Open Quiz followed by an array of cultural programs like Singing, Dancing, Recitation, Skit etc., organized by NESAC Recreation Committee. This was followed by a Prize Distribution Ceremony for various sporting and recreational events organized as part of the Foundation Day celebration. A numbers of Contractual Staff working at NESAC were also recognized in the form of different awards for their dedicated services.