Hyderabad: A 100ft national flag was hoisted on the occasion of Platinum Jubilee year of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) at Indian Institute of Chemical Technology on Saturday, one of the premier research laboratory in the city. The flag stands tall at 100ft in the sprawling campus of CSIR-IICT. The tri-colour flag measures 30 X 20 ft, a release from IICT said.
Girish Sahni, Director General of CSIR and Secretary, DSIR hoisted the tri-colour in the presence of IICT Director S Chandrasekhar and staff as part of the platinum jubilee celebrations of CSIR. As a mark of respect, a Guard of Honour was offered to Sahni by security personnel, IICT school children along with police band.