Central Goods Services Tax (CGST) and Central Excise department Mumbai zone is organizing the 29th West zonal Cultural Meet 2017-18 under the aegis of the Central Revenue Sports and Cultural Board, CRSCB. The event is organised by The Principal Chief Commissioner CGST & Central Excise and will be held from the 14th to 16th Feb 2018 at Swatantrya Veer Savarkar Rashtriya Smarak, Auditorium, Shivaji Park in Mumbai.
Officials and employees from CGST and Central Excise, Customs and Income Tax Departments are taking part in the 3 days event that will witness vocal and instrumental music, solo and group dances and drama in Hindi and regional langauges, Press relaease said. All the participants attending the said Zonal Cultural Meet have already excelled and qualified and won Medals at the Sub-Zonal Competitions held in their respective Sub-Zones.
The primary objective of CRSCB and this cultural meet is to encourage the employees of the Revenue Department to whole heartedly participate in the cultural activity and to foster and bond amongst themselves and to inculcate a spirit of mutual respect, friendly competition and brotherhood while participating and promoting fine arts in various disciplines of Music, Dance and Drama.
The participants have wide range of experience and practice in their fields of performance and a few of them are involved from time to time with commercial drama and stage performances. Distinguished personalities like Ms. Jayantimala D/o Sitara Devi, Shri Mangesh Desai, Sudesh Berry, Vinod Hasal, Aneesh Vidyashankar, Gangaur Sharma and Tirrtha Murbadkar will be present as Judges.
The Awards Ceremony will be held on 16th February, 2018 shall be graced by the Chief Guest Pranab Kumar Das, Special Secretary & Member, CBEC , P.C.Mody, Pr.Chief Commissoner Income Tax and Shri Rajeev Tandon, Chief Commissioner, CGST & CX, Mumbai, and other eminent guests from Bollywood, where the winners of various categories will be felicitated.
The Awards Ceremony will witness a flurry of activitiy, and appearance by glittering artists of Bollywood, eminent personalities from various arts, revenue officers and their families from Mumbai to boost the morale of the participants and to encourage more and more participation in the years to come.
Author: Sitaram Mewati