ICAR-Indian institute of Water Management, Bhubaneswar celebrated India's 76th Independence Day on 15th August 2022 in its premises. Director and staff of the institute joined the celebration. Director, Dr. Rabindra Kumar Panda hoisted the national flag which was followed by recital of national anthem. In his address to the staff of the institute, Director remembered the contribution of freedom fighters and visionary leaders in nation making and nation building process. He expressed satisfaction at ICAR-IIWM bagging several recognitions and complimented scientists and staff for their endeavour. In the beginning, Director and staff offered floral tributes to the father of the nation and remembered his contribution for independence of the country. Plantation was also done inside the Institute Guest House premises.