The 150th Birth Anniversary of 'Father of Nation' Mahatma Gandhiwas celebrated at ICAR-Indian Institute of Water Management, Bhubaneswar on 2nd October 2019. In the preceding week of the main celebration day, different competitions like Elocution competition for the staffs of the institute, Quiz competition for the children from nearby schools and Painting competition for staff children was held. 'Swachchta hi Seva' program was organized during the preceding days between 11th September to 2nd October 2019. On 2nd October between 9.00 am to 11.00 am, 'Swachchata pledge' was taken and Plastic Shramdaan was conducted in the office campus. Between, 11 am to 1 pm, main celebration program was organized to celebrate the 150th Birth Anniversary of the 'Father of Nation' Mahatma Gandhi. Shree Trilochan Kanungo, a formerly Member of Parliament and Gandhian ideologist was Chief Guest on the occasion. He spoke about the life, principles and ideology of Mahatma Gandhijee. Dr. S. K. Ambast, Director of the institute presided over the program. During the course of the program, certificates and prizes were distributed to the winners of different competitions, and felicitation of the Chief Guest was done. The program was organized by Dr. S. Mohanty, Principal Scientist of the institute.