Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Shivaji Maharaj, the great ruler of Maratha, known as the creator of Maratha nation. On February 19th, his birthday is celebrated on the grand scale in Maharashtra. Shivaji was instrumental in uniting Maratha chiefs of Konkan, Maval and Desh regions. His civil administration and military were of great importance. Shivaji was very successful in carving out a kingdom through defeating the alien powers. To honor the Maharaj, this festival is celebrated on a large scale every year by the state government.
On Febreuary 19, 2019 Chatrapati shivaji Maharaj Jayanti was celebrated in the institute by the Institute Joint Council. All the staff members participated with enthusiasm in celebration of Shivaji Jayanti. On this occasion Dr C. D. Mayee, Former Chairman ASRB nad Dr P.G. Patil, Director ICAR-CIRCOT were present in the function. Staff members spoke about the great achievements and visionary leadership of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.