Sea Explorers' Institute's
A brief glimpse of the Highlights of SEI's events.
An Eye and Health checkup camp on 26th August, 2023.
Sea Explorers' Institute in collaboration with Rotary Club of India has decided to take care of the guardians of the Kolkata Ghats - the unsung boatmen. An eye checkup camp is being organized on 26th August, 2023
5th June 2023 World Environment Day celebration
Sea Explorers' Institute celebrated the World Environment Day by carrying out a mangrove plantation drive along the Sundari Ghat. We know that mangroves are a remedy for threats arising from climate change. Stalwart researchers like Dr Pranabes Sanyal, Dr Punarbasu Chowdhury and Dr Sumit Mandal joined an open house discussion with renowned practitioners like Uma Shankar Mondal to understand whether Kolkata will benefit from the migrating mangroves. Dr Sudeshna Chatterjee said that the institute is open for scholars who wish to monitor these mangroves that were planted today and document its findings.
SEI spreads Marine Awareness for college girls of Kolkata.
College students from Deshbandhu College for Girls underwent a preliminary Marine Awareness course at SEI on 25th March, 2023. The students who are part of NSS got first hand exposure with kayaking, rowing and OBM handling. The faculty who attended, regarded the exposure as a rich learning for them.
Air Quality Monitoring Station at Outram Ghat Premises
SEI has collaborated with University of Calcutta to monitor the Air, Water and Soil quality along the Hooghly River. An air quality monitoring unit has been set up by University of Calcutta.
Exposers visit of NDRF officers
A batch of 27 NDRF officers visited SEI Diving Tank and River Front offices to understand Deep Sea Diving.
Book Release of ‘Ghater Kotha’ by Honorable Mayor of Kolkata, Janab Firhad Hakim at Sea Explorers’ Institute, Outram Ghat, Kolkata on 19th December, 2022 at 4.00 PM.
This is a ready reckoner on some of the prominent ghats of Kolkata. A brief description and story on 42 ghats of Kolkata along with their location is provided in this book that will be of special interest to those who love Kolkata or the Ganga.
Sea Explorers’ Institute launched a new project
Sea Explorers’ Institute launched a new project called "Ghat Committee for clean and safe ghats". Under this innovative approach suitable youth living along the ghats will be trained on surface water rescue by Sea Explorers' Institute to save people from drowning. The Kolkata Municipal Corporation along with Howrah Police have joined hands with SEI in this project. The present Mayor, Janab Firhad Hakim inaugurated the project on 19th December, 2022 and released a book called " Ghater Kotha. Kichhu Tothyo, Kchhu Golpo '' a ready reckoner on 42 ghats of Kolkata. On this occasion SEI organized a 4 days voyage programme.
SEI organized a 4 days voyage programme.
The programme Flag off by Vice Admiral Bimalendu Guha (Retd.).
A Recent Visit by Senior NDRF Dignitaries at SEI.
As two batches of NDRF and a team of Daman, Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli currently undergoing Training on 'Underwater Deep Diving Course on Life Saving & Salvage', a high level team from the Head Quarters, National Disaster Response Forces visited the Institute. the Team of Dignitaries were highly satisfied and complemented on the standard of training being imparted.
Press Conference on the Golden Jubilee of the Andaman Expedition of 1969
Sea Explorers Institute celebrated the Golden Jubilee of the Andaman Expedition of 1969 that was organized by the Explorers’ Club of India under the hegemony of ace swimmer Mr Mihir Sen, on 4th July, 2022 at the Press Club. Cdr George Albert Duke the captain of the expedition, Sri Ashok Dasgupta, one of the key organisers of the expeditions and Sri Manas Ghosh and Sri Chitta Biswas eminent journalists of their times addresses the press and shared their experiences of an era that was very different from present times. An august gathering cherished the event and unravelled a forgotten historical achievement of two Indians: Lt George Albert Duke and Pinaki Ranan Chatterjee.
Celebrating International yoga day 2022 on 21st June at Institute Campus
This has highlighted the urgent need to address the mental health dimension of the pandemic, in addition to the physical health aspects. People around the world embraced yoga to stay healthy and rejuvenated and to fight social isolation and depression during the pandemic. We have on behalf of the Institute has celebrated Internation Yoga Day at our Institute campus.