The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will visit West Bengal (Kolkata) from June 29 to 30, 2017.
On June 29, 2017, the President will attend the 125th Birth Anniversary of Prof. P.C. Mahalanobis. On the same day, he will also attend the inaugural session of Global Summit on “Academics & Economic Reforms –Role of Cost and Management Accountants” organized by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India at Science City, Kolkata and inaugurate Bose Institute’s Unified Campus at Salt Lake, Kolkata.
On June 30, 2017, the President will inaugurate an exhibition of paintings and sculptures and receive Coffee Table books on him showcasing many facets of the 13th Presidency through photographs and paintings. He will also inaugurate the celebrations to commemorate the Bicentenary of Bengal Newspaper organized by the Press Club, Kolkata before returning to Delhi.