Festivals are fun and our country have wide varieties of celebrations on festival days. As part of employee engagement activities RailsFactory Chennai office celebrated Pongal this year also in a grand manner with traditional customs and all the festive joys. We all know that Pongal is one of the most popular harvest festivals of South India, mainly in the state Tamil Nadu. Pongal marks the auspicious beginning of Uttarayan – Sun’s journey northwards and start of “Thai” tamil month.Celebrations this year in our office included Kolam, pot decoration, theme decoration, tug of war (rope pulling) etc.
Peacock is never been so colourful & beautiful. Our office Ladies made it so cool for eyes with more colours.
Office entrance is beautifully decorated for the great day. Again its completely a team effort who had great joy in doing this.
Oh, yes….its an Ethnic Wear day yesterday in Office. Our employees looks smarter in dhotis & sarees too.
Employee Engagement – Fun Starts:
Human Resource and Admin team had made excellent arrangements for the day.
Ballon fighting along with a partner. Its not to safeguard only your ballon, but partner’s too. With “Dothi”, its so Fun & team enjoyed a lot.
Time to test the strength of Teeth. Some guys are so capable to chew and split 2 feet sugarcane in less than one minute.
Life is colourful, festival days are more colourful and so the colouring competition was organised on the day. Our client “Paul Holladay” who came to visit us also joined the competition along with the team. Artistic and creative capabilities of the team came out very nicely as colours on the pot in less than 10 minutes.
Tug of War (Rope Pulling):
Its all about physical strength for both the genders. Trust me the rope went in as 2 pieces pretty soon because of the strength of our team.Great Show….
The fun time ends with distribution of sweet pongal, vadai & banana.
What our Employees Says….:
Padmashree (Senior Technical Lead) : “…..HR made great arrangements on the day….It was exhilarating as we could see a different side of all the employees and also a way to mingle with people we do not meet daily…..”
Bharani (Ruby on Rails Expert): “…All Sedinites gathered together for Pongal Celebrations yesterday and it all started with a BANG !! Games !!….Its been an excellent afternoon….felt like Home celebration….”