Surendra Rao, general secretary of the State unit of cultural organisation Samudaya underlined the need for proper utilisation of cultural instruments to fight against the problems affecting the lives of the common people. He was speaking as chief guest at the ninth annual conference of the BEML unit of Samudaya at B.M.Sri. Bhavan in Kolar Gold Fields recently. Achyut, vice-president of Samudaya, inaugurated the conference.