The much anticipated inaugural of the Students’ Council was held today at BR Ambedkar Hall, marking the beginning of the Council’s duties and responsibilities towards students. For those who missed it, here is a brief account of the event.
Hostel secretary Pavan said that he would make sure that there is no scarcity of drinking water and emphasised the idea of ‘love all, serve all and lead all.’ While Wifi, LAN and Clubs secretary Harshith Anand promised to extend the library timings and make available all the textbooks in the library.
An age-old problem being faced by NITW students had been finally addressed when Mr. Govardhan, the registrar, announced that a ladies hostel with a capacity of 1.7k will be constructed.
Acting Director K.V. Jayakumar spoke about the Tractional Conference, which is one of the biggest alumni meet, and informed that it will be conducted from 10th to 12th of this month. He also mentioned that NITW received appreciation from the Union of Indian-European Heritage for the programs conducted by our college regarding internships.
Retired IPS officer Mr. S.K. Jay Chandra graced the event with his presence. His message, to all the students, was to be proud to be an Indian. He also emphasised on the importance of teacher-student relationships in the learning process. He said that an ideal teacher should be like Vishwamitra and an ideal student like Ram.
Mr. G.N.Rao, a retired IAS officer, addressed the gathering too. He suggested the Students’ Council to establish a study center for all the civil service aspirants, so that students could easily access all the important books and material that they require.
A motivating speech was delivered by S.V.S.Laxmi Narayana sir, in which he spoke about how intellectual people partaking in politics is necessary to develop our nation. He also emphasised on the importance of aesthetic sense and the role of innovation in creating jobs.
Prof. L.R.G. Reddy, the Dean of Student Welfare, said that our college students are going to visit 2 villages, and observe the difficulties and daily challenges faced by the villagers, and create solutions to improve their situation.
The next event was the felicitation of the chief guests followed by an oath taking by all the new Council members.
The program ended with a proposal by the Acting Director K.V. Jayakumar about installing a board at the front gate saying, “Welcome to a ragging-free campus.”