A day of pride for the Techians
By Harshini.T (BE SW EEE 2016-2017)
At around 3’o clock in the afternoon, the classrooms were emptying, no one was found to be in the canteen too; everyone seemed to be in a hurry and all the paths seemed to lead to the F block. The excitement and swift movement was due to the TECH day event, which was about to start soon.
TECH DAY is a very special day for all Techians. It’s the day when parents realize that their kids have grown to become responsible men and women. It is a day of recognition for those who have worked hard and excelled through the years and for a few others it’s the day they get to have free snacks and ice cream.
Hosting the event, were the members of the students’ council, well dressed in formal attire. The event started with a warm welcome address by Ms.L.Swarna Lakshmi, Associate of Students Union. Subsequently, Mr.Nandhagopal, Chairperson, Students Union, gave a detailed report on the student activities of the year 2016-17.
Next, the dais was taken by our principal Dr.R.Rudramoorthy who elaborated on the Tech day. He talked about the Alumni congress and the various funds they’re donating for the welfare of the college and it’s students. He also spoke about our student’s active participation in NSS and NCC camps. And then, our Secretary (Men) of Students Union Mr.U.Sachin Ganesh, gave an introduction to the chief guest and made him feel at home.
For the next few minutes, the stage was taken by our chief guest, Shri.K.Ramasamy, Chairman of Roots group of companies. Born in an agricultural family, he took up automobile engineering as he was very passionate about cars. He congratulated the prize winners and started his speech saying that the only source of knowledge is experience. He explained few principles like Vidhya (fundamental knowledge and clarity), Shradha (concentration and faith) , and Upanishada (persistence), that should be followed by the students to have a prosperous life. He completed his speech quoting “chasing money is like chasing your own shadow, so work hard to compete, as the competition is very high now”.
Finally, the moment which everyone was waiting with a lot of expectation arrived – the prize distribution. Dr.K.Natrajan – (dean of student affairs) announced the awards and scholarships as our beloved principal with a decorous smile on his face, distributed the memento to the Students Union office bearers. Then, scholarships were presented by Shri.L.Gopalakrishnan (Managing trustee of PSG).
With immense pleasure, our principal came forward to present the most prestigious award of PSG tech- the KOORATHALWAR award. The award was banged by Miss.Kavitha of the Textile department .There was a huge round of applause as she received the award.
As the event came to an end, it was time to bid goodbye to everyone. With a cheerful smile on her face, Ms.K.Pavithra –Secretary( women), Students Union delivered the vote of thanks. With a heavy heart and a lot of memories, the students of the final year left the assembly hall.
Harshini.T (BE SW EEE 2016-2017) is chirpy, outgoing and is ready to meet new people and befriend them. She loves reading and listening to people and is always curious to learn and explore things.
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