“The pessimist complains about the wind, the optimist expects it to change but the leader adjusts the sails. If your actions create a legacy that inspires others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, then you are an excellent leader”
The ceremony was to badge the leaders of this academic year who would be leading this year’s all the curricular and co-curricular activities and work with the team effort and bring out new and challenging events with all the success.
Investiture means a formal investing of a person with authority, power, right, office and dignity. It’s rightly said that ‘leaders are not born, they are made’. Year after year, it reminds us of the trust and confidence that we repose in our newly elected student council members. Donning the mantle of responsibility, they all pledge to dispense their duties to the best of their abilities and abide by rules and regulations of the Institute.
The function was compered by Dr. Kritika Sinha, one of the SWOs. It began with an Invocation song by Ms. Ansu, of II Year BA. Ms. Chaitanya Grace, SWO delivered the welcome address, followed by the introduction of the Chief Guest by Ms. Sitara, SWO. The Chief Guest, Dr.Cynthia Menezes, Professor of Business Administration, Bangalore University shaved her thoughts and experiences in life and admonished the students as to how one’s own life experience can help to shape the future and become a good leader. She encouraged all the students to always walk on the correct path, stick to it and be the change. Her inspiring examples from her own life experiences were the excellent means to make students understand the difference between a good and a bad leader.
The Principal congratulated the newly elected Office Bearers and wished them to solemnly take their duties and responsibilities with utmost dedication and diligence. He motivated the members of the Student council to keep up the good spirit despite of all the obstacles and challenges that life brings in front of them.
The badging ceremony of the newly elected candidates was carried out by Dr.Cynthia Menezes, chief guest and Dr. E. Jerome Xavier, Principal.
The Oath taking ceremony was lead by Ms. Shoba S, Student Welfare Officer. The office bearers pledged to work earnestly and uphold the honor and glory of the institution.
Then the elected President of Student Council, Mr. Anil Kumar student of V semester BBA shared his views with the audience with the Vote of Thanks by Ms Deepa S, SWO and the program had witnessed a smooth transition.