School Principals’ Conclave on Higher Education Scenario
By: INN/PIB, @infodeaofficial, Delhi
Easwari Engineering College organized School Principals’ Conclave at Hotel Residency Towers, as a part of fulfilling Institute Social Responsibility Initiative. The basic objective of the conclave was to highlight the opportunities available for the Engineering students in the present scenario. More than 60 School Principals of various schools in and around Chennai attended the Conclave. The Guest of Honour for this function was Mr.Jayaprakash Gandhi, Career Consultant and Analyst.
The Function began with welcome address by the Principal of the College Dr.K.Kathiravan. The Dr.T.S.Sridhar, Director General, SRM Group of Institutions, Ramapuram and Trichy Campusin his special address, requested the school principals to convey the message of choosing the right educational institution in pursuing engineering education.As everyone aware that today’s employment market is highly competitive in nature and unless one enhances their skills and knowledge, it is very difficult to compete. Even for becoming an entrepreneur a sound knowledge of the industry is very much essential and therefore students have to choose the right college for their career. He highlighted the facilities in Easwari Engineering College and advised the school principals to motivate the students to select the best college.
Further the Guest of honour in his special address narrated the scope and opportunities available to the student’s community in the areas of augmented reality, Information Technology. He has dwelt in length the opportunities available in our country and also abroad. He too suggested the school principals to advice the students of their institution to select the right course of engineering branch andalso the right collegeto reap the benefits of Engineering Education.
Mr Gandhi also complimented Easwari Engineering College for having provided the required facilities to the students by implementing Modern Methods of Teaching and Learning Process and also to have State of Art Technology in their institution.
The meeting was presided over by Dr.N.Sethuraman, the governing council member of Easwari Engineering College. In his presidential address the governing council member welcomed the Guest of Honour and School Principals’ for their august presence for this conclave. He highlighted the current scenario of Engineering education and the need for excellence by the student to overcome the competition. He narrated the facilities available in Easwari Engineering College and requested the Principals of the Schools to convey this information to their students who are going to pursue Engineering Education after 4 months.
Ms Bagyashree, IAS, an alumnus of IT department , EEC also shared her view on the importance of school education in getting into civil service examinations and thanked Dr.Kathiravan, Principal of EEC for his support during her higher education.
The meeting was attended Head of the Departments of all the branches of Easwari Engineering College and also Dignitaries from SRM Institute of Science and Technology and SRM Dental College
The function came to an end with Vote of Thanks by Dr. L. Antony Michael Raj, Vice-Principal (Administration) and recital of National Anthem.