SRMIST Students taking Pledge – SWACHATTA Movement
Kancheepuram District Collector led SRM students on taking pledge
Around 6000 Students of SRM Institute of Science and Technology gathered at the Institute’s premises today at Kaatangulathur today, (10th September -Tuesday), to take pledges on Swachh Bharat and Jalshakti Abhiyan.The event was presided over by Kancheepuram District Collector, P. Ponniah, who read out the pledges and the stu dents repeated after him. The pledges were taken in the presence of SRMIST’s Registrar, Dr. N. Sethuraman. Dir ector of Students Affairs, Dr. T. Mythili welcomed the gathering.
Speaking at the event, the Collector said, “I thank everyone for the opportunity. Jalshakti Abhiyan is a mission to conserve water and Swachh Bharat is to promote sanitation. As a bid to promote these two initiatives this mega event has been organized by SRMIST.”The Collector read the pledges which were repeated by students and fac ulty. After this the Collector. P. Ponniah, planted a sapling on the occasion.
Students from various department from the Institution were part of the event. Unmindful of the scorching sun, the students made their presence felt by taking the pledges enthusiastically.DRDA Project Director T Sridhar a nd Tahsildar Shankar accompanied the Collector. Also present on the occasion were Director (Engineering & Tec hnology) SRM Dr. C.Muthamizhchelvan, Dean (Medical) SRM MCH&RC Dr. A. Sundaram, Dean of SRM Kat tankulathur Dental College Dr. N. Vivek and Director of SRMIST Hotel Management, Dr. D. Antony Ashok Kuma r, Director of Students Affairs, Dr. T. Mythili and Sports Director Dr. K. Vaithianathan