The Inaugural Ceremony of the Students’ Council, Goa College of Engineering was held on Friday, 9th December 2022 in the auditorium of the mining department of GEC.
Shri Subhash Phal Dessai, Minister of Social Welfare, River Navigation, Archives and Archaeology, Government of Goa, was the Chief Guest and Dr. Vivek Kamat, Director of Technical Education, Government of Goa, was the Guest of Honour.
The Chief Guest and the Guest of Honour were escorted by the Principal, Dr.AdleteMascarenhas, the GS and the Chairman of the Students’ Council to the meeting room where they were served tea and snacks.
After a while, they were escorted to the Auditorium. The event began by a welcome song by a few members of the GEC Music Club. The guests were shown gratitude by the students by presenting them with flowers.
The ceremony was presided over by Dr. Rajesh B. Lohani, Principal, GEC, Dr. Milind Sakhardande, Cultural AdvisorStudents’ Council, GEC, and Dr.AdleteMascarenhas, Faculty Advisor Students’ Council, GEC.
The formal inauguration was done by lighting the lamp. Then, the Principal shared a few words with the students and enlightened them about academics and team-work. After that, the ex- GS, SatejKhandeparkar, briefed us about all the milestones which the council had achieved and wished us the best for the upcoming year. All the ex- students’ council members were awarded with a certificate and a flower for their hardwork.
This was followed by administering the Oath by Dr.AdleteMascarenhas. The newly elected General Secretary, SumitKomarpant, in his message encouraged the students and made them believe that this year will be eventful. He also stressed the students to adopt willingness to particiapte and to take special responsibility in every event in which they are participating. He also congratulated the members of Student’s Council.
After this, Shri Subhash Phal Dessaiin his inaugural address congratulated the students and said that the students should take up the responsibility of always achieving great heights. He also enlightened us about the upcoming innovative world and how he believed in us about delivering great ideas to the nation.
Later, the guests were presented with a memento as a token of appreciation.
The elected members of Students’ Council for the academic year 2022-23 are:
GENERAL SECRETARY- SumitKomarpant
CULTURAL SECRETARY- SarthakBandodkar
PUBLIC RELATION SECRETARY- Shazeab Sayed
ACADEMIC SECRETARY- Nehal Sinari
GYMKHANA SECRETARY- Akash Gauns