If India plays its cards right, by 2025, the country can become the top knowledge production centre of the world, said Dr TS Sridhar, IAS, additional chief secretary of Government of TN, Higher Education Department, Secretariat at Easwari Engineering College.
About 818 students received their degrees, out of which 581 were of graduation and 237 of post graduation. Seventeen students from UG and 10 PG students were ranked in Anna University. Jayachitra, Masters of Engineering (ME), Electronics and Electrical Engineering secured her Gold medal stood first while, Gayathri and Sarathy S bagged the second and third positions, respectively.
Delivering the 12th graduation ceremony address at Easwari Engineering College, TS Sridhar said, “Let the students mantra be, to have an open mind, strive hard, uphold the ethics of their profession and enjoy their work.”
The acquisition of knowledge has therefore been the thrust area throughout the world and sharing the experience of knowledge is a unique culture of our country. India is witnessing a silent revolution and rapidly becoming a global research design and development centres in the all fields, said Sridhar
The chief secretary also went on to say that as Indian industry is becoming globally competitive, it requires people with technical skill sets, to be globally benchmarked and sourced. This will result in the Indian and foreign industrial research and development centres vying with one another to seek the best brains, as young graduands, the students should grab the opportunities and participate in the unprecedented era of economic growth. Harjit Harman Jhanjhar
Dr TR Pachamuthu, Founder Chancellor, SRM Group of Institutions said, “Graduating students have several responsibilities to shoulder. They need to carry their institutions’ reputation forward, because the companies return to the colleges for placements based on the students who have already been working there. Graduation doesn’t mean receiving a degree. It comes with added responsibilities as well.”