St Philomena’s College (Autonomous), Mysuru conducted an online program on November 26, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. in commemoration of “NCC Day” which is celebrated every year on the fourth Sunday in the month of November. More than 100 participants, including students and faculty joined for this virtual gathering in Google meet platform. It was also broadcast live in YouTube.
We were honored to have CPO L.K. Nath, Chief instructor as chief guest and Petty officer Vinod P Patgar, from 3 Kar Naval Unit, Mysuru. The other dignitaries present at the venue were Rev. Dr Bernard Prakash Barnis, Rector, Rev. Fr Maria Xavier, Vice Rector, Rev. Fr Praveen Kumar, Campus Administrator, Prof. Vidhyadhar Sanjay Nair, Vice Principal, Mr Eliezer Vishwas, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics.
The program was compered by Ms Anjali (Student), it started with a prayer song followed by a welcome address by Ms Nadiya Fathima (Student), Cadet R.V Gokul (Airwing NCC, student), introduced the chief guest. The Chief Guest addressed the gathering and explained the importance of joining NCC in order to serve the Nation. He also motivated students to avail the opportunities available with NCC, this was followed by a key note address by Prof. Vidhyadhar Sanjay Nair. Rev. Dr Bernard Prakash Barnis delivered the presidential address; Rev. Fr Maria Xavier also addressed the gathering. Ms Shereen Samuel proposed a vote of thanks, the program concluded with NCC song followed by group photo.