Around 6000 Students of SRM Institute of Science and Technology gathered at the Institute’s premises at Kaatangulathur on September 10, 2019 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 students repeated after him. The pledges were taken in the presence of SRMIST’s registrar, Dr N Sethuraman. Director 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 organised by SRMIST."
The Collector read the pledges which were repeated by students and faculty. 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.