Puttur: NCC Day Celebrations held at St Philomena College
Puttur: The NCC Senior Division and Senior Wing Army of St Philomena College Puttur organized National Cadet Corps (NCC) Day on February 25, 2020 in college quadrangle.
The President of Puttur Bar Association Mr Manohar K V participated as the chief guest. He said, ‘NCC inculcates the core values like discipline, unity, confidence and patriotism.’
Campus Director Rev. Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro participated as the guest of honouur. He said, ‘The NCC unit of our college has made tremendous achievement during this academic year. It is matter of great pride for all of us.’
Principal of St Philomena PU College Rev. Fr Vijay lobo complimented the NCC Officer and the two cadets of the college for participating in the Republic Day parade at New Delhi on January 26, 2020.’
Principal Prof. Leo Noronha delivered presidential address. He said, ‘Appreciation does not come so easily. Hard work and commitments are the means of any achievement. It is not the material that matters, but it is the disciplined men and women who wear uniform really matter.’
On this occasion, Associate NCC Officer, Lt. Johnson David Sequeira was felicitated for being the Contingent Officer of Karnataka and Goa Directorate to train the cadets in New Delhi. Senior Under Officer Chethan P of first year BCA was felicitated for participating in the Flag Area and Prime Minister’s Rally. Junior Under Officer Mahalasa Pai of first year BCom was felicitated for participating in cultural event which was presented on the occasion of VIP’s visit in New Delhi. Sgt Karthik K R of first year BCA was felicitated for participating in Pre Republic Day Camps held at Bangalore. The NCC cadets of the college, who have excelled in various camps and competitions, were also honoured.
SUO Rachana N R welcomed the gathering. The faculty Mr Thejaswi Bhat presented the achievements of the NCC Officer. Sgt Shridevi K proposed the vote of thanks. The faculty Mrs Nancy Lavina Pinto compered the programme.
Under the guidance of Mr Prashanth Rai, Convenor of Yakshakala Kendra and Performing Arts Association, the students presented a variety of cultural programmes.