Every year brings new expectations, joy, enthusiasm and energy. With the beginning of the new session, a number of new faces have joined the campus of Shri Ram Murti Smarak College of Engineering Technology & Research, Bareilly.
To familiarise the newcomers with the course and prepare them for life at SRMS CET, the college management conducted an Induction Program for 21 days. The program was organised in the premises of the college according to the guidelines provided by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow.
The Induction Program began on August 1, 2019. 57 students from the Computer Science & Engineering branch participated. There were a number of activities lined up for the three weeks including:
- Universal Human Values
- Creative Arts
- Physical Activities
- Literary Activities
- Proficiency Module
- Lecture by eminent people
- Visit to local areas
- Familiarisation of department/branch and innovation, etc.
The first day of the Induction Program began with an address by Dr. Prabhakar Gupta, Dean, Academics. He discussed the relevance of Engineering as a profession in today’s competitive and challenging environment. He motivated the students by providing the ‘mantra’ of success. He spoke on the 4 pillars of success – knowledge, practice, discipline and positive attitude. The next session was led by Mr. Ankit Khandelwal, Warden, Boys Hostel and Ms. Anubha Dhaka, Warden, Girls Hostel to familiarise the new students with the rules of the college hostels. This was followed by a talk by Mr. KK Agarwal, Chief Proctor. He emphasised the role and requirement of discipline to achieve success in life. He also listed the rules and regulations of the college. The day closed with a motivating session by Dr. Anuj Kumar, Head, TDP Cell, who encouraged the students to improve their quantitative aptitude, value-added courses and soft skills in order to increase placement opportunities.
The second day saw human values classes and other activities organized. The topic of human values was discussed in a number of sessions led by mentors such as Dr. Smita Saxena, Dr. Ritu Singh, Mrs. Ruchie Sah, Ms. Shikha Arya, Mr. Sachin Saxena, Mr. KK Agarwal, Mr. Ankit Khandelwal, Ms. Anubha Dhaka and Ms. Shubham Chaudhary.
Professor Milind Jha and Dr. Ritu Singh delivered motivational lectures. Mr. Shailesh Saxena, Head, Computer Science and Engineering, acquainted the students with discipline while Ms. Shikha Arya spoke about related lab work. Students of the first year lent a green touch to the day’s events by planting saplings.
Along with activities for students, creative arts sessions were also organized. They included Brain-Drain, puzzle-solving, enacting situations, etc. The sessions were led by Dr. Mohd. Shuaib, Dr. Manmohan Singh, Mrs. Arti Tiwari, Dr. Smita Saxena, Ms. Shreyi Mittal, Mr. Ankit Khandelwal and Dr. Ritu Singh. Physical activities like yoga and indoor and outdoor games were conducted by Mrs. Renu Bora. Debates, essay writing, and poster-making activities were organized and led by Mrs. Ruchie Sah.
Under proficiency module, the basics related to Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Professional Communication were conducted through Dr. Mohd. Shuaib, Dr. Ritu Singh, Dr. Manmohan Singh, Mrs. Arti Tiwari and Mrs. Ruchie Sah.
During the Induction Program, students also visited SRMS Hospital and orphanage as well as the Shopping Mall/Departmental Store in IMS, Bareilly.