With the spirit of freedom and love for the nation, SRMS Trust Institutions namely SRMS College of Engineering & Technology (CET), SRMS College of Engineering, Technology & Research (CETR), SRMS Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS), SRMS Institute of Paramedical Sciences (IPS), SRMS College of Nursing, Bareilly; SRMS Functional Imaging and Medical Centre (FIMC), Lucknow celebrated 77th Independence Day with great enthusiasm on August 15, 2023. The celebration not only showed unity and devotion, but also carried the spirit of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav under the initiatives of Meri Mati Mera Desh and Har Ghar Tiranga.
The event began with floral tribute to Late Shri Ram Murti ji and our beloved Bapu Mahatma Gandhi, followed by flag hoisting, performed in all the SRMS Trust Institutions by Shri Dev Murti, Chairman SRMS Trust in the presence of Aditya Murti, Trust Secretary; Er Subhash Mehra, Trust Advisor; Dr Prabhakar Gupta, Dean Academics; Dr LS Maurya, Principal CETR; Professor Rintu Chaturvedi, Principal SRMS College of Nursing; Air Marshal Dr MS Butola, Principal SRMS IMS; Dr Neelima Mehrotra, Dean UG & Head, Department of Ophthalmology; Dr Rohit Sharma, Dean PG; Lt. Col.AleyammaVG ,Chief Matron SRMS IMS; Dr Jaspreet Kaur, SRMS IPS Principal and several other dignitaries. At FIMC, Lucknow, the flag hoisting ceremony was performed by Ambica Murti, Director FIMC, in the presence of Dr Ashutosh Parashar from Department of Nuclear Medicine, and Radiologists—Dr Shivi Mohini and Dr Ashish Gupta.
The I-Day celebrations proceeded with a national anthem, signifying unity, togetherness and brotherhood. The highlight of the celebrations at all SRMS Trust Institutions was the student’s choir group, who enchanted the gathering with heartfelt and emotional patriotic songs in their melodious voices. Later, Shri Dev Murti delivered a motivating speech, emphasizing about the groundbreaking advancements in both educational and medical sector, especially the latest milestone achieved through robotic surgeries. He urged students to gain knowledge from books instead of relying heavily on the internet. The event concluded with vote of thanks and prasad distribution, and nurtured a sense of national pride and progress among everyone.