DCT’s SS Dempo College of Commerce and Economics, Cujira inaugurated its NSS unit for the academic year. Around 500 NSS volunteers from the BCom section registered for the same.
Chief guest for the function was IAS secretary (education) Government of Goa, Nila Mohanan who inaugurated the programme by planting a hibiscus sapling. The formal function began with an invocation song followed by the lighting of the traditional lamp. Principal of the college, Radhika Nayak in her welcome address pointed out that students should be more sensitive towards the needs of the underprivileged and strive to be good human beings and good citizens of our country.
Mohanan informed students that she too was an NSS volunteer and cherished those memories. She congratulated the NSS unit for the efforts undertaken in the previous year to create awareness regarding drug abuse, road safety, use of helmets and asked the students to make a commitment of not using tobacco products themselves and then to undertake measures to create awareness regarding the harmful effects of tobacco to others.