A day of pride and happiness

A day of pride and happiness

A day of pride and happiness

It was a proud moment for the students of MS Ramaiah College of Arts, Science and Commerce at the graduation day celebration held recently for the undergraduate and post-graduate batch. With mixed feelings of joy and sadness, the students bid adieu to their student life and were motivated to face the brave new world.

The boys were dressed in formal blazers and the girls in pretty saris, and each of them had a look of confidence and pride on their faces. The college had taken up a green initiative this year and in keeping with the theme, every student was given a sapling and a green pledge that they would contribute towards protecting our environment.

As part of the formalities, the centum scorers and best outgoing students were awarded with certificates. Another highlight of the event was the release of the college magazine called Gangothri by the chief guest – Ravi Sridharan, head of education and leadership management at Azim Premji Foundation.

Addressing the students, Principal Dr A Nagarathna said, “We are giving a life to the students, who are the saplings and it is their responsibility to nurture themselves and give back to the society.” She also thanked all the teachers who helped shape up the lives and careers of the graduates.

Group photographs and family portraits were seen being clicked after the ceremony and the students’ nostalgia was visible to all. “It was my dream to come to Bangalore to study and I had a great experience in this college. The teachers are like family members and I made friends from many states. It’s because of my teachers that today, I am a centum scorer,” said a proud Atul Prakash Nirala, a graduate.

Ankita Anand, his batchmate, added that the college gave her ample opportunities to prove herself. “The college has given me a lot of exposure and boosted my self confidence. It has motivated me to work hard with dedication and sincerity in the future,” she shared.

Vinodh Subbaiah, who was also graduating, said, “I will miss my teachers who have always been at our side to help, guide and bless us with knowledge. I will miss my friends – the times we spent in classes and the canteen helping each other finish assignments. I cannot forget all these precious memories what we’ve lived here and if I get one wish in life, it would be to relive the same experience at this college once again.”