CHENNAI: Students should be employment generators rather than employment seekers, said H Devaraj, vice-chairman, University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
Devaraj, who was the chief guest at the 12th graduation day of KCG College of Technology, a unit of Hindustan Group of Institutions (HGI), recently, urged students to think differently and emphasised the need to bring innovation and improvement in science and engineering education. He said learning is a lifetime exercise.
Dr Elizabeth Verghese, chairperson, Hindustan Group of Institutions, presided over the function.
Dr Anand Jacob Verghese, director and CEO, HGI; Dr Annie Jacob, director, KCG College of Technology and Dr Aby Sam, director, HGI was also present.
Dr T Rengaraja, principal welcomed the gathering and highlighted the achievements of the college in various curricular, co-curricular streams. He said that the college had entered into partnerships through MoUs with various foreign and Indian organisations to facilitate academic research, training, technical collaboration and consultancy. A total of 441 graduands received their degrees out of which 25 students were university rank holders.