Think big, dream big and work hard: C. Shikha, Commissioner, Commercial Tax

Mysuru, March 13, 2023:  “The Graduates’ Day program is an important event in students’ lives. These are the moments where all your dreams are going to be realized. Start dreaming a good future and walk towards achieving your lives goals. Start thinking big, dream big and work hard to achieve it. Emerge successful,” opined Smt. C. Shikha, Commissioner, Commercial Tax Department, Govt. of Karnataka.

She participated in the 15th Graduates’ Day program held at the JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Ooty Road, Mysuru, held in the divine presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Mahaswamiji.

In her address, she advised the students to be always active and innovative. “Think about new innovations, stay away from negative thoughts. Let your thoughts always be positive. As students always think how and what you can contribute to our country, and places where you are staying. Be active and enthusiastic in whatever you do. Today technology has become essential. Students are spending a lot of time on it. However, misusing social media and internet has increased and in majority cases has turned into addiction. Work of the mind is mighty for human beings. Therefore, I advise the students to believe in yourself and improve your confidence and capabilities. Use social media and internet only as much as you want and be careful in using it,” she advised.

C.G. Betsurmath, Executive Secretary, JSS Mahavidyapeetha gave the pledge to the new graduates. A total number of 1054 students including both UG and PG courses received their graduation certificates. Sixty five meritorious students were honored on the occasion. They were given mementoes and certificates. Ten students earned various endowment prizes.

B.A.Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of the College welcomed the guests and the students. Earlier, the program commenced with an invocation by Kum. Sannidhi and Kum. Vasavi Bhat. Principal Prof. M.P. Vijayendra Kumar gave a vote of thanks. Dr. B. Prabhuswamy, College Examination Controlling Officer was present on the dais. Dr. N. Rajendra Prasad mastered the program.