SRMIST’s VC conferred with Honorary Colonel Rank
Lt Gen A Arun brought out the difference between a nation and a country. “A country indicates the geographical boundaries and a nation is about people."
CHENNAI: The fame of SRMIST (SRM Institute of Science and Technology) reached the skies when its Vice Chancellor Professor Dr C Muthamizhchelvan was conferred with the rank of Honorary Colonel in recognition of his services to the National Cadet Corps during the Pipping Ceremony held on February 18, 2023.
The Dr T P Ganesan auditorium at SRMIST was filled with thunderous applauds as the chief guest Lt Gen A Arun YSM SM VSM, General Officer Commanding of Dakshin Bharat Area conferred the honours of presenting the rank and the badge to Professor Muthamizhchelvan in the presence of Commodore Atul Kumar Rastogi, Deputy Director General of NCC Directorate.
Lt Gen A Arun brought out the difference between a nation and a country. “A country indicates the geographical boundaries and a nation is about people. It is something that brings people together and unites them with a notion that they belong to a nation”, Lt Gen A Arun said.
SRMIST is an institution that has been playing a significant role in the process of nation-building. “The honour bestowed today is a recognition of the services towards empowering the nation”, he said. Commodore Atul Kumar Rastogi said that the work done by SRMIST in promoting the activities of NCC deserve many praises. The institution has a reason to be proud as many of its cadets have won best cadet awards at the All India level.
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