“True leaders don’t create followers, they create more leaders.” said Dr Mahesh Pai, Officiating Principal of Goa College of Home Science, Panaji in his address to the students at the Investiture Ceremony held at Don Bosco College, on 22nd July, 2017. He pointed out that being in the student council is an opportunity to acquire skills of communication, planning and organizing. He also said that they should work as a team and not allow selfish interests to blemish their integrity. Also present on the occasion were Manager Fr. Wilfred Fernandes and Officiating Principal Cedric Silveira. Fr Wilfred urged the student leaders to be kind, compassionate and forgiving to one another. He also said that they should always work hard, learn and keep the faith. Silveira reminded the students to work unitedly with conviction and dedication for the betterment of the college.

This was followed by pinning the badges on the student leaders after which they were led into an oath administered by the Principal. The newly inducted General Secretary, Joshua Lacerda enumerated the activities planned for the year ahead. Alisha Dias, Staff Secretary read out the duties of the council members. The college newsletter ‘News and Views’ was also released on the occasion.