The Annual General Body Meeting of Parent Teacher Association of St Philomena College Puttur was held on September 1, 2016 in the college auditorium.
The Principal of Lourdes Central School Mangalore Rev. Fr Robert D’Souza delivered the key note address on the topic ‘Role of parents in the present education system’. He said, ‘Parents have a great deal of responsibility. They are their children’s first teacher. It is from parents, children can learn their culture, social skills, and get exposed to many experiences.’
The Campus Director Rev. Dr Antony Praksah Monteiro highlighted the role of parents in making their children better citizens. The Correspondent Very Rev. Fr Alfred J Pinto delivered his presidential address.
On this occasion, the HoD of Sanskrit department Prof. D Ishwara Shastry was felicitated on his superannuation. The annual souvenir of the college ‘Philoprabha 2015-16’ was released by the chief guest.
The PTA President Mr. Ganesh Rao welcomed the gathering. The Principal Prof. Leo Noronha delivered his introductory speech. The Secretary Dr. Vijaya Kumar M presented the annual report. The treasurer Mr. Edwin D’Souza presented the statement of income and expenditure. Prof. Maxim Carl conducted the election for various posts of new office bearers.
The HoD of Mathematics Prof. Udaya K gave the details of parent-teacher-student interaction session. The joint secretary of PTA Mr. Vinaychandra proposed the vote of thanks. The faculty member Mr. Prashanth Rai compered the programme.