The Recreation Cell of VVM’s Shree Damodar College of Commerce & Economics, Margao, organized the Farewell Function for the teachers retiring in the academic year 2018-19 – Ms. Lydia Menon, Associate Professor in Economics, Ms. Nirmala Gopinathan, Associate Professor in Commerce and Ms. Shilpa Mense, Associate Professor in Commerce. The function was held on 5thNovember, 2018 at 11.00 a.m.
The Principal, Dr. Prita Mallya, welcomed the gathering and thanked the retiring teachers for their dedicated service to the College and wished them the very best for the next stage in their life. Students of TY B.Com Mr. Darwin Fernandes, Ms. Kanifa Cotta and Ms. Fezira Rogtao shared their experience with their teachers and bid farewell to them with a heavy heart.
The First Vice – President of Vidya Vikas Mandal, Mr. Nitin Kunkolienker expressed his gratitude to the retiring teachers for their immense contribution to the institution. The President of Vidya Vikas Mandal, CA Mrs. Sheela Gaunekar appreciated the retiring teachers for all their efforts and contribution to the institution.
Dr. Lira Menezes Gama, Dr. Lina Sadekar and Mrs. Sharmila Kunde praised the retiring teachers for their sincere efforts and expressed that they will surely be missed in the staffroom.
The students of TY B.Com prepared a presentation compiling the photographs of the retiring teachers over the years. The teachers felt nostalgic watching the presentation. An ex-student Mr. Deepak Rao, a 2002 B.Com graduate, sent a video expressing his gratitude to the retiring teachers.
The President of Vidya Vikas Mandal, CA Mrs. Sheela Gaunekar, First Vice – President of Vidya Vikas Mandal, Mr. Nitin Kunkolienker, Chairman College Governing Council CA U. N. Bene, Principal, Dr. Prita D. Mallya and Vice Principal Dr. Rodney D’Silva presented a Citation and a Memento to the retiring teachers as a symbol of gratitude and appreciation. Later the retiring teachers addressed the gathering and expressed their gratitude towards the President and Management of Vidya Vikas Mandal, the Principal Dr. PritaMallya and all the teaching and non-teaching staff for their support and cooperation all through the years. They also appreciated the efforts of the staff and students for organizing the farewell function.
Vice Principal, Dr. Rodney D’Silva delivered the vote of thanks for the farewell function.