Mr. Michael Carter, South Asia Trade Commissioner, Government of Australia visits GIST

Mr. Michael Carter, South Asia Trade Commissioner, Govt. of Australia, paid a visit to Geethanjali Institute of Science and Technology. “Indian Cultural heritage is timeless, glorious and highly venerable” said Michael Carter. Interacting with the college management and the students he said that engineering students have plenty of employment avenues in Australia.

He emphasized the need for engineering students to upgrade their skills and employability competencies keeping pace with the emerging needs at the global level. Highlighting the importance of imbibing communications skills and developing a good grip over English language he revealed that a batch of Australian students would visit the region in the month of September to create awareness among the students about the employments prospects in Australia.  He appreciated the efforts of the college management and administration for conducting such interactive session which would prove fruitful in the long run.  He assured the students of his full cooperation in the event of students coming forward to specify the help and support they needed with respect to high education and placement in Australia . He urged the young people to move forward in the direction of building bright professional careers across the globe.  Mr. Carter was given a rousing reception by the management amid chanting of Vedic hymns by priests with Poorna Kumbham. Speaking on the occasion Mr. Carter said that he always held the Indian culture in high esteem. He expresses joy over the warm and affectionate welcome extended to him during the visit. He said that he had developed a great liking for the local mango varnishes.

Mr Rama Krishna Dastrala, Business manager Trade commission, Govt. of Australia gave a brief outline of the academic ambience in various Australian universities exhorted the students to adapt to the culture and social environment  prevailing at the work places located in foreign lands to build successful professional careers.  Addressing the gathering on the occasion Prof. Dr. G. Subba Rao, Principal, said the Webinars and online FDPs are made available to the faculty and students at the institute by experts from IIT Mumbai, and IIT, Kharagpur, with a view to upgrade their skills and meet the current corporate needs and demands. He thankfully acknowledged the support and contribution extended by the management in this regard.

Mr. Carter responded to several queries of the students and clarified the doubts during the interaction. Sri. N. Sudhakar Reddy, Correspondent, Sri. Y. Vijaya Sankar Reddy, Treasurer, Sri. P. Srinivasulu Reddy, Joint Secretary, Sri. K. Gopal Reddy, A.O, & Sri. S.V. Subba Reddy, E.O, were present on the occasion.