Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology (MGIT), Hyderabad organised an awareness programme on ‘Anti-Ragging and Drug Abuse’. The awareness campaign was held in collaboration with the City Civil Court Legal Services Authority. Veerraju, Senior Civil Judge, Hyderabad District Legal Services Authority attended the event as the Chief Guest.
Addressing the students, he explained about the implications one has to face if caught in ragging related activities. He advised the students to focus only on those things which are acceptable to do in the college premises. Students should not spoil their glorious career by indulging in ragging and further added that the students must take up social activities which are beneficial for the society instead.
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He pointed that students must play a significant role in curbing ragging menace and drug abuse. He also informed the students that Legal Services Authority is helping the needy, especially women and poor in moving the courts for justice. He appreciated the efforts of MGIT for creating awareness on anti-ragging and concluded that the students must stand as a role model to the society through their attitude and achievements in the career.
On this occasion, students displayed posters on the campus that highlighted some slogans on anti-ragging and saying no to drugs.
MGIT ranks 32 among the top engineering colleges in South India. It was established in the year 1997. The college offers B.Tech & M.Tech courses in different streams. The total intake for B.Tech courses is 720 and 72 for postgraduate courses.
The college conducts ‘Nirvana’ a cultural and technical fest in the month of March ever year.