Inauguration of ISTE (Indian society for Technical Education) Staff Chapter was held in National College of Engineering(NCE), Maruthakulam, Tirunelveli, on 14.07.2009 at 10.00 AM. The event was conducted in the seminar hall.

The function started with the Qiraath and Prof. S. Abdul Kadher, Secretary, ISTE Staff Chapter, welcomed the gathering.

The Inaugural speech was given by Dr. S. Basil Gnanappa, Vice president, ISTE, New Delhi and Prof. Dr. M. Mohamed Sitheeq, Principal, National College of Engineering, Maruthakulam, Tirunelveli, presided over the function.
On behalf of ISTE Staff Chapter, a seminar on ”CLASS ROOM INTERACTION” was conducted in the afternoon session of the event on 14.07.2009 at 02.00PM. Dr. A. Calisthus, Reader in English, St. Xaviers College, Palayamkottai, was the Chief Guest.
The event was attended by all the office bearers of the society and Heads of various departments of NCE. The event was a great success and it was attended by a large number of staff members from all departments.
Around 39 faculties of National College of Engineering are the new members of ISTE and they were also awarded with certificate of participation for the event .Thus, we have a total ISTE members about 125 at present in the NCE.

Mr. Javid, Lecturer, English, National College of Engineering delivered the vote of thanks.

Finally the function was concluded with the National Anthem.