Stepping up awareness programs to achieve 100% polling in the elections, the Principal, National College of Engineering, Dr. A.A. Mohamed Faizal joined hands with Tirunelveli District Election Officer (DEO) and launched the voters’ awareness program for the first year B.E students of NCE and the school students of Maruthakulam region.The Department of Science and Humanities of NCE hosted this program in an aim to refine the minds of the young students about the importance of voting and to spread awareness midst the public .The program started with Tamil Thai Valzthu. The Principal Dr. A.A. Mohamed Faizal delivered his welcome address and also honored the Dignitaries – Mr. Sivaguru Prabakaran, I.A.S. Sub Collector / Tirunelveli district, Mrs. A. Mayil and D. Anitha, Sub-Collector / Tirunelveli district, Dr. K. Ganapathi Subramanian, Teacher/ Shankar Polytechnic college, Thalayuthu, T.S.M.O. Hasan , a prolific novelist and the retired press person from Tirunelveli district, Mrs. S. Jayamary, the Principal of Teacher Training School, Palayapettai.Mr. Sivaguru Prabakaran , I.A.S demonstrated the procedure and the functioning of EVM and VVPAT devices. In his talk, he added that “It is an attempt to encourage the students and their parents to cast their votes without fail” .He also emphasized that vote is not for sale and encouraged the students from schools and NCE college who participated in the program to create awareness among the public.A thought provoking debate was well-organized by the department under the supremacy of Dr. K. Ganapathi Subramanian on the topic “How to get 100% voters, by straight rules or by the kind rede?” There were 2 teams of debaters, Team A led by T.S.M.O. Hasan and other speakers – S. Raja Mohamed and A. Hicourt Maharaja first year CSE students and Team B led by Mrs. S. Jayamary and other student speakers R. Selvi first year ECE department and M.I. Mohammed Musthaq ,first year CSE.The speakers of both teams were well prepared and undoubtedly convinced the audience of their beliefs and views. Dr. A. Muthu Krishnan, the librarian of District Library, Palayamkottai, delivered the vote of thanks and thanked the management and principal for organizing an social awareness program full of enthusiasm and patriotism. The awareness program was an enthralling experience for the speakers as well as the audience.