On the 13th of August 2016, the installation of the newly elected council members’ for the academic year 2016- 17 was held in the college auditorium. The formal ceremony blended well with India’s 70th Independence Day celebration.

The newly elected council members led by the General Secretary -Sibyl Fernandes, closely followed by the Cultural Secretary – Heloise Pinto, Discipline Secretary – Leesha Rodrigues, Sports Secretary – Adisha Albuquerque, NCC Secretary- Corrine Fernandes, NSS Secretary – Romancia Ferandes, EPC Secretary- Elaine Da Cruz, Consumer Welfare Cell Secretary – Vienna Da Costa and Women Cell Representative- Elaine Furtado, followed by the Class Representatives and Assistant Class Representatives marched to the beats of Chariots Of Fire.

The Principal Dr. Sr Aradhana A.C. pinned the badges to the respective members, to formally induct them in the council. The council members were then administered the oath, thus pledging their sincere service to the college.

As a part of Independence Day celebration, a Power Point Presentation on “Outstanding Women Leaders of India” was prepared by TY BA students. The SY BA NCC cadets and FY BA NSS volunteers enthralled the audience with their patriotic songs. Dance performances by the FY BSc and SY BSc students were largely appreciated. The college anthem was sung and the council members marched out of the hall into their bright future of leadership at Carmel College.