“The global outsourcing model of business has been the main stay for our economic development over the last few years and it would continue to be so. To make full use of this trend, we have to better our communication skills.

English language is the key to success and language skills have to go hand-in-hand with academic pursuit,” opined the Principal of Raghu Institute of Technology, Dakamarri, K. Satyanarayana, in his inaugural address at the launch of The Hindu Education Plus Club here on Monday.

This was the third Eplus club to be launched at the Raghu group of institutions. Earlier, in the month of September, two clubs were launched at Raghu Engineering College.

Extolling the initiative taken by The Hindu, he urged the students and the selected members of the Eplus club to grab the opportunity with both hands.

“Such opportunities come once in while, and you (students) have to come forward voluntarily to join the club,” he said.

The principal also focussed on the impact of wrong and right communication and how soft skills can make a difference in one’s life.

The Eplus club concept was started by the publication to help rural students better their communication skills in English language.

A club comprises 30-like-minded students who are good in academics but lack proper communication skills. The weekly club activity that spreads over one academic year, is designed by Hyderabad-based firm Skillspark and is intended to better the soft skills in an informal setup within the campus.

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