A two-week staff development programme at Aditya Institute of Technology and Management (AITAM), Tekkali, concluded on Sunday. Addressing the faculty members and delegates in the valedictory function, chief guest,

Prof. N.K. Kishore from IIT Kharagpur said the employability among engineering students is only 15 per cent and faculty members should strive hard to better the percentage. He emphasised on the role of teachers in creating awareness on effective fuel consumption and how to play a vital role in the economic development of the country.

Chairman of the college K. Someswara Rao stressed on more research on non-conventional energy area and highlighted how nuclear energy could prove beneficial for the country. Director of the college V. V. Nageswara Rao, and secretary L. L. Naidu were present.