MOU between SNTCSSC & Presidency Alumni Association(PAA) : 10th August 2021, Tuesday
The Satyendranath Tagore Civil Services Study Centre (SNTCSSC), a unit of Centre for Excellence in Public Management, Government of West Bengal and the Presidency Alumni Association (PAA) has inked a MOU today (10th August 2021, Tuesday) at 12 noon to collaborate in the effort to help UPSC Civil Services aspirants from West Bengal crack the exams. The MoU was inked at the Presidency Alumni Office in the campus of Presidency University. Shri Surajit Kar Purkayastha, IPS [Retd.], Chairman and Shri Rajanvir Singh Kapur, IAS, Course Director were present from the SNTCSSC. Shri Sutirtha Bhattacharya, IAS [Retd.], President; Dr.BivasChaudhury, Vice-President; Shri Kaushik Saha, IAS, Secretary; Smt. Kathakali Jana, Treasurer; and Shri Sandip Kar, Joint Secretary were present on behalf of the Presidency Alumni Association.
The dignitaries welcomed this association as a great boost in this effort inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister, as the illustrious alumni of the PAA would be supporting the aspirants from India and abroad, without any financial consideration. Chairman, SNTCSSC stressed that the motivation and self-confidence of the students of West Bengal were crucial first step to achieve this goal supplemented by quality coaching infrastructure that the SNTCSSC intended to provide. In this regard, the President, PAA shared that the noted Nobel Laureate Shri Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, also an alumnus of the PAA has expressed desire to motivate/ address the students of SNTCSSC during the inaugural session of the next course.