IEEE Power and Energy Society Kerala Chapter and LMAG organised “A cup of tea with Dr. Sivaji Chakravorty’, the Director of National Institute of Technology, Kozhikode at Vakkom Moulavi Foundation Trust on November 30, 2019. The participants were leaders of PES Student branches across the State. Professor Sivaji shared his vivid experiences in the course of his engineering career inside and outside the country. He pointed out the importance of time management, punctuality and a sense of direction in life He asked the students to cultivate the habit of reading. He mentioned that both unemployment and under employment are global phenomenon and Kerala is not an exception. He told that curriculum developers should concentrate on providing basic foundation in an undergraduate programme and should ignore the complaints of some industries regarding the employability of students. .The industries must train the freshers after recruiting. He said that discipline is the most required character in an individual and advised the students to pursue post-graduation according to their interests and passion. Students freely interacted with the distinguished guest. It was truly an enjoyable evening. Prof. Sunitha presented a memento to Dr. Sivaji Chakravorty on behalf of the organizers.