ALFRESCO 2017- The tradition of celebrating teacher's day and fresher's welcome continued at Surendra Institute of Engineering and Management’ (SIEM), Siliguri, Both the celebrations were held on 5th September 2017. The budding engineers put up a cultural show for the teachers and expressed their sincere gratitude. Simultaneously the Fresher's Welcome was celebrated with high spirits in the second half. A special event was conducted on the special day. All toppers from all departments were awarded trophies and certificates. The parents of the institute toppers of the academic year 2017, viz, Rupak Chowdhury (Department of ECE) and Saptaparna Dutta Chowdhury (Department of CE) were felicitated by esteemed guests of honour- Shri. Ashok Narayan Bhattacharya, Mayor of Siliguri Municipal Corporation, and Shri. Jayanta Bhowmik, the pioneer cricket coach from Siliguri, (coach to the cricket icon Wriddhiman Saha). The dignitaries who graced the occasion with their presence were Shri Rambilas Agarwal, President, Bidya Bharati Foundation, Siliguri; Mrs. Kamlesh Agarwal, Pro VC, Delhi Public School, Siliguri; Mr. Sharad Agarwal, Chairman, SIEM; Mrs. Snigdha Agarwal, Director, SIEM; Mr. SP Das, Principal, DPS-Siliguri; Ms. Shailendar Kaur, Principal, DPS-Fulbari and Prof. (Dr.) A. Rameshkumar, Principal. As usual the Fashion show was the much awaited and chief attraction of ‘Alfresco 2017'.