A Guest Lecture on Assertive Communication Techniques was conducted by Medical Surgical Department on 24.07.2018. Dr.N.Elayaraja, MA, M.Phil., Ph.D., English, Asst.Prof, Bharatiyar College of Engineering & Technology, Karaikal was invited as speaker of the programme. Prof. Dr.K.Kamala, Ph.D., Principal, VMCON welcomed the speaker and introduced the topic. The staff and students have actively participated and gained in-depth knowledge regarding Assertive Communication Techniques. The programme came to an end with vote of thanks.