In an institute where most students enter as adolescents and leave as adults, a place, pervaded with youth, the need for a counselor has only been on the increase. Adorned with complexities and shades of emotions, where one experiences so many firsts, this phase in a person’s life requires counsel and support. Dr. Kalyani Mishra, an experienced psychologist has joined NITR as a student counselor. She has been working in this field for more than 35 years and has served as a professor in numerous colleges throughout her career, thus having firsthand experience with young men and women. A warm and friendly woman by nature,she is someone one could definitely trust and confide in.