An alumni association is an association of graduates or, more broadly, of former students. They often organize social events, publish newsletters or magazines, and raise funds for the college. Many provide a variety of benefits and services that help alumni maintain connections to their educational institution and fellow graduates. They bring all students together on a single platform and develops synergistic plans to aid and improve Institutional endeavours. It also conducts regular meetings wherein the members freely and closely interact with each other on issues pertaining to development of the college and also their role and contribution. Their ideas and suggestions are duly recognized and implemented by the college administration. Such groups often support new alumni, and provide a forum to form new friendships and business relationships with people of similar background.