Mangaluru : The 38th series of the two day Seminar and Project Exhibition programme by KSCST was inaugurated in the Sahyadri Campus, Adyar Mangal. It was indeed a conglomeration of enlightened minds. The programme was inaugurated with an invocation of the almighty followed by the lighting of the lamp. Dr. U.M.Bhushi, Principal, Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management welcomed the gathering and attributed the exhibition as a tribute to the late Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam.
The opening remarks were made by Dr. S. G. Sreekanteswara Swamy, Executive Secretary, KSCST ,who was grateful to the chairman for organising the exhibition in the Sahyadri campus. He said that for the past several years KSCST has been supporting the young budding engineers to enrich the collegiate education and improve the understanding of the engineering education.
Prof. Jayant, M. Modak, Deputy Director Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru delivered the inaugural address and laid emphasis on being an ‘innovator’. He urged the students to go in for entrepreneurship and to initiate start ups and thereby create employment. The Chief Guest of the day Dr. H. Maheshappa, Vice Chancellor VTU, congratulated KSCST for igniting the young minds and encouraged the students to take up projects which in turn serve mankind. He released the SPP engineering compendium along with a CD on this auspicious day.
The Guest of Honour, Shri. A.K.Monappa, IAS, Managing Director Karnataka State Biofuel Development Board and Hatti Gold Mines Company Limited released the SPP biofuel compendium and thereby addressed the gathering. The Chairman Mr. Manjunath Bhandary, Sahyadri College of Engineering & Management laid importance on the aspect of research, projects and social innovation labs.
Prof. M.S. Mohan Kumar, Secretary KSCST released the book ”Geographical Indications of Karnataka” on this occasion. S.N Sondur expressed the vote of thanks, which concluded the inaugural of the 38th series Seminar and Exhibition of student project programme.