Mangaluru: Manel Srinivas Nayak Memorial Besant Institute of Postgraduate Studies held a press meet at the college campus here, on October 17.
Addressing the mediapersons, Director of the institution, Dr Narayan Kayarakatte said that October 20 will be a milestone in the history of the growth of Besant Institutions in general and MSNM Besant in particular, since the much awaited inauguration of the new infrastructural facilities will take place on that day by Dr Y V Reddy, former Governor of Reserve Bank of India and Chairman of 14th Finance Commission.
He further said, “Manel Srinivas Nayak Memorial Besant Institute of Postgraduate Studies, popularly known as MSNM Besant Institute was established in 1999 by Women’s National Education Society, Mangaluru, the sponsors of the renowned Besant Educational Institutions. The MSNM Besant Institute was set up on a separate campus in the outskirts of Mangalore in Bondel, as a tribute to the memory of the most dynamic president in the history of WNES, late Manel Srinivas Nayak. The institute is regarded as a pioneer in management education in Mangalore and has the distinction of being the first MBA Institute to be affiliated to Mangalore University. The institute is approved by AICTE, Government of India and accredited by NAAC.
In a saga of rapid growth spanning 16 years, the institution has been marching towards excellence. The institute endeavors to maintain a high standard in its academic delivery, fostering managerial skills and development of right attitude to life and business among the students. This has resulted in 100% result with record number of distinctions and ranks in the past five years coupled with large number of successful placements in leading companies.
The institute is now developing as a leading center for professional management education, research and consultancy services in this part of the country. The institute has a devoted IT lab, a Digital library providing access to international books and journals, Wi-Fi enabled campus and hostels for boys and girls. A state-of-the-art building for the institute has been set up recently, on its exclusive 3.5 acre campus in Bondel, which is now ready for inauguration. The inauguration will be done by Dr Y V Reddy at 4:35 pm on October 20 followed by his address. A Yaksha Rupaka by the renowned Yakshagana artiste Subrahmanya Dhareshwar and party will be presented as part of the cultural programme at 6:30 pm.
President of Besant Women’s College Kudpi Jagadish Shenoy, Vice President Manel Annappa Nayak and Secretary Shyam Sundar were also present.