ATME College of Engineering, Mysuru inaugurated its alumni association and conducted its first alumni meet.
The program was started with lighting of the lamp and unveiling of the logo of the alumni association by the dignitaries. Chief guest, L Arun Kumar, addressing the gathering, opined that the human resource is the real asset of any institution. Also, he suggested to the alumnus to update their details on the college ERP portal. Further, he assured ATME would never seek funding from the alumni. Instead give back to the college in terms of assisting in placement and internship for the prospective graduates of the college.
Guest of honour, Dr Syed Shakeeb Ur Rahman, in his address said his presence recalls his memories from the day one at the college and his long lasting association with ATME. He said the alumni sets milestones that centered on the idea of giving back to others and to ATME. He suggested that the alumni should be the bridge between the college and industry.
Dr L Basavaraj, Principal and the President of the ATME Alumni Association, who presided over the function, also spoke on the occasion.
More than 200 students, representing all the branches of engineering of 2014, 2015 and 2016 batch were present. More than 15 alumni from various departments of the college shared their experiences about their initial days in the college, the mischiefs and other memories. They expressed their astonishment over the growth of the college and their happiness about the recent developments of the college and infrastructure. They thanked the chairman, L Arunkumar for providing job opportunities in the sister concerns of Skilltech, Effia Technologies and ATME College of Engineering.
Shruthi, Asst Prof. in CSE welcomed the dignitaries, M. Pooja, Asst. Professor, Electrical department, offered vote of thanks. Keerthana, Asst. Professor, Department of Computer science, anchored the programme.