Mysuru, June 19:- Graduation Day for the outgoing students of the 2015-2019 batch was held at ATME College of Engineering on Tuesday.
Padma Shri A S Kiran Kumar, former chairman, Indian Space Research Organization ISRO), was the chief guest.
Addressing the students, he said that in the fast-growing technology, students have to develop their knowledge and skill and have to be updated regularly. “In this competitive world, we are proud to say India has reached and achieved a remarkable milestone in the space research programme through ISRO. Now, we have reached a stage where other countries look to India in the area of space technology.”
He also said that India has reached greater heights in science and technology area through ISRO and need not depend on other countries for information’s like geo-space, communication, etc.
“Earlier, during any national calamity, there used to be many losses in life and natural calamity, now with the latest technology we are able to predict any unforeseen environmental natural disasters and take necessary precaution to protect life and national assets. Achievements of research and development by ISRO have established a landmark in providing forehand information in various fields like communication, agriculture, industries, metrology and fisheries.”
He informed the students that they are the future assets of the country and it is their sole responsibility to contribute their mite in the development of science and technology for our nation. Also, he mentioned that students of ATM CE are fortunate enough for the infrastructure and academic recourse provided by the institutions and advised them to improve and utilise their intellectual knowledge and skill and to develop/innovate new inventions/ programmes.
Certificates were distributed to the students by the chief guest.
L Arun Kumar, chairman of ATM CE, presided over the function and administered the oath to the graduating students.
Dr L Basavaraj, principal of ATM CE, welcomed the gathering and briefed about the institution. ATME managing committee’s secretary K Shivashankar, treasurer R Veeresh, members H Venkatesh, Dhirendra Kumar R Mehta, Prof K R Mallikarjunappa, Dr Shyam Vasudeva Rao, programme chief coordinator Dr Mahesh P K, HoD, Department.of E&C, heads of various departments, staff members and students were present.
Anupama Shetter and Juslin F, assistant professors, Department of Electronics and Communication anchored the programme. (MR)