An induction programme for the first year students was organised at the ATME College of Engineering recently.
Swami Yuktheshanandaji Maharaj, Correspondent, Ramakrishna Vidyashala Mysuru was the guest of honour. Addressing the students, he said: “Nature and our surroundings throw many challenges and our mind must face them. Only then we can chart a successful growth.”
“There is no value for academic excellence without behavioural excellence. They both are critical for a human being to scale greater heights,” he said and advised the students with a few tips such as hard work, simple living and high thinking, and attention to achieve goals.
The ATME management felicitated the Swamiji and also honoured Safeena Shazia who secured 8th rank in electrical and electronics engineering by scoring an average of 84.55%. Prizes were distributed to the students who secured highest marks during the last academic year.
L Arunkumar, Chairman, ATMECE presided over the function. In his address, he explained the vision, mission of ATME. He encouraged the students on professional ethics and he also said that the purpose of the induction program was not only to welcome students but also to introduce the faculty, facilities and make them aware of the rules and regulations of the college.
“Today is not just another day. It’s a new opportunity and a new beginning,” he said and advised the students not to look into social media but understand the technology and innovations behind them.
ATME managing committee’s Secretary K Shiva Shankar, Treasurer S Veeresh, member H. Venkatesh and heads of various departments, staff, parents and students were present.
Dr L Basavaraju, Principal, ATMECE welcomed the dignitaries and the event was anchored by Chandrashekar, Lecturer Department of Humanities. Vote of thanks was proposed by M M Keerthana.