Mysuru, August 12:- Induction programme for the first-year students of 2019-20 batch was organised at ATME College of Engineering, Mysuru, last Saturday.
Earlier to the induction programme, newly constructed civil engineering block was inaugurated by Dr C K Subbaraya, Registrar, Adichunchangiri University.
In his inaugural speech Dr Subbaraya, rendered valuable advice to the first-year students. He shared his past experiences and asked students to inculcate three important things in their life namely, Discipline, Effectiveness and Efficiency for having successful education and career. Further, he said honesty, hard work and effort makes every student a better person. He also applauded the management for bringing up a very good technical institution with all modern facilities within a short span of 9 years. He also congratulated the management and faculty for becoming the youngest college in Mysuru to get NBA accreditation. He congratulated students and parents for having selected this college for engineering education.
Guest of honour, Dr Syed Shakeeb-ur-Rahaman, former principal, SJCE, Mysuru, in his address educated the students about the new VTU norms briefly and asked students to adapt to it in order to perform excellently.
On the occasion, ATMECE management, under its Vidyaasere scheme presented the fee concession certificates to two of the beneficiaries. This scheme is meant for the meritorious students who have excellent performance in PUC. Principal administered the ‘Honesty and Integrity Pledge’ to all the first-year students.
In his presidential address, Arunkumar L, chairman, ATMECE emphasised the role of parents in preparing their wards to face the challenges rather than pressurising them to be only successful. He also made the students aware of the present employment scenario and the expectations of the industry. He opined that the students should make use of all modern facilities to the maximum and excel in their education. He stressed upon the point that updating the skills constantly is very essential in order to match the modern technology.
K Shivashankar, secretary, ATMECE and R Veeresh, treasurer ATMECE were present.
Dr L Basavaraj, principal, ATMECE, welcomed the gathering and addressed the parents and students with respect to rules and regulations of the college and university. Dr Rathnakar, HoD, Department of Mechanical Engineering briefed about the college.
The function was anchored by Bharathi and Keerthana. Chandrashekar proposed vote of thanks. (MR)