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National level coding competition held at GSSSIETW

Mysuru: Department of Information Science & Engineering of GSSSIETW, Mysuru had organised 6th national level Coding Competition “CODE IGNITER – 2021 ” in association with Computer Society of India Mysore Chapters on November 11.

The Inaugural function began with the Invocation by Anusha O S and Annapoorna C L Students, VII Sem & III sem, Dept. of ISE. The event was inaugurated by chief guest, K A. Anitha Venkatesh, State Student Coordinator, CSI-Mysore Chapter, Guest of honour, N Valarmathi, Outstanding Scientist, Deputy Director (Retd.), URSC, ISRO, Bengaluru. Vanaja B Pandit, honorary secretary GSSS(R), Dr. M Shivakumar, Principal, GSSSIETW, Mysuru and Dr. Reshma Banu, Prof & Head, Dept. of ISE & Convener, Code Igniter-2021 were present.

Dr. Reshma Banu welcomed the dignitaries & gathering and highlighted the importance of “Code Igniter 2021”. The event was coordinated by Anand M, Asst. Professor, Dept. of ISE. & Smt. Ayesha Taranum, Asst. Professor, Dept of ISE. Ayesha Taranum briefed about the event.

Monisha B, Student, V Sem, Dept. of ISE and Supriya S, Student, VII Sem, Dept. of ISE introduced the chief guest & guest of Honor to the gathering.

Anitha Venkatesh highlighted that Code Igniter 2021 is a platform for the students to challenge themselves and also enables them to think out of the box. The majority of the students will be taking it lightly and so advised them not to think in that manner and take part in the events seriously as it will add more weight to their resumes. She also emphasised that MNCs like to hire students who take part in various such events. It was also stressed that knowledge and smartness are equally important. Knowledge and innovation go hand in hand. She also quoted,” A bird is not scared of sitting on the branch, its strength lies in its wings”. She concluded by telling everyone to contribute to make India an emerging superpower since it has the highest number of youths.

Valarmathi spoke about opportunities for ISE and CSE students in ISRO. She highlighted that ISRO launches its own satellite, has its own launch vehicle, own data structure with people to look after data. Valarmathi also spoke about the scope of ISRO and how it is classified into four stages, like onboard software, browse software and data processing which is a challenge and also emphasised that it is important for the computer science stream to have a good mathematics background.

Dr. Shivakumar highlighted the importance of students participating in the competition which provides a stimulating environment for their professional growth and advised the students to adapt to the fast-changing technologies. (MR).

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