Maharaja Education Trust (MET), Mysuru, organised an Orientation programme for freshers, the students of the first year who have joined Maharaja Insitutue of Technology Mysuru (MITM) to pursue engineering graduation, recently, at Dr A P J Abdul Kalam open air theatre at its campus.
Deputy Speaker of the Karnataka Vidhana Parishat Maritibbegowda, who was the chief guest, spoke about the various challenges an engineering student has to face and the responsibilities of an engineering college. He further said that the discipline practiced by students and the values imparted by the institutions to its students will help the nation in the long run.
Maritthibbegowda also felicitated the students of MITM who had secured ranks in VTU examinations and the researchers who had completed their doctoral degrees in the previous academic year.
The orientation speech was delivered by eminent speaker Chethan Ram after the completion of the formal programme. He stressed on the role of parents in the success of their wards and advised the students as to how they can utilise the available time to excel in their chosen streams of engineering. About 2,000 people including 600 students, their parents, faculty and staff participated in the programme.
The staff, heads of all the departments and members of MET – Dr S Murali, Dr B G Naresh Kumar, Dr Y T Krishnegowda, Dr T Vasudev, Dr D S Guru and Dr H K Chethan were present.