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SJCE holds its annual global alumni meet

Mysuru: The global alumni meet 2018 of Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE) was held at the institute premises i­n Mysuru recently.

Organized by the SJCE Alumni Association, the event included “Super Comedy Show” by Prof. M Krishnegowda in the afternoon and musical night performance by the alumnus Dr Sridevi Kulenur, Professor of CMS Department. As part of the main program, felicitation to the institute’s alumni for having made it big in their respective fields of work, rewarding of alumni scholarships to students in need, the release of a newsletter was held in the evening programme.

Arunkumar Kembhavi., IAS, Joint Secretary to the Chief Minister, Director C&RD, Registrar of Cooperative Societies etc, Govt of Meghalaya, Shillong was the chief guest of the program. Kembhavi shared the experience he had during his days at SJCE.  Prof. M H Dhananjaya, Advisor (TED), JSS Mahavidyapeetha was the president for the occasion. Speaking at the event, he recalled his earlier days as the employee of the institution and said several veterans have been institutional in building the campus of SJCE to being what it is today and felt fortunate for having been associated with it.

As part of the function, three former students of SJCE including Kembhavi, were felicitated. Prof. Navakanta Bhat, professor of electrical and communications engineering at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and winner of the Infosys Prize 2018 in Engineering and Computer Science and Scientist A Ramakrishna, Former Scientist at DFRL were the alumni felicitated on the occasion.

Later, Dr B G Sangameshwara, Vice Chancellor, JSS Science and Technology University released the SJCE Alumni Newsletter 2018. He elaborated on the establishment, grown and achievements of SJCE as an institute and the achievements of its students at national and international platforms. Also, college students Varshad V, Madhumitha, Tejaswini K P, Prasad K P, Jyothi A V and Nagraj Naik were rewarded alumni scholarships which were sponsored by alumni residing at the UA.

Earlier, SJCE Principal Dr T N Nagabhushan welcomed the gathering and said that the alumni meet is an occasion to connect with older students bring back memories and bond with each other for mutual benefits and influences.

Having been established over five decades ago, several students have graduated out of the institute and the college has an active alumni association catering to the interaction of alumni with the institution. The association organizes its alumni meet, bringing together, the old students of the institute every year.

About 200 alumni participated in the event. (MR).

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