Mangaluru, Oct 19: The department of PG studies and research in mathematics, St Aloysius College (Autonomous) conducted a one-day intercollegiate fest -‘MATH FIESTA 2K22’ for the UG students of various colleges to commemorate the 109th birth memorial celebration of Prof K A Krishnamurthy on October 19 at L F Rasquinha hall, LCRI Block.
Walter D'Souza, eminent entrepreneur and a proud alumnus was the chief guest. Principal Dr Praveen Martis SJ presided over the function. Dr Alwyn D'Sa, registrar & controller of examination, Anupriya Shetty, HoD of PG mathematics, Dr Shubhalakshmi, convenor of the programme and Vinay R A, student convenor were on the dais.
Chief guest Walter D'Souza in his inaugural address shared a few thoughts about Dr Krishnamurthy as his mathematics teacher and recalled his way of teaching that made mathematics simple even to the last benchers. He also said that mathematics is a fundamental subject of all basic sciences.
Dr Praveen Martis, in his presidential remarks, briefed about the importance of mathematics and motivated the students to continue with basic sciences.
Rashmitha compered the programme meticulously. Anupriya Shetty welcomed the gathering. Laisha D'Souza introduced the chief guest. Dr Shubhalakshmi proposed a vote of thanks.