Mangaluru, Dec 2: Induction programme for the first batch of post-graduation courses was conducted at Yenepoya Institute of Arts, Science, Commerce and Management, Balmatta here on December 2.
The auspicious event began at 10 am with a prayer recited by Arees. The event was mastered by Devika Shetty, assistant professor of MBA.
The event commenced with the great energy imbibed by the principal and dean faculty of science, Dr Arun Bhagwath. He welcomed the gathering with utmost agilit and held up the overview of the institution in its glory. He also mentioned that the motive of the institution is to instill good values along with making the students professionals, which in turn, is the basic requirement of todays society. Yenepoya Institute of Arts, Science, Commerce and Management is a multidisciplinary foundation where a holistic development of the ward is achieved. The principal also welcomed the chief guest of the day Dr Gangadhara Somayaji, registrar, Yenepoya deemed to be university and also welcomed the president of the event pro vice chancellor, Yenepoya deemed to be University, Dr B H Sripathi Rao. A floral welcome was given to Dr Gangadhara Somayaji, Dr B H Sripathi Rao and Dr Arun Bhagwath.
The programme proceeded with the introduction of the PG courses by each of the coordinators beginning with Dr Uday Kumar M A, the PG coordinator for the Commerce and Management courses. He addressed the evolution of education system and the importance of being up to date with the curriculum and international affairs as well. Next, the PG coordinator for Computer Science department, Dr Mohammed Zaheer introduced the programmes under computer science and reminded that technology gives importance to skills rather than theoretical knowledge.
Later the dais was taken over by Dr Balakrishna Kalluraya, HoD of Chemistry for apprising the fresh post graduate scholars with information about department of Chemistry. He also highlighted the fact that the PG courses are discipline selective electives which are planned in accordance with the student requirements. He also introduced the new faculties, the pillar of the department Dr Sharath Kumar, Dr Namratha, Dr shareena Sheikh, Tharangini and Shaila Sheikh.
Later, the podium was held up by the chief guest, registrar, Yenepoya deemed to be university, Dr Gangadhara Somayaji. He designated himself as a host rather than a guest. He enlightened the faculty of the post graduate program and the challenges of the first batch and notified that yenepoya has more to offer than any other place and that it delivers a combination of general and professional education at the same time which "lacks in many other institutions."
Later pro vice chancellor Dr Sripathi Rao illuminated the PG scholars with his aspiring words. He also mentioned the tremendous progress created by the principal, dean faculty of Science, Dr Arun Bhagwath within a short span of time in the Yenepoya Institute of Arts, Science, Commerce and Management. In the end, he wished all the post graduate to come out with flying colours.
The vice principle and dean of faculty of Commerce Dr shareena P was honored by Dr B H Sripathi Rao, pro vice chancellor, Yenepoya deemed to be university. Merwin Jaison, HoD of Hospitality Science was honoured for his excellence by Dr Gangadhara Somayaji, registrar, Yenepoya deemed to be university.
As a token of appreciation and gratitude a momento was presented to registrar Dr Gangadhara Somayaji by Dr Shareena P, dean, faculty of Commerce and to pro vice chancellor, Dr B H Sripathi Rao by the principal and dean, faculty of Science Dr Arun Bhagwath. Dean, faculty of Commerce, Dr Shereena P proposed a vote of thanks. The historic event concluded with the National Anthem.