Inspiring Start for the New Batch of Students
The 2016-17 Batch for the BTech, BArch and BDes programs started on an inspiring note at the University campus. Parents and freshers in the jam-packed auditorium were welcomed by Vice Chancellor Dr. K.N.B. Murthy. He emphasized that excellence, autonomy and governance play a key role in making PES University a great place to learn. The melodious invocation was followed by lighting of lamp by the dignitaries on the dais.
The address by Chancellor Dr. M. R. Doreswamy set forth his vision for the University and his expectations from parents and students. He was all praise for the enthusiasm shown by parents in attending the session and expected the same kind of interest in their wards in their years at the University. He expected students to draw inspiration from Vivekananda’s call of “Awake, arise and stop not till the goal is reached”. He reminded students about the life and contributions of Sir M Visvesvaraya. He highlighted the importance of science and technology in the progress of the nation. He talked about how transparency in the PESSAT entrance examination and overall selection process helps the University attract the best talent. To match their aspirations, the University provides excellent quality education. This has resulted in the students making their mark on a bigger stage and with leading companies. He talked about how going beyond academics, inculcating values has been an integral part of the guiding vision for the institution. He took pride in the commitment of the faculty members in molding the careers and success of the students. Registrar Dr. V. Krishna Murthy proposed the vote of thanks.