PES University held the Inaugural ceremony of the first-year BBA, B com, and B sc (psychology) courses for the academic year 2022-2023 on July 31, 2022. Shri. Vishweshwara Bhat, Editor in Chief, Viswavani Daily, and Prof. M R Doreswamy, Chancellor, PES University, Advisor, Education Reforms, GoK felicitated the toppers and sports achievers of the university.
Addressing the Students, Shri Vishweshvara Bhat said that the present generation is living in the most exciting times in terms of education, learning, and career opportunities. He acknowledged the role of the technological and digital revolution which has created such possibilities and urged the students to make optimum utilization of the same. He congratulated the University for creating ethically superior and socially responsible citizens. Recollecting his association with Prof. M R Doreswamy for over thirty years, he lauded his dedication, efforts, and vision in building the institution. He wished all the new entrants great success in their academic journey and career pursuits and assured the parents that their wards are in safe hands and their decision of choosing PES is absolutely wise.
In his inaugural speech, Prof. M R Doreswamy acknowledged the accomplishments and contributions of private universities in providing quality education in Karnataka. He also emphasized the importance of following the calendar of events to provide a structured education. He opined that if an institution attains A+ in NAAC grading, continuously for two consecutive years, then the institution should be recognized as autonomous. This autonomy will ensure quality education as can be seen in the performance of private universities in terms of providing quality education and job placements. He also emphasized the importance of Yoga in ensuring health and concentration. Quoting Swamy Vivekananda, who recognized divinity in all humans, urged the students to find the same in themselves and others.
Dr. Surya Prasad, Vice Chancellor, PES University welcomed the gathering, and Dr. Shailahree Haridas, Dean of Commerce and Management programmmes proposed vote of thanks. C.S.Ashwin and Abdul, the alumni of the University who are currently placed in Dell and Intellipart respectively shared their experiences of their stay at the institution. Abdul described PES as perfect-elegant and structured.
Dr. J. Surya Prasad, Vice-Chancellor, PES University, Dr. K. S. Sridhar, Registrar, PES University, and Dr. Shailashree Haridas, Dean, management, and Commerce graced the occasion. The inaugural ceremony was followed by an academic orientation for the students by Prof. D. Jawahar, Pro-chancellor, PES University.