Mangaluru: The 72nd Anniversary of the Republic Day was celebrated at the Sahyadri college of Engineering & Management by hoisting the national flag by the Chief Guest – Mr. Abhijith Shetty, Vice-President, Juego Studios Pvt Ltd, Mangaluru.
While addressing the gathering, Mr. Abhijith Shetty, referred to the words of Honorable Prime Minister where he urged the citizens of India to focus on the roles and responsibilities as students, faculty, Institution and Corporates in building the nation. He said – as students are the future of the nation, they should focus on their skill-sets that will contribute to the nation. He appreciated Sahyadri for its facilities in building entrepreneurial talent and urged the students to take up entrepreneurship for their career. He emphasized on evaluating the strengths and build on it. He called upon the faculty to encourage, lead and identify the strengths of the students and guide them to enhance their skills. As an institution, they are doing their responsibility of providing facility and support in all the endeavors of its stakeholders.
Post his speech, students recited Bankim Chandra’s, “Vande Mataram”, The National Song. Young achievers from 1st year Engineering were then felicitated by the Chief Guest. Mr. Manjunath Bhandary, Chairman; Dr. Rajesha S, Principal; Prof. S S Balakrishna, Vice-Principal, HODs of various departments and the Company Heads were also part of the occasion.