Srinivas Institute of Management Studies (SIMS), Pandeshwar, Mangalore B. Com. Department organized Kala Avishkar – 2014, an Inter-Collegiate Pre-University/+ 2 level Cultural Fest on 09.01.2014. The fest was inaugurated by Mr. J.R. Lobo, Honourable M.L.A., Karnataka, representing Mangalore South Constituency. In his inaugural address he stressed on the importance of cultural arts. He also remembered the awakening words of Swami Vivekananda. He encouraged the students to set a goal in their life and work on that as they are the creators of their own destiny. Sri. Nagaraj Thantry, Manager NRI Division, SBI, Mangalore was the Chief Guest of the function. He released the Newsletter of B. Com. department of Srinivas Institute of Management Studies. He opined that talent lies with everybody and it begins at home. He also stressed on the innovations needed in different art forms.
Sri. A. Srinivas Rao, Vice President, A. Shama Rao Foundation and Guest of Honour of the function encouraged the students to take part in various events and exhibit their talents which will help in moving towards successful life..
Smt. Mitra S. Rao, Secretary of A. Shama Rao Foundation unveiled the trophies of Kala Avishkar, 2014.
Sri CA A. Raghavendra Rao, President, A. Shama Rao Foundation, Mangalore presided over the function. In his presidential address he encouraged the students to set a definite goal by quoting the achievements of Mr. Barak Obama, President, U.S.A.
Prof. R.K. Acharya, Principal In-charge of the Institution welcomed the gathering. Mrs. Sonia Ajay, Convener of Kala Avishkar-2014 proposed the vote of thanks. Faculties and Principals of sister institutions of Srinivas Group and Vijayalakshmi Group of colleges were present on the occasion. Ms. Teja Bingrekar, Student Co-ordinator, Kala Avishkar – 2014 gave details of Kala Avishkar, 2014. Mr. Mahin Mohammed Fahiq and Ms. Deena Nashin students of 1st B.Com. compeered the programme.