National Level Techno Cultural and Sports Fiesta “Tech Yuva – 15” was organised at Srinivas School of Engineering Mukka, Mangalore on Monday, 23rd March 2015 and Tuesday, 24th March 2015.  Sri Manohar Prasad, News Bureau Chief, Udayavani, Mangaluru inaugurated the Tech Yuva – 15 by lighting the lamp. Dr. A Srinivas Rao – Vice President, A Shama Rao Foundation, Smt. Mitra S. Rao – Secretary, Sri. Ananth P. Mallya – Founder, QuanTech Origin, Bengaluru, Dr. Shreeprakash B. – Principal of the College, Dr. Ramakrishna Hegde – Convener of Tech Yuva-15 and Mr. Rakshith R. Suvarna were present on the dais.

Dr. Ramakrishna Hegde welcomed the dignitaries on the dais. Associate Professor Shrinath Rao K introduced the Chief Guest of the function Sri Manohar Prasad to the gathering.

In his inaugural speech, Sri Manohar Prasad congratulated the college management, organisers, staff and students for organising National Level Technical & Cultural Fest “Tech Yuva – 15”. He addressed thousands of engineering students gathered and advised that students should adopt concentration, coordination and hard work in their life in order to improve their overall personality development. He further said that, in addition to the academic, students should learn the social values, humanity and should give good contribution to the society. Sri Manohar Prasad quoted Sri. Dinakara Desai’s poem and said that students should reach the pinnacle of success with honesty, sincerity and good approach in their career, both as student and professional in future.

In his address Dr. Shreeprakash has given the details of 3rd Edition of Tech Yuva, i.e. Tech Yuva-15. Dr. Shreeprakash said that, Tech Yuva has received good response in the last two years and hence this year along with engineering throughout the country, the polytechnic colleges are also invited to take part in this fest. Dr. Shreeprakash also said that these types of technical and cultural fests will help the students to enrich their knowledge, skills and abilities in organising events and hence in the overall personality development.

Guest of Honour Smt. Mitra S. Rao addressed the gathering and appreciated the organisation of Tech Yuva-15. Smt. Mitra S. Rao said that in the present day modern life styles, majority of the students are very much involved in the social media sites and hence advised the students to get involved more into the social life and make better use of the modern technologies for the benefit of the society.

Guest of Honour Sri. Ananth P. Mallya appreciated that the college is giving importance to technical, cultural and sports activities along with academics and said that the college management has taken good initiation in organising mega event like “Tech Yuva-15”. Mr. Mallya conveyed best wishes to the college, Tech Yuva-15, staff and students.

In his Presidential remarks, Dr. A Srinivas Rao said that in order to get success in the present day competitive life, students should give more focus to face the challenges with dedication, concentration and hard work. Dr. Srinivas Rao said that in addition to working with machines, students should understand the humanitarian and social values in order to transform themselves as the responsible citizens in the society.

Civil Engineering student Mr. Rakshith R. Suvarna delivered Vote of Thanks.  Dr. Ajay-Public Relations Officer of Srinivas Group of Colleges, Dr. Krishna Prasad-Dean of Srinivas Medical College & Research Center and Dr. Anil Kumar-Principal of Vijayalakshmi Institute of Hospitality Sciences, HODs and Faculty members were present on this occasion.  Computer Science & Engineering students Ms. Samreen Shaikh and Ms. Shruthi Joshi anchored the inaugural function of Tech Yuva-15.

More than 42 events were organised in technical, sports and cultural events on 23rd & 24th March 2015 including technical paper presentation, solid edge modeling, lathe modeling, death race (remote control car race), truss bridge construction, civil engineering model making, landscaping, CAED drawing, C language coding, IT quiz, web design, logo design, circuit debugging, technical treasure hunt, technical dumb charades, solo singing, general quiz, pick and speak, dumb charades, group dance, anthakshari, selfie contest, solo dance, mock press, tom dick and harry, debate, bluff master, face painting, photography contest, FIFA, counter strike, NFS most wanted, rapid soccer, throwball, arm wrestling, table tennis, cricket, etc.

Around 950 students from various Engineering and Polytechnic colleges participated in the technical and sports events on the first day (on Monday, 23rd March), and around 500 students participated in cultural events on the second day (on Tuesday, 24th March). Around 4,000 engineering students witnessed this mega event on two days. Alva’s Institute of Engineering & Technology Moodabidri won the overall championship of Tech Yuva-15.

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