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Srinivas Group Mangaluru and Akar training and consultancy, Bengaluru enter in to an agreement to enhance the skill sets of group’s Mechanical engineering students.

This is an initiative dedicated to the national skill development of India and only group to provide this training in VTU Mysore region. This is a unique opportunity to enhance the skill sets of the students while there are still in the campus. Industry approved curriculum and certification. This training is approved by Government of India and certified by NSDC – SSC NASSCOM. The training is conducted by industry experts and SIEMENS Certified Training.

Sri CA. A. Raghavendra Rao, Chairman of Srinivas group of institutions and Mr. Kiran Hebbar, Director, Akar Training and Consultancy signed an agreement in this regard on 17th June 2015. Vice President Dr. A. Srinivas Rao and Dr. Shrinivasa Mayya D, Principal, SIT were present.

Sri CA. A. Raghavendra Rao states, we are pleased to partner with Akar training and consultancy LLP, Bangalore to impart training to our Mechanical engineering students in Srinivas institute of Technology on SSC NASSCOM’s qualification pack (QP SSC/Q 4201) ‘Product Design Engineer – Mechanical’. SSC NASSCOM’s qualification pack (QP SSC/Q 4201) is designed to offer the graduate mechanical engineers the skill sets required by the industry for the entry level design engineers. Students will undergo training on UG NX: Siemens PLM software for Computer Aided Design, Product Design and Development and Part Design + Manufacturing in the Domain area. Offering this training to our students while they are still in the campus would help them to become industry ready and also increase their employment opportunities with the leading engineering companies in India upon their graduation.

Akar training and consultancy has the competency and experience to training the engineers on tool and domain specific industrial skills and has trained many corporate employees. Akar training and consultancy is the first company in India to be approved and authorized by SSC NASSCOM to impart training on QP SSC/Q 4201.

Srinivas Institute of Technology (SIT) is a unit of Srinivas Group of Colleges, Mangaluru and is affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgavi and recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi. The Srinivas Institute of Technology (SIT) was established in 2006 with the aim of producing world class technology graduates tuned to the demands of a fast changing global village. SIT has gained the name as the best, self financed, engineering college in Karnataka in terms of infrastructural facilities.

Akar training and consultancy is a company started by three post graduate Mechanical engineers from institutes of higher learning in India and having more than 20 years of industrial experience each to offer corporate training and consultancy in the area of CAD/CAM. Akar is also taking a responsible role in India’s national skill development by imparting domain specific industrial knowledge to fresh engineering college pass outs in our country in order to enhance their skills and prepare them for the future engineering demands. Akar is Authorized Training Partner for SIEMENS PLM and Siemens Motion Drive.

SC NASSCOM is an Educational Initiative of NASSCOM which has been appointed as the Sector Skill Council for ITeS companies by NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation). SSC NASSCOM’s vision is to create sustainable industry ready talent and enhance employability at all levels leveraging technology and their experience in large scale skill development. They are responsible for Developing Occupational Standards for the industry, their assessment and certification. SSC NASSCOM Liaisons between Academia, Industry and Government to help in capacity building.


In today’s world majority of the people are suffering from one type of disease or disorder etc. The medical world today faces two basic problems when it comes to patient monitoring. Firstly, the needs of health care provider’s presence near the bedside of the patient and secondly, the patient is restricted to bed and wired to large machines. Students of Srinivas Institute of Technology have developed Patient monitoring system which is named as PHYSIODROID in order to overcome the above cited problems. Patient monitoring systems are gaining their importance as the fast-growing global elderly population increases demands for caretaking. These systems use wireless technologies to transmit vital signs for medical evaluation.

The aim of the project is to provide a better health care to people from house in more economic and pertinent friendly manner. The need of home based health monitoring system is increased now days because health care cost is increasing exponentially in last few decades. In the proposed home based health monitoring system using android smart phone includes the aspects of acquisition of medical parameters like Body temperature, pulse rate and ECG. And the processed data is then displayed on doctor’s android mobile phones. The system is utilizing a low cost component to transmit data like ECG to physician for monitoring; diagnosis and patients care at significantly low cost, regardless of patient’s location.

This project is implemented by Preemal Helen Mascarenhas, Priyanka, Smrithi and Nireeksha of 8th semester Electronics and Communication Engineering under the guidance of Prof. RakeshMallya, Prof. Sathish Kumar K, Dean Dr. K.R. Kamath, HOD Prof. C. BheemaShastry and Principal Dr. ShrinivasaMayya D, has appreciated the achievements of the students. The President of A Shama Rao Foundation Sri CA A Raghavendra Rao and Vice President Dr. A Srinivas Rao congratulated and appreciated the student’s effort.


The farewell function for the final year B.E, MBA, MCA and M Tech students of Srinivas Institute of Technology was organized on 06-06-2015 at its Valachil campus. Addressing the students,
Presiding over the function, Dr. Shrinivasa Mayya D, Principal of the college, motivated the students to take new challenges and every weakness has to be taken to improve oneself and change into strength, changing threat into opportunity. He called on the students to maintain the principles of discipline, which has indeed been an ingredient, not just for personal success, but also for the success of the entire nation as well.
On this occasion students from various branches expressed their views and thanked the SIT community for their achievements in life. Prizes of the project exhibition were distributed. The annual college magazine, “SRIKRITHI” was released.
Prof. Shivakumar G S, HOD CSE Dept. welcomed the gathering. Dr Shashidhar Kini HOD of MCA department proposed the vote of thanks. Prof. Daya Naik of E&C Engg. read out winners list in Project exhibitions. Prof. Steevan Robert Tellis from MBA Department was the master of ceremony.




Srinivas Institute of Technology had organised two days student project exhibition on 8th and 9th May 2015. Ms. Abhilasha Gaonkar, Manager – Talent Acquisitions, ARICENT, Bengaluru inaugurated the exhibition and appreciated the efforts of the students in designing and implementing innovative projects. She advised the students to improve their communication skills along with technical knowledge. Dr. A. Srinivasa Rao, Vice President, A Shama Rao Foundation, presided over the function and asked the students to develop projects which will be useful to the society. He expressed his happiness about the variety of innovative projects developed by the students.

Total of 275 Projects was exhibited, out of these 129 projects by final year BE students which include 9 projects sponsored by Karnataka State Council for Science & Technology(KSCST) and 4 projects are selected among best 10 projects throughout Karnataka, shortlisted for RUSI Award instituted jointly by Rotary Udyog, Bengaluru & Karnataka Small Scale Industries Association (KASSIA). Out of these, 38 projects are from department of Computer Science, 33 projects by department of Electronic & Communication, 08 projects by Information Science Engineering, 43 projects by department of Mechanical Engineering, 02 projects by Dept. Of Aeronautical Engineering, 05 projects by Dept. Of Electrical & Electronics Engineering and 146 mini projects was exhibited by 3rd year engineering students.

Dr. Ramakrishna N Hegde, Convener & Head Dept. of Aeronautical/Automobile Engineering briefed the importance of the Exhibition. Dr. Shrinivasa Mayya. D, Principal of the college was present on the occasion.


Project Exhibition-2015 was organised recently at Srinivas School of Engg, Mukka, Mangaluru.  Dr. Shivaling S. Mahant Shetti,Pioneer of Semiconductor Integrated Chip Design in India, Chairman Emeritus of KarMic Design Centre (KarMic) Pvt Limited and MD of Pranjal Microelectronics Private Limited (Formerly KarMic Training and Research Centre) was the Chief Guest and inaugurated the Project Exhibition-2015. Dr. S S Mahant Shetti has worked in Research & Development Laboratories of Texas Instruments, Dallas in USA for 17 years. Dr. S S Mahant Shetti started the first integrated chip design activity in India in the year 1988 (for Texas Instruments India). Dr. S S Mahant Shetti was elected as the Distinguished Member of Technical Staff and Senior Member Technical Staff. He holds 65 patents and is an author of 35 technical papers. Dr. S S Mahant Shetti obtained his Doctorate from Brown University way back in 1977 in Electrical Sciences and Master’s Degree from the same university; and B.Tech with Honours from IIT Bombay. Dr. S S Mahant Shetti is the recipient of prestigious national level “Techno Mentor Award” from Indian Semiconductor Association.

Dr. A Srinivas Rao – Vice President, A. Shama Rao Foundation presided over the function.  Dr. Shreeprakash B – Principal of the college, Dr.Ramakrishna Hegde – Vice Principal & Head of Civil Engg Dept., and Prof. Jyothi Shetty – Convener of Project Exhibition & Head of Computer Science & Engineering Dept were present on the dais.

In his inaugural address, Chief Guest Dr. Shivaling S. Mahant Shetti said that the young engineers can achieve success with professional integration, searching and referring to valuable information in their area of work, application of lessons learned, zeal of carrying out research work to enrich their knowledge, and good practice of self study which will really make a very good impact.  In his speech Dr. S S Mahant Shetti stressed upon the need of changes to be done in the existing curriculum system by incorporating more practical training sessions which in turn will help to achieve better results in Research and Technological advancement.  Dr. Mahant Shetti also said that the students should be taught only what they really require, motivate and direct them in the right channel, give more focus on “hands on training” sessions, and make the subject more interesting, which he is practicing effectively at Sirsi to teach the concept of Chip Design to the Kannada medium students of rural area who do not have any exposure to engineering subjects. In his speech Dr. Mahant Shetti expressed his views on conservation of energy, sustainable development, reduction in Transmission & Distribution losses, and power generation and supply at rural areas.

Dr. Shreeprakash B., Principal of the college addressed the gathering and briefed about the projects being completed by the final year engineering students. Dr.Shreeprakash said that in the current academic year the students have completed a total of 86 projects including 23 from Civil Engineering, 25 from Mechanical Engineering, 15 from Computer Science & Engineering and 23 from Electronics & Communication Engineering department. Dr.Shreeprakash advised the students of 2nd and 3rd year to visit the project exhibition to enrich their knowledge and to get an idea about the final year engineering project works.

In his Presidential Remarks, Vice President of A. Shama Rao Foundation Dr. A Srinivas Rao said that the students should develop good practice of studying the subjects with concentration and dedication. Dr.A Srinivas Rao expressed his immense pleasure with the presence of internationally renowned research scholar Dr. S S Mahant Shetty who has got 65 Patent Rights to his credit which is really a commendable achievement.  Dr. A Srinivas Rao further said that Dr. S S Mahant Shetty is a “Role Model” to the Researchers, Engineers and the engineering students as well. Dr. Srinivas Rao advised the students to create interest in their study, learn the subject with dedication and concentration, explore the possibilities to find the best solution to solve the problem, develop critical thinking abilities, and exhibit the talent with sincerity and honesty. Dr. Srinivas Rao expressed his views towards the need of change in the current curriculum system to improve the technology, rate of production and hence to give good competition to the fastest developing countries like China. On this occasion, Dr. Srinivas Rao conveyed best wishes to the final year engineering students, and the faculty members for effectively guiding the students.

Prof. Jyothi Shetti welcomed the dignitaries and gathering.  Dr. Suma Bhat, Head of Mechanical Engg Dept introduced the Chief Guest to the gathering.  Prof.Shreeganesh Kedilaya, Head of E&C Engg Deptspoke on the importance, innovation and concepts to be incorporated in the final year engineering projects. Dr. Ramakrishna Hegde delivered the vote of thanks.  Ms. Samreen Sheikh was the master of ceremony of the inaugural function.  After the inaugural function, Chief Guest Dr. Shivaling S Mahant Shetti, Vice President Dr. A Srinivas Rao, Principal Dr. Shreeprakash B., Vice Principal Dr. Ramakrishna Hegde and Heads of other Engineering Departments reviewed the project works and interacted with the students.

Higlights of the Project works carried out by the final year students of different engineering departments are as follows:

Dept. of Civil Engineering: Stabilisation of weak soil, Design of light weight stabilised earth blocks, Concrete with waste materials with the aim conservation of energy & solid waste management, Analysis & design of buildings using software’s, Solution to traffic problems with the design of multi-level flyover at Mangaluru, Purification of water, etc.

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering: Phase change material solar cooker, Design of paddy replanter, Design of gasifier, Automatic retractable wheels, Design of spy crab, Library automation, Smart railway crossing, Portable tea leaf cutter, Timer based retractable hump, Projects on materials science, etc.

Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering: Image processing (automated igneous rock identification, human gait recognition system), Speech processing (speaker recognition, automated speaker age), Mobile adhoc networking, Reliable data delivery in MANET, Virtual 3-D reality, Virtual class room, Digital wallet, etc.

Dept. of Electronics & Communication Engineering: Effective utilisation of solar energy, Embedded automation solution for pharmacy, Advanced arecanut drying system, Bore well rescue robot, Voice based indication system for blind using GSM & GPS, Seeding agricultural robot, Automatic weeding strategy using image processing techniques, etc.

Report: SRK.

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