Orientation session for the parents of new entrants to the engineering stream was held in the Campus in two batches of 100 each. Mr. Manjunath Bhandary, Chairman extended a warm welcome and addressed the parents briefing them on the overall growth of the college since its inception. He stated that engineering is a process of learning the concepts, rather than studying. He called upon the parents to stimulate their children to utilize the facilities available in the campus and emphasised on creative thinking. He added that the institution is a dead infrastructure to which only students can bring life & make a difference. Mr. Bhandary shared some of his personal views asking parents to develop a friendly relationship with their ward and also closely monitor every activity of theirs. He insisted the parents to teach basic life skills that are required for an individual thus making their child self-dependent, reliable and employable. He mentioned about the platform provided to the students to compete in national and international level events. He suggested parents to avail educational loan in order to make their child financially responsible. He gave additional details about the E-buzz, E-magazine and Newsletter. He re-iterated the importance of dress code that every student must follow in the campus.
Dr. Umesh M Bhushi, Director-Strategy & Planning, in his speech requested parents to motivate and support their children in such a way that the child enjoys the process of education. He mentioned that parents should make their children more independent so that their common sense will improve. He also said that one should teach child how to face defeat and come out of the same.
Dr. R Srinivasa Rao Kunte, Principal in his address requested parents to be in touch with the college regularly and encouraged parents to utilize the facilities provided by the institution to improve their child’s skill.