Mr. Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Mr. Arjun Ram Meghwal, Union Minister of State in Finance and Corporate Affairs visited Sahyadri along with other dignitaries. Mr. Nalin Kumar Kateel, Member of Parliament facilitated this visit as a part of their “Workshop for Beneficiaries” on MUDRA Yojana, Start Up India & Stand Up India which was held in Sahyadri Campus.
While addressing Sahyadrians, Mr. Rajiv Pratap Rudy appreciated the B.E students who brought laurels to Sahyadri by participating in competitions at IITs/NITs and also took pride in congratulating them by saying that these students are much better than them as they won places in top engineering institutions of the country. He then inaugurated “Tech Vision 2017”, an intra-collegiate project competition and congratulated the participants for their extraordinary projects displayed and presented during the site tour. He also released a book on “First Year Engineering Students Achievements” which talks about the success stories of the student’s participation at IITs and NITs.
Mr. Arjun Ram Meghwal, during his interaction with Sahyadri Management and Staff team, promoted the concept of Start Ups to be driven by the institution & was delighted on viewing that several Start Ups already existed in Sahyadri.
During his speech at the “Workshop for Beneficiaries”, he had words of praise for Mangaluru being the Education Hub in addition to Skills which can be used effectively through MUDRA Yojana for the development of the nation. He clarified that GDP has three baskets – Consumption, Investment & Export. Hence the loans granted through MUDRA Yojana increases consumption due to increased productivity, increases investment through profits and also reduces Exports. In this whole process, the GDP increases and Karnataka will lead in the contribution to GDP of the nation in the years to come.
The organizers of the “Workshop for Beneficiaries” thanked Manjunath Bhandary, Chairman for his support in the smooth conduct of the programme.