Mangalore,aug.04: Bearys Institute of Technology (BIT), Mangalore, added an important feature to its academic programs by inaugurating the polytechnic courses in Civil and Mechanical engineering to its existing academic curriculum.
Mr B. A. Mohideen, former Education minister of Karnataka was the chief guest while Mr. Mohamed Ali Uchil, President of Bearys Welfare Forum, Abu Dhabi and Administration Manager at Spark Establishment, Abu Dhabi, UAE, was the guest of honour.
Prof. S. Abdur Reheman, Principal of the Polytechnic program at BIT welcomed the gathering. In his scholarly talk, Prof. Reheman said that one must always aim for the sky. This would ensure that we at least reach great heights. Prof. B. Mustafa, the head of department of Computer Science Engineering at BIT then made a presentation about the college – its vision, goals, facilities and achievements.
Thereafter, the Chairman and managing trustee of Bearys Academy of Learning took the stage and addressed the gathering of students and parents. He stressed that the operating principle of BIT was 100% – in admissions, results and placements. He told the students that to achieve success in life, one must be prepared to sacrifice. He advised the students to live together like brothers and sisters and learn with the purpose of gaining knowledge.
In his talk that followed, the guest of honour Mr. Mohamed Ali Uchil said that Engineers and technicians playa very important role in the world since they help build it. He advised the students to study hard if they hoped to be placed well in their lives and said that there was no substitute for hard work.
Guest of honour Mr. Noor Mohamed Khalid then spoke and said that 100% success was the aim everyone should live by. He said that 100% success was possible only be developing the qualities of trustworthiness, sound knowledge, strength and reliability.
Thereafter the chief guest Mr. B. A. Mohideen delivered his keynote address. “India needs skilled professionals. Educators should study and observe the needs of the market and accordingly alter their curriculum,” he said. Mr. Mohideen emphasized that India can achieve a great deal of success by smartly utilizing its gifted human resources. He drew on his rich experience and said that unless educational institutions actively interacted with the industry and upgraded their curriculum, a paradigm shift in the smart use of our resources is not feasible.
The Principal, Dr. K. Palakshappa then proposed the vote of thanks. Dr. S. A. Khan, Dean of Research at BIT and Dr. M. Sainath, Campus Director, also participated in the program along with about 300 students and their parents.
In the afternoon, noted motivational speaker and head of the department of Mechanical engineering at Karnataka Polytechnic, Mangalore, addressed the students and parents of the polytechnic program.