The CMR Jnanadhara Trust is marking its 25th year of existence in a big way, one of which is to continue in its endeavour to bring the highest and broadest education possibilities to youth. Thus CMR University launched the new School of Engineering and Technology on Saturday, 20th August. It offers B.Tech. Programmes in Computer Science Engineering, Information Technology, Electronics and Communication Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.
Dr. D H Rao, Dean of the School of Engineering laid emphasis on the curriculum, built on outcome-based education, during his introductory remarks. He told parents and students, present at this launch, that the syllabus was articulated in consultation with industry experts.
The Chief Guest Mr. Hariharan Iyer, Vice President of HR Sasken Communication Technologies, advised the students to study meticulously during these four years, during his remarks. His advice was also addressed to parents regarding their role in shaping and fomenting the future of their children.
The Chairman of the CMR Group, Dr. K C Ramamurthy, Member of Parliament, reminded the audience of eminent guests, students and parents that CMR University was created with the aspiration of research-based institution. His comments reminded those present of the advantages of private institutions such as CMR University, in comparison to conventional universities.
In his remarks, the Vice Chancellor of CMR University, Dr. Anand K. Joshi spoke of the efforts which are focused in bridging the gap between academia and industry. CMR University will imbed Soft Skill and Communication Courses (NASSCOM) in its B.Tech. programme as from this inception year, so as to enhance employability of the student, he added.
The Chancellor, Dr. Sabitha Ramamurthy, highlighted the achievements of CMR University and CMR Group of Institutions during her presidential address.
The inauguration ceremony included the vote of thanks by the Registrar, CMR University.Dr. Praveen R.
A commemorative gift was presented to the Chief Guest, Mr. Hariharan Iyer, by the Pro Vice Chancellor of CMR University and CEO of CMR Jnanadhara Trust, K R Jayadeep.