BANGALORE: The annual technical fest of University Visveswaraya College of Engineering (UVCE), Impetus 2012 was inaugurated by M S Gopinatha, senior engineer, Siemens Industry Software on college premises recently.Speaking on the occasion, Gopinatha, an alumnus of UVCE, emphasised on green engineering and urged students to implement the concept of recycle and reuse in order to ensure
Dr Venugopal K R, principal of UVCE, said, “India is a young and dynamic country which is on the threshold of becoming the world’s vibrant economy in years to come.” He pointed out that the country has abundant natural resources and it is necessary to provide quality infrastructure to the teeming talented youth to embark upon entrepreneurship and also to overcome the attraction of looking out for lucrative jobs in
He added, “The students have to participate in extra-curricular activities apart from the mundane academic curriculum to enhance their career prospects and build capabilities in technical, non-technical and soft skills to improve their employability and add value
to their academics.”
The Imepetus 2012 hosted out-of-the-box programmes, such as giving an insight into the electronic design concepts like ‘Switch Play and Tristate’, ‘iLead’ to bring out leadership qualities, ‘Ad-venture’ to extract the marketing abilities, ‘Women Empowered’ to instil confidence, ‘Busyness and Summit’ to develop team spirit and speed and ‘Mock Recruit’ to get a feel of the corporate world.
The regular events such as pot pourrie, quiz, robotics, mc-CAD and gaming were also hosted. Over 1,000 students from various engineering colleges across the state took part in a two-day extravaganza. Students from IIIT-B, BMSCE, and UVCE bagged prizes in competitions held.