THIRUVANANTHAPRUAM: The decennial celebrations of Mohandas College of Engineering & Technology, Thiruvananthapurum, commenced the other day. Union Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi inaugurated the celebrations.
The Union Minister unveiled the plaque, symbolic of inauguration of Mohandas Hall, the multi-storied Sports Complex-cum-auditorium which is in its final stage of construction. He also released the Decennial Souvenir of the college commemorating the milestones achieved by the institution in the past ten years.
The college is also hosting a variety of technical and cultural events for a week as part of the fete. A splendid bike rally ‘Zero Gravity’ was flagged off by Trivandrum Range IG Padmakumar from the city to the campus.
Nearly 500 students participated in Colloquium -12, the national-level technical fest which included paper presentation, project exhibition, technical quiz and various other technical competitions.
It was inaugurated by Prahlad Vadakkepat, Professor, National University of Singapore. Prahald also released the Colloquim-12 proceedings which includes 50 technical papers.
Illuminati-12, the cultural fest, was inaugurated by actor Suresh Gopi. Krishna J C of Mar Ivanious College bagged the prize for Voice of Illuminate.The three-day Open House & Technological Exhibition ‘MCETEX’ was inaugurated by J Letha ,director of Technical Education .
As part of the decennial celebrations a two-day National Conference ‘ASPES-12’ would be convened on January 6 and 7, which will provide a platform for the dissemination of novel and fundamental advances in the field of Signal Processing and Embedded Systems.
During the conference days, Peter Fleming, director, Sheffield University, United Kingdom will deliver the keynote addresses.