10th Induction programme was organised by Vishnu Institute of Technology for the I. B. Tech Students from 3rd to 8th July 2017. The programme was started with the welcome address by the Director and Principal Dr. D. Suryanarayana and he delivered the keynote address to the students and emphasised the importance of increasing knowledge-base during college education.
The programme provided an important platform to nurture students passion in engineering right from year one, sustain their interest throughout the course and motivate them to join the engineering graduation. On the first day, two parallel sessions were conducted for parents and students- Counselling for parents and various stalls like English, science and Assisted Technology Lab for students.
The programme was organised keeping in mind to train students about various challenges they may face upon entering the professional career. Eminent personalities from wide array of expertise such as Girija Sridhar, granddaughter of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, Sarvesh Parab from Schneider, Satish Kumar D.V of Nasscom, Pavan Sadineni, a film director delivered lectures. Virtual Session by Tanmay Bhakshi, TEDx, Keynote Speaker, AI/Cognitive Developer, IBM Champion/Honorary Cloud Advisor, YouTuber, Author, Algorithm-ist was amazing. HoDs of all departments and faculty orientations were the part and parcel of the event. Each day programme encompassed a mixture of different types of activities such as talks, hands on activities, group work, sports etc.
In addition, students had the opportunity to be up-close and personal with successful alumni to interact on various topics related to industry development and career opportunities. Most sessions are interactive - students were encouraged to express their views and participate actively. Prize distribution and a brief photo session with the students concluded the six day long programme with a positive note.