Mangalore: Budding engineers advised to work hard at SJEC annual day

Mangalore: Budding engineers advised to work hard at SJEC annual day
Pics: Dayanand Kukkaje
Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore (DV)
Mangalore, Mar 21:
A splendid ceremony marked the 12th annual day celebrations of St Joseph Engineering College, Vamanjoor here on Thursday March 20.

Students who achieved laurels in various spheres like sports, culture and academics were honoured by MLA J R Lobo who was the chief guest.

Addressing the gathering, Lobo advised the students to work hard and pursue their goals with courage and sincerity. "Success comes with hard work, determination, and courage," he added.

Giving instances of great achievers, he narrated the story of Naga Naresh Karutura of Andhra Pradesh who, despite having lost both his legs, passed out of IIT Madras and achieved success in IT field. "Differently-abled individuals like Naga Naresh have achieved success through their dedication and hard work. Hence, success always follows hard work."

He also said, "We should live in the present while dreaming of the future. Infinite power is hidden in everyone. The youth should use this power to do good and achieve great heights."

Anand James D'Silva, country HR manager of Hewlett-Packard, in his address as the guest of honour said, "College education is the best time of one’s life. Choose your future well; you will become what you choose. Develop network with people which is important in this age. Great people are great speakers."

Dr Aloysius Paul D’ Souza, Bishop of Mangalore Diocese, felicitated Lobo on this occasion.

Anand James D'Silva honoured academic achievers.

Dr Aloysius Paul Souza blessed the occasion. Fr Joseph Lobo, director, St Joseph Engineering College, welcomed. Joseph Gonsalves, principal, read the annual report.

Dr Jyothi, convener, assistant directors Fr Ajith Menezes and Fr Rohith D'Costa, and vice-principal Dr Rio D'Souza were present.


Comment on this article


    Fri, Mar 21 2014

    Dear dynamic Director Rev. Fr Joseph Lobo. CONGRATS for the colorful annual day celebrations. SJEC is shining in and outside India. We, your parishioners of Badyar are proud of you to see shining. Good luck to SJEC. May SJEC shine further at all levels.

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  • Vincent Rodrigues, Katapadi/Bangalore

    Fri, Mar 21 2014

    Good to know that the college day of SJEC was celebrated with full pomp and gay.All the best to the college in its future endeavors in registering good growth and standard in the engineering education.Thanq.

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  • John DSouza, Mangalore

    Fri, Mar 21 2014

    Success comes with hard work, determination, and courage
    Knowledge and experience makes us to move faster in life
    With the help of wisdom we can dive deeps and reach heights
    Mobile Technology has provided oceans and skies of information
    Technicians have to be the creators of new services, not mere users
    We still have scope to research, development and innovations
    Being we still walk up and downs with our flat shoes on ground
    Think different and change concept to make a world of difference

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