Mangaluru, May 28: Annual Day Programme of St Aloysius ITI was held on May 27 at 10 am in the College Auditorium. The programme commenced with a prayer dance. Romius Dsouza, convener of the programme escorted the dignitaries to the dais.
Staron Charles Dsouza, introduced the dignitaries on the dais.
Pius K Rodrigues, Ex Board Member, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board, Govt of Karnataka was the chief guest, P Rajasekhar-BSI Jaquar and Company Pvt Ltd; Karthik Pai, training incharge M/s Advaith Hyundai, Mangaluru; Raveena Bangera, manager - Selco Solar, Mangaluru; Rajshekar, general manager service - Aravind Motors; Hariprasad PM- area Service Manager, Godrej Appliances; Fr Cyril D’mello SJ, ex director - St Aloysius ITI were the guests of honour. Fr Melwyn Joseph Pinto SJ, rector - St Aloysius Institutions, Mangaluru was the president of the programme. Fr John Dsouza SJ, director - St Aloysius ITI, Roshan Dsouza- principal, Alwyn Menezes-vice principal, Noel Lobo- training officer, Romius Dsouza -convener of the programme and Mohammed Saifulla, president - Student Council were present.
The annual report was displayed on the LED screen. Mohammed Saifulla, president - Student Council welcomed the dignitaries on the dais and gathering. Later the prizes were distributed to the students who won in the various competitions held during the academic year 2021 - 22. Felicitation programme was conducted for Joslan Derick Dsouza, student of Electronic Mechanic first year trade for his achievement in the field of body building.
Addressing the gathering Pius L Rodrigues spoke a few words, “Some of the parents are present here for the annual day programme to see the talents of their children. You all are studying in a reputed institution. Aloysius by its name has a brand all over the world today. I am an old student of St Aloysius ITI. I learnt the value of time from St Aloysius ITI and that has helped me a lot in my career.”
In his presidential address rector of St Aloysius Institutions Fr Melwyn Joseph Pinto SJ said, “Once upon a time it was decided who was clever and weaker by their grades in schools. The students who scored above 60 percent were considered clever and students who failed were considered good for nothing. A student studied engineering and became an engineer but he did not know how to repair the switch or a fuse because he studied only theory. But a technician knows how to repair the switch or a fuse because he is involved in practicals. We must give importance to development of our emotional aspect as they play a very important role. We all know what IQ is. The world today is in much need of EQ, that is, Emotional Quotient. Along with other skills such as Technical skills and soft skills, Emotional skills are also required and St Aloysius Institutions lay emphasis on development of this aspect. Person may know what are the components present in the food, but he/she may not know how to cook the food. We like to eat outside food. But atlast we come home and eat the food that is prepared by our mother and we say that it is more tasty. It is tasty because she prepares it with all her love, care and affection for her children and family members. May God Bless you all and may your future be very bright.”
Formal programme was followed by the cultural programme.
Romius Dsouza, Convener of the programme, proposed a vote of thanks.
Samuel Marian D'Silva, Vinod David Kumar S, Zunira Banu, Mohammed Saifulla, Staron Charles Dsouza, Fathimath Thasfiya compared the programme. The programme was concluded by singing the National Anthem.
The annual day programme was broadcasted live on YouTube. Click the link to watch the programme https://youtu.be/v-CyD-GLY54