INSTALLATION CEREMONY OF ROTARACT CLUB AT SMVITM
The installation ceremony of the Rotaract Club of Shri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology & Management, (SMVITM), Bantakal, sponsored by Rotary Shankerpura, was held on 12 August 2014. Rtn. Manjunatha Upadya, District Rotaract Committee Chairman (DRCC), Rotary International District (RID) 3180, chief guest on the occasion, addressed the gathering and encouraged the students ofSMVITM to take up more and more Rotary Club activities under the aegis of the SMVITM Rotaract Club.
The guest of honor Rtn. Abhinandan Shetty, Former DRCC, RID 3180, in his address briefly explained the importance of the Rotaract movement and congratulated the new office bearers and members. Rtn. Jerome Rodrigues, President, Rotary Club, Shankerpura acted as the Installing officer at the function.
Prof. Dr. Radhakrishna S. Aithal, Principal, SMVITM appreciated the effective functioning of the club and urged the members of the club to work towards becoming one of the best Rotaract clubs in the state.
Dr. A. Ganesha, Dean (Academics), Rotaract Chairperson Rtn. Edward Mendonsa,Rtn. Nandan Kumar, Rotaract Club Faculty Coordinators, Mr. Kishor Kumar Aroor and Mr. Sudhir were present.
The following students were sworn in as office bearers of the club for the academic year 2014 – 15:
President : Rtr. Adheesh Shetty
Secretary : Rtr. Devika Lakshmeesha
Treasurer : Rtr. Rohil Lobo
Directors : Rtr. Sneha Hegde
: Rtr. Deviprasad Shetty
: Rtr. Karthik Kumar
Sergeant Arms : Rtr. Alva Rakshith
: Rtr. Snehal
: Rtr. Shishira Bhat
The program commenced with the Rotaract prayer by Rtr. Sneha Hegde. Rtr. Devika Lakshmeesha welcomed the guests and Rtr. Adheesh Shetty presented a brief report on the various activities organized by the club during the past academic year. Rtr. Snehal delivered the vote of thanks. The program was compered by Rtr. Anusha Pai and Rtr. Devika Lakshmeeha..