Dr. V. Siva Rama Krishnaiah, Senior Technical Director, National Informatics Center, Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of India visited Shri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology and Management, Bantakal on 19 April 2017 and addressed the Computer Science and Engineering students on the topic “Why Software Projects Fail?”. He explained how software projects are important because of the advent in technology in Social Media, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud Computing. He listed and elaborated 12 reasons for the failure of large software projects and suggested students to be well versed with project management principles. Prof. Vasudeva, HoD of CSE welcomed the guest and handed over the memento. Mr. Siju V. Soman, ISTE faculty coordinator, faculty members attended the talk. Ms. Sanchitha B compeered the program.