Self-appraisal helps achieve success
Self-appraisal helps achieve success.K Padma Raju, principal of JNTU College of Engineering, Kakinada, exhorted engineering students to develop a...
K Padma Raju, principal of JNTU College of Engineering, Kakinada, exhorted engineering students to develop a positive attitude from their college days which helps them face challenges in life with confidence. He was speaking at an academic and cultural symposium, ‘Technotsav-2015’, which began at Muthavarapu Venkateswara Rao (MVR) College of Engineering and Technology at Paritala village in Kanchikacherla mandal of Krishna district on Thursday.
“Engineering students should utilise their technical knowledge for the industrial development of the nation. They should also come up with innovative ideas for the betterment of society,” he said.Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Academic Relationship Manager K Suryanarayana called upon students to strive to uphold values in society.
“Excellence is doing something great that differentiates one from others. Critical self-appraisal is essential for students which help them identify their strengths and weaknesses. By utilising one’s strengths and overcoming weaknesses, a student can achieve success in career,” he said. The management had allotted stalls to students to sell their products during the fest to enhance the students’ marketing skills.
More than 450 students from 30 engineering colleges in Krishna district participated in the inaugural session. About 300 projects of students on new technologies were displayed at an expo organised as part of the symposium. They included train censor signalling system, horizontal lift, quad chopper, firefighting robot, prepaid energy meter and GSM tracking of vehicle theft.
College principal PV Naganjaneyulu, administrative officer M Rama Krishna, chairman Srinivas Babu, ECE HoD NVGS Rajendra Prasad, EEE HoD Rushi Singh, CSE HoD D Srinivas, Civil Engineering HoD Anand and faculty members were present.