The National Level Techno Cultural Fest TIARA 2024 inaugurated at St Joseph Engineering College. – KONKANCATHOLIC.COM

The National Level Techno Cultural Fest TIARA 2024 inaugurated at St Joseph Engineering College.

May 9, 2024

Mangaluru: TIARA 2024, the three-day Techno Cultural Fest organized by St Joseph Engineering College (SJEC), Mangaluru, is inaugurated on May 9, 2024, at the college basketball ground. Mr Vishwanath Ananthakrishnan, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mirafra Technologies, graced the occasion as Chief Guest along with Mr Abhishek Shukla, HR Directorate during the inaugural.

The fest got off to a grand opening on the first day as a cheerful flash mob entertained the crowd gathered at the venue and rendered a mesmerizing welcome to the gathering. The unveiling of the TIARA logo and the Techno Cultural Fest organized by the college followed.

Mr Vishwanath Ananthakrishnan, in his address, complimented the students for coming up with such innovative ways of inaugurating the event. He appreciated the creativity involved in the event. He congratulated the students for their competitive instincts, ideas, and innovation and asked them to hold on to this spirit when they step into their careers. He suggested that the industry will look for enthusiasm, passion, curiosity, eagerness, and hunger to learn in individuals, as well as readiness to take responsibility with proactive behavior. He congratulated the college on organizing an event of such stature and wished the fest great success.

Rev. Fr Wilfred Prakash D’Souza, Director of SJEC; Rev. Fr Kenneth R. Crasta, Assistant Director; Dr Rio D’Souza, Principal; Dr Purushothama Chippar, Vice Principal; and Mr Rakesh Lobo, HR Manager of the college, were present at the inaugural along with the Staff Conveners of the Fest, Mr Roopesh M. and Ms Chaitra U. R. The Student Conveners of the event, Mr Vinol A. D’Souza and Ms Alva Shwetha Shivaprasad, were also present on the occasion. 

The three-day fest will witness the participation of students from across the region in a series of technical, non-technical, and cultural events displaying their skills and competencies. Apart from the techno-cultural events, the major attractions of the fest include the Spin the Disc scheduled on the first day, the cultural program, and the award ceremony on the third day, followed by Heritage Haute – DJ Night by the popular DJ Aerreo. The major sponsors of the event are MARIAN Constructions, KASHARP, PRAKRUTI Products Pvt. Ltd., NIDHI LAND Infrastructure Developers India Pvt. Ltd., and ATHER.

Ms Deona Rego and Mr Reven compered the inaugural program.