The Inaugurator, Prof. Vishabharaj, Retd. Professor and Head of the department of Physics, S.V.S College, Bantwal while addressing the students said, “The overall development of the students take place when they actively participate beyond the curriculum and think out of the box. A forum like this will provide lot of opportunities for the students; it will test their capabilities, leadership qualities and innovative ideas.”
He added, “Formal education will only help to earn your living but experience which is gained in the student life by participating will teach you the way of life. Education should contribute in the development of the body, mind and soul of the individual.”
The Guest of Honour, Rev. Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro said, “Science begins with wonder. All the innovations come from absurd questions.”
The Principal of the College, Prof. Leo Norohna in his presidential address quoting the great scientist Albert Einstein said, ‘Curiosity leads to knowledge and knowledge leads to wisdom’. Therefore he advised the students to keep themselves involved in knowledge hunting.”
The programme was followed by a workshop on Nano Technology. Prof. Vrishabharaj gave an insight to students about the various Nano technology, its importance and its relevance.
Prof. Chandrashekar K, Director of Science Forum welcomed the gathering and gave introductory remarks. Ms. Vismitha introduced the Chief Guest. Vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. Preetham Castelino, President of Science Forum. The Master of Ceremony was Ms. Fayal D’Souza.