As a part of the Diamond jubilee celebrations of MIT, the Dept of Electrical & Electronics Engg. hosted a Quiz compitition on ‘Energy Awareness and Basic Science’ for the high school students of Udupi - Manipal area on 24/06/2017. The Joint Director, MIT, Manipal Dr.B.H.V Pai inaugarated the programme and wished the students all success. The chairman of Diamond jubilee celebrations, Dr. C. Ramesha gave valuable advice to the participants. The Head of the department, Dr. Savitha G. Kini welcomed the gathering. The Coordinator of the event Dr. Vijayalaxmi spoke about the programme, the need for it and objectives of the event. Mrs.Yashodha Amin proposed the vote of thanks.
Later, Professor of the department Dr. C. S. Adiga and Mr. Shantarama Samanth of the Machines Lab gave a presentation on ‘Energy Awareness and Safety’. After this Mrs. Divya Shetty and Mrs.Akshtaha Lakshmi conducted a very interesting quiz programme. This quiz programme had 5 rounds. Finally the Government High school Volakadu emerged as the winner and the Govt Highschool Uppoor got the second Prize. After a tie breaker round B. M. Highschool Parkala bagged the third prize.
Later the participants and teachers gave a good feedback about the program and they also mentioned that they looked forward to many more events of this kind in the days to come. Overall, the event was very successful in exposing the participants to energy conservation and safety issues.