Mangaluru, June 8: The inauguration of ‘ANALYST-2K22’, a one-day national-level intercollegiate festival took place on June 8, 2022 at the LF Rasqinha Audotorium, organized by the Department of Graduate Studies and Research in Chemistry of St Aloysius College (autonomous).
Around 400 participants from 21 undergraduate colleges and 15 postgraduate colleges took part in the festival.
Deputy Managing Director and Regional Head of Union Bank of India, Mangaluru Region, Mahesha J was the chief guest, Principal Dr Praveen Martis SJ chaired the program.
Dr. Ronald Nazareth, Head of the Department of Graduate Studies and Research in Chemistry, welcomed the assembly and introduced the chief guest.
Dr Richard Gonsalves, director of the LCRI block, Dr Akshatha R Salian, program manager, the student coordinators were also present on the slides.
The festival was opened by main guest Mahesha J with the unveiling of the new ANALYST logo. In the keynote address, he focused on the many opportunities for chemistry students not only in industries, but also as entrepreneurs.
Giving a real life example of a successful entrepreneur who just passed the SSLC, he said if such people could start some chemical industries and achieve success with dedication and hard work, students with a sound of chemistry could surely do wonders in applying ideas and creativity. that they already have.
The program was chaired by Dr Praveen Martis SJ, Principal St Aloysius College (autonomous). He addressed the assembly saying that the contribution of Mahesha J in setting up an advanced instrumentation center at the college was immense. He motivated students with his insights into the history of chemistry and the opportunities for chemists today to think and act in unique ways for the good of humanity. Also, he commended the chemistry department for the initiatives and creative execution of various events in the college.
Deserving students from the Department of Chemistry were honored during the program. Yuktha, PG Chemistry Department featured the program. Apeksha Rai, assistant student coordinator proposed the vote of thanks.