Mangaluru: The Graduation Ceremony of the 2013 batch of P.A College of Engineering, Mangalore was held on September 9 at its campus. The ceremony commenced by invoking the almighty’s blessings with a prayer by Janab Izzudheen Kausari, Imam, PACE Masjid.
The Alumni logo was released after the Graduation ceremony was declared open by Dr.P.A. Ibrahim, Executive Director, PAET.
Abdulla Ibrahim, Executive Director, PAET delivered the welcome address and the dignitaries - Dr.P.A. Ibrahim Haji, Chairman, PACE Group, Dr.M. Abdul Salam, Former Vice Chancellor, University of Calicut, Dr. U. Ramesh, Regional Officer & Director, AICTE, SW Regional Office, Srinivas M Jamkhandi , Director/Dy Secretary to GOI, Ministry of MSME, Prof. Surfraz Hasim J, Director(Academics), PACE, Dr. Abdul Sharief, Principal, PACE, Dr. Ramis M K, Vice Principal, PACE, K. M. Haneef (Director (Administration), PAET), Ahammed Kutty (Director (Finance), PAET), Dr. Palakshappa K (HOD, Civil Dept), Dr. Zahid Ansari (Dean, (Research)), Dr. Beeran Moidin B.M. (Director, MBA), Dr. S. Abdul Rahaman (SWO, PACE), Dr. Krishna Prasad (HOD, Biotechnology), Dr. M. Sharmila Kumari (HOD, CS Dept), Prof. John Valder (HOD, EEE Dept), Prof. Ismail Shaffi A.M. (HOD, Physics Dept), Abdul Majeed (HOD, Mathematics Dept), Nabeel Ahemad (HOD, Chemistry Dept), Mohammad Hussain K (Training & Placement Officer, PACE).
Addressing the gathering the Chairman of PACE group Dr. P.A. Ibrahim said that they were two types of people present in the crowd, those who have already achieved a lot in life and others who are future achievers. The world is changing fast and we Indians should be in the front lines of innovation, he added and urged the graduates to take an oath to take-up a challenge to create a second silicon valley in India.
Dr. M Abdul Salam gave the graduation day address.
In his address,Dr. U. Ramesh chief guest for the occasion informed that this year alone there are about 9 lakh engineers graduating in India.
Srinivas M Jhamkandi congratulated the students, parents and the faculty on this day. He said 60% credit should go to the teachers since they have imparted knowledge, 30% credit should go to the parents for supporting the students and 10% credit will go to the students for their hard work.