Canfest 2019 , a two day National Level Undergraduate inter-collegiate Fest encompassing the domains of Commerce & Management, Science & IT was organized on January 17 & 18, 2019 at Canara College.
Canfest 2019 was inaugurated by Prof. Dr. Shivaprasad, Principal, Fr.Mullers Homeopathic Hospital, Mangaluru. Prof. Pushpalatha, Staff Co-ordinator welcomed the gathering.
The chief guest Prof. Dr. Shivaprasad focused on kinesthetic development and emotional intelligence and spoke on the importance of various fitness concepts, self-discipline and time management as the need of the hour. Being an alumnus of Canara Institute, he was happy to be a part of the event and expressed his gratitude to his teachers. Dr. K.V.Malini Principal delivered a message on Canfest 2019. Mr. Ranganath Bhat, Honarary Secretary, C.H.S. Association, took pride in saying he could see “The Future Corporate in Canara” in his presidential remarks. Mr. Maroor Sudhir Pai, Correspondent, Canara College, graced the occasion. Vote of thanks was proposed by Prof. Ignatius Nevil Noronha, Faculty Co-ordinator.
Canfest 2019, an amalgamation of Commerce & Management, Science & IT gave the participants an opportunity to learn and grow their analytical and critical thinking skills.
The theme for Scientica 2019 was “An Odyssey through Science” which focused on the challenges faced by Science Community over the centuries. Scientica 2019 had 12 spectacular Science & IT events; Quantum Realm , Chemi Cathlon, Infinity War, Bio Cenos, Spinneret, Chamber of deputies, Eminent, Tech-Hablar, Cipher, Cobweb, Amazica and Game of thrones. Scientica witnessed participation from 17 colleges including 5 outstation colleges which comprised 238 students altogether.
“Commercia” conducted with the theme “Labyrinth” was an excellent platform for the participants to showcase their organizational and leadership skills. Commercia comprised 9 major events such as; Best Manager, Human Resource, Public Relation, Finance, Entrepreneur, Marketing, Research & Development, Event Management and Smart City Development and witnessed participation from 15 colleges including 2 outstation colleges. More than 150 Participants actively participated in the fest and made it successful.
Apart from Scientica & Commercia, there were two General events; Pixmuse (Photography) and Brainiac ( General Quiz) comprising nearly 50 participants. All these events combined with education and fun, explored professional and personal excellence of our students. These were judged by eminent professors, professionals and by our own alumnus.
Mr. Rajasekhara Bhat Kakunje, Regional Manager, Environment Health & Safety Services BASF in South Asia, graced the occasion as a guest of honor for the Valedictory ceremony and gave away the prizes. He said that students should be confident about themselves and only then they can achieve success. He also appreciated the students for their keen interest in the extra -curricular activities and for their effort to upgrade their knowledge. Dr K.V. Malini, Principal of the college addressed the students and advised them to make use of the platforms like Canfest to enhance their leadership qualities and congratulated the organizers for their dedication towards Canfest.
Alva’s College, Moodubidre emerged as the overall winners and MAPS College, Mangaluru were the runners-up of Commercia. In Scientica, Poorna Prajna College udupi emerged as the overall winners and Alva’s College, Moodubidre were the runners-up. Vote of thanks was proposed by Prof. Pushpalatha, Staff Co-coordinator.
Submitted By: Prof. Ignatius Nevil Noronha & Prof. Raksha R. Acharya