Dr. Naveen Shetty K, Principal of the college inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp. Addressing the gathering, he said Dr. Radhakrishnan, a teacher, was elected as the first Vice President of our country. An ideal academician, he was also the second President of India. He advised the teachers to imbibe the great qualities of Dr. Radhakrishnan.
Mr. Mahesh, Kannada Lecturer, mentioned that the dedication, values and discipline of the teachers played a significant role in shaping the lives of their students. He concluded his speech by quoting the line of Purandaradasa, a renowned composer of carnatic music “unless you become a slave of the Guru, you cannot get salvation”.