Of substance and quality

New Structure

The newest addition is Dwani, a state-of-the-art auditorium in the newly built PG block atCreative : A cultural performance by the students. CMR Institute of Technology (CMRIT). It has been constructed at the cost of Rs 12 crore and the interiors alone cost four crore.

 'Dwani' was inaugurated last week. Talking about the idea behind the such a mega project Jayadeep KR, CEO, CMR Group of Institutions reasons that 'Dwani' is a world class hall, far beyond what is required at a college campus.

Jayadeep says the college can host national and international technical seminars and the students could use to it for cultural events and in house-theatre productions. “A world class auditorium on campus conveys to the students the importance the Institute places on cultural activities,” says Jayadeep.

It will also serve as a centre for high quality performances. The auditorium will be given out to theatre groups at a highly subsidised and nominal fee.

The hall has a seating capacity of 650. The seating is organised in a parabolic curve, where the slope increases as you move back. “This ensures that each and every member of the audience gets a clear unobstructed view of the stage.

The auditorium also features three stages. One main stage (60'x30') and two annex stages at a height of three meters on either sides. This opens up a world of possibilities for artists,” explains Jayadeep. 

The hall is fully air conditioned, and is complete with professional stage lighting, LED and indirect lighting from Germany. The car parking can accommodate more than 300 cars at a time.

The IT companies located around the college campus have already approached the management to block dates to host seminars, meetings and conferences. “This is the only facility in the IT Park and Whitefield area,” says Jayadeep.

The inauguration also coincided with the Founder's Day of the CMR group and decennial celebrations for CMRIT. Among the programmes were several music and dance performances by the students.

Also CMR Memorial scholarships worth 20 lakh were given away to 176 students and CMR Leadership Awards were awarded to 13 deserving candidates in.

Teacher service awards were presented to outstanding teachers and CMR Seva Puraskar was awarded to environmentalist and social activist A N Yellappa Reddy.

What's On

‘Diakrisi 2010’

The Mount Carmel Institute of Management is all set to host Diakrisi 2010 on November 25 and 26. There are more than ten events. In addition to providing a platform to the students to showcase the skills and talents, the fest also doubles up as a learning experience.

Among the various events are: Eureka: a business quiz which will test your knowledge in business skills.

If you have the gift of the gab and plenty of initiative then Plato Marketing is the thing for you. The advertising skills will be into use in Apollo advertising.

If you have the capacity to help boost the sales of your company, then you could try your skills in Cronus Retail, an event that helps you bring out those skills. The power of team building will be tested in Trojans. If you think you make a good manager then ‘Zeus: Best manager’ gives you a chance to be better than the best.

Your skills at making and managing money will be tested in Socrates: The finance event. And Helios, the IT event delves into a the world of technology. Athena is the cultural side of the fest.

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