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Awareness Programme on COTPA Act and ill effects of tobacco

NSS unit of Dr T.M.A Pai Polytechnic, Manipal organized a guest talk on the topic “COTPA Act 2003 and ill effects of tobacco” under National Tobacco Control Program, on 04 January 2020.

Technoweek Celebration

As part of “TECHNOWEEK”, Association of consulting civil Engineers, Mangalore centre and RAMCO cements Limited in association with civil engineering department of Dr.T.M.A.Pai Polytechnic, Manipal organised a technical talk on “Basics of concrete and Retaining walls” on 20-09-2019. Er. Anil Baliga and Er. Ekanath Dandakeri were the resource persons. Principal Mr T Narendra Pai, Vice Principal Mr Prashanth Shetty P, H.O.D of Civil Engg Mr. Doreswamy K were present. Student of civil engineering department participated in the programme.

Anti-Ragging Committee Meeting

Meeting of Anti-Ragging Committee was held on 17 September, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in the Audio Visual Hall.


As contribution to “One student One tree” initiative launched by AICTE, Students of Dr.T.M.A Pai Polytechnic have planted trees in the college campus on 14th September 2019. Many students participated in this drive. M.I.T. Asst Director Dr. Raghavendra Holla, College Academic Co-ordinator Mr.T.Ranga Pai, Principal Mr.T.Narendra Pai, Vice Principal Prashanth shetty and other faculty members were present during the program.

Engineer's Day Celebration

Engineers Day was celebrated at Dr.T.M.A Pai polytechnic on 14th September 2019 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sir M Visvesvaraya, the great engineer of this country. Dr. Raghavendra Holla, Asst. Director M.I.T was the chief guest. Dr. Holla garlanded the portrait of Sir M.V. and in his speech he stressed on the sincerity and dedication of Sir M.V. in his works. He also advised the students to follow his footsteps. Students pledged that they will strive to be sincere and dedicated Engineers, contributing in nation building.

Guest Lecture on Effective Communication

A guest lecture on “Effective Communication” was held on 13th September 2019 for the final year students of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engg. Branch of Dr T.M.A Pai Polytechnic Manipal.

Installation Ceremony of new office bearers of Rotaract Club of Dr. TMA Pai Polytechnic, Manipal for the year 2019-20

The installation ceremony of the new office bearers for the rotaract club took place on Monday 09 September 2019 at 11.00 am.

Civil Engineering Department Celebrates Teacher's Day

To Commemorate the birth anniversary of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Teachers day was celebrated on 05 September 2019 by the students of Civil Engineering department. Mr.Prashanth Shetty, Vice principal of the College was the chief guest. While addressing the students on the occasion, Mr. Shetty emphasised the importance of dedication and discipline in the work. Mr. Doreswamy K H.O.D Dept of Civil Engg, spoke about the professional ethics of the teacher and their responsibilities in moulding the character of students.

Student Welfare Council Election

06 Aug: The election for the student welfare council for the academic year 2019-20 was held on 06 August 2019 at 02.30 pm in the seminar Hall.

Orientation by SMEC

SMEC Automation Pvt ltd conducted an orientation program for students on the various internship opportunities available with them on 14 Jan. Mr Ravindra Natal Senior Manager and Mr Nithin Jose branch manager SMEC Automation Pvt ltd conducted the session. Principal Sri T Narendra Pai, Vice Principal Sri Prashanth Shetty, Placement Officer Mrs Neetha Baliga, Placement co-ordinator Mrs Manju Gopal were present. Mr Nihal Shenoy compered the session.

Institution signs MOU with SMEC Automation Pvt ltd.

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National Tobacco Control Programme

An awareness programme was conducted as part of “National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP)” on 04 January 2019 for our college students. Ms Shyla, from Government Health department was the resource person. The session was very enlightening and helpful for the students. The students came to know about the ill effects of use of tobacco. Over 70 students participated in the programme. Mr. Dhanwish, Lecturer in Mechanical Engg. and staff member Mr. Ashok were present.

Guest Lecture on Advanced materials & composites

A guest lecture on “Advanced materials & composites: Polymer composite pressure vessels for compressed gas storage in mass transportation vehicles” was held on 15th October 2018 for the final year students of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engg. Branch.

Guest Lecture on Welding Machines and Robotic Technology

A guest lecture on Welding Machines and Robotic technology was held on 5.10.2018 for final year students of Automobile engineering branch.

Guest Lecture on Self Awareness for Personal Effectiveness

A guest lecture on “Self Awareness for Personal Effectiveness” was held on 03 October 2018 for the final year students of Mechanical and Mechatornics Engg. Branch.

Rotaract club Inauguration

ROTARACT club unit at Dr. T.M.A Pai Polytechnic was inaugurated on 25 September 2018. The formal inaugurals ceremony was held in the Mechanical Audio Visual Hall. The Academic Coordinator Mr T Ranga Pai was present on the occasion. The new office bearers for the Academic year 2018-19 assumed their office after administering the oath by the Rotary president.

Session on Information Technology

Dr. Srikanth Prabhu addressed the students of Computer Science and Engineering department on ‘Information Technology’ on 19 Spetember 2018. The Programme was organized by Mrs Savitha Shenoy, HOD of the department of CSE. Students of final year and staff members of the department were present.

Engineers Day Celebration

Engineer’s day was celebrated on 15 September 2018 in commemoration of the birth of Sir M. Visvesvaraya, a great engineer, scholar and statesman of our country.

Session on Career opportunities with Konkan Railways corporation ltd.

The Placement and training cell organised a session on Career opportunities with Konkan Railways corporation ltd. The session was delivered by Mr Sridhar Avabarath and Mr Surya Shekhar, senior trainers in Konkan Railway Academy.

Students participate in STATECON 2018

State level conference “STATECON 2018” was held from 07 to 08 September 2018 at Udupi. The programme was organized by CREDAI Udupi, on the theme ‘ease of doing business’. 17 students of final year civil engineering and 2 faculty members of the department participated in the programme.

Session on Drug Awareness

Dr TMA Pai Polytechnic in association with police department organized a talk on drug awareness on 6 sep 2018 . Mr Divakar Sharma, Ast sub inspector spoke about effects of using drugs. The session included short movies and interaction with police officials. College coordinator Sri T Ranga Pai, Principal Sri T Nerendra Pai were present in the program.

Guest lecture on Civil Engineering Project Planning and Execution

A guest lecture on “Civil Engineering Project Planning and Execution” was held on 06 September 2018 for the final year students of Civil Engineering branch. Prof. Raghavendra Holla, Asst. Director at MIT Manipal was the resource person. Prof. Holla explained the intricacies in planning civil engineering projects and their implementation in the site. 43 Students participated in the Programme. Mr Doreswamy, HOD of Civil engineering was present.

Session on Career Guidance

The placement cell organised a session on Career Guidance for the final year students on 29 August 2018. The session was delivered by Captain K V Subba Rao. He also shared his insights on the career prospects for diploma students with the Indian Navy and Merchant Navy. Captain was welcomed by Vice Principal Mr Prashanth Shetty and the programme was compered by the Placement Officer Mrs Neetha Baliga.

Selfie with Signature Campaign

25 August; Sensitizing students and parents on drug abuse, the Udupi District Police and Udupi District Working Journalists Association and udupi press club organised the ‘Selfie with Signature Campaign’ on 25-08-2018 (Saturday) at 10.00 am at CANARA MALL, MANIPAL (Bharath cinemas). Students of our college took an active part in the campaign.

Contribution to Kodagu Flood Relief

24 August; In a unique gesture students of Dr. T.M.A Pai Polytechnic, Manipal contributed financial help for the flood affected area of Kodagu.

Session on How to build self confidence

A session on how to build self-confidence was organized for the students of first year diploma courses on 23 August 2018. Swami Anupamanandaji from Ramakrishna mission ashram Tirupati conducted the session. He also spoke about the life of Swami Vivekananda.

Drug Awareness Programme

Dr T.M.A Pai Polytechnic, Manipal in association with Manipal Police Station conducted an awareness programme on “Road Safety and Drug addiction” on July 26, 2018.

Mechanical & Mechatronics Department organizes seminar on Project Work

The department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering organized a seminar on “FINAL YEAR PROJECT” on Thursday, 19 July 2018. The seminar was held in the ISAP hall of the department.

Orientation Programme for First Year Students

Dr. Vipupaksha Devaramane, addressed a gathering of parents, students and staff at Dr. T.M.A Pai polytechnic manipal on Saturday 14/07/2018. He stressed on moral responsibilities of Parents, teachers and Students in the collective development of the society. He also spoke on the importance of Mental health of the Students.