Mangaluru, Mar 20, 2019 : Nitte University in association with All India Radio, Mangaluru, Doordarshan Kannada and the District SVEEP Committee, Zilla Parishat, Mangaluru, conducted a voters awareness program for the students of the University on 20 March, Wednesday at the University premises in Paneer Campus.
The program was broadcast live on All India Radio and will be telecast by DD-Kannada. Sri Selvamani R, the CEO, Dakshina Kannada ZP was the Chief Guest Prof. (Dr.) M. Shantharam Shetty, Prochancellor, Prof. (Dr.) Satheesh Kumar Bhandary, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. M.S. Moodithaya, Pro Vice Chancellor, and Dr. Satheesh Rao, Professor, Nitte University were present. They urged the young voters to exercise their right to cast their vote as responsible citizens on the election day. In addition, students from Nitte University spoke about the issues that affect today’s youth and voiced their opinions on what they would expect from the elected government.
A demonstration on the use of electronic voting machine (EVM) was conducted by the office of the District SVEEP Committee ZP Mangaluru for the benefit of first-time voters.
Dr. Ushalatha Sarpady, the Station Director of All India Radio, Mangaluru, presided over the function. Prof. Dr. Harsha Halahalli, Director (Curriculum Development), Dr. Sayee Geetha and Dr. Anirban Chakraborty, Professors, Nitte University, co-ordinated the event and Mr Manohar Kadri, All India Radio, compered the program. The event was attended by the staff and students of Nitte University in large numbers.