The Grand Finale of Sahyadri Whiz Quiz 2017, an inter-collegiate quiz
competition was held in Srishti, Sahyadri Open Auditorium. Out of 5,000
students who appeared for the Campus Level Quiz, 750 participants of 31
colleges from Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Madikeri and Kasargod districts
qualified for the Grand Finale. The day witnessed a mammoth crowd of
students who were enthusiastic to combat in the mega final. In the
Inaugural Ceremony, Prof. Ramesh K G, Chief Coordinator of the event
welcomed the gathering and gave a glimpse of our institute and also the
achievements of the department. Dr. Vishal Samartha, Director,
Department of Business Administration gave the birds eye view of the
flagship event - Sahyadri Whiz Quiz 2017 and stressed that the basic
premise of conducting this event was to create Knowledge Capital which
plays a key role in todays competitive world.
Mr. Kishan Shetty, Chairman and MD of Chloris Group of Companies, the Chief Guest in his inaugural address congratulated Sahyadri for conceiving the great idea of quizzing in the region. He re-iterated that quiz creates curiosity and curiosity is the mother of learning. Curiosity in every walks of life leads to success and hence he advocated all the students to be curious throughout their life and enjoy the process of learning. Mr. Guruprasad H D, Talent HR Manager at KPMG, Guest of Honour, in his speech, mentioned that he has been associated with Sahyadri for Campus Placements since several years and applauded the students who are recruited from Sahyadri as they are the most hard-working and stand out with their exemplary performance. Dr. Umesh M Bhushi, Principal, while addressing the gathering advised students to nurture humbleness and simplicity in their lives and encash this opportunity to interact with the rest of the student community from various colleges.
Prof. Rakshith Shetty, Department of Mechanical Engineering was the Quiz Master of the Grand Finale. The programme was a blend of Quiz and Cultural Show spiced up with the peppy talk from Mr. Abhijith Karkera, Managing Partner and Marketing Head, VIBRANT MINDS.
MAPS College, Mangaluru emerged as the Champions with a trophy and Cash Prize of Rs.25000/- and two teams from SDM College, Mangaluru won 2nd and 3rd Prize with trophy and cash prize of Rs.15000/- and Rs.10000/-.