Inauguration of IBM Centre of Excellence
It’s a moment of pride that the software giant IBM extended its support to MREC (A) in establishing its Centre of Excellence in the college campus remarked Principal Dr. S. Sudhakara Reddy. The state – of – the – art IBM Centre of excellence was inaugurated on 10th Feb 2018. In his welcome address, Dr. Sudhakara Reddy said that new jobs are being created due to continuous technological revolutions by diminishing the conventional jobs. Therefore both the faculty and students should be continuous learners, he added. The newly established centre of excellence helps them in learning the latest technologies as per Industry requirements, he remarked. He mentioned that the centre is open to the students of all branches of engineering. He also advised the students to take up the summer internships to get the feel of the norms and procedures of the industry. He appealed to the students to imbibe creative thinking and to adapt to team work.
The chief guest of the occasion, honorable M.P. of Malkajgiri constituency and founder Chairman of MRGI, Mr. Ch. Malla Reddy said that in line with the government’s policy of providing skill development training to the students that the college has come up with the idea of providing sufficient training to the students besides the academics. In this direction, the college planned to set MoUs with the industry giants like IBM. As a part of such tie – up, the students shall get benefitted with additional skills beyond the academics that shall definitely make them industry ready.
Prof. P. V. Ramana Murthy explained to the audience the entire journey of establishing the Centre of Excellence, MoUs made with the software giants, the positive impact of MoUs on the placements etc.
The representatives from IBM, Mr. Subbu Banda and Mr. Anand S Kondrakunta advised the students to utilize the available infrastructure and develop multiple skills in accordance with the current industry requirements. They wished that the newly established Centre of Excellence shall be of great help to the students in getting better placements.