Mangaluru: The 13th  edition of the Annual State level Intercollegiate Cultural, Technical and Management Fest of Mangalore Institute of Technology and Engineering (MITE)- Sentia 2022 was inaugurated today at MITE Campus in the midst of gala of participants from across students of Engineering and MBA Colleges of Karnataka. The Two day fest was inaugurated by Mr. N Shashi Kumar, IPS, Police Commissioner, Mangaluru. In his inaugural address, N Shashi Kumar addressed the students on importance of participating in cultural and Co-curricular events. He asked the Students to participate with positive spirit than just winning. He also reminisced his college Days and highlighted the importance of such events in the overall growth of the Students. Also Shashi Kumar exhibited his cultural interest  by singing a song.

Rajesh Chowta, Chairman Rajalaxmi Education Trust, in his presidential address said that ‘Sentia has become a religion, passion for MITE. Sentia today has spread all across the state, and we at MITE will conduct the activities with complete transparency and utmost hospitality to the participants. Although, we had not been able to conduct Sentia for the last two years, the 2022 edition will still be conducted with the same grandeur, and best events for the participants across the state. 

This edition is witnessing talents across Karnataka participate in a total of 35 events been conducted simultaneously on April 15th at multiple venues. Students of Engineering & Management institutes across Karnataka are participating in the event. The Students of MITE will compete in the Inter Branch variety competition on the April 16th. The gala two day event will be concluded on the evening of April 16th with the one of its kind Sentia Award Nite, with popular playback singer Neha Kakkar giving a live performance in the Musical Live show. The total prize money is about Rs. 10 Lakhs. 

Dr. M S Ganesha Prasad, Principal, MITE welcomed the gathering. Rashmi Praveen,Chief  Coordinator Sentia proposed the vote of Thanks. Kathija Shahila was the emcee for the Program.