The 20th Sept 2017 was a day to remember for KViK’s management team, staff, students, alumni, friends and well-wishers. In a short and sweet function, KViK showcased its contribution to the society and the skill and talent developed by its students and staff in variety of ways. Mr. M.Krishnappa, MLA of Bangalore South constituency was the Chief Guest. Mr. Subbu Hegde, MD and Mr. B.V.Sreedhar, Director took him around the Training Centre and explained the methodology adopted by KViK in imparting employable skills to the students. The Chief Guest was accompanied by local Corporator Mr. Narayan.
The function was attended by over 200 well-wishers of KViK, students and past students. In his welcome address, Mr. Hegde shared a few inspiring stories of prosperity achieved by poor students after training by KViK in last 4 years. He also thanked donors who have been standing solidly behind KViK year after year and motivate its management and staff to achieve greater heights. He also thanked guest faculty who have volunteered to train students in soft skills. He sought support from the chief guest in mobilizing students so that more underprivileged youth can be skilled and provided with a lifelong livelihood.
Mr. Krishnappa, during his address, lauded the noble work being done by the promoters of KViK. Many young boys waste their time and parents’ hard earned money in pursuit of fashion, glamour and entertainment. They should be counselled and their energy needs to be harnessed for earning a sustainable livelihood and nation building. He assured support in mobilizing more deserving students to join KViK for training in vocational skills. He also felicitated three students who performed outstandingly in past one year.
The staff of KViK, viz. Janet, Sumathi, Ningaraj, Padma, Kavitha and Aswath staged a street play on importance of vocational training and the advantage of training in KViK in an entertaining way. It was enjoyed and appreciated by all. Thereafter, guest faculty of KViK, viz., Mr. B.V.Sreedhar, Mrs.Vaishali, Mrs. Nagamani, Mrs. Rajeshwai, Master Pranav and Master Aman were felicitated.
Mrs. Veena Hegde lent a helping hand in felicitations. Mrs. Sumathi, Admn Officer of KViK, anchored the function and gave vote of thanks. The function was followed by refreshments.