TEACHER’S DAY AND ENGINEER’S DAY CELEBRATIONS AT ATMECE – 2019
Teacher’s Day and Engineer’s day-2019 was celebrated at ATMECE. The program was conducted at the college auditorium.Karnataka State Open University Vice-Chancellor Dr. Vidyashankar S was the chief guest of the program and Prof. Y R Ramesh, Vice-Principal, Sadvidya Composite PU College, Mysuru was the Guest of Honor.
The Chief Guest Dr. Vidyashankar S, during his address to the staff members emphasized that there is a greater responsibility and the new challenges that the Teaching fraternity need to take up in shaping the future of the students. He expressed that An Able Teacher is The Savior of the Nation and the role of Parents and Teachers play a crucial role in contributing to the better tomorrow while addressing the Teachers. He thanked The Management and Principal of ATMECE for inviting him on the occasion.
Prof. Y R Ramesh, the Guest of Honor, in his speech expressed that mere information is not the knowledge. Further he stressed upon the responsibility of the Teachers in instilling the confidence and knowledge in students for making them better human beings.
To encourage the Staff members, the Management of ATMECE organizes this program during which the faculty members who are awarded the PhD degree during the last academic year are felicitated and Best Teacher award to three faculty members, one best Non-Teaching Faculty award also one best supporting staff award chosen by the Management and Principal are given.
“Felicitation for Ph.D digree” Current year Dr. Manjunatha H S, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department was felicitated for having conferred with PhD degree from VTU, Belgaum.
“Best Teachers Award” Dr. Yathisha L of EC Department, Mrs. Sneha N P of CSE Department and Mr. Vinod Kumar P of EEE Department were awarded as the Best Teachers of the year. Mr. Pradeep Kumar of Mechanical Engineering Department was awarded the best Non-Teaching Faculty and Mr. Ravi A R, of the Placement department was given the best Supporting staff award. Recipients of the award were given a cash Prize of Rs. 5000/- each. The Best Teachers are also given a Development fund of Rs. 15,000/- each.
Sri L Arun Kumar, Chairman ATMECE, presided the function, in his presidential address he thanked both the Guests for their presence. The awards have increased the responsibility of the awardees and advised them to perform even better. Roles and responsibilities of the Teachers has been increased in adopting different teaching methods and techniques in their services to tackle the new generation student’s needs.
Mr. K Shivashankar, Secretary, and Mr. R Veeresh, Treasurer, ATMECE, Principal Dr. L Basavaraj, Program Coordinator Dr.Rathnakar, heads of various Departments, Teaching & Non Teaching Staff members and students were present on the occasion.
Invocation by Druva Natesh of 7th sem Mech., Ashritha of 7th sem Civil delivered the welcome speech and Nandeesh of 7th sem civil rendered the vote of thanks. The program was anchored by Miss. Keerthana of CSE Department.
For the AY 2017-18, Selection is done based on comprehensive 360 degree appraisals system adopted by ATME and the personal interview with the management team.
As you aware the ATME has implemented a comprehensive & robust appraisal policy for a total point of 500 which consisting of
1. Student performance in the qualifying exam. 2. Student Feedback. 3. Self-Appraisal. 4. Co-Worker Appraisal 5. Appraisal by Higher ups like, HOD, Principal & Chairman
Apart from the above, each and every faculty member were personally interviewed by Chairman, to assess their outlook towards ATME’s Vision & Mission, accepting additional responsibility, Innovation in teaching learning process, etc. Grades like, A+, A, A-, B+, B & B- were assigned to each faculty.
Only faculty members assigned A+ & A were shortlisted and the top 3 out of such short listed faculty members were selected for the award based on the points scored in the appraisal system.
Faculty members who are awarded “Best Teachers” during previous year will not be considered for the current year. However, they will be considered for next year, that after one-year break.
It may be noted that there is no 1st, 2nd and 3rd position. All the 3 awardees will get the same reward.
Each award winner will be rewarded a citation, a cash prize of Rs.5000/-, and a grant of Rs.15000/- to procure books or teaching aid or lab equipment etc., of his choice to be used for furtherance of teaching learning activity or Research activity. Off course the ownership lies with the college. But such assets will bear such award winners name on it.
All faculty members who were assigned the with B+ grades & above were rewarded with performance based incentives varying from 1% to 8% of their basic salary + AGP. This benefit will be for one academic year and one has to earn it again for next year.
Management of ATME College of Engineering is happy to announce that, from AY 2016-17 ATMECE will be conferring “Best Teacher” awards to recognize and value excellence, consistency and high level of teaching in our College. The ATME Best Teacher for teaching excellence aims to celebrate, teaching as the noblest profession by identifying teachers who are engaging their students in innovative and pathbreaking ways to ignite their potential. This Award aims to honour the teachers who have demonstrated excellence in teaching different subjects, shown outstanding contribution to learners with special needs and have served their communities through teaching even outside formal classrooms.
The award shall be made annually.
The number of awards to be made in any year shall be up to 3, common for all disciplines of Engineering.
All the faculty members currently working in ATME College of Engineering are eligible for this award. However, Principal & HODs are excluded for this award.