The three-floored complex has laboratories housing the latest technologies

Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE), Mysore, opened in 1963, has reached its 50th year and will celebrate by inaugurating its golden jubilee bhavan, at 9.45 a.m. on Saturday.

Nine state-of-the-art laboratories for computational applications, data processing, image processing and computer vision, networking, Nokia mobile app development, logic design applications, process instrumentation lab, and other facilities have been constructed to allow students to study the most recent technologies.

The bhavan also has two auditoriums that can seat 200 people each, according to a press release. The three-floor complex has been built in an area of 1,00,000 sq. ft, at a cost of Rs. 20 crore. The campus-wide network server is also housed in the building.

Telecoms expert Sam Pitroda will inaugurate the bhavan, in the presence of Shivarathri Deshikendra swami, president, JSS Mahavidyapeetha, Mysore. H.U. Talwar, Director of Technical Education, Government of Karnataka; K.S. Rangappa, Vice-Chancellor, University of Mysore; B.N. Betkerur, executive secretary, and M.H. Dhananjaya, director (Technical), JSS Mahavidyapeetha, will be present.

“The faculty and students are enthusiastically waiting to hear and interact with the eminent technocrat and experience the inauguration of the bhavan,” the release said.