On 17-Nov-2017 In People & Politics
When it comes to college life at SRM, we all look forward to being a part of those sports events, cultural fests, convocations, and what not; people who have already graduated miss it more often than not. From participating in contests with cut-throat competition to enjoying the fashion show night - an aura of celebration with joyous feelings is something nobody skips on. I can go on and on, forever, telling my friends about the amazing experiences. And, when I came to know about SRM events, there's more to all that thrill. When SRM chooses to conduct an event, they make sure that there's more value addition made in a student's life than just sportsman spirit and personality development. Wondering what's there? Well, students there get to meet some distinguished personalities from the world of entertainment, science, politics, and technology. Whether it was the Missile Man of India addressing 27,000 students, the Father of Indian IT sector, or the current Prime Minister, they have enlightened students at SRM University through their influential speeches. Want to know more about these events, have a look!
It was in the year 2012 when Pranab Mukherjee (then President of India) was invited as Chief Guest to address the graduating students. He delivered the 8th Convocation address and spoke on the vital contribution of private education sector enhancing the development process of the country. It is always invigorating when listening to such dignitaries which helps students with their vision. And, SRM makes sure that their convocations never miss this vital element. Keep reading and check out what happened at the next convocation.
Our current Prime Minister of the nation visited SRM University as the Chief Guest of 9th Convocation. Then Chief Minister of Gujarat Modi Ji, known for adroit administrative skills spoke about creating Google, Microsoft, and Apple in India, in the year 2013.Not just the convocations, the next event you'll be reading about is a special event with a genius.
The man who has been honored with the Padma Vibhushan and Padma Shri awards along with the highest French order of merit - Legion of Honour, will be here at SRM University as the Chief Guest of 13th Convocation. Recently, Mr. Murthy was listed among the 12 greatest entrepreneurs of our time by Fortune magazine. The co-founder of Infosys will be delivering the Convocation Address at Dr. T. P. Ganesan Auditorium, Main Campus, Kattankulathur, Chennai on November 18. If you're looking for some great piece of advice from the Father of Indian IT sector, don't forget to be there at 11 O'clock sharp.
Here comes the 9th edition of SRM University’s cultural festival - "Milan" in the year 2016 along with John Abraham as the Chief Guest. While inaugurating the same, he insisted on the importance of studies and how being an MBA in Marketing helped him in the film industry. Also, that the strongest weapon one can have is education.Wait, until you see what happened this year.
It's been ten years since Milan was first conducted in the year 2007, and Chennai's biggest college fest on its decade edition called Aditya for lighting up the lamp. After inaugurating the event he also spoke of Palak and Palash Muchhal as well as Anushka Manchanda's performances later at night.
2014 was an excellent year for the students of SRM when career scientist turned statesman Late A. P. J. Abdul Kalam spread magic in the SRM University, Kattankulathur Campus, Chennai. The 11th President of India emphasized on the definition of knowledge when delivering a speech to 27,000 students present in the auditorium. He showed a better vision to the aspiring students of medicine when he spoke about taking a pledge to help the poor by providing free services and reaching them out in the rural areas.Some big events happening there, right!Wait till you read about the next big line-up of the year 2017.