The 13th Convocation of Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences was held on 3rd June 2019 at the MM CONVENTION CENTRE , Saveetha Dental College,Chennai. The proceeding began with the auspicious Poornakumbam welcome consisting of 31 kalasams which signify the number of years of the initiation of the institution . The academic Procession followed consisting of the Honorable Governor, Chancellor, Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Directors, Deans of the various institutions and Board members.The function was presided by the Chancellor of Saveetha University, Dr.N.M.Veeraiyan and the chief guest was His Excellency Honourable Governor Thiru Banwarilal Purohit. The Convocation was declared open by the Honorable Chancellor.The welcome address was given by the Vice Chancellor Dr.Rakesh Kumar, who briefed about the tremendous achievements and awards procured by the various institutions of the Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences.The function proceeded with the felicitation of the Honorable Governor followed by the Honoris Causa D.Sc degree presentation to three eminent personalities , Dr.Palani G Periasamy, Chairman -PGP Group of Institutions, Shri.R.Gandhi , Senior Advocate-Madras High Court and Dr.Mayilvahanan Natrajan, Former Vice Chance - Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University who have contributed enormously in their individual fields of Education, Law and Medicine.The advisor Dr.R.Rajagopal introduced the Honoris Causa awardees and the awards were presented by the Honorable Governor and Chancellor.The best out going student awards and special endowment  medals for subject toppers were announced by the Registrar  Dr.Thiyagarajan and awarded to the students of Saveetha Medical College, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha College of Nursing and Saveetha College of Physiotherapy by the Governor and Chancellor. PhD was awarded to 23 students.The Honorable Governor addressed the gathering following the award presentation and the speech was well received and applauded.The Convocation continued with the presentation of degrees to 623 students including BDS, MBBS, MDS, MD, MS, MSc(Nursing), MSc(Medical) ,Bsc (Nursing), PBBSc( Nursing), MLT, BSc (DT), BSc (MLT,MIT,TCM)  BPT and MPT by the Chancellor and Vice Chancellor.The function ended with the National anthem by the band,  followed by cultural programme and dinner was served to all the parents, students and faculty in a grand manner with a special stage set in the open air.



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