The 31st Founders’ day is yet another memorable day for the Saveetha family. The event started at 10.00 am in the morning and got wrapped up at 4.00pm in the evening with an one hour break for the lunch. The event started with the traditional lighting of kuthuvilaku and welcome dance.
The were 5 life time achievement awards across various fields and two young achiever award. The life time achievers are Honourable Justice M. Jaichandran, Prof. (Padmashri) C.U. Velmurugendran, Prof. Dr. Shyamala Chandrasekhar, Mr. K. Balasubramaniyan, Prof.R. Venkatachalapathy and the young achiever’s are Dr K Senthil Kumar, Baby. Athena D Veeraiyan.
The chief guest of the event Mr. A. Kaliamoorthy IPS, gave a motivational speech to the gathering. He told the students to focus more on education and emphasised on how education alone can shape their future. The chief guest was facilitated by Our chancellor.
Founder, Chancellor, Dr.N.M.Veeraiyan, SIMATS addressed the gathering. He shared his struggle and perseverance towards the university and emphasised that all of us should grow like him. With that the forenoon session came to an end.
The afternoon session was the most eventful that our university gave cash prize worth Rs.1,50,00,000/- for top 5 students across all the institutions under the university and for every year. Also the award winners of various conferences were honoured. Departments were ranked according to the total CAFE score and awarded from rank 59 to 1. The Best Publication award was given to Dr.Rajesh Kumar, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Best Researcher award was won by Dr. Senthil Kumar, Research Department and Best Faculty Award was won by Dr. Vishnupriya, Professor, Department of Biochemistry.
Dr.N.D.Jayakumar, Dean Saveetha Dental Dental College was elevated to the post of Dean of faculty on that day and Dr.Sheeja Varghese took over as the Dean of Saveetha Dental College. The ceremony came to an end with Vote of Thanks and National Anthem.