ADI PARVA - COMMENCEMENT OF UNIVERSITY
Rai Technology University celebrated "ADI PARVA" - the Commencement Day of the University on 20th November 2014 in its campus. The commencement day is a major landmark in an University's lifetime. RTU's program was aptly named Adi Parva - the Episode of the Beginning, the title borrowed from the first chapter of the legendary epic - the Mahabharata.
The Dean, School of Agricultural Sciences and Forestry - Dr. Chitraichelvan Ranganath welcomed the gathering and started the program. Prof.Nagaraj of the school of Arts and Management introduced the distinguished guests. The chief guests included the honourable legislators of Doddaballapur, Devanahalli and Nelamangala Shri. Venkataramanaiah, Shri. Pilla Munishamappa and Dr. K Srinivasmurthy, Dr. Bharat Lal Meena, Principal Secretary, Dept of Agriculture, Govt of Karnataka.
The special guest of the program was Dr. Richard D' Aveny, Bakala Professor at Tuck University's school of management, USA. The guests of honour included the President and Vice president of the Taluk Panchayat and the President and Vice-President of the Zilla Panchayat and other members of the Panchayat and other dignitaries who were all honoured by the Registrar Dr. Arvind Dhar and Pro-Vice-Chancellor Smt. Anuradha Dhar.
The Chancellor of RTU, Dr. Harbeen Arora was honoured by RTU Vice Chancellor Dr. Rupa Vasudevan. Dr. Harbeen Arora spoke about the vision of RTU and congratulated the students and staff on the successful commencement of the University's programs.
Dr. Bharat Lal Meena spoke about the role of Agriculture in society and highlighted the importance of quality education.
Dr. Richard D'Aveni expressed his delight at being at RTU's campus and he spoke to students about the importance of good education for a career.
The respected MLA's Shri Venkataramanaiah, Shri Pilla Munishamappa, and Dr. Srinivasmurthy, also addressed the gathering and expressed their pleasure about a new university opening up in this area to cater to local students.
The inaugural ceremony was followed by the cultural programs from students of Diploma in Engineering, B.Sc (Agriculture) and MBA.