MVJ College Of Engineering, Bangalore had organized its “Founder’s Day” on 17th May, 2016 to honor and to pay homage to the institutional founder Late, Dr. MV Jayaraman on his 89th birth anniversary.
Established in 1982, MVJ College of Engineering, the flagship of Venkatesha Education Society, imparts education beyond engineering and management and situated on a 15-acre campus in Whitefield, Bangalore.
The event commenced on an auspicious note with a divine performance by Mr. Tharun and lighting of the lamp by the dignitaries. The occasion was graced by honorable chief guest, Dr. Ravi Subramanyam, Director RRI, Bangalore. The Occasion was presided over by Prof. Thyagarajan, Director, Research & Development, MVJ College of Engineering and Prof. M. Brindha, Vice Principal, MVJ College of Engineering.
Shri. M. J. Balanchandar, Chairman of MVJ college of Engineering, Mr. Varun Melanta, Director, Heads of the departments, Teaching and Non teaching staff were also present during this occasion.
Mr. Vishnu, extended a heartfelt welcome to the dignitaries, Awardees, staff members, parents and students of the institution.
Followed by Welcome address, Prof. M. Bridha, Vice principal, MVJCE, presented the brief about Dr. M. V. Jayaraman’s contribution towards MVJ group of institutions and to the society.
Dr. M V Jayaraman, the founder of MVJ group of institution was a teacher-scholar-musician. Above all, he was a visionary. He sought to deliver value and excellence in education across disciplines. He founded the Venkatesha Education Society in 1970. Dr. M V Jayaraman first began a Teacher Training College. Today MVJ Group of Institutions imparts a range of skills and knowledge, including Engineering, Medicine, Management, Teacher Training, Nursing, Primary and Secondary Education. The laurels were followed by an enriching video presentation which showed the glimpse of Dr. MV Jayaraman’s life.
Prof. Thyagarajan, Director Research and development, MVJCE, introduced the chief guest and his achievements to the august gathering.
Delivering chief guest address, Dr. Ravi Subramanyam expressed his gratitude towards the management of the institution for inviting him and giving him the opportunity to be the part of the occasion. He delivered a talk on “Engineering Excellence for Exploration of the Cosmos”. He highlighted the achievements of the Raman Research Institution in exploring the early universe. He also emphasized on how engineering is applied in understanding the universe and opportunity available for students in this field. He threw light on advancement in space science and said “Research is not just done by scientists but also by the Engineers”.
The occasion witnessed the felicitation of Sport achievers who bagged prizes in Judo Competition, followed by the academic toppers from each year of various Engineering branches, Masters programme as well as polytechnic. The students who have scored 100 marks in VTU examination and secured 100% in DTE examination were also awarded with cash prize and certificate of merit.
The faculty members were also got honored for securing 100% student results in their respective subjects. Prof. Gupta, Head of the Department – Aeronautical Engineering received award for the best paper publications in International journal.
Prof. Thyagarajan, Director Research & Development MVJCE, presented a memento to the chief guest as a token of gratitude. The formal procedure concluded with Vote of Thanks by Ms. Sharanya and National Anthem as a mark of reverence and gratitude towards the nation.