Surathkal, February 14 : Founder’s Day, College day of Srinivas University and Srinivas Group of Colleges was held on Friday 14th February, 2020. Sri Kota Srinivas Poojary, Hon’ble Minister of Muzrai, Fisharies, Ports and Inland water transport & Dakshina Kannada district – in – Charge was the inaugurator. In his inaugural address, he said he will be discussing with state Chief Minister with regard to the development of basic amenities for undivided Dakshina Kannada district in the next state budget. He also appreciated CA A. Ragavendra Rao for his contribution to the education sector by setting up several colleges and Srinivas University which is in parallel to the works done by a government. He expressed his wish that Srinivas University should become a model university in the state.
Dr. Selvamani R., Dakshina Kannada Zilla Panchayath Chief Executive Officer (CEO) was the Chief guest of the programme, he suggested students that they must dream and they should have a systematic plan to achieve those dreams. He called upon students to take calculated risk in life without which they cannot achieve their goals. Students should be capable to handle the social pressures.
Sri CA. A. Raghavendra Rao., Chancellor of Srinivas University and President of the Srinivas Group of Colleges, presided over the function and in his presidential remarks, he advised the teachers to guide and encourage students as their own wards. He expressed that employers will come in search of Srinivas University students to employ them in their organization. The University has been setup to impart high quality of education for which crores of rupees has been spent. The University has several MoUs with multiple foreign Universities he said.
A Shama Rao memorial outstanding teacher award of the year was given to Dr. Raghavendra Rao, Sanskrit Teacher, Padubidri Ganapathi High School, Padubidri & Miss. Kasturi, Music teacher, Sri SDM Mangala Jyothi High School, Vamanjoor for their dedicated services as teacher, for their innovative practices in teaching.
A Shama Rao memorial award for the outstanding achievement in social contribution was received by Mr. Girish Bharadwaj, a Social Worker often referred as Sethu Bandhu and Bridgeman of India for building around 127 low cost and eco-friendly bridges in remote villages across India for his contribution in the field of social work.
Staff members who had completed their PhD, published/ presented papers in international journals and conferences were recognized on the occasion. More than 200 students who have excelled in academics and extra curricular activities were awarded during the function.
The annual report of Srinivas University and Srinivas Group of colleges were release on the occasion.
Dr. A. Srinivas Rao – Pro Chancellor SU and Vice President A. Shama Rao Foundation, Smt. A. Vijayalakshmi R. Rao – Director, Srinivas Group of Colleges, Smt. Mitra S Rao., Secretary, Srinivas Group of Colleges, Dr. P. S. Aithal – Vice Chancellor, Dr. Anil Kumar – Registrar, Dr. Shrinivas Mayya D. (Evaluation), Dr. Ajay (Development), Deans of Srinivas University, Dr. Manoj Varma – Convener of Founders Day, Ms. Meghana were present on the dias.