The Annual alumni meet for the year 2018 of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus was held on December 23, 2018. The event was special it was the 20th year celebration of the first batch graduation. Around 100 alumni from the first batch had joined the event and the day was fun-filled.
Mr. Vijay Narayanan, Alumni coordinator for the campus welcomed the gathering. He said it was indeed a moment of joy to welcome the first batch of engineering students of Amrita back to the campus.
Dr. Sasangan Ramanathan, Dean – Engineering, shared his thoughts on how alumni play an important role in the growth of the institution. He emphasized on the roles the alumni can take up in improving the quality of education offered, offering internships, placements and mentoring to the current students, and also how the university can support them in their entrepreneurial ventures via the TBI.
Further, the senior professors who had taught the first batch students took the center-stage and shared the memories of the by-gone days. The alumni too shared their experiences, the fun they had in those days, how the institution helped them mould their character and career.
The event closed with a few cultural programs by the current students and a campus tour for the alumni, to show them how the campus has changed in the last 20 so years.