Padma Vibhushan , Dr G Madhavan Nair, Former ISRO Chairman inaugurated the Amritapuri Campus Day 2010 Celebrations. During his speech, he stressed the need to use high-end technology for solving India's problems of food, water, energy, health and education. Recalling the association of ISRO and Amrita for the past years, he complimented the Amrita faculties and students for the efforts they made to contribute various projects of national importance and thereby building a strong research community.