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Founder’s Day


Held On : 6th January 2018


Organised By: REVA University


The progress of a nation finds its fulfilment in the young dreams and ambitions of forthcoming generations. The educator is the source and the path towards creating something worthy, something important and mostly something phenomenal. Dr. P. Shyama Raju, honourable Chancellor of REVA University is nothing short of being just that. While his reputation in the field of construction has been earned through steely determination and extensive arduous work, his rise in the field of education has been meteoric. Armed with the vision of his late wife Smt. Rukmini Shyama Raju, the notion of education and its benefits, has always been his main motive to ensure that the country never lacks for intelligent and able minds.

On the occasion of the Founder’s Day that is celebrated on the 6th of January, Dr. P. Shyama Raju explored his philanthropic side and distributed winterwear and other gifts to the needy students of the Government School, Sathanur.

The program commenced with the inauguration of the new auditorium,  named the REVA Rangasthala in the presence of the Guests of Honour, Padma Vibhushana and Singer,  Dr.K.J.Yesudas,  Noted Actor, Producer Shri Ramesh Aravind, noted choreographer Shri Satyanarayan Raju,  Honourable Chancellor of REVA University Dr. P. Shyama Raju and several other dignitaries.

The formal program commenced  with an invocation song.  The guest of honour, Dr.K.J. Yesudas, the noted Indian Classical Musician and leading playback singer. With numerous awards and accolades to his name the famous singer was additionally conferred with the REVA Lifetime Achievement Award, which he accepted with graciousness. He proceeded to address the audience and speak of his various experiences and the importance of considering the University as a temple of learning. He also stressed on the importance of the world peace, social responsibility and healthy lifestyle. He also rendered a beautiful verse and lit up the atmosphere with his melodious voice.

The next guest of honour, Shri. Ramesh Aravind, actor, producer, director, screen writer and TV presenter  received the REVA award of excellence and proceeded to address the audience, providing them an insight into the wide graph of his work and life. He had an instant connect with the audience and really motivated the students to understand the importance of saying yes to things. He focused on the importance of choices and about practice. The final moment of the program was highlighted by the address of Dr.P. Shyama Raju, Chancellor, REVA University. In his quintessential manner, he explained the importance of social responsibility and the need to work and perform better to maintain a high standard of professional and personal life. His speech was rife with anecdotes and life lessons and how important the REVA family was. He insisted on the need to be role models for the coming generations and the constant reinventing of education. The event ended with a grand celebration of the Founder’s day.



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