CHENNAI: The fifth convocation of Vel Tech Institute of Science and Technology was held at the University Convocation Hall on June 20, in the presence of founder-chancellor and president Rangarajan and founder president Sagunthala Rangarajan.
Vice-chancellor Beela Satyanarayana welcomed the chief guest Yalamanchali Satyanarayana Chowdary, Minister of State for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences.
Yalamanchali Satyanarayana gave away the medals, cash awards and degree certificates to graduates and toppers.
Satyanarayana spoke about the university milestone events, achievements and highlighted the national and international success stories of the students, excelling in academics and research with education for societal growth as the nucleus. Chowdary, in his convocation address, asked the youth to participate in Swachh Bharat. He emphasised the importance of resource optimisation in Engineering and called upon the young gradaunds to strive to make the nation a technology exporter with research.
The chairperson managing trustee Mahalakshmi Kishore, vice-president K V D Kishore Kumar and chancellor R P Bajpai also attended the ceremony.