Silver Jubilee Virtual Meet - Batch 1995
The 8th Batch of Kumaraguru College of Technology, as part of their Silver Jubilee Celebrations came together for a virtual Alumni Meet on 11 July 2020 commemorating the completion of 25 years of graduation. Alumni from across the globe joined the virtual meet which started at 8 PM with Prof. Bhaskar from the Department of Mechanical Engineering formally welcoming the virtual attendees. This was followed by the special address by the Principal and a presentation on the new institutions and initiatives from Kumaraguru Institutions that includes KCLAS, KIA, KARE and Microcosm. Ensuing the presentation, Shri Shankar Vanavarayar, President Kumaraguru Institutions in his address, enunciated the indispensable role of Alumni in the progress of the institution and the contribution of Alumni towards the larger vision of the institution. He also invited the Alumni to be part of the Advisory Board, Board of Studies and actively engage the students in teaching-learning process.
Professors of the Batch 1991-95, Prof. Selvam (Civil), Prof. Mangalam (ECE), Prof. A. Vasuki (ECE), Prof. K. Devadoss(English) and Prof. P. Devaki(CSE) reconnected with their students and enthusiastically recollected their experiences. Following this, in the Alumni talk, Mr. Giri (Mech) from Indian Air Force, Mr. Shanmuganathan (Mech), MD, ASI Global Engineering Private Limited, Singapore, Ms. Deepa (ECE), Head Operations, Citi Bank, New Jersey, USA, Mr. Prem Kumar Balashanmugam (EEE), Vice President, Oracle India, Bangalore, Dr. S. Shiv Kumar(ECE) Art of Living Foundation, Mr. Sathish Nair(EEE), Managing Director, Ess Emm Corporation Mr. Kamalakannan (EEE), Additional Engineer, Neyveli Lignite Corporation, Mr. P.Senthil (Civil), Proprietor, Trilochana Associates - Construction Valuation Structural Consultation, Mr. Praveen Ramesh(CES), Software Architect and Developer in Credit Suisse at North Carolina USA and Mr. N M R Krishna (CSE), Director Pricing, Dell, Singapore and Mr. Amit (Mech) Director Operations, Petexx India Exports in Tirupur chronicled their journey from KCT in 1991 to the present day and affirmed to collaborate with KCT in every endeavour. The meet formally drew to a close with the proposal of Vote of Thanks by Mr. Sooriya Pragash, Manager, Alumni Relations. Following this, the informal Alumni meet continued further on the virtual forum and thanks to the technology, almost the entire Silver Jubilee Batch (1991-95) came together and got reconnected in the Virtual Alumni Meet.