Chennai: The annual convocation ceremony of VIT Chennai was recently conducted virtually to confer degrees on 2039 graduants, who have successfully completed their respective courses : Ph.D., MS (By Research), MBA, MCA, M.Tech. Software Engineering (Integrated), M.S Software Engineering (Integrated), M.Tech., B.Tech., B.A.,LL.B.(Hons.), and B.B.A.,LL.B.(Hons.).
According to a press release, the chief guest Justice V Bhavani Subbaroyan, Judge, High Court of Madras in her convocation address congratulated the graduands; applauded the achievements of VIT and appreciated the pioneering efforts taken to complete the courses in online mode without any disruption and conducting the convocation ceremony virtually in all its grandeur.
She said, “Realise your responsibility as the youth of this great nation; keep upskilling, keep contributing towards more productivity and efficiency; innovate and learn to relearn for sustenance; solve the contemporary, real world complex problems.”
G Viswanathan, founder and chancellor, VIT, in his presidential address, requested the Central and State governments to spend more on higher education and stated, “development of a country depends on the development of higher education and higher education is not for academic qualification alone; it increases employment opportunities, economic productivity and growth.”
Professor Rambabu Kodali, vice chancellor, welcomed the gathering and briefed about the achievements of VIT at National and international level.
Vice presidents Sankar Viswanathan, Sekar Viswanathan, G V Selvam and assistant vice president Kadhambari S Viswanathan attended the event.