Chennai 8th June 2019: Sri Sairam Institute of Technology conducted the 8th Graduation day in Shri Leo Muthu Indoor Stadium in our college premises on 08th June. A total of 60 rank holders and 690 students were graduated among the Anna University Colleges. The rank holders were all honoured with an overall value worth of Rs.25 lakhs. The Graduation day started by the procession of Chief guest, other dignitaries and Department HOD’s, Mrs.KaIaiSelvi Leo muthu, Chairman and other dignitaries lighted the Kuthuvilaku Shri. Sai Prakash Leo Muthu, CEO ,Sri Sairam group of Institutions declared the Graduation day open. Dr.K.Palanikumar, Principal, Sri Sairam Institute of Technology welcomed the gathering and delivered the academic report, Mrs.Sharmila Raja, trustee- Sapthagiri Educational Trust and Dr.K.Maran, Director, SIMS Sri Sairam Group of Institutions were present and the presidential speech was given by Shri Sai Prakash Leo Muthu, CEO, Sri Sairam group of Institutions, in his speech he recalled that in the past 8 years, Sri sairam Institute gave out more than 5000 students in good ranks, not only that and the college has entered into NIRF, MHRD ranking list and various accreditations such as NBA, NAAC and secures a A + accrediatation inorder to excel amongst the other colleges quality wise.

Dr.U.Kamachi Mudali, Distinguished scientist, Chairman & Chief Executive of Heavy water Board, Department of Automic Energy, Mumbai, in his Graduation day addressed the students as that it’s the beginning of an exciting journey and is a great day in your life and career. Every moment Challenges and opportunities are growing in India as the progress and developments of the country is happening in an accelerated manner. He insisted on the quantity PEC (per capita electricity consumption) for an average Indian family, the PEC is 4400 kwh /annum, it is demonstrate that substantial increase in power generation needs to be achieved in the coming decades.

Energy is an indispensible factor for developments in society, industry or a country. Without power no progress can be made in economics, living standards, food, agriculture, transport, etc. He recalls that about 22% of population are below the poverty line, Unemployment rate increases by 3.53% in 2018, and among this youth unemployment rate is 12.9%.Literacy

level is 72% in rural areas of India. With only 67% females as literates. The overall youth ( I5 to 24 years) literacy rate is 89.65%, with 91.83% and 87.24% for males and females. respectively. Certainly , for all developments in different facts of life we need more power which helps in production, progress and development. There is a strong correlation between per capita GDP and per capita electricity consumption of a country.

He explained the importance of pursuing higher studies then the entrepreneurship is mother path through which students can build their own industry to create modern technology through innovations and ideas. He also insisted the students to serve the country with excellence in the engineering sectors for enhancing with quality of life through generation in the country. The engineering/ technology graduates are about 15,00,000 per year and l am sure that a considerable percentage of these graduates would take part in core engineering and serve the country with high innovation potential.

As all of you in engineering profession are aware of the importance of power generation. l am sure you would have realized how valuable each of your contributions means to improving and adding to the growth of power in the country. Power could ber produced with high capacity as we build more plants and facilities. Engineers like you are going to be the value added assets to serve in the generation of power by all sectors for achieving excellence in GDP, literacy, social and economic fonts. My humble request to all of you is to serve the country with the excellence in the core engineering sectors for enhancing the quality of life through energy generation in the country.

To promote our country in the world map as leader of technologies and not as borrower of technologies we all need to join together and work harder. Mother India is leaping like a Tiger to reach the target of excellence and all of us have respionsibilities and commitment on our shoulders to see that leaping, striving India lands safely at its ultimate goals and destination.

The administration of pledge and‘ conferment of degrees were presented by Dr.K .PalaniKumar, Principal, Sri Sairam Institute of Technology, the rank holders list was presided by Mrs.Sharmila Raja, trustee-Sapthagiri Educational Trust , followed by the presentation of award, degree and medals were done by the Chief guests for the graduands . The pledge and conferment of degree was taken by the graduands . The celebration ended with the vote of thanks by Dr.K.Maran, Director, SIMS Sri Sairam Group of Institutions. The programme ended with National Anthem.