The Swami Dayananda College of Arts & Science, Manjakkudi, Tamil Nadu organised its 16th graduation ceremony on 27th January 2020 at Sri. G.R.Auditorium in Manjakkudi, Tamil Nadu.
The programme began with a welcome address by Smt. Sheela Balaji, Chairperson and Managing Trustee of the Swami Dayananda Educational Trust (SDET). The college principal, Dr. N. Kanakasabesan presented the academic achievements while the Guest of Honour, Swamini Brahma Prakashananda Saraswati ji conferred degree certificates to the graduates.
In her Anugraha Bhashanam, Swamini Brahma Prakashananda Saraswati ji said that one must not only be a consumer but also a contributor in society. “Human kind must come forward to do their utmost to make it possible and violence should not go on forever.”
In his address to the graduates, Sri Gopal Srinivasan, Chairman, TVS Capital Funds said young people should not be afraid of failure. “It is important for all to live in harmony with the benefits of society. It does not matter how many days we live; it is important that we live healthy. Every Indian has to learn yoga for health and preserve our culture. Tolerance and non violence must be practiced,” Sri. Gopal Srinivasan said. He congratulated the graduates on becoming professionals and urged them to do justice to their profession.
Of the graduating students, 16 were conferred the M.Phil degree, 18 students were awarded post graduation degrees while 387 students became graduates. Of the graduating class, 15 were university rank holders.
C.Balasubramaniyan (BBA) received the gold medal for getting the 1st rank in university in Sanskrit. At the convocation held at Bharathidasan University last year, Balasubramaniyan was awarded the ‘Padmabushan Thiru N. Ramaswami Ayyar Memorial Prize-2019’ which consists of a gold medal and merit certificate. He was bestowed with the honour by the Governor of Tamil Nadu, Sri. Banwarilal Purohit. The Swami Dayananda College of Arts & Science, Manjakkudi, Tamil Nadu is affiliated to the Bharathidasan University.
Sri.M.G.Srinivasan, correspondent of the college proposed the Vote of Thanks. The function ended with the playing of the National Anthem.