Thiru.P W C Davidar, IAS, Principal Secretary, Chairman & Managing Director, Tamilnadu Urban Finance and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd were the Chief Guest at the 14th Convocation of Karunya University held at at the Dr.DGS Dhinakaran Centre. Dr.Paul Dhinakaran, Chancellor, Karunya University distributed the certificates to the graduates. 1996 students (UG –1492, PG-458, MPhil-8, Ph.D.-38) who have successfully completed B.Tech, MBA, MCA, M.A., M.Sc., M.Tech & Ph.D were received the degrees. Best outgoing students awards (Chancellor Award) were given to Ms. S.Karunya Chrysolina (ECE) in the UG Category and Ms. M.Sreelekshmi (Biomedical Instrumentation) under PG category. 103 Toppers were honoured with cash award.
In the Convocation address, Thiru.P W C Davidar encouraged the graduating students to practice integrity in their work place. He also advised them to show purity in marriage and use their personality traits to achieve great things in their profession. Once you have ego, you never move forward. He led them to take a pledge to be good citizens of the country practicing integrity both in profession and family.
The graduating students of Karunya University along with SEESHA have donated TVS Scooty (altered) (5 Nos), Tri-cycles (5 Nos), Wheel Chairs (10), etc to the differently abled people. This noble gesture is in line with the vision of the Chancellor, Dr. Paul Dhinakaran to serve humanity with social concern by finding solutions to human problems in areas relating to Water, Food, Health Care and Energy through scientific, social and technological research.
The Officiating Vice Chancellor Dr.M.J.Xavier, Registrar Dr.C. Joseph Kennady and the Controller of Examinations Dr.Hepzibah Christinal were attended the function.