The sports event came to an end today with the felicitation ceremony of the annual sports meet of SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) Ramapuram, Resplendence’15. The event started out with an invocation of the God by the students followed by lightening of the kuthuvilakku. The Dean welcomed the gathering and the Registrar presented the bouquet and memento to the chief guest, Mr. Ashok Kumar Dass, IPS, IGP(Economic offenses wing). The registrar then addressed the gathering stating the importance of sports and methods by which the institute inculcates values to its students by means of sports.
The chief guest being a gallantry and bravery award winner and the presidential award while having worked in the STF as SP during the veerappan operations spoke about honesty and how students should balance studies and sports in a disciplined manner. He also shared his memories of traveling to various places and advised the students regarding safety measures in driving. The physical directress then started the prize distribution with the chief guest, the dean, the registrar, the VP-admin and the VP- academic giving away the prizes… The faculty members who participated in the games also received their awards.
Senrith of Prithvi house was crowned the individual champion for boys while Akshaya set a high mark by winning the individual champion girls. Agni house but came the champion this year with their captain and vice captains receiving the rolling shield. The president, secretary and head coordinator were also felicitated for the services that they extended for the success of yet another year of sports.