Dr R Velraj, conferred academic degrees to 958 graduands of KCG College of Technology in the 21st Graduation Day held on campus.
Chennai, 28th January, 2024 – Honourable Vice- Chancellor of Anna University, Dr R Velraj, conferred academic degrees to 958 graduands of KCG College of Technology in the 21st Graduation Day held on campus. The rank holders received medals and cash awards along with their degree certificates.
Shri Anand Sundaresan, Director, Management Board of AMMANN India Pvt. Ltd was the guest of honour. Dr Anand Jacob Verghese, Chairman, Hindustan Group of Institutions, presided over the function. The Principal, Dr Muthukannan, welcomed the gathering and presented the graduation day report. Dr Annie Jacob, Director, KCG College of Technology and Dr G Prabakaran, the Dean Academics, joined the dais.
In the graduation day address, Dr R Velraj congratulated the graduands on their momentous achievement and said, “Read the success stories of successful people and that is the only short-cut to achieve success in a short span of time.” “Huge opportunities awaits Indian youths in the next two decades, to capitalize them know the strength, weakness, opportunities and challenges of oneself and the country. Increase your potential, decrease your resistance, upskill yourself, become multi-disciplinary, transdisciplinary and integrate emerging technologies with your specialised domain, take risks and involve in start-ups which the country is looking for,” he added.
Shri Anand Sundaresan, the Guest of Honour, highlighted the seven common qualities of successful persons. He said, pursuing one’s passion, good team work, excellent communication, maintaining high energy level, valuable decision making, ability to embrace change and trusting oneself and others are the qualities required of a successful professionals and encouraged the graduands to continue working on them.
In his presidential address, the Chairman Dr Anand Jacob Verghese as words of encouragement and advice to the graduating students said “Embrace change with open heart and curious mind, persevere and carry resilience forward, celebrate achievements and use setbacks as lessons for greater accomplishments, make positive impact in the world around and add glory to the alma mater”. “Stay connected with your alma mater, break down the barriers, collaborate with your teachers, mentor your juniors, mutually share ideas and resources and together build a vibrant educational community”, he added.
About KCG College of Technology
KCG College of Technology was founded in 1998 to fulfill the Founder-Chairman, Dr. KCG Verghese’s vision of “To Make Every Man a Success and No Man a Failure”. It is a Christian minority institution, affiliated to Anna University (Autonomous), Chennai and approved by AICTE, New Delhi. The college offers thirteen under-graduate and five post-graduate programmes. Six under-graduate programmes (Mech, ECE, CSE, IT, EEE & Aero) have Permanent Affiliation under Anna University. Four under-graduate programmes – Aeronautical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE), and Information Technology (IT) – are accredited by the National Board of Accreditation (NBA). The college is accredited by NAAC with A+ Grade. The college has been listed in the 201-250 band among the engineering institutions in India by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF). Five departments – CSE, ECE, EEE, Mechanical Engineering and Physics – have been approved as research centres by Anna University to offer PhD programmes.