Orientation Programme 2020

SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh affectionately welcomes the Freshmen 2020 to embark on the erudite journey that would transform their lives, and steer them towards becoming a global professional. The university is organizing an online Orientation Programme from September 16, 2020 till September 29, 2020 to provide insights concerning the life at SRM AP.

At the onset, the dynamic leaders of SRM AP will be addressing the Freshmen on September 16, 2020, at 2 p.m. Dr P Sathyanarayanan, Founder, President & Chairman will be delivering the inaugural address. Further, Prof V S Rao, Vice-Chancellor, will be presenting the welcome speech where he will be introducing the various elements of the university. Finally, Prof D Narayana Rao, Pro Vice-Chancellor, will be presenting the vote of thanks.

Eminent personalities have been requested to initiate motivational discussions during the Orientation Programme. Dr. Jaya Prakash Narayana, Former Secretary to Govt. of Andhra Pradesh, will be speaking on September 17, 2020 at 2.30 p.m., followed by a session at 4 p.m. by Dr R A Mashelkar, FRS, Former Director General CSIR & Chancellor-JIO University. On the next day, Padma Bhushan Dr. K. Varaprasad Reddy, Chairman Emeritus-Shantha Biotech will be delivering a speech at 11 a.m. The students will get to hear from Mrs Saritha, IPS, Additional SP-CID, on September 19, 2020 at 11 a.m. Progressing with the programme, SRM AP requests Dr Nv Warlu, a certified Neurolinguistic Programming trainer, personality development coach, writer, motivator, and educator, to inspire the Freshmen on September 21, 2020 at 10.45 a.m. Also, Dr MC Das, Management Consultant-Vijayawada, and Head of the Dept. of Commerce (Retd.)-Loyola College, will be presenting a lecture on September 22, 2020 at 11 a.m.

Beyond the motivational lectures, SRM AP has requested Mr Ramakrishna Mallela, and Mrs G Sailaja, to organize a three-day session on Heartfulness titled “GOAL (Go On And Lead)”. Mr Ramakrishna, who will be addressing the participants during the Orientation Programme on September 22-23, 2020, is a professional faculty, trainer, coach, and mentor having experience in HR Management spanning across 20 years. Further, Mrs G Sailaja is renowned for imparting training in Heartfulness tools and initiatives for the last 5 years. She will be conducting the session with the young students of SRM AP on September 24, 2020.

Moving ahead, Mr Vivek Bhide, Entrepreneur, Co-Founder, and Managing Director-TSL Consulting Pvt Ltd, will be encouraging the young students of SRM AP on September 23, 2020 at 11 a.m. by speaking on “How to develop a start-up culture”. Further, VV Lakshminarayana, Former Joint Director- CBI, will be taking the dais on September 24, 2020 at 11 a.m. while, Ms Karuna Gopal, President-Foundation for futuristic cities has been invited to speak on September 25, 2020 at 11 a.m. where she will be emphasizing on “Role of Students in Building New India”.

Mr Ramesh Loganathan, Professor Co-Innovation/Outreach at IIIT Hyderabad, will be addressing the students on September 26, 2020 at 11 a.m. Also, Ms. Anitha Sakuru, Chief Marketing officer-Platifi Solutions, will be delivering an entrepreneurial talk on September 28, 2020 at 11 a.m. In addition, the deans, departmental heads, and faculty members of SRM AP will introduce the departments, labs, clubs, facilities, online classes, and centres of the university during various sessions sprawled across the 2 week orientation programme. Along with it, the freshmen will get the opportunity to interact with Prof V S Rao followed by the senior students who would advise and motivate the students to ease their predicaments.

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