The Surgical Strike Day was observed on Monday, 30th September, 2019 with the participation of two decorated ex-service people, Col. Arun Malhotra and Ms Sugandh Thakran. The event was held in the auditorium of the university. It was held on Monday, 30th September in lieu of 29th of September which was a non-working day for the university.
In the beginning, Dr. Radha Padmanabhan, the Vice Chancellor delivered the welcome address. This was followed by a Panel Discussion on the theme, India’s Military Preparedness by I Year MBA students. Soon after, the Chief Guest, Colonel Arun Malhotra addressed the students and encouraged them to consider career options with the Defense forces. He also shared interesting anecdotes on his highly eventful army life and career. Ms. Sugandha Thakran charmed the audience with her eloquent speech and emphasized on how the army is one big family with individuals from across the country serving the nation with a single minded devotion. A Q& A session was held soon after. The event concluded with a Vote of Thanks by Ms. Sreelekha Premjit. The other senior academics who graced the occasion included Dr. Ishwara Bhat, Pro Vice Chancellor, Dr. Prabhakar Reddy, Dean School of Engineering, Dr. Vittaldas Prabhu, Associate Dean,IP , Dr. Balu, HoD, School of Commerce and Dr. Shilpa Mehta, HoD, ECE. Ms. Praneesha of 5th Semester, School of Law anchored the event with expertise