The Inaugural Function to welcome the 1ST year students of 2013-14 batches was heldon 1ST August 2013 at TJGI Auditorium. Around 271 students along with their parents were present for thefunction. The Chief Guest for the day was Dr.Thomas P John, Chairman TJGI, Wg.Cdr.(Ret’d) David Yohan ,Advisor (Academics) to the Chairman, TJGI & Wg.Cdr.(Ret’d) P.Sambasivan-Campus Director, TJGI were the Guests of Honor. Dr.S Padmanabha, Principal TJIT presided over the function.
The function started with an Invocation Song invoking God’s blessings followed by lighting the lamp by the dignitaries & Naada Geethe. Dr. H R Radha,1 st year coordinator and Prof. & HOD Dept. of Chemistry, in the Welcome Speech extended a warm welcome to all the dignitaries, students, parents, faculties & staff present at the gathering. This was followed by a speech by the Principal TIlT, Campus Director TJGI, Advisor to the Chairman TJGI & finally the Chairman TJGI. All the dignitaries gave a warm welcome to the students & parents. The program concluded with a ‘Vote Of Thanks by Dr. Sudheendra, HOD Dept. of Mathematics,followed by the National Anthem. Soon after the program a high tea was arranged for the parents & students. The Campus Tour was left open for the parents who wished to have a glimpse of TIlT labs & premises.During the second half of the day, all the semester students (I, III, V & VII) actively participated in a campaign named – ‘Dosti Ka Shubh Aarambh’, a refreshing program organized by Mis Madison IES along with their Client Cadbury India Ltd. The event started with the innovative idea of welcoming the students (I, III, V & VII Semester) in a special manner together with facilitating the first year students to break the ice with their batch mates as well as seniors. They were fun-filled activities & goodies which the students enjoyed immensely.