Administrators , Institute Events , Students
Institute Days in the 1960s were held to award prizes to students and staff who contributed to the Institute in various fields, including extra-curricular and academic fields.
Mr. M. Bhaktavatsalam (Chief Minister of Madras State and chief guest) distributed prizes to the students for academic distinction (1963-1964) as well as for various competitions organised by the Institute Gymkhana in the fields of sports, literary and other extra-curricular activities. The student in the photograph is yet to be identified.
Also seen in the photograph, Prof. Gerhard Rouve (Civil Engineering Department, extreme left) and Mr. R. Natarajan (Registrar, second from left).
An identical photograph can be found in the Central Photographic Section Collection in Album 0025 under the ID: 001/0025/IMG_0773_1