OYSTER Home Coming Day Jan 26th 2017
OYSTER Day 2017 was conducted in Rajagiri Valley Campus, Kakkanad on 26th January from 10am to 2pm.The registration started by 10am and a total of 162 members registered for the event. The formal event started with Rajagiri Anthem followed with one minute silence in honour of all the departed alumni members. Mr Issac Varghese (Vice President, OYSTER) welcomed the gathering. The annual activity report of OYSTER for the year 2016-17 was presented by Mr.Kiran Thampi (Secretary, OYSTER). The highlights were the OYSTER Home coming day 2016, Alumni Involvement in Syllabus Revision, Bangalore chapter Onam celbrations, Alumni contribution in various events organized by the departments, OYSTER contribution for best students in various departments etc. The cultural programmes presented by students from different batches engaged the audience. Presidential address was given by Mr Venugopal K (President, OYSTER). He thanked all the alumni members who have contributed to the alma mater and made the institution proud. Rev Fr Jose Alex CMI, Director, Rajagiri Institutions shared his experiences associated with the institution and wished the alumni members to continue their efforts in branding the institution.Cake cutting to commemorate 75th Birthday of Fr Jose Alex CMI was also held. Dr Joseph I Injodey (Executive Director, Rajagiri Institutions) discussed about the efforts of alumni members in making the Rajagiri flag fly higher. Dr Binoy Joseph (Principal) mentioned about the new courses in Rajagiri as well as the structural change, Rajagiri is undergoing. Election for the office bearers for 2017-19 was done. Dr Mary Venus Joseph (Dean and Administrator) addressed the gathering and introduced the batches being honoured. The alumni members, who have completed 60 years after completing their course in Rajagiri were honoured. Honouring Golden Jubilee batch (1967) and DSS, MA-PM & IR, MSW silver Jubilee batches (1992), honouring the decennial batches from MCA, MBA and BSW were also held. Mr Pavithran (Alumni and winner of best principal award) was also honoured. Photo Session was held and followed by Lunch at the college mess hall.