The inauguration of Vrittanta, association of undergraduate students of International Studies and History, was held on 18th June 2016 in Kuriakose Elias Auditorium, Block 4, Christ University. The program began with the prayer song and lighting of the lamp by the Chief Guest, Dr. John Joseph Kennedy (Dean, Humanities and Social Sciences), Dr. (Fr) Jose CC (Director, Student Affairs), Dr. Vagishwari SP (Professor, Department of History), and Dr. Venugopal B Menon (Professor, Department of International Studies).
After Dr. Venugopal’s welcome speech, Dr. Vagishwari addressed the audience about the objectives of the association. This was followed by Dr. Kennedy’s inaugural address, where he spoke about the necessity of holistic development in students. The formal proceedings were followed by the cultural events by the students of HEP and EPS, which rejuvenated the gathering. The program concluded with the motive of ‘Reaching the Zenith’ in the minds of Team Vrittanta – through series of activities and events, which is to be organized by the association for the upcoming academic year, that would help in nurturing skill set, leadership capabilities of the students.