AIACHE Golden Jubilee Grand Finale Celebration
(7-11 October, 2016 at the American College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu)
AIACHE celebrated the Golden Jubilee in 2016 with a Grand Finale at the American College, Madurai from 7th to 11thOctober, 2016. A record number of 1000 participants, including VVIPs resource persons, Principals, faculty and students from all over the country took part in the Grand Finale. The Hon’ble Governor of Kerala, Shri Justice (Retd) P. Sathadivam along with the Hon’ble Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Parliament of India, Prof. P.J. Kurien were present at the Grand Finale and brought greetings on behalf of the Government of India.
We remember the lovely days we spent in Madurai American College Campus with the Principal, faculty, students and the dedicated team of the Organizing Committee at the time of the Golden Jubilee of AIACHE. We are grateful to the God Almighty for all that He has done to make this celebration a great witness of the 50 years of AIACHE’s existence.
As part of the Golden Jubilee Year AIACHE presented the Special Awards to the following eminent persons in recognition of their services to AIACHE and higher education in India.
Golden Jubilee AIACHE Life Time Achievement Award
- Rev. Dr. Xavier Alphonse s.j.for his dedicated and committed service for the promotion of higher and community education in India over the last 30 years as a Jesuit Priest of Tamil Nadu Province.
- Dr. Jeyakar Chellarajfor being a Master Trainer for the programmes of AIACHE.
Distinguished AIACHE Golden Jubilee Award of Excellence for Leadership in Public Service
- Prof. P.J. Kurien, Hon’ble Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Parliament of India.
Distinguished AIACHE Golden Jubilee Award of Excellence for Leadership in Education
- Dr. G. Viswanathan, Founder Chancellor, VIT University, Vellore
AIACHE Golden Jubilee Award of Recognition
- Dr. M. Davamani Christober, Principal & Secretary, The American College, Madurai
A few photographs of the Celebration are being given below. We thank the God Almighty for the wonderful way in which He has blessed AIACHE.