102nd Foundation Day of the KLE Society
The 102nd Foundation Day of the KLE Society was commemorated in an event organized at KLE Centenary Convention Centre, Belagavi on 13thNov 2017. KLE Society Chairman, Rajya Sabha MP Dr Prabhakar Kore addressed the gathering and attributed the success of the organization to the sacrifices of the Founders and the efforts of hundreds of members of the KLE Family across generations. Reiterating the message given by Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiji at the Centenary commemorations in 2016, he called upon members of the organization to strive for the inclusion of KLE University among the top 100 institutions in the world, the need for undertaking path breaking research and for excellence in sports and extra curricular activities at the international level. Dr.Kore appraised the gathering regarding the commencement of KLE Society’s Homeopathic College, Belagavi and the extension of efforts of the organization to provide high quality education and health care at multiple places in Karnataka and Maharashtra.
The Chief Guest of the function, Prof.Dr. Vivek Saoji, Vice Chancellor, KLE University emphasized the need for high quality education in an attempt to create professionals capable of contributing to national progress and humanity at large. His Holiness Shri Siddheshwar Mahaswamiji of Jnanayogashrama Vijayapura attributed the success of the KLE Society to its ability to provide opportunities and harness the talent of individuals in urban and rural areas. He called upon the gathering to seek self gratification in ensuring the welfare of others.
As part of the commemorations, students and faculty of the KLE Society who have brought laurels to the organization in the year 2017 through their success at national and international events were felicitated. The organization also felicitated Dr.Shivaprasad Goudar and the team of researchers at KLE Society’s Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College who have won international acclaim in the form of the Newton Prize for collaborative work in Maternal and Newborn Healthcare. Dr.R.S.Mudhol who spearheaded the organization of 27 Mega Centenary Health Camps which had over 1 lakh beneficiaries was also felicitated.
Miss Anjali Gaikwad, winner of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa- Little Champs-2017 and her sister were felicitated. The sister duo will perform at the musical program Swaranjali at KLE Centenary Convention Centre.
Shri. Shivanand Koujalgi, delivered the Presidential remarks. Prof S D Shirgavi welcomed the gathering. The event witnessed a gathering of the Members of the Board of Management, Life Members, Faculty, Healthcare professionals and students of KLE Society.