The Swami Rama Himalayan University (SRHU) campus wore a festive look from 17-19 April 2017 as the University celebrated its 4th Foundation Day with fervor and gaiety.

The 3-day long celebrations were inaugurated by Shri Prakash Pant, the Hon’ble Finance and Parliamentary Affairs Minister of Uttarakhand as the Chief Guest for the opening day. Paying floral tribute to HH Swami Rama, Shri Pant applauded the University as a pioneer in providing quality and affordable health services to the masses. “SRHU is the only university in Uttarakhand imparting medical, paramedical, nursing, management, engineering and polytechnic courses all under one roof,” the Hon’ble Minister said while presenting Academic Awards to 146 meritorious students of the University on the occasion. Expressing deep gratitude to the Hon’ble Minister, for taking time off his extremely demanding schedule and mark his gracious presence at the University celebrations, Dr. Vijay Dhasmana, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, SRHU apprised the Chief Guest of the future activities planned by the University and its focus on raising the quality bar of its students further to enhance their employability.

Day two of the celebrations also saw numerous multi-talented flamboyant performances by the students in the sphere of dance, songs and drama.

Day three, the final day of the celebrations, was full of numerous memorable performances that drew a huge applause from every corner of the mammoth audience which enjoyed the vibrant presentations the students, faculty and staff of the University performed depicting the cultural beauty of our country with utmost brilliance. Shri Ajay Tamta, the Hon’ble Minister of State for Textiles, Govt. of India, added luster to the already mesmerizing evening gracing the occasion as its Chief Guest. The youthful Minister presented 68 Sports Awards to the University students excelling in various sports categories. Addressing the gathering of students, staff and faculty on the occasion, Sh. Tamta expressed his heartfelt joy to see the campus progressing by leaps and bounds during the past few decades. “The dreams of HH Dr. Swami Rama have come into reality in the form of this University,” he said. The Hon’ble Minister appreciated that the University is keeping up its efforts and progressing on the guidelines and vision laid down by Swamiji and evolving as an educational hub in the state. Shri Tamta congratulated Dr. Dhasmana for steering the University on the progressive path with his able leadership.

Besides the colourful cultural programs presented by the students of the University, the ramp walk by the staff and faculty in the Fashion Show presented by the students was one of the highlights of the closing day of the Foundation Day celebrations.

Shri Prakash Pant presenting Academic Awards

Shri Ajay Tamta presenting Sports Awards