Started with traditional lighting of lamp and Ganesh Vandana followed by University song was the AAAP Meet 09. We kept two minute silence in memories of lost souls. The path breaking success was launch of Souvenir and website.
Time of rejoice came with silver jubilee celebration of 1984 batch. We recognized the contribution of various eminent personalities Dr. V P S Arora, Mr. Raminder Singh, Mr. Raj Gupta and presented them with Life time achievement award for their contribution in Agriculture sector.
Everyone enjoyed delicious dinner. Anchor Mr. Sonal and Mr. Harish kept the audience engaged. We are thankful to the participants and organizing committee members for making it a successful event.
Message from Mr.Dattatraya Parakh
Just returned from today's 2nd Agri Alumni Association Meet at NASC Complex, Pusa Campus. It was a great gathering from 1963 to 2007 batches of Collage of Agri. VC Dr.Bisht was the Chief Guest and Dr.VPS Arora, our teacher, Dy.Registrar, Dean CABM and now VC of Kumaon Univ. was honoured by 'Life time achievements Award' for being the brain behind the Collage of Agri.Busi.Mangt. at Pantnagar Among those who attended were Dr. Saheb from Pantnagar (AA), TPS Josen, Shyam Nagpal, (SS) Bakshi, Alok Kanti Moitra, Sudhir Saran; from 1975 onwards-Arvind Pande, Ashit Mallick, Anand Sajiv, Sanjay Kak, Rakesh Sharma (H), SN Singh(H), SK Singh (H); Several from onwards batches including- PN Singh-flute mestro,Neeraj Tiwari, Captain. SJ Singh who fought in Kargil, Mradul Jauhari-who could take away your tooth paste by opening the tube flap from below and 'jhusao' in his empty tooth paste, Rahul Khanna, Madhu Sharma (Horti Head),Dr.RP Singh's daughter who did PhD in Economics/MBA and is now Asso. Prof. at Inst. of Business Studies, RAU, Bikaner; and several more of batches beyond 1980s when you all had left. Since I was there till 1986 I knew several more batches.
Mr.Shyam Nagpal was very happy to see Agri-Alumni Asso. coming up &put together by youngesters. It aws an enjoyable evening, with good management good food & feed.
The 1984 batch cut a cake as it was their 25th year on this gathering (2009).
The programme started with Univ. Song.........
More from others later.