125 students entered to the E17 batch of faculty of Engineering, university of Jaffna on 2nd October 2017. To familiar with university surrounding, they have visited Ariviyal Nagar university premises on 3rd October 2017. They have visited Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Technology, and Labs of Faculty of Engineering, University ground, hostels and surroundings.
They have taken the first batch photo in front of admin building of Engineering faculty. Dr. Ravindra coordinated the visit and Mr. Vignarajah and Mr. Sampath and second year students guided them during the visit.
Professor K. Chelvakumar headed the team from the Faculty of Engineering to have initial discussion on possible collaboration with the Capital Maharaja Organization Limited. The discussion was held at the head office of the Capital Maharaja Organization Limited in Colombo on 3rd October 2017. Here the Dean – Professor A. Atputharajah, Coordinator of the IITGN programs – Dr. A. Anburuvel and Coordinator of the Incubation Center – Mr. R. Valluvan participated from the Faculty of Engineering. It was very good discussion on how the entrepreneurship can be empowered to the students and the community through setting up a Chair Professor at the Faculty of Engineering with the help of the Capital Maharaja Organization Limited.