Amity University Kolkata (WB) - First Orientation

The orientation programme of Amity University Kolkata was conducted from 25 Aug to 01 Sep 2015. On all three days, as per the tradition of Amity, all students,parents, faculties and staff participated in Havan to seek blessings from the God Almighty to mark the auspicious beginning of their professional journey. The main program on each day commenced by seeking blessings from our respected Founder President, Dr. Ashok K Chauhan, respected President, Dr. Atul Chauhan and beloved Sr. Vice President, Shri U Ramachandran. It was followed by a mesmerizing speech by Shri U Ramachandran, Sr. Vice President, who captivated the audience with his engaging presentation on Amity Education Group and Amity University Kolkata. The Sr. Vice President gave a detailed presentation to the august gathering of students, parents & faculty fraternity of amity University Kolkata, emphasizing that in 7 months & 18 days, Amity Education Group has established the University and has commenced classes. This was only possible because of the “Extra Ordinary Vision” of our honorable Founder President, Dr.Ashok K Chauhan “Great Leadership” of our respected President Dr. AtulChauhan. Then Vice Chancellor, Amity University Kolkata, Dr. Dhrubajyoti Chattopadhyay was welcomed on the dais by Sr. VP, Shri U Ramachandran , who gave a wonderful and motivating speech to the students & parents, assuring them best quality education in the campus. It was followed by an interaction of Shri Vipin Sharma, Asst. VP, with the audience and thanked each and every member associated with Amity University Kolkata Campus for their participation.

Day 01: 25 Aug 2015

The first orientation program for the Amity university Kolkata Campus happened on 25th August 2015, which experienced a huge turnout from the students and their parents.It marked the orientation of the students, who enrolled for various courses under Amity Business School, Amity College of Commerce & Finance, Amity School Economics, Amity Institute of Travel & Tourism, Amity Institute Social Sciences, Amity School of Hospitality, Amity School of Fine Arts, Amity School of Fashion Design, Amity School of Foreign Language, Amity Institute of Psychology & Allied Sciences, Amity Institute of English Studies & Research.

Dr. Ankita Chakravarty, Director,Amity Business School, interacted with the students and parents. A lot of enthusiasm was seen among faculty members, students and parents alike. All students and parents were received by the Hospitality team comprising faculty members and senior students. On arrival students registered themselves and all required documents were verified and collected as required. The parents and the students were then invited for lunch at the cafeteria.

DAY 2:- 26 Aug 2015

The orientation of Amity School of Engineering & Technology and Amity Institute of Applied Sciences (AIAS) was conducted on 26 Aug 15. Dr. (Cdr) G.L. Sharma, Director, Amity School of Engineering& Technology, Kolkata, interacted with the students and parents. The session was graced by, Chief Guest for the occasion, Director, National Institute of Technical Teachers Training (NITTTR), Prof (Dr.) Phalguni Gupta(on deputation from IIT Kanpur) and Guest of Honour, Prof (Dr) Amiya Ranjan Mohanty, Senior Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur. The programme ended with Vote of Thanks. The parents and students were then requested to proceed for the lunch.

DAY 3:- 27 Aug 2015

The orientation programme for the first year students of Amity School of Planning& Architecture, Amity School of Mass communication & Amity School of Applied Sciences was held on Thursday, 27th August 2015. The first session was jointly shared by Mass Communications, Applied Sciences and Architecture students and parents. Thus the dais had experts from all three fields to grace the moment. We have been very fortunate to seek knowledge from aneminent personality like Senior Architect, Mr. Dulal Mukherjee. His august presence and visionary speech has been inspiring for all of us

This was followed by a speech made by the Director for Amity School of and Architecture and Planning , Prof. Dr. Madhumita Roy, who enlightened the students on the subject. This was followed by speeches made by, Prof. Mrityunjoy Chatterjee, Director, Amity School of Mass Communications and Dr. (Cdr) G.L.Sharma, Director, Amity School of Engineering & Technology & Amity Institute of Applied Sciences, Kolkata. The next session of orientation which was designed for the students of the Amity School of and Architecture and Planning, began at 2:30 pm. The whole session was coordinated by the Amity School of and Architecture and Planning, faculty member Ms. Poulami Banerjee. The dais was graced by the august presence of eminent architects like Ar. Anjan Mitra, Ar. Gita Balakrishnan, Ar. Debotosh Sahu, Ar. Dilip Chandra Chatterjee,Ar. Akhil Ranjan Sarkar and Prof (Dr.) Madhumita Roy. Then the students were made aware of the University rules & regulations. They were apprised of the locations of rooms, other spaces and this session was followed by faculty introduction. The session was beautifully winded up by our senior faculty Prof. Sonia Gupta, through an interactive session. The programme was a grand success and the parents and the students were in high spirits after attending the orientation programme.

DAY 4: 01 Sep 2015

The orientation programme started for the students of Amity Law School, Amity School of Fashion Technology, Amity School of Fine Arts, Amity School of Hospitality, with registration process. The inaugural ceremony began with the Chief Guest of the day,Ex-Chief Justice of India, Hon’ble Justice Altamas Kabir blessing our students with his juristic views on role of a lawyer in the society and inspired them how to behave inside the court rooms. Then our Guest of Honour, Prof (Dr.) I.G. Ahmed, formerly Head and Dean, Department of Law,Calcutta University, emphasized on various career options available to alaw student and delivered jurisprudential views on as to “what law is”. It was followed by an inspirational and motivational speech by Dr. S. Niyogi, Advisor,Amity Education Group. Finally, the inaugural ceremony ended with a vote of thanks given by Dr. Rakesh Kumar Singh, Associate Professor of Law, Amity Law School, Kolkata. Again in the post lunch session Dr. Debashree Mukherjee, Assistant Professor Law, delivered a lecture on Amity University, followed by a lecture delivered on anti-ragging by Mrs. Pratyusha Das, Assistant Professor of Law. An interactive session was organized with the students, where all the students participated with great vigor and spirit. The whole programme ended with a happy note and all the students were overwhelmed with the august presence of high profile dignitaries. The orientation programme ended with a vote of thanks.

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