Mar 3, 2020
A farewell program was organized on 3rd March 2020 at Mulki Ramakrishna Punja Industrial Training Institute to honor Sri. Y.N. Salian, Principal on his retirement, after a long tenure of 35 years in the organization. Mr. N Vinaya Hegde, President, Nitte Education Trust presided over the function and felicitated Mr. Y.N. Salian. He recalled the hard work and enthusiasm of Mr. Salian and informed the gathering that MRPITI was recognized as a well-known institution in the district due to the sincere efforts and leadership of Mr. Salian.
After receiving the honour, Mr. Salian thanked the President and Nitte Management for the strong support he had received from them, throughout his tenure. He expressed his gratitude to the Founder, Late Mr. Hari Punja and his family for their timely guidance and support. He thanked all the Trustees, Directors, Principals of sister institutions, officials of the Nitte Education Trust, colleagues, parents and students for their kind hearted support and contribution to the growth of MRPITI.
Mr. Aravind Punja, Chief Guest of the program said, "Mr. Salian is a dynamic person and has served the institution with devotion and commitment. Under his leadership, the institution has grown to greater heights". He also wished him good health and a peaceful retired life. Mr. Giridhar Salian, Principal, Govt. ITI, Mangalore, wished Mr. Salian, a very happy and blissful retired life. Mr. Giridhar Salian was felicitated by Mr. Vinaya Hegde for representing India at the International Master's Athletic Meet-Malaysia in December 2019 and making India proud by winning the Silver Medal in Javelin Throw.
Mrs. Vedavathi S Kotian who opted for voluntary retirement was also felicitated during the program by Mr. Vinaya Hegde. The new Principal Mr. Hari H, welcomed the guests. Senior J.T.O. Shivaram Devadiga shared his thoughts and wished good luck to Mr. Y.N. Salian. English Teacher Mrs. Rajani Suvarna proposed the vote of thanks. Mr. Harishchandra, Office Superintendent recited the prayer. Mr. Vishwanath Rao, J.T.O. compered the program. Mrs. Shayana B, J.T.O. read out the 'Certification of appreciation'. Delegates from Nitte Education Trust, Principals of sister institutions, Retired Staff of M.R. Punja ITI Mr. Raghuram Rao, Mr. Sanjeeva Devadiga & Mr. Udaya Kumar, alumni, staff, NSS & Rovers volunteers and students were present at the farewell function.