On the occasion of their Founder’s Day, REVA University, Bangalore has announced a new initiative by providing sponsored seats to the kin of Indian Armed Forces personnel of the country. Eminent personalities Shekhar Gupta and Ignace Tirkey were also honoured with Lifetime Achievement Awards on the occasion.
The approval of the modalities for the Karnataka and Kerala Sub Areas as well as REVA University has been taken for admissions based on the above initiative. The initiative is a means to acknowledge the service rendered by the Indian Army. Under the initiative, kin of Indian Army who apply for any course in any discipline will be eligible for the three seats that will be allocated under this category for the length of the program chosen.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chancellor of REVA University stated that it was an honour to commence an initiative that is a small expression of the gratitude felt towards the Army for their work and sacrifices for the country. The GOC K and K Sub Area welcomed the move and said that they appreciate the gesture by REVA University to provide tangible benefits to their kin in this form and look forward to a long and continued association in this regard.
As per practic,e REVA University also chose to felicitate the guests of honour - Mr. Shekhar Gupta, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Print and Padma Bhushan awardee and Mr. Ignace Tirkey, former captain of the Indian Hockey team and Padma Shree awardee with the “REVA University Lifetime Achievement Award 2017” in recognition of their exemplary and stellar contributions to their respective fields.
REVA University established under the REVA University Act, 2012 of the Government of Karnataka offers Graduate, Post Graduate, PG Diploma and Doctoral programs in Engineering, Science and Technology, Architecture, Commerce, Management Studies, Law, Arts and Humanities. The University has been awarded the “Promising upcoming University” by the BERG (Business Excellence and Research Group), Singapore in 2015.