Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth had organised Chancellor’s Medal 2017 Contest in commemoration of the National Science Day on 1st March 2017 in remembrance of the discovery of ‘The Raman Effect’ by the Noble Laureate Sir CV Raman (28th February 1930). In this regard, an Elocution Content on the topic “Science and Technology for the specially abled persons” was organised for the Undergraduate students of all the constituent colleges in the Ground Floor Lecture Hall of Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute.

Three participants participated from all the four constituent colleges of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth and spoke emphathatically on the topic “Science and Technolgy for the Specially abled persons”. Dr. Balanehru Subramanian, Deputy Director of CIDRF, Dr. Ananda Balayogi. Deputy Director of CYTER and Dr. Mangayarkarasi, Scientist of CIDRF were the jury for the contest.

The following students were judged winners for the Chancellor’s Medal 2017,

Sl.NoName of the contestantCollegePlace
1.Aditya YadavVIII Semester, MBBS, MGMCRIIst Place


2.Ms. PreethiIII year, BDS, IGIDS2 nd Place


3.Ms.Mary Catherine DeIII Year B.Sc (N), KGNC3rd Place

 The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. K.R.Sethuraman distributed the Chancellor medals, Trophies, Certificates and Cash Award of Rs.3000 (1st Place), Rs.2000 (2nd Place) and Rs.1000 ( 3rd Place) to the winners. Prof. M. Ravishankar, Dean – Faculty of Medicine, SBV distributed the certificate of participation to all the contestants. The Registrar, Prof. A.R.Srinivasan, the Principals and Vice- Principals of the constituent colleges, faculty and staff of the constituent colleges participated in large numbers.