Old boys of Manipal Tech hold 50th alumni meet in Kottayam

Dr Vinod V Thomas hands over the first copy of Manipal Golden Memories to K C Eapen at the 50th alumni meet in Kottayam. (From left) Prof Vinod Kamath, Alex Zachariah, Prof M V Kini, Prof K Kamalaksha and Shajan Mathew John are also seen. Photo: Special arrangement.

Kottayam: Former students of Manipal Institute of Technology (then called Manipal Engineering College) held their 50th alumni meet in Kottayam on November 11.

MOB, or Manipal Old Boys, the alumni association organised the meeting. Formed in 1973, MOB has been conducting alumni meets every year, said Alex Zachariah, President and Convenor of MOB meet.

The function was inaugurated by the former dean of MIT, Prof K Kamalaksha. The meet honoured 10 of the oldest alumni including K C Mathew of Kottayam and G Eapen of Kozhikode.

The meet also released a souvenir, Manipal Golden Memories, that contains the memories of former students and a photo album.

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