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R Venkataraman Birth Centenary Events

Year 2010-2011 is being celebrated as RV Centenary year. In this page we will list all events which are being scheduled or observed in honour and memory of President R Venkataraman.

Please send a note (mail to: rv100yr@gmail.com ) if you are planning one:




 
R Venkataraman Memorial Lecture No. 8, Bangalore organised by ESSAE Foundation SPEAKER Dr Ali Khwaja Founder, Banjara Academy: TOPIC Build Bridges, not Walls ...Key to Togetherness DATE and TIME December 03, 2016, 6 00 PM VENUE Deming Hall, ESSAE Chandran Institute, #410 , 100 ft Rd, Koramangala, Bengaluru - 560034
Invitation Lecture
Janaki Venkataraman Memorial Day observed by Apna Ghar - Apna Skool Children DATE August 13, 2016, VENUE Apna Ghar/Apna Skool complex, Tatiyaganj Kanpur Nagar-209217, UP
A Slide Show (compiled by Mahesh Shukla, Ek Kadam, Asha Trust)
R Venkataraman Memorial Lecture No. 7, Bangalore organised by ESSAE Foundation SPEAKER Dr N K Venkataramana Vice Chairman & Chief Neuro surgeon, BGS Global Hospitals: TOPIC Brain, Mind and Consciousness DATE and TIME January 27, 2016, 5 45 PM VENUE Deming Hall, ESSAE Chandran Institute, #410 , 100 ft Rd, Koramangala, Bengaluru - 560034
Invitation Photo
A Golden Saga of Grit and Enterprise is the headline of an article on The Hindu on July 3rd 2015. The article by K Lakshmi recalls the foresight of the Statesman in R Venkataraman in the founding and nurturing of the Ambattur Industrial Estate that turns 50 today and has great milestones to cherish and new goals ahead to reach.
Report
Madras School of Economics hosts The Sixth Shri R.Venkataraman Endowment Lecture Topic: India and the International Financial System Speaker : Dr D Raghuram G Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India. May 22, 2015 at 11 A.M at Canara Bank Auditorium, Centre of Excellence Building, MSE, Kotturpuram, Chennai 600085
R Venkataraman Memorial Lecture No. 6, Bangalore organised by ESSAE Foundation SPEAKER Dr Vivek Jawali Chairman Dept. of Cardiovascular Sciences, Fortis Hospitals, Karnataka: TOPIC The Heart of Success DATE and TIME December 4, 2014, 6 00 PM VENUE Deming Hall, ESSAE Chandran Institute, #410 , 100 ft Rd, Koramangala, Bengaluru - 560034
Invitation photos
R Venkataraman Statue Unveiling Ceremony organised by The Industrial Estate Manufacturers Association, Guindy Chennai 600032 together with MSME Associations in Chennai City by Mr P R Ramasubrahmaneya Rajha Chairman Ramco Group, DATE and TIME February 17, 2014, 6 00 PM VENUE RV TowerPremises No. 10 GST Road Guindy Chennai 600032
Invitation Tribute
R Venkataraman Memorial Lecture No. 5, Bangalore organised by ESSAE Foundation SPEAKER Justice M N Venkatachaliah Former Chief Justice of India, TOPIC India in the 21st Century DATE and TIME December 4, 2013, 6 30 PM VENUE Deming Hall, ESSAE Chandran Institute, #410 , 100 ft Rd, Koramangala, Bengaluru - 560034
Invitation
R Venkataraman Campus of Sankara Vidyashramam, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai 600041 DATE October 31, 2013, Sri Sankara Vidyashramam was established in June 1989 by the Indian Education Trust. The School was founded by His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Sankaracharya Swamigal of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam. His excellency Sri R. Venkataraman, former President of India, is a patron of the school. From a humble beginning, we have come a long way since inception growing both in stature and status. As Shri. R. Venkataraman put it, “Our School now has a magnificent campus, beautiful buildings and open space for the children to play and build up their future”. The Indian Education Trust dedicates the campus to RV's memory names it as Sri R Venkataraman Campus
Dedication
Madras School of Economics hosts The Fifth Shri R.Venkataraman Endowment Lecture Topic: Dilemmas of Central Banking Speaker : Dr D Subba Rao, IAS, Governor, Reserve Bank of India. August 1, 2013 at 11 A.M at Canara Bank Auditorium, Centre of Excellence Building, MSE, Kotturpuram, Chennai 600085 Ms Shanta Sheela Nair IAS (Retd) Vice Chairman, State Planning Commission Presides.
Invitation
Madras School of Economics hosts The Fourth Shri R.Venkataraman Endowment Lecture Topic: INDIA : FISCAL TRENDS, TAX REFORM AND TRADE LIBERALIZATION Speaker : Prof Parthasarathi Shome, Advisor to Union Finance Minister, Ministry of Finance, Government of India. March 11, 2013 at 3.30 P.M at Canara Bank Auditorium, Centre of Excellence Building, MSE, Kotturpuram, Chennai 600085
Invitation
 
R Venkataraman Memorial Lecture No. 4, Bangalore organised by ESSAE Foundation SPEAKER Dr Sandeep Shastri Pro Vice Chancellor, Jain University, TOPIC The workings of Indian Parliamentary System - Issues and Challenges DATE and TIME December 4, 2012, 6 30 PM VENUE Wadia Hall, Indian Institute of World Culture, Basavangudi, Bengaluru 560004
Invitation Lecture
The Centenarian Trust, Chennai organises a special program Remembering RV, the Centenarian at KRS Auditorium Meenakshi College for Women Kodambakkam, Chennai 600024 Friday September 28, 2012 from 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM
Invitation
R Venkataraman - A Centenary Tribute Rupa Publications (ISBN 978-81-291-1953-7) Book Review by T Ramakrishnan titled A President who set precedents
Book Review Link, Review
Gandhigram Trust conducted a program of Training of Organisational Development to the Federation Leaders of Self Help Groups (SHG) at R V Anna Training Centre with the aim to promote Community Organisation during July 4 - 6, 2012
Report
Commemorative Postage Stamp Government of India marks the Centenary of President R Venkataraman by bringing out a set of Postage Stamps released by Srimati Pratibha Singh Patil, President of India at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday April 18, 2012, 11 AM Guest of Honour Shri Kapil Sibal Minister of Communications & Information Technology
Invitation copy, Press Report,
RV Centenary Book Launch India International Centre, Rupa Publications & National Book Trust, India launches two books on the occasion of RV Birth Centenary, the first titled R Venkataraman - A Centenary Tribute released by Smt Meira Kumar (Honourable Speaker, Lok Sabha) and another titled Reflections of a Statesmen released by Dr Karan Singh MP on April 4, 2012 4 00 PM at India International Centre Auditorium 40 Max Muller Marg, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110 003.
Invitation Press Report,
Institute of Public Enterprises and Public Administration, Chennai, convenes a one day National Seminar in honour and Memory of RV on Inclusive Industrial Development - The Way Forward from 9 30 AM to 5 30PM on January 8 2012 Welcome and Tribute to RV by Dr M A M Ramaswamy Presided by Justice K Govindarajan Inauguration by Ajay Shankar IAS (Retd.) Valediction by P Murari Venue: Rajah Muthiah Hall Rukmini Lakshmipathy Road, Egmore, Chennai 600 008
Invitation and Programme, Photos
Kalakshetra Foundation dedicates the programmes of December 28, 2011 of the 59th Annual Arts Festival, Kalakshetra 2011 in memory of Sri R Venkataraman, Former President of India and Chairman Kalakshetra Foundation as a part of his Birth Centenary Celebrations, featuring Kathak recital by Aditi Mangaldas (6 00 PM - 7 30 PM) followed by Violin Trio by T N Krishnan, Viji Krishnan and Sriram Krishan (7 45 PM - 9 15 PM)
Kalakshetra Programs
 
Industrial Estate Manufacturers Association organises a Programme on Business Opportunities for Young Entrepreneurs to commemmorate Birth Centenary of RV Founder of Guindy Industrial Estate Inauguration by Shobana Venkataraman on December 28, 2011 at 10.00 A.M at IEMA, RV Tower 10 GST Road, Guindy, Chennai 600032
Invitation and Programme
 
Madras School of Economics The Third Shri R.Venkataraman Endowment Lecture Topic: RECENT BOUTS of INFLATION in INDIA- A POLICY PARALYSIS? Speaker : Prof T N SRINIVASAN, Samuel C Park Jr Professor of Economics, Yale University December 12, 2011 at 3.30 P.M at Canara Bank Auditorium, Centre of Excellence Building, MSE, Kotturpuram, Chennai 600085
Invitation
 
Akashvani, Chennai A station Scheduled to broadcast a Special Programme of Discussion, Remembering RV on December 8, 2011, 9 15 PM Participants are Smt Sarojini Varadappan, Dr Padma Subramaniam and Shri Gopalakrishnan, former President TANSTIA.
 
R V Centenary year Commemoration Meeting Convenor, Celebrations Committee M A M Ramaswamy Chief Guest His excellancy Shri K Rosiah Governor of Tamilnadu, Venue Image Auditorium R A Puram Chennai 600028 on Friday December 4, 2011, 6 PM
Invitation, Report, Photoes 1, Photoes 2
 
On the occasion of 101st Birth Anniversary President R Venkatraman Apna Skool/Apna Ghar students organise A Vriksharopan [A tree Planting] in their new premises to ensure a healthy green environment. Venue Apna Ghar Premises, Tatiyaganj, Kanpur Date, Time 4th December 2011 11AM
 
R Venkataraman Memorial Lecture No.3, Bangalore organised by ESSAE Foundation Speaker Shri Soli Sorabjee Former Attorney General of India, on the topiv: The Sanctity of Law in Letter and Spirit on December 4 2011, 10 30 AM at R V Teachers College, Jayanagar Bangalore
Invitation, Report
 
Gandhigram Trust, Gandhigram, Dindigul District.plans to release a Souvenir on our beloved RV on December 3, 2011 as part of their , Rural Services Training Program
Report, Souvenier - A Tribute RV Ayya

 
 
RV Centenary Program Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) hosts Soul of India featuring a Recital of Indian and Western Classical Music by Dr L Subramanian and Maestro Gerald Wirth on November 25 2011, 7:00PM at Sri Sathya Sai International Centre Auditorium, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003.
RV Centenary Dance Program Nehru Memorial Museum and Library hosts a Dance Recital DIVYA SMRITI featuring Sonal Man Singh and Shovana Narain on October 22, 2011 7 PM at Nehru Memorial and Museum Auditorium, Teen Murti House, New Delhi 110011. Chief Guest Smt. Shiela Dikshit, Chief Minister NCT Delhi
Invitation,
Society for Indian Performing Arts - Samskriti, Houston, Texas Dedicates The Third International Dance Conference Oct 1-2, 2011 featuring Kalakshetra, Chennai to the memory of late Honourable Sri R Venkataraman at India House, Wortham Center, Anjali Center, Houston.
Dedication, Program
Music for Meditation and Healing is being co-organized with the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Delhi Kendra Chief Guest: Dr Karan Singh Concert by: His holiness Sri Ganapathy Sachchidananda Swamiji on September 7, 2011 6 45 PM on the occasion of RV Birth Centenary and remembrance of Smt Janaki Venkataraman at Sri Sathya Sai International Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003.
Invitation,
RV Centenary Lecture series The Fifth is being co-organized with the India International Center Topic: RV: The Copybook President, Speakers: Smt Meira Kumar (Honourable Speaker, Lok Sabha), His Excellancy Shri M K Narayanan, Governor of West Bengal Aug 27, 2011 4 00 PM at India International Centre Auditorium, New Delhi.
Invitation,
RV Centenary Lecture series The Fourth is being organized by the India International Centre, New Delhi Keynote Address : Shri M Hamid Ansari, HE Vice President of India Guests of Honour Shri Shiv Raj Patil, Governor of Punjab; Shri Gopalkrishna Gandhi, Former Governor of West Bengal Jul 30, 2011 6 00 PM at Multipurpose Hall, India International Centre, 40, Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi-110003
Invitation, Report 1, Report 2
R Venkataraman Memorial Lecture 2, Bangalore organised by ESSAE Foundation Speaker Swami Dayananda Saraswati Presided by Dr Thmmappa M. S. Former Vice Chancellor, Bangalore Universty on May 23, 2011 6 30 PM at Khincha Audtorium, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Race Course Road, Bangalore
Invitation,
United Nations in association with ICCR, New Delhi dedicated a Panel Discussion on "Unlearning Intolerance: Can Literature effect Change?" on May 5, 2011 at Dag Hammerskjold Auditorium at the United Nations, New York, USA chaired by Mr. Kiyo Akasaka, UN Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information ; Panelists : Dr. Aziz Hajini, Ms Bharati Mukherjee, Mr Koyamparambath Sachidanandan, Ms Ilavenil Kandasamy. Mr Hardeep Singh Puri, Permanant Representative of India at the UN spoke on Shri R Venkataraman's long association with the UN
RV Centenary Lecture series The Third is being organized Topic: Non Violence & Spiritual Values in Secular India, Keynote Address : His Holiness Shri Dalai Lama, Panelists: Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Shri P A Sangma (former Speaker Lok Sabha), Shri Salman Kurshid (Minister Water Resources & Minority Affairs) Apr 2, 2011 10 AM at Nehru Memorial and Museum Auditorium, Teen Murti House, New Delhi 110011.
Invitation,
Madras School of Economics The Second Shri R.Venkataraman Endowment Lecture Topic: ON THE ECONOMICS OF STOCK EXCHANGE Speaker : Dr. L. VIJAY KELKAR, Chairman, National Stock Exchange, Mumbai, President : Dr. C. Rangarajan, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister andChairman MSE Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at 4.30 P.M at Canara Bank Auditorium, Centre of Excellence Building, MSE
Invitation and PROGRAMME ,
RV Centenary Lecture series The Second is being co-organized with the India International Center Topic: RV: The Multifaceted Man, Chair: M G K Menon (President IIC), Speakers: Dr Abdul Kalam (Former President), Smt Shiela Dikshit (CM, Delhi State) Feb 22, 2011 6 30 PM at India International Centre Auditorium, New Delhi.
Invitation, Preview of Event, Reports
 
R Venkataraman Memorial Lecture, Bangalore organised by ESSAE Foundation Speaker Justice M N Venkatachaliah Former Chief Justice of India, Presided by Justice N Santosh Hegde on Jan 27, 2011 6 PM at R V Teachers College, Jayanagar Bangalore
Invitation, photos
 
RV Centenary Lecture series The first is being co-organized with the Nehru Memorial, Museum and Library (NMML) Topic: President and the Constitution, Panelists: Somnath Chatterjee (former Lok Sabha Speaker), Soli Sorabjee (former Attorney General - during RV Presidency), Inder Malhotra (eminent journalist) on Jan 27, 2011 4 PM at Teen Murti Auditorium, New Delhi.
 
Doordarshan has scheduled a program titled ' India Advantage' featuring three icons Swami Vivekanand, Rabindranath Tagore and R. Venkataraman
Telecast on DD Jan 8, 3-4 pm; repeat DD National Jan 9, 10-11am; DD News & DD India, 6-7 pm
 
Community Aid and Sponsorship Programme (CASP), Pune 411021
December 4 2010 - Function to recall RV association with CASP and inauguration of the R Venkataraman Hall at CASP, Pune. December 4th 2010. 11:00am
 
Commemorating RV Centenary Apna Skool/Apna Ghar (Education centre for Children of Migrant workers , Kanpur) commits to train children as apprentices to learn and set up units to develop Solar lantern technology under the mentorship of Shri Sandeep Raheja.
A Vriksharopan (Tree planting) program arranged at the Apna Skool/Apna Ghar premises on December 4th 2010 lead by Balkavi Shri Rashtrabandhu.
Press Report
 
Gandhigram Trust, Gandhigram, Dindigul District.
Rural Development Volunteers Training program in three batches during Nov 15 - Dec 4 with a concluding Symposium on December 4th 2010 10AM - 5 PM
 
Remembering RV and unveiling the portrait of Mr.R.VENKATRAMAN, organized jointly by R .V. Centenary Celebrations Committee and Industrial Estate Manufacturers Association, Guindy (Tamilnadu) at R V Towers, 10, GST Road Guindy, Chennai – 600 032. on December 4th at 10.30 am
Press Report, Photo Coverage
 
Uttara Swamimalai Temple and the Samaj,
Installation of a plaque dedicating the Administrative Block to Shri R Venkataraman at Sree Adi Shankara Hall of the temple, Sector VII R.K. Puram, New Delhi 110022. on December 4th at 11:00 am
Press Report
 
Delhi Tamil Sangam organizes Centenary celebrations of Thiru R Venkataraman on December 4th 2010 5 PM at the Thiruvalluvar Kalai Arangam, Tamil Sangam Marg, Ramakrishnapuram New Delhi. Chief Guest Dr Karan Singh, President ICCR
 
Gandhigram Rural University, Gandhigram, Dindigul
A day of Seminars devoted to Shri. R.Venkataraman, a veteran Gandhian and one of the founders of Gandhigram on October 4, 2010 as a part of the 64th Anniversary Celebrations. Seminar on "Gandhian Idealogy and Sarvodaya Philosophy" Special Address by Shri Naresh Gupta, IAS Former Election Commission, Tamilnadu.
 
Chennai Mylapore Academy, Sringeri Mutt Road, Chennai 600028 March 19th 2010 6:30 PM
Unveiling of Portrait of R Venkataraman by Sri P C Alexander, Function presided over by Shri Gopalakrishna Gandhi.
Invitation
 
 
 
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