Rich tributes paid to GITAM founder-president M.V.V.S.Murthi marking his 83rd birth anniversary here on Saturday. GITAM Vice-President Prof.M.Gangadhara Rao said that M V V S Murthi is a multifaceted personality imbibing the qualities of an industrialist, educationist, politician and philanthropist. To realize his dream of providing quality in technical and higher education, he started Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management in 1980. To serve the poor with high quality medical treatment Dr Murthi established GITAM Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (GIMSR) Hospital with attached Medical College, he added.
Further he mentioned that over 4000 people treated in GITAM hospital during the present COVID-19 pandemic particularly most of them are white card holders. GITAM Deemed to be University Vice-Chancellor Prof.K Sivaramakrishna said that Dr.MVVS Murthi made remarkable contribution to the field of higher education in the country.
GITAM Secretary BVMohana Rao, Governing Body Member Hamza K.Mehdi, GITAM Deemed to be University Prof.Vice-Chancellor Prof.CVRao (GIMSR), Prof.Jayasankar Wariyar (Academic), Principals Prof. S Ganapathi, , Prof.Sarath Chandra Babu, Deans Prof.Gowtham Rao Prof.Anitha Rao, Dr.Jyothi Padmaja, Dr.Kanakalakshmi among others participated in the program.
GITAM President M.Sribharath participated in Dr.MVVSMurhti 83rd birth anniversary celebrations at GITAM Hyderabad campus.