Rev. Dr. Baiju Anthony CM, President of AIRIO Karnataka Chapter familiarized the delegates and guests through his welcome speech.
Dr. V. Raghu, President Indian Chapter and Former Controller and Dean, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, Gov. of India, delivered the presidential address.
Prof. K. S. Rangappa, Former Vice Chancellor, University of Mysore, in his key note address spoke on various research dimensions and emphasized to start a research revolution in India.
Dr. M. S. Geetha, President AIRIO Kerala Chapter, delivered the felicitation speech.
Fr. Johny Koyikkara, Manager De Paul College, and Fr. Johnson, Principal, DPIRS also threw light on the theme of the conference. Inaugural ceremony was conculed with a vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Sujatha Bopanna, Principal, De Paul College.