Vice Admiral Dinesh K Tripathi AVSM, NM, Commandant,Indian Naval Academy, Ezhimala and Lt. Gen Dr. Vimal Arora, PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd.), former DGDS and Colonel Commandant AD Corps and Chief Clinical Officer, Clove Dental were the guests of honor.
Dr. Sunil Muddaiah, Dean, Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences, Virajpet welcomed the guests. The war widows were felicitated by the chief guest. There was also a special presentation by Air Commodore Balakrishnan Jayan. The symposium was attended by more than sixty highly decorated veterans from Kodagu, NCC cadets and students from surrounding colleges.
The programme included documentary film, cultural show and interactive sessions by the eminent guests. The interactive sessions were focused on leadership challenges for the new millennium, ethics in leadership, and health care in the armed forces and career and growth opportunities in the armed forces.