New No. 2, PADMANABHA NAGAR,
ADYAR, CHENNAI – 600 020
The KIT Thomas Oration is an annual event held in April to commemorate the memory of the founder Mr. K. I. Thomas. An eminent speaker is invited to address the senior students, the faculty, parents and the public on different issues, mainly pertaining to education.
This year, the oration was held on the 12th of June. Mrs. Brinda Somaya, Architect and Urban Conservationist, was the Chief Guest at this annual event. The hall was packed to capacity and the topic ‘Weaving Architecture – Conserving the Old, building the New’ was of great interest to all. In her speech, Mrs. Somaya spoke passionately about preserving the beauty of the architecture of old buildings and also about successfully constructing suitable buildings in small towns and villages keeping in mind the needs of the semi-urban and rural communities there.
This year, the oration was held on the 10th of August. Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Deputy Director General (Programmes), World Health Organisation, was the Chief Guest for the occasion.
Mr. S. Gurumurthy, political commentator and economist was the Chief Guest for the occasion. The hall was packed to capacity and the topic 'Economic Model Suited to India' was of great interest to all.
The oration was held on the 17th of June 2015. Mr. Yogendra Yadav, sociologist and popular psephologist, was the Chief Guest on this occasion. The topic of his speech ‘Rethinking Revolution’ was of great interest to all.
Mr. Vijay Amritraj, legendary tennis player turned commentator, was the Chief Guest at this oration held on the 25th of July. The topic ‘Does Education get in the way of a Professional Sportsman’ was of great interest...
This years Oration was held on the 5th of April. Yogi, mystic and visionary, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, founder of Isha Foundation was the Chief Guest. The topic “Education – Expanding Horizons” was of great interest to ...