New No. 2, PADMANABHA NAGAR,
ADYAR, CHENNAI – 600 020
The KIT Thomas Oration is an annual event held 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 17th of June. Mr. Yogendra Yadav, sociologist and popular psephologist, was the Chief Guest on this occasion. The hall was packed to capacity and the topic ‘Rethinking Revolution’ was of great interest to all.
In his speech Mr. Yadav said that people need to go beyond the idea of pre-given destinations and give up the idea that revolution is about the capture of State power. He also added that big changes are not brought by elected governments, but can be produced by society. He further stated that if the common people wanted to be part of revolution, they need to chart new territories and give up lethargy.
This year, the oration was held on the 8th of April 2019. Sri. Madhukarnath Ji, popularly known as Sri. M - Himalayan Mystic and Yogi, was the Chief Guest for the occasion.
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.
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 year Mrs. Brinda Somaya, Architect and Urban Conservationist, was the Chief Guest at the KIT Thomas Oration. The topic ‘Weaving Architecture - Conserving the Old, Building the New’ was of great interest to all.
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 ...