In connection with the MIT Diamond Jubilee celebration, a Tennis Ball cricket match for the non-teaching staff of MIT, Manipal was conducted on Sunday the 14-5-2017. A total of 8 teams participated in the tournament, which was inaugurated by Dr. G.K Prabhu, Pro Vice chancellor Manipal Academy of Higher Education and Director of MIT. Dr. B.H. V. Pai, Joint Director MIT and Dr. Narayana Shenoy, Associate Director (Student Welfare) distributed the prizes.
The inaugural function started with an invocation by Mr. Jayaram Shettigar. Dr. B. H. V. Pai, Joint Director welcomed the gathering. In his inaugural Address Dr. G. K. Prabhu, said that 2017 was an important year for the teaching and non-teaching staff as MIT, Manipal was celebrating is Diamond Jubilee. He stressed that the contribution of both the teaching and non-teaching staff members played a vital role towards the growth of any institution. He added that it was the responsibility of the Management to acknowledge their contribution. Hence it was planned to organize various activities and share the joy of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations with all the staff members.
The results of the tournament are as follows:
Winners: Maintenance Department Team
Runners Up: Security Department Team
Best Batsman: Mr. Yogish Shetty, Maintenance Department
Best Bowler: Mr. Ganesh Prasad, Maintenance Department