Chairman Sri K.V. Vishnu Raju inaugurated the I B Tech class work on 15 July 2017. With one week of Orientation and another week of Foundation classes setting the stage, the class work for I B Tech was inaugurated. The Chairman addressed the I B Tech students and their parents on this occasion. He pointed out that in this era, boundaries between branches of engineering were collapsing and therefore it would be worthwhile if they go beyond their prescribed syllabus by developing an interdisciplinary approach. He also cautioned them against the misuse of technology. He underlined the need to acquire proficiency in emerging technologies so that they would be industry ready by the time they graduate. Vice Chairman, Sri R. Ravi Chandran, Director, SVES, Dr. Sundararajan, Director and Principal of VIT , Dr. D. Suryanarayana also addressed the gathering. Later the parents also shared their views.