The inaugural programme of Aviation Management course for under-graduate courses of Srinivas University was held on 16th October, 2017 at 3.00 p.m.  The programme was inaugurated by Sri Ravindran, Joint General Manager, Mangalore International Airport, Mangalore.  In his inaugural speech Sri Ravindran said that all students should have goal in life to complete the education successfully and to become asset to the society.  Sri CA A. Raghavendra Rao, Chancellor, Srinivas University & President, A. Shama Rao Foundation presided over the function.  In his presidential address Sri Raghavendra Rao motivated the students to avoid the word impossible in life and to have a goal and work hard to achieve success with determination and dedication.  Sri Gangadhar, Area Manager (Sales), Jet Airways who was the Guest of Honour, spoke that students should utilize even smaller opportunities after their education. Sri M.R. Vasudeva, Former Director, Mangalore International Airport was another guest of honour said that airline staff and ground staff both should work hand in hand for the smooth functioning of airways. Sri Nagesh Shetty, Former Manager, Bangkok & Thailand Airways who was on the dias advised the students to think and to be creative in whatever venture they come across. Sri Sathish from Air India highlighted the role of present education to fulfill the requisites of modern industry. Mrs. Archana Shetty of  Indigo Airlines and the Guest of Honour remarked that the students should strive hard to reach the goal. Dr. Anil Kumar, Registrar, Srinivas University spoke about Cargo in Aviation, which has larger opportunities for business in modern world. Dr. P.S. Aithal, Vice Chancellor of Srinivas University welcomed the gathering.   Prof. Pavithra Kumari, Coordinator of Aviation programme proposed vote of thanks.  Prof. Shailashri V.T., Dean of Commerce and Management was present on the occasion. Deans, Principals, faculty members of sister institutions and students witnessed the programme. Mrs. Sharmila S. Shetty & Mr. Nelson Pereira, faculty compered the programme.