The Inauguration of the 13th Inter Collegiate Athletic Meet Was held on 31st January 2015 at the Mangala Stadium. The Event was inaugurated by Dr. Rajeshwari, District Health Officer, Mangaluru by unfurling the flag. This was followed by a March Past by the students of various colleges of the Srinivas group. Dr. Manoj Varma Dean, Srinivas Institute of Dental Sciences and Convener of the sports meet welcomed the gathering. In her inaugural address, Dr. Rajeshwari stressed on the importance of sports for the general health of the individual. This was followed by a torch relay by students of the Srinivas group of institutions who were winners of various district and university level sports meet.
The program was presided by Shri CA A. Raghavendra Rao, President A. Shama Rao Foundation. Mangaluru. In his presidential remarks, he stressed on the need to encourage sports and also include traditional sports of India. Dr A. Srinivas Rao, Vice president A. Shama Rao Foundation, Mangaluru was the guest of honour for the program. Shri CA A. Raghavendra Rao, President A. Shama Rao Foundation. Mangaluru presented a memento to the Chief Guest.
Dr. Anil Kumar Principal Vijayalakshmi Institute of Hospitality Sciences proposed the vote of thanks. The athletic meet was well coordinated by Miss Supriya Adiga, Mr. Jayachandra and Mr Ramakrishna N.S, Physical directors of Srinivas Group. The program was attended by Principals, staff and students of all institutions of the Srinivas group.