The Founder’s Day and 42{+n}{+d}memorial lecture of the NIA Educational Institutions will be held at Dr. Mahalingam College of Engineering and Technology here on February 7.

Enrico Ruhle, Managing Director, TUV Rheinland India, will be the chief guest. A.K. Venkatasamy, Chairman, Shanthi Group of Companies, Chennai, will receive the ‘Kongu Naattu Sadhanaiyalar’ award.

Marabin Maindhan Muthiah will deliver the memorial lecture, and N. Mahalingam, Chairman of the Sakthi Group of Companies, will preside over the function.

On the occasion of the Founder’s Day, the MCET-TUV Rheinland Centre for Advanced Training (Welding and NDT) will be launched. M. Manickam, Chairman of the college, will inaugurate the centre, while A.V. Krishnan, Executive Director, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Tiruchi, will inaugurate the welding booths.

Stephan Rausch, Director Aftersales, BMW India Private Limited, Gurgaon, will inaugurate the NDT Laboratory, N. Srikanth, Vice-President-Operations, ELGI Equipment Limited, will inaugurate the training classroom, and Mr. Enrico Ruhle will inaugurate the first batch of the training session.