Rivalria'19 Inaugural Function - 19th Sep, 2019
After a span of around 2 decades, RIVALRIA. The Intermedical Sports Event was organized at Thanjavur Medical College from 19.09.2019 – 22.09.2019.
Under the able guidance of our Dean – Prof. Dr. Kumudha Lingaraj, Medical Superintendent Prof. Dr. A.Bharathy, Sports Staff Advisor Prof. Dr. Paranthakan, Physical director P.Mahendiran and All Professors and Faculty of TMC, the preparatory works for the event begun. As a kickstart to the megaevent the Throwball court was set up, the Volleyball Court and the Basketball Court were renovated and the ground was set ready to welcome the enthusiastic players from various institutions. The contributions of our solicitous Alumni deserve a special mention here, without whom this event wouldn’t have been made possible. They held out their helping hand without hesitation when our event organisers approached them and also offered timely guidance in organizing the event.
Overseas Support also holds a separate mention. Total expenditure for the event came upto 22 Lakhs – with the major contribution of 10 Lakhs from our revered Alumni of this prestigious Institution and the rest by our college UGs, PGs and Professors. The much awaited event set off with the Inaugural function at 8:30am on the 19th of September. Our guest of honour, Prof.Dr.Singaravel, a proud TMC Alumnus and former Dean of our Alma Matta graced the occasion. The event was enriched by the participation of more than 30 colleges from Tamilnadu, Kerala and Pondicherry.
Alumni and Professors Sports Day was organized on the 3rd day(21/09/2019) of the event which turned out to be the most memorable day of RIVALRIA with the active participation of Alumni and Professors. Various sports events including the early morning 800m, 400m run, throwing events, chess, carrom, table tennis, throwball, basketball, shuttle badminton and cricket matches were organised exclusively for our alumni and professors. The enthusiastic participation of our ever young and energetic alumni endowed upon the students a great deal of spirit and inspiration. A beautiful Photo Gallery was setup in our college gallery that filled all our hearts with cherishing memories of the golden old days. That was a visual treat indeed! Dr.Augustus and Dr.Saminathan filled the TMC grounds with their positive vibes and words of encouragement throughout the sports meet. The Valedictory Ceremony was staged on the 22nd of September at 6pm in our college auditorium. The day witnessed the presence of many of our beloved alumni and our TMCAA Chairman and trustees made their august presence in the valedictory function.
Our Thanjavur Medical College emerged as the proud winners of overall Championship Trophy in the Intermedical SportsMeet RIVALRIA-2019. While Govt. Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem bagged the runner up trophy. Our players dedicated this trophy to our beloved PRABA sir, who was the marker and coach of TMCH for past 25yrs. Adding much more delight to the students of the college, Our TMCAA secretary said the indoor sports stadium for TMC would be considered in future through our alumni association. Our sincere thanks to all UGs,PGs,Faculties who dedicated themselves and shared shoulders. The ceremony finally ended with joyous faces all around the auditorium!