Maitri Bike Rally was organized by IEEE Kerala & Madras Sections SIGHT group from The Institutions of Engineers (India) State Centre, Kerala, Trivandrum to Annai Vailankanni College of Engineering, Kanyakumari on 27th December 2016.
An inaugural function of the Maitri Bike Rally was held at Institutions of Engineers conference hall. Shri. Ranjit R Nair, Chair IEEE Kerala YP SIGHT welcomed the participants and other delegates. Shri. J.VIncent Jain, Chair, Madras Section SIGHT had delivered the speech about the event. Shri. Satish Babu, Chair of IEEE SSIT, Kerala Section had given the presidential address.
The rally was inaugurated by Shri. O. Rajagopal, Hon. MLA, Nemam constituency, Government of Kerala. Shri. Amarnath Raja, IEEE Kerala Section had delivered a special talk. Shri. M.C. Jayakrishnan, Chair: IEEE Kerala Section SIGHT introduced the participants. Prof. G.Kastro, IEEE SB-AVCE councilor, proposed vote of thanks.
On the way to Kanyakumari the Maitri Bike rally received receptions from:
- Kerala Auto Mobile Limited
- Coastal Reconstruction Movement
- Annai Vailanknanni College of Engineering
- Thoothoor Panchayat
- IEEE Student Branch-AVCE
- Rotary Club, Nagercoil
- CAPE Institute of Technology
Thirteen teams from various colleges participated in the event.