An award ceremony was organized by the Public Information Division (PID)in recognition of the contribution made by both students and faculties for the exhibition “ThirasaraYugaka Haritha Udanaya”. This was organised by the Presidential Secretariat in April 2017. The awards ceremony was conducted on 5th of May at the Senate Board Room amidst a large gatheringof invitees. The ceremony was presided by the Chief Guest Prof. A.S. Ariadurai, VC, of the OUSL.57 Studentsand 33facultymembers were presented with awards, while letters of appreciation were given to all those who collaborated in supporting roles.

During the event,the Vice Chancellor also, conducted a de-briefing session and emphasised the need to strengthen the PID to enable them to better facilitate such publicity programmes and promotional campaigns.