Day 1 program started with Vedic Chanting, Lighting Lamp by Dignitaries, Arati and Tamil Thai Vazhthu. Opening Song sung by Swami Shankaratmananda.
Swami Dharmishthananda, Manager Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai delivered the welcome address.
Sri S.Varadarajan, Ex-Chairman, Bharat Petroleum,
Sri M.Murali, Managing Director, Sri Krishna Sweets, Chennai,
Sri K.Ramaswamy, Director, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Chennai,
‘Padmasri’ K.Nalli Kuppusamy Chetti, Industrialist & Philanthropis delivered there speeches.
Srimat Swami Gautamanandaji Maharaj, Vice-President, Ramakrishna Math & Ramakrishna Mission, Adhyaksha, Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai delivered his benediction speech.
Musical concert by Vidhyshi Smt K Gayathri.