The Mahatma Gandhi Hostel in the UTC Centenary block was dedicated to the glory of God yesterday by the president of the UTC council and moderator of the church of South India, the Most Rev. Dr. Devakadasham in the presence of the Vice Consul General of the German Consulate in Bangalore, Mr. Hans-Günter Löffler, church leaders of the church of Baden and Hessen and Lassau and EMS and different church leaders in India.
The dedication which started at 7:30 A.M. started with the cutting of the ribbon and the unveiling of the tablet containing information about the dedication service. This was followed by a worship service in which the principal of the UTC, Rev. Dr. John Samuel Raj preached.
The representatives of the German church and the EMS gave their felicitations after the worship service. Guests of the UTC, friends and donors attended the programme which lasted for one and a half hours. The worship was co-ordinated by Dr. Nalini Arles, faculty member and member of the executive of the college.
The cultural programme included a classical dance, local dance, and a song by a kitchen staff member.
Photo credits- Calvin Sushith Ambler and Abu Issac Shalom