A delegation from the University of Tokyo visited the University of Delhi and met the Vice Chancellor, Professor Yogesh K. Tyagi on 21 February 2018.
The delegation included Dr. Norio Matsuki, Executive Vice President in charge of Alumni & Professor, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Science, University of Tokyo; Mr. Kazuhiro Mori, Director Alumni Office, University of Tokyo; Dr. Ranjana Mukhopadhyaya, Associate Professor, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi & Director of The University of Tokyo Alumni Association of India (PhD in Literature); Mr. Shrikrishna Kulkarni, Chairman Board of Governors, India Institute of Management Calcutta & Director of The University of Tokyo Alumni Association of India (Maser of Eng.) and Mr. Hiroshi Yoshino, Director University of Tokyo India Office.
Dr. Saroja Vaidyanathan, Classical Bharatanatyam Dancer & Guru and Founder President-Ganesa Natyalaya, has met the Vice Chancellor, Professor Yogesh Kumar Tyagi (3 March 2017)
Name of the artist - Dr. Susmita Lakhyani
Title - Red Thread: Hope the very essence of life
Medium- Oil on Canvas
Size- 32" x 42"
Title - Red thread: Hope, the very essence of life.
The painting celebrates hope, the essence of life. The fallen dry branches and leaves lying on the foreground are akin to difficult rough situations of life. The red thread is symbolic of hope and is shown tied not only on the tree trunk but also on fallen dry branches and leaves. It signifies that one should be able to see hope in all situations including those where one feels as if one is fighting a loosing battle or facing extremely difficult impossible circumstances. The background also echoes hope overlapping dark clouds.
Name of the artist- Dr. Susmita Lakhyani
Title: - 'Water of faith enriching lives'
Medium: Pastels on Paper
Size: 15.5"x 10.5"
Title- Water of faith enriching lives.
The tree trunks are symbolic of life and the water with lotuses metaphorically expresses faith. It shows water entering the tree trunks through its roots symbolically showing lives getting enriched and strong through faith. The painting celebrates the significance of faith in ones life.
The Canadian delegation included Dr. Peter Mascher, Associate Vice President, International Affairs; Dr. Ishwar Puri, Dean, Faculty of Engineering; Dr. Len Waverman, Dean, School of Business and Mr. Paul Grossman, Director, Development.