“ASTRA 2020” -A two day intra-collegiate cultural extravaganza was organized by Paavai Institutions under the student activity forum AURA and SPARISM on 27.02.2020 and 28.02.2020 for engineering students headed by Director, Student Affairs. Chairman CA. N.V. Natarajan presided over the function and delivered the presidential address. Mr.Gowtham, Playback Singer and Vijay TV Super Singer finalist season ‘7’was the chief guest. Director Student Affairs cum ASTRA convener Mrs.Avanti Natarajan welcomed the gathering. In the key note address, the chief guest Mr.Gowtham addressed the gathering that, “This ASTRA 20’ has given the students a platform to improvise their skills and interest towards cultural activities. ASTRA 20’, more than being a normal cultural fest, it has given them good experiences to shape their creativity and talents. He also included that these type of cultural fest will encourage and motivate younger minds to overcome fear and hesitation. In-addition he insisted that perseverance with determination will help them to succeed in life and become achievers. ASTRA 20’ had a new visage this year with a total of 40+ grand events grouped under 12 categories like Dance, Music, Singing, Dramatics, Pattimandram, Fashion Runway, Art Attack, Sports etc .These events were conducted to prove students’ strength and unity in this competitive cultural environment. Smt. Mangai Natarajan, Correspondent, Paavai Institutions felicitated the gathering. Chairman, Paavai Institutions greeted the Chief guest with a momento and shawl. ASTRA 20’ trophies were presented to the three teams – Paavai Wizards followed with Paavai Warriors and Paavai Panthers. Finally, Vote of thanks was delivered by Prof. M. Mohan, Head, Science and Humanities, Paavai Engineering College. In this function, Secretary Mr. Palanivel, Director Administration, Principals, Dean, Controller of Examination, juries, faculty members and students were present.