The fervent strive towards the hopes and dreams, to build a haven for inquisitive learning and visionary research led to the genesis of Indian Academy Group of Institutions. The commemoration of the embarked journey, as a guild united by knowledge is celebrated every year, on 30th August as Founders’ Day. The celebration of knowledge and social conscience is animated with the widely anticipated Inter-Collegiate Debate competition held on this day. This year too, it was a grand success with nearly 45 colleges presenting their best speakers. A preliminary round was organised on the topic ‘Govt. Populist policies are tampering Indian Economy’. Speakers and the audience had a Knowledge enriching experience. Out of the preliminary round, 7 teams were selected to the finals to debate on the topic ‘ICT has a Positive Impact on Indian Economy’. The Rolling Trophy and cash prize of Rs.7000 was bagged by Karan Aswath and Deepika of Presidency College. The Second Prize winners received a cash prize of Rs.4000 by the speakers Samson K. Sabu and Safwan Rafiq of Kristu Jayanthi College and the Third Prize was won by Suha Tanzeem and Syeda Sara of St. Annes First Grade College who received Rs.2000 cash prize. The event was judged by prominent personalities, Mr. G.Ulaganathan former Editor-in-Chief Indian Express, Dr. Cheriyan Alexander, Professor Head of Department of English St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous), Bangalore and Mr. Vivek Anand Sagar, Research Associate in NLS.