Scient Institute of Technology organised an anti-ragging awareness programme on the college premises for seniors as well as junior students. Ibrahimpatnam Circle Inspector G. Venkateshwarlu and Sub-Inspector Kanakaiah explained the anti-ragging measures the colleges should take and the legal aspects of the Act.

Mr. Venkateshwarlu explained the adverse impacts of exercising ragging through slides. He appealed to the students that they should avoid ragging and create peaceful atmosphere in the college. He also sent a strong message to the students that those indulging in ragging will not be spared and legal action would be taken.

The college Principal B. Srinvas Reddy said that the college is free of ragging. Video films released by A.P. State Council of Higher Education were also shown to the students that explained how dangerous it can be for the seniors as well as the juniors.

The students took pledge that they would not indulge in the dastardly act. Vice-Principal B. Sridhar Reddy and staff were present.

CMR college orientation

‘Build high dreams with ideal goals and your wishes will come true.' This was the advice given by B. Narasimha Rao, member of Lead 2020, an organisation promoted by the former President of India Abdul Kalam.

He was speaking at the Orientation Programme conducted by CMR College of Engineering and Technology for the students of first year B.Tech, MBA and MCA, and their parents.

He stressed on the need for inculcating ethical values among the students and said it was the duty of parents as well as teachers. He also advised the students to gain practical knowledge in their chosen fields.

Yadagiri Reddy, Circle Inspector of Medchal Police who was the Guest of Honour assured parents of the safety of their wards in the college because of the tie up and said the college has a tie-up with the police for only ensuring safety but also involving students in policing for the benefit of the society.

Secretary and correspondent of the CMR Group of Institutions, Ch. Gopal Reddy exhorted the parents to be in constant touch with the college for the welfare of their wards.

NIET induction programme

Nizam Institute of Engineering and Technology, Nizam Institute of Pharmacy and NIET Department of Business Management organised the Induction Programme for the academic year and it was attended by the newly admitted students and their parents.

The AP High Court Judge Justice Ghulam Mohammed asked students to concentrate on three factors to succeed in academics. Divide the syllabus into small targets and accomplish them, utilise time to the maximum and self discipline were the tricks for success, he said. The Nizam group Chairman Mohd. Jaffer suggested the students and their parents to know their role in every phase of life. He said that getting a job with a fat salary is not the real success but gaining knowledge was more important.

He stated that engineering was known for its practical implementation, so the budding engineers were expected to be very practical and pragmatic. He said that the college was ragging-free and thanked the police for its help.

Circle Inspector of Choutuppal, Tirupatanna interacted with the students and parents and assured them that police will act seriously if ragging was reported. D. Ravi Shankar, Principal NIET; R. Kondal Reddy, Principal NIET-DBM and Mohammed Ibrahim, Principal NIP were among those present.

Textile fete

Textile students from all over the country gathered at the Osmania University College of Technology to exchange views and get an insight into the latest technologies in their field as a part of Texchroma 10.

Students also got benefitted immensely with the expertise of industrialists who spoke on various issues. Akshay Kumar of Dupont India delivered a lecture on Dupont's latest fibre “Sarona” and its application in apparels while K. Srinivasan, president, Sanghi Spinners India spoke on “Green Yarn Manufacture”.

The plenary lecture was given by Mohan Sundaram, Surya Jyothi InfoTech Ltd on “E R P for Spinning”. The role of Needle Punched Nonwovens was highlighted by Shivakumar of S V M Nonwovens, Hyderabad.

Various advancements in silk were explained by Nanjegowda of CSTRI, Bangalore. Shivakumar Hukkeri, of CSTRI, Hindupuram showed the latest mechanisation in silk dyeing while Prakash Y. Naik of CSTRI of Dharmavaram delivered a lecture on “Solar energy on Silk Reeling”.

A number of presentations were made on this occasion in the flied of Micro-encapsulation in Textiles, Role of Nano-fibres in Medical Textiles, Technology of Denim Manufacturing, Role of Industrial Engineering in Apparel Industry, organic clothing and fashion.