A two-day UGC national workshop on ‘Awareness and Interaction on RTI Act,2005’ was organised by the Department of Commerce, Mrs A.V.N.College to create awareness among academicians, students and representatives of public sector enterprises.

The workshop was inaugurated by the Lam Thanthiya Kumari, State Information Commissioner as Chief Guest, Prof. K.Ramamohana Rao, Registrar, Andhra University as Guest of Honour, and Indrani Jagga Row, Vice- Chairperson & Correspondent, Prof. V.Balamohan Das, Former Vice Chancellor, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, A.V.Adeep Bhanoji Row, Member-Governing Body-Mrs A.V.N.College, Vedula Perraju, Principal- Mrs.A.V.N.College. The workshop discussed all the 31 sections of the RTI Act, 2005 and organized group presentations and interactive sessions.

Technical revolution

ANITS and Cloud Reign Technologies have entered into an agreement to implement and roll out Google Apps products for their staff members and students. ANITS has entered into an association with Google by deploying “Google apps for education”. Google apps would help ANITS in creating an effective e-class room teaching and the best messaging solution.

Apart from this, Google Apps will also act as a collaborative platform between the Professors and students. Principal, Prof. V.S.R.K.Prasad said that this MOU was a milestone for ANITS in achieving a technical revolution in the field of usage and application of computer software.

Accreditation

ANITS a has recieved accreditation for all five programmes for which inspection had been organized by National Board of Accreditation (NBA) a few months back. The Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Information Technology were accredited for the first time while the departments of CSE, ECE and EEE got reaccredited.

SWOT analysis

Students and faculty of GITAM University were addressed by Brahmakumar Prem Masand at GITAM Centre for Gandhian Studies. He said that one can rediscover inbuilt qualities by SWOT analysis (strength, weakness, opportunities, threats) and reflecting them in life.

On-Campus drive by Navy

More than 200 students participated in an on-campus drive was organised by Vignan’s Institute of Information Technology in collaboration with Eastern Naval Command. Final year B.Tech. students of CSE,IT, mechanical, EEE and ECE branches attended.

Naval officers Cdr. M.S. Rahman, Lt.Cdr. Yatesh Chaturvedi and Lt.Cdr. Vijayanth Tyagi, Principal of the college K. Alice Mary, CEO of Vignan group K. Pavan Krishna, Head (placements) K.R. Satyanarayana and Training Coordinator I..S.V. Manjula were present. Cdr. Rahman explained the importance of navy and the various career opportunities Navy would provide to the youngsters.