MoU signed

The Pavendar Bharathidasan College of Engineering and Technology, Mathur, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Native Lead Foundation for implementing “Youth Ventures” programme. The objective of the Youths Ventures programme is creating culture of innovation and entrepreneurship by exposing students to real time enterprise eco system by means of establishing extended business unit. The ultimate goal is not only to create start-ups from campuses, but also to change or balance the brand strategy of professional academics from placement records to innovations and enterprise records. A.M. Raman, advisor, Saraswathi Educational and Health Trust, presided over the programme. M.. Arun, managing trustee, Pavendar Bharathidasan Institutions, exchanged the MoU with Raj Bala, chief technology officer, Congizant Technology Solutions, Chennai, who was the chief guest. Siva Rajah, director of Native Lead Foundation, was present.

New office-bearers

The new office-bearers of the Rotaract Club of Thanthai Hans Roever College, Perambalur, were installed at a function held recently. S. Gunasekaran, president, Rotary Club of Perambalur, presided over the programme.

K. Varadharaajen, chairman, Roever Group of Institutions, installed S. Niranjana of final BBA as president, P. Selvamani of II B. Com as secretary and the other office-bearers. V. Ayothi, principal, Thanthai Hans Roever College, U. Aravindan, district chairman, Friendship Exchange, C. Suresh, president, New Gen Rotary Club of Perambalur and others offered felicitations. Ms. Niranjana said that her club will continue to create infrastructure facilities in the adopted village panchayat Arasalur.

Seminar

The Department of Business Administration of Aiman College of Arts and Science for Women, Tiruchi, organised a seminar on “financial inclusion in economic development”. A. Hemalatha, assistant professor, Department of Management Studies, Prist School of Business, PRIST University, was the resource person. She spoke on financial inclusion and its access at a reasonable cost for all households to a full range of financial services, including savings or deposit services, payment and transfer services, credit and insurance.

IPR awareness

The R and D section of the Kings College of Engineering, Punalkulam in Pudukottai district in association with the Intellectual Property Office, Government of India, Chennai, organised a day-long seminar on “Intellectual property rights awareness”.

S. Durairaj, principal, presided over the programme. A. Raja, and S. Udhayashanker, both senior examiners, Intellectual Property Office, delivered lectures .

J. Arputha Vijaya Selvi, dean, R and C, T. Kannan, project officer, offered felicitations.

S. ANNAMALAI and SYED MUTHAHAR SAQAF