The School of Engineering and Technology, functioning under Sri Padmavati Mahila Viswa Vidyalayam (SPMVV), will henceforth be known as ‘CV Raman College of Engineering’ and Rs.20 lakh will be spent on renovating the laboratories, equipments and other infrastructural facilities of the college.

The resolution to this effect was taken at the varsity’s Executive Council Meeting held at Hyderabad last week. The council has also decided to fill in the existing vacancies in non-teaching category along with the new positions.

An advertisement has been released for filling the backlog vacancies in non-teaching category. Payment of enhanced DA arrears to the teaching and non-teaching employees of the university was also approved.

Principal Secretary of Higher Education Ajay Mishra, Commissioner of Collegiate Education K. Sunitha, Principal Secretary of Finance D. Sambasiva Rao, SPMVV Vice-Chancellor S. Ratna Kumari and Registrar P.Vijayalakshmi took part in the event.

Event for teachers

A two-day ‘Sanskrit Awareness Programme’ for Kendriya Vidyalaya teachers was held at the Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (RSVP) last week. The programme, which stemmed out from the observations of Minister for HRD during a RSVP meeting at New Delhi recently, was conducted with an aim of propagating and promoting Sanskrit in the country. A series of camps with an intake capacity of 50-60 members was inaugurated by TTD Publications Chief Editor Ravva Srihari, who is formerly the Vice Chancellor of Dravidian University.

RSV Vice-Chancellor Hare Krishna Satapathy presided over the function and the programme was coordinated by Rani Sadasiva Murthy and KV-I Principal D. Venkateswarlu. The programme dealt different topics like facets of Sanskrit, yoga awareness, Sanskrit and personality development with ancient management skills, Sanskrit and Indian culture, relevance of Sanskrit in contemporary society, science and technology in Sanskrit. A quiz on ‘Sanskrit through ages’ was also conducted for the participants.

B.Venkat Sandeep

In Tirupati