The dance performances brought their youthful energy to the fore, drama competitions were packaged with humour and satire, business simulation exercises channelised their enterprising acumen and the rock show made the crowd go frenzy with excitement. The event was ‘Muqabla' - the all India undergraduate students' competitions organised at Dhruva College of Management that provided an avenue for the youth to showcase creativity. Noted film director Shekar Kammula, who was the guest of honour, narrated instances of his struggle and motivated the youth to be focussed on their goals despite the odds. The presence of the ‘software engineer-turned-film director' instilled a sense of confidence among the youngsters who wanted to tread the new path.
Panchayat Raj Minister, K. Jana Reddy advised the youth to be focused in their pursuit of being a global leader-manager. Dr William D. Dar, Director General of ICRISAT; Prof. Lynda Moore, Simmons University-USA; Dr Malakonda Reddy, founder chairman-CBIT and Ch. Anant Reddy, CEO-Pennar Steels were the other guests. Dhruva College Chairman, Pratap Reddy also spoke.
Actor Daggubati Rana was the star of the show at ‘Udaan', the technical-cultural-management festival of the Sreenidhi Institute of Science and Technology (SNIST) as students thronged to get photographed and shake hands with him.
But the three-day event saw the creative skills of students coming to the fore in various events. The challenges in the “Robotic” event and the spontaneity in “Minute to win” amazed everyone while the gaming freaks had a feast with the latest consoles PS3, PS2 and highly configured PCs. The steering wheel controller in F1 race was an eye-catcher. Code crackers were at their best. The budding managers had the flavour of the corporate world in ‘Marketing Arena'.
‘Chakravvat' - the cultural mesmerised the crowd as rock bands played some scintillating music. ‘Metros' and ‘Pandora's Box' enthralled and electrified the crowd of 5,000 plus into the head banging strings of the bands.
Muffakham Jah College of Engineering & Technology conducted its technical festival “Adsophos” that provided a platform for budding engineers to showcase their talent and creativity and also exchange ideas and thoughts.
Technical paper presentation, technical quiz, and hardware modelling gave enough challenges to the participants. In the hardware modelling participants were required to present working prototypes that were judged on the basis of creativity, feasible applications and overall viability. Circuitrix was another event that tested the application of core knowledge into practice. Apart from technical skills participants had an opportunity to prove their managerial skills, leadership qualities.
The Orator's Club of English Department organised the event ‘Pick N Speak' as a part of the Adsophos. Students made the most of this opportunity to showcase their talent expressing themselves eloquently in the shortest time possible. The Vocabulary Quiz ‘Verbatim' was another enthralling and exciting event organised by the Orator's Club which put the spotlight on the importance of a rich vocabulary for good communication skills. Both events were highly appreciated and enjoyed by the participants. Winners were given cash prizes along with certificates.
A six-day workshop on “Engineering Drawing” organised at the KG Reddy College of Engineering and Technology, Chilkur, Moinabad with the support of APSCHE and the JNTU, Hyderabad ensured that students get an insight into the subject, which the students are finding tough to clear in the exams.
The chief guest, Dr. Lal Kishore, Registrar, JNTU Hyderabad said that teachers need to be given right kind of training. He said even the APSCHE was keen to train teachers to enhancing the teaching skills of youngsters getting into the profession.
The Chairman of the college, K. Krishna Reddy asked the teaching community to concentrate on quality of teaching and advised them to involve in active research as institutes are recognised by the quality faculty and the research they are involved in. Principal Dr. Madhusoodanan Nair highlighted the essence of such workshops not only to refresh their knowledge but to interact with each other and to share their knowledge among them.
Aditya Engineering College
Colours-2012 the three-day youth festival of Aditya Engineering Colleges began on a colourful note on Friday.
The sprawling campus of Aditya Engineering College at Surampalem on the city outskirts was well decorated for the occasion. Besides entertainment, sports and games too formed part of the festival, in which students from various engineering and pharmacy colleges were participating.
Director (IST) of the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada E.V. Prasad was the chief guest of the inaugural session.
In his address, Mr. Prasad stressed the need for rightful thinking and advised the students to believe in hard work to realise their dreams. Principal of the JNTUK College of Engineering P. Udaya Bhaskar, chairman of the Aditya group N. Sesha Reddy and others were present.
K.N. Murali Sankar,