Bhavan's Vivekananda College, Sainikpuri, organised a two day national seminar on ‘Emerging Trends in Science' to commemorate the decennial year of PG courses in Computer Science, Microbiology and Biochemistry.

The inaugural function was held at the College of Defence Management auditorium. The chief guest, B. SesiKeran, Director, NIN, Hyderabad said the need of the hour was that those who had taken their knowledge to foreign lands should return to India and contribute to the prosperity of the nation. He also added that while money provided short term benefits, knowledge bank gives a long term benefit.

It was followed by a technical sessions where invited guests B. Sesikeran, D.N. Rao and D.V.L. Somayajulu shared their views in their respective fields. The vice-principal P. Uma, convener, presented an overview of the national seminar.

The chief patron Justice. Y. Bhaskar Rao, Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, and the patrons Air Commodore N.D.N. Bhaskar Rao and Y. Ashok, principal addressed the gathering. Students from various colleges in the twin cities participated in the poster sessions, paper presentations, debate competitions and IT quiz competitions.

On the second day, there were technical sessions in life sciences and Computer science. S.H Savitri of IISc, Bangalore delivered a lecture on “Introduction to proteins as drug targets” and M. Srinivasa Rao, Dean (MSIT), JNTUH spoke on “Neural networks and applications.” Another technical session was on “Grid Computing” by S. Ramachandran from OUCE Hyderabad.