Education programmes

CHENNAI: The Academy for Clinical Training (TACT) will organise public education programmes on Thursdays from March 15 for three weeks. Call 42026644 / 26218228.

Blood donation

At blood donation camps organised at Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur on February 24 and 26, 761 units of blood were collected. A blood donation camp was organised at SIVET College, Gowriwakkam on February 26 in which 127 volunteers donated blood.

Eye camps

Aravind Sai Eye Hospital, Pammal, conducted a series of 19 eye camps in February in villages in Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts. In all, 1,419 were screened for various eye ailments and 257 patients were operated for cataract at the base hospital at Pammal.

Carte Blanche 07

`Carte Blanche 07' a FOSS event conducted by Madras Institute of Technology welcomes entries. It comprises demos, special lectures and contests. Call: 9940481640.


Tamil Nadu Foundation Inc. conducts a training programme from March 9. Candidates have to register before March 8 at TFI's Chennai Chapter at 27, Taylors Road, Kilpauk. Call 26446319/26443648.


Foundation for Rights of Young Child organises a workshop on "Building Resilience in Children" at Asha Nivas, No. 9, Rutland Gate Fifth Street, Nungambakkam from March 7 to March 9. Registration fee: Rs. 200 including lunch and resource materials. For details call 23631126.