Skills course

CHENNAI: Around 45 students received certificates on completion of a free income generation skills course conducted by The Stenographers' Guild and Concern, a voluntary organisation. S. V. Ramaswamy, president of the guild, said he would assist women candidates to start entrepreneurial ventures. Call 24342421 for details.

Quiz on water

Environmental Information System Centre, Department of Environment, will organise an online monthly quiz contest on water from March 17 to 31 for students of VI to XII Standards. Students from Tamil Nadu can participate. Log on to

Graduation Day

Vel Tech Engineering College recently celebrated graduation day, when 537 students received degrees from the scientist, P. Dayaratnam. Gold medals were awarded to top rankers.

Fashion course

Academy of Fashion and Textile Technology, Nungambakkam, offers a 25 per cent discount in fees for its fashion-designing and clothing technology course. Call 42144230 or 94441-94109 for details.

Hepatitis B awareness

Rakshaya Hospital, Pallikaranai, will conduct an awareness campaign on Hepatitis B, chicken pox and typhoid in schools, colleges, corporate offices and public places. Contact 45575171 for more information.

Health camp

Jaitaran Patti Oswal Sangh will hold a free master health check-up from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday at Jain Dadawadi on Konnur High Road in Ayanavaram. A team of 45 specialist doctors will screen patients and conduct ultrasound, X-ray and blood tests free of cost. Call 94440-33600/ 26410 to register.

Yoga classes

Free yoga classes will be held at Thakkar Bapa Vidyalaya in T. Nagar for children below 15 years on March 17 and 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. To enrol, call 98413-55932.

Medical camp

A free health camp will be organised at Sri Jain Dadawadi, Konnur High Road, Ayanavaram, at 8 a.m. on Sunday by Sri Jaitaran Patti Oswal Sangh. For details, contact 98400 57333 or 94440 26410.

Cardiac camp

A free cardiac camp will be organised on Saturday by cardiologist G. Sengottuvelu and Rotary Club of Madras Northwest. Framinghams risk score assessment, which predicts risk of heart attack, will be done. For details, contact 94452 22666.

Medical check-up

Rakshaya Hospital, a unit of Wisdom Medical Research Foundation, is organising a free medical camp on Sunday at Pallikaranai from 10 a.m.

Art of Living

Art of Living course, designed by H.H.Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, will be held from Monday to March 25 at Egmore and Nungambakkam at 6.30 p.m. For information, contact 99400 16997.