Cusat seminar

March 11, 2016 12:00 am | Updated 05:34 am IST

T.K. Srinivasa Gopal, former Director of CIFT, delivered the keynote address at the second day of the national seminar on seafood safety, trade and management organised jointly by the School of Industrial Fisheries at the Cochin University of Science and Technology and the University Grants Commission in association with Central Institute of Fisheries Nautical Engineering and Training. .

Experts in the field, including C.N. Ravisankar (Director, CIFT); K.K. Vijayan (Director, CIBA); A.G. Ponniah (former Director, CIBA); I.S. Bright Singh (former Director, SES, Cusat); G. Jeyasekaran (Head of Division, TNFU); Leela Edwin (Head-Fishing Technology, CIFT); T.V. Sankar (Head, QAM Division, CIFT); and K.V. Lalitha (CIFT) presented their findings and views on the occasion.

The seminar will conclude on Saturday.

Workshop inaugurated

Cusat Vice Chancellor Dr. J. Letha inaugurated a National Workshop on Recent Trends in Nanotechnology for Age Old conducted by Centre for Enabling Technology for the Aged. Dr. K. Poulose Jacob, Pro Vice Chancellor, presided over the function, organised at Cusat.

M. Junaid Bushiri, director, Centre for Enabling Technology for the Aged and others addressed the gathering.

Discussions centred on the latest advancements in nanotechnology for the treatment of Alzheimer’s and various other age-related brain disorders.

Moot court competition

K. Surendra Mohan, judge of the Kerala High Court, will inaugurate the all-India moot court competition for the T.S. Venkateswara Iyer memorial ever-rolling trophy conducted by Govt. Law College, Ernakulam on Friday. Twenty teams from law colleges across the country will participate in the three-day event.

Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, will be the subject matter of this year’s competition. The final round of the competition will be adjudged by a Full Bench of the judges of the Kerala High Court.

Career guidance

District Collector M.G. Rajamanickam will inaugurate the career guidance programme initiated by Maharaja’s College Old Students’ Association here on Saturday.

Students will receive training for competitive examinations besides counselling on various aspects related to career guidance.

The association has plans to start IAS coaching for the aspirants. Former civil servants, who were students of Maharaja’s, have agreed to support the programme. M.K. Sanoo, noted critic, will be felicitated on the occasion.

College Day celebrations

Albertian Institute of Science and Technology will celebrate its college day on Friday. Francis Kallarakal, Archbishop of Verapoly, will preside. Kuncheria P. Issac, Vice Chancellor of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, will be the chief guest. Jessy Peter, chairperson, Kalamassery municipality, will be the guest of honour.

Fr. Kallarakal will lay the foundation stone for the housing project initiated by AISAT’s Ashwas Centre.

Mr. Issac will release the annual magazine ‘Akshara-15’ and chairperson of Kalamassery municipality will release the logo and bylaws of AISAT alumni association.

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