EDUCATION PLUS

Create awareness about need to obey rules



The fourth annual camp for scouts of Karpagam College of Education was held recently. D.Subburaj, Assistant Divisional Fire Officer, Coimbatore Division, was the chief guest. He said that if citizens were law-abiding and adhered to the rules and regulations laid by the government, many fire and water accidents could be averted.

He also spoke about the role of teachers in creating awareness among the students about the need to conform to rules.

The Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department and Information Technology Department of Hindustan College of Engineering and Technology, recently organised a soft skill training programme along with the Rotary Club of Coimbatore Texcity. K.A.Kuriachan, Managing Director, Kings Living Style Furnishing Company, the chief guest, spoke about the importance of goal setting.

The Department of Social Work of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham conducted a one-day workshop on ‘Social Legislations pertaining to Women and Children.’ Pravin Patkar, Founder and Executive Trustee of Prerana, Mumbai, was the resource person. More than 80 students and faculty members attended the programme.

The NSS Unit of K.G.College of Nursing organised a ten-day special camp at Rudhiriyampalayam. Annur Union Chairperson, Radha Gopalswami, inaugurated the camp. Health camps for checking blood pressure, eyes, and general health were conducted. Physiotherapy and women’s health camps were conducted too. Sports events were conducted for school students.

Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College organised a special lecture on “Research and Development Funding: Time to Augment Growth and Prosperity” by G.J.Samathanam, Advisor, Ministry of Science and Technology, New Delhi.

He said the key to national prosperity was in the effective combination of technology, raw materials and capital. The government was encouraging the private sector to take up research activities. He also spoke about the methodology of presenting research proposals.

The NSS Unit of GRD College of Science organised a rally on “Eye donation and road safety” through Sulur and Muthugoundenpudur.

Volunteers distributed pamphlets on eye donation and motivated the general public to donate their eyes. P.Thirumeni, Inspector of Police, Sulur Police Station, flagged off the rally.

Sri Krishna Arts and Science College recently organised a national seminar on “Combating Financial Crisis.” The seminar included a curtain raiser session, an inaugural session and a closing plenary session. The Commerce Department of the college organised the programme with an aim to create awareness on the economic crisis.

Sri Gee College of Arts and Science recently organised a soft-skill development course. M.Padmanabhan, Co-ordinator, Civil Service Coaching Academy, Bharathiar University, was the chief guest. He advised students to develop their communicative English. They should also get rid of their inferiority complex and develop their personality.

The Department of Mathematics of Sankara College of Science and Commerce conducted a seminar on the recruitment process. Principal of the College, P.Murugesan, spoke about the recruitment process, and the importance of developing good written and verbal skills.

Sree Narayana Guru College recently organised an international seminar on “Global Perspectives in Logistics.” The technical sessions were handled by Titto Antony, Manager – Procurement and Logistics, Afghan Wireless Communication Company, Afghanisthan, P.S.V.Menon, Secretary General, Palakkad Management Association, Bobby Paul Kurian, Branch Manager, Expeditors International, and P.R.Ramani, Lecturer in Economics of Sree Narayana Guru College.

A lecture on “Career Scope in Film Animation” was organised by the Coimbatore Institute of Management and Technology. C.Seetharaman, Chief Executive Officer, Campus Images, was the chief guest.

He spoke about the fundamentals of motion-picture story telling and the process of communicating through story boards. The basics of narrative film making and how it applied to animated films were also discussed.

Inspector General of Police, Special Task Force, C.Sylendra Babu, addressed undergraduate and postgraduate students of Avinashilingam University at a special motivational lecture organised by the University. He discussed the need for more young people to join civil service and gave the details of the examination, the eligibility criteria and the way to prepare for the examination.

Avinashilingam University for Women conducts special remedial coaching classes for students from the weaker sections of society before and after regular class hours. It also offers special coaching classes to those students who are planning to take competitive examinations and civil service examinations.

A one-day workshop on “Costs of Quality” was organised by the Sri Venkateswara Institute of Information Technology and Management. N.Sampath Kumar, Associate Head of Corporate Training, Roots Industries, conducted the workshop. He spoke of the importance of statistical quality control techniques.

Bharathiar University along with the Observation Home jointly organised a meditation and yoga camp for the inmates of the Observation Home. P.Govindarajan, Superintendent of Central Prison, was the chief guest. He advised the inmates to correct themselves and become responsible citizens.

Humanism Day was celebrated by the NSS units of Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science at Ambedkar Colony. V.Narayanan, the District Adi Dravidar Welfare Officer, explained the various programmes of the government and requested the people to fully utilise the schemes introduced for the benefit of Adi Dravidar people.

ANASUYA MENON

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