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Regency College celebrates annual day

Sweet success: Stephen Fabrigoul, general manager of West in Hyderabad Mind Space, giving a certificate to a student of the Regency College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology in Hyderabad.

Sweet success: Stephen Fabrigoul, general manager of West in Hyderabad Mind Space, giving a certificate to a student of the Regency College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology in Hyderabad.  



The Regency College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology celebrated its 14th annual day on November 25. Stephen Fabrigoul, General Manager, ‘West in Hyderabad Mind Space’, was the chief guest at the event.

Talking on the occasion, he said that there is a tough competition among hotel management professionals owing to the rapidly changing society. Awards were presented to those students who excelled in academics and sports. Students entertained the audience with various cultural activities.

Emphasising on hard work, Mr. Stephen added that those who are hard working and dedicated would have enormous opportunities in the field of hospitality.

Mohd. Jaffer, chairman, added a few words regarding the importance of communication, soft skills and interpersonal relationships. ‘Echo’, a college souvenir was also released on the occasion.

DVL Padma Priya

in Hyderabad

‘Embedded systems is the in thing’

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Osmania University College of Engineering (OUCE), organised a three-day “Intensive Course on Embedded Systems using Arm Processors” as a part of the golden jubilee celebrations of the department.

Various concepts of embedded systems, biomedical, wireless, DSP, RTOS in embedded applications were covered in the course by professors from the university, faculty from CDAC and industry. Participants were from faculty of engineering colleges and industry.

N. Sarat Chandra Babu, Director, CDAC, inaugurated the course. Rector of the JNTU, Hyderabad, K. Lal Kishore urged the participants to work more in the area of Embedded Systems that has a great demand now.

He later gave certificates to all the participants. K. Subba Rao, Head, ECE, organised the course in coordination with the faculty Rajendra Naik and Hemalatha Rallapalli.

Workshop on Virtual Instrumentation

The EIE Department of VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering Technology organised a workshop on “Virtual Instrumentation” in collaboration with Trident Tech Labs Pvt Ltd. D.N. Rao, chaired the session and spoke about instrumentation and its importance in the nuclear energy field. The chief guest of the event D.J. Rao, senior advisor for SEMI (Semiconductor Equipment, Materials International), in particular spoke about virtual instrumentation and its boon in the near future.

He emphasised the role of instrumentation in every branch of science and technology such as process control, bio-medical, and pharmaceutical industries. He said without instrumentation Chandrayaan-I may not have be a reality. Vice-Principal C.D. Naidu and S. Raja Ratnam, Head of the Dept. of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, also spoke about the importance of virtual instrumentation in the present day scenario.

Several experts from Trident Tech Labs, NRSA and other Industries will be conducting theory and laboratory sessions during these three days.

Management fest

The Department of Business Management, St. Martin’s Engineering College, organised “Innovision – 08”, a State- level management fest wherein over 750 students from various management colleges participated.

The objective of this fest was to provide a common platform for the management students to exhibit their managerial and creative skills.

M.K. Muthuvelu, national president, IMCI, was the chief guest and K. Sreenivasan, DRGM, The Hindu, Hyderabad, was the guest of honour. Chalapathi Rao, AGM, SBH, M. Laxman Reddy, chairman, Ch. Malla Reddy, secretary, Sheshagiridhar, principal and Ramajoga Rao, HOD, Department of Business Management were also present.

Management events comprised of business quiz, paper presentation ad-guru, debate and Dalal Street. Entertainment events like Tambola, Boogie-Woogie, Jam Session, Eureka and slow biking were held.

R. Ravikanth Reddy

in Hyderabad Scholarships distributed Post-metric scholarships of Rs. 4.56 lakh for the year 2007-08 were distributed to 134 students of Sultan-ul-uloom Junior College on last Friday. Joint Secretary of Sultan-ul-uloom Education Society, Nisar Ahmed, distributed the cheques, which were granted by the State Minority Welfare Department. The college has conveyed its gratitude to the Government for the scholarships and said that the effort will give a moral boost to students to excel in their studies.

Communal harmony week celebrated

The Government College for Women, Begumpet, celebrated ‘Communal Harmony Week’ from November 19 to 25. The college conducted several events such elocution competitions, essay writing, quiz, fund rising and singing as part of the celebrations. The week was inaugurated with the lighting of lamp by principal of the college S. Janaki Rani.

The funds that were raised on this occasion will be used for rehabilitation of child victims of communal, caste, ethnic or terrorist violence and promotion of communal harmony, national integration and fraternity said a press release from the college.

The week was celebrated as per the directive of the Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi, it said.

College celebrates ‘Aavishkaar’

Villa Marie Junior College for Girls celebrated its annual festival ‘Aavishkaar’, here on Friday and Saturday. Principal of the college Y. Philomena in her inaugural address urged students to achieve holistic development.

Literary and cultural competitions such as Docu-Prez – a documentary presentation, the Cube- making the best out of waste, My Voice – elocution, ADZAP – mock advertising, among others, were conducted. Many schools and colleges from the city participated in the competitions.

Documentary fest at St. Francis

They were undergraduate students, novices in the field and hardly know the ABC of documentary production. Still their amateur method of film making could seize the imagination of audience.

The documentaries which were made on different social problems appealed to the youthful idealism of the huge number of students who turned up for the event. Drushti – a two-day South Indian Documentary Film Festival was inaugurated here at St. Francis College for Women.

“This festival provides a forum for young film makers to discuss the social problems through their documentaries,” said Christie Fernandez, vice-principal of the college, in her inaugural address.

Mani Shankar, a noted film director and jurist of the festival, said that documentary distinguishes itself from other forms of film making due to its engagement with ground reality.

Madhu Mahankali, cinematographer and another jurist, said film making was not as tough as it was said to be. The festival began with ‘The Beginning’ – a documentary film made by V. Vijaya Kumar and M. Sarath, students of photography at Jawaharlal Nehru University for Fine Arts and Architecture, Hyderabad.



K. Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy

in Hyderabad



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