Meet on women empowerment held

March 12, 2012 12:00 am | Updated 04:01 am IST

Entrepreneurship Development Cell of MGIT organised a programme on “Women Empowerment and Women Entrepreneurship” on the eve of International Women's Day with an aim to empower women through development of their entrepreneurial skills.

Revathi Turaga, Vice-Chairman of Indian Society of Training and Development (ISTD), Hyderabad Chapter, spoke on ‘Mindset of Women Entrepreneurs' where she gave inputs and mindset required to become a successful women entrepreneur.

P. Uma, CEO and founder of Tura Solutions gave a motivational talk on ‘Journey of a Women Entrepreneur and Technocrat' motivated the students to take up entrepreneurial path. Principal Dr. G. Chandra Mohan Reddy; Chief Coordinator, K.C.Sabita and Coordinator Shantha also spoke.


VNR VJIET celebrated the 47th Computer Society of India Foundation Day on the campus where the role of CSI in spreading computer education was recalled.

Prof. D.V.R.Vithal of Osmania University and founder of CSI - Andhra Chapter explained the crucial role played by professional bodies like CSI in providing different paths and possibilities to tread upon. He recalled that CSI was the prime body that created awareness about computers in the 1970s.

M.Chandrasekhar, Rector of JNTUH, who was the chief guest, said that future of computers depends upon the development of nanotechnology. A. Govardhan, Director of Evaluation, JNTUH, spoke about the initiation taken by CSI and the development in terms of technology. In the process of development, engineering education plays a major role, he said.


Gopa Dutta, Director, Research & Development Cell of Vignana Bharathi Institute of Technology (VBIT) has been invited to attend and present two papers in the international workshop ‘MST13' to be held at Kühlüngsborn, Germany from March 19 to 23.

P. Vinay Kumar (JRF in ISRO funded project), is also presenting a paper in the same workshop.

Both of them have received financial support from Government of India and the organisers of the workshop. VBIT Chairman, Manohar Reddy complimented the team.

R.Ravikanth Reddy,

in Hyderabad


Andhra Pradesh police are developing strategies to counter the challenges being posed by hackers and cyber criminals, Proddatur DSP K. Karunakar said.

He was chief guest in the inaugural session of a two-day national-level workshop on cyber security and malware analysis organised by the Computer Science Department of Vaagdevi Institute of Technology and Science in Proddatur in association with on the college premises. The DSP narrated various cases of cyber crimes registered in the State.

Sai Satish, CEO of Indian Servers and Administrator of, said hacking of email IDs were being done by phishing technique which gives out a fake page of the website looking similar to the home page of the original website. The hackers were employing a principle called social engineering whereby they try various combinations to steal passwords. He explained how a virus or an anti virus, key loggers, Trojans, sniffers and cookies work. About 300 participants from various engineering colleges, Police Department, banks, insurance companies and financial institutions attended the workshop. The participants posed queries such as removing a virus from a pen drive, retrieval of deleted data, career opportunities in ethical hacking and security field. N. Kumaraswamy, Principal of VITS, advised girls not to share their personal details with strangers on the Internet. Convener Pushpa Rani also spoke.

VLSI design

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering of VITS, Proddatur, in association with the US-based company Mentor Graphics organised a two day national-level workshop on VlSI Design Methodology using Mentor Graphics Tools.

Dr Sunil of Mentor Graphics explained schematic and layout of design of analog and digital circuits of VLSI designs.

He conducted laboratory sessions for practicing lay-out designs of VLSI using Mentor Graphics Tools. Hundred participants specialised in VLSI from various engineering colleges attended the workshop.

M.V. Subramanyam,

in Kadapa

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