Maths every day
KONGUNADU ARTS and Science College organised a one-day national seminar, `Recent Innovations in Mathematics'. The impact of Mathematics on everyday life and all areas of science were discussed. Dr. M. Thamban Nair, Professor of Mathematics, IIT, spoke on `Solving Matrix Equations'. A.K. Nandakumaran, Professor of Mathematics, IISc, Bangalore, spoke on `An Overview of Modern Concepts of Solutions of Partial Differential Equations'. Papers on rate spaces, vertex magic in trees and cycles, covering and colouring on total graphs were also presented.
THE DEPARTMENT of Biotechnology of SNMV College of Arts and Science organised an exhibition, `Bio Expo '06', recently. It was followed by an interactive session with the students. B. Raghunathan, Dean, Faculty of Science, stressed the importance of nanotechnology and nanomedicine. He also spoke on nanotherapy as a new development in the field of nanomedicine.
THE NSS unit of PSG College of Technology organised a one-day survey camp at five villages Mallegoundenpalayam, Oothukuli, Veppankottaipalayam, Thirumagoundenpalayam and Sengodenpalayam.
It was held to identify the requirements of the villages, and to provide the villagers with basic facilities such as water supply and transport. It also provided counselling on education, employment and entrepreneurship for youth and women's self-help groups. Planting saplings all around the village and cleaning were also undertaken by the volunteers.
THE DEPARTMENT of Biochemistry, Kovai Kalaimagal College of Arts and Science, inaugurated its student association with a seminar on `The role of Biochemistry in health and diseases'. A. Nedumaran, Rheumatologist, Department of Anatomy from Coimbatore Medical College was the chief guest.
He emphasised the importance of biochemistry in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
G.R. DAMODARAN ACADEMY of Management organised a one-day workshop, `Personality Development', for its MBS students.
The programme was aimed at sensitising students on the need for developing good interpersonal and communication skills for facing the challenges of the corporate world.
Students were taught how to make quick decisions under stressful conditions and made to understand their strengths and weaknesses.
PSGR KRISHNAMMAL College for Women with the confederation of Indian Industry, NSS, Red Ribbon Club and Centre for Women's Development organised a one-day HIV/AIDS awareness programme for NSS programme officers, students of various school and self-help groups. R. Laxmana Bharanthi, Anti-Retroviral Therapy Centre, Government Hospital, Coimbatore, spoke at the function.
He discussed the spread of HIV/AIDS and the methods to control it.
THE CENTRE for Women's Development, Avinashilingam University, has organised a capacity building programme for self-help group women from August 14 to 25. Sennanoor village has been chosen as the venue for the programme.
Twenty-five women will be trained in various programmes such as preparation of fast food items, bakery items, nutrition mix, vermi-composting, food processing and preservation and programme on candle making.
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