NSS holds service camp
The NSS unit of Nalanda Degree College organised a special service camp by involving its NSS volunteers. In appreciation of their services, certificates were given to the NSS volunteers at a meeting held on the college campus recently. Mayor Mallika Begum and MLA Nazar Vali advised students to mould themselves into useful citizens. NSS programme officer M. Hari Prasad and others were present.
Students of P.B. Siddhartha College of Arts and Science won many prizes in the Telugu film festival celebrations held at Tummalapalli Kshetrayyavari Kalakshetram from November 12 to 14. Principal Madala Ramakrishna Rao said that members of dramatic and fine arts association participated in the competitions. Students Vikram Jain, Dinesh Chakravarthy, Amarnath and Nagarjuna won the prizes.
SDM Siddhartha Mahila Kalasala organised a talk by senior journalist C. Raghavachari on "Education, personality and creativity" recently. Mr. Raghavachari stressed the need for students to cultivate the spirit of service to society. Principal J. Vasantha Kumari, head of the department of Telugu Jhansi and others were present.
Diabetic Day observed
KBN College organised a seminar on the occasion of World Diabetic Day recently. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Venugopala Reddy pointed out that diabetes was resulting from changed lifestyles among present day generation. Lack of hard work and exercise would make people vulnerable to diabetes, he added. Principal A.V.S. Prasada Rao, Vice-principal Narayana and programme officer V. Seshagiri Rao were present.
Meet on literature
The Telugu department of KBN College organised a conference on `Streevada sahityam' on its campus recently. Prof. Prabhavathi Devi of Acharya Nagarjuna University said that women-centric literature was coming out on a larger scale in recent times. Head of Telugu department K. Chiranjeevi and others were present.
Sonata Software Limited, a 110 million dollar company, conducted campus interviews at Vignan's Engineering College, Vadlamudi. Nearly 500 eligible students from 30 engineering colleges across the State attended the interviews. The first phase of the interviews comprised General Aptitude, Technical & Verbal sections. Thirty four candidates were screened, and they took the second phase of exam on Saturday. Sonata Software's personnel Shivaji Biswas, Rama Chandra Raju, Damodar conducted the interviews.
Vignan Educational Institutions Chairman L Rathaiah, Executive Director Paturi Koteswara Rao, and Principal Y.V.S.S.S.V. Prasada Rao congratulated T.V. Rao, Training & Placement Officer for conducting these campus interviews.
Acharya Nagarjuna University Vice-Chancellor V. Balamohandas on Friday released a placement brochure of Tourism and Travels Management on the campus. The brochure lists all the potential places for obtaining a job at various levels and different specialties in the tourism sector. The Vice-Chancellor said that there was enormous scope for employment in this ever-expanding sector. The Registrar K. Viyyanna Rao, Rector Y. Haragopala Reddy were also present on the occasion.
Seminar on advertisement
Creativity is possible through better observation of our society and dishing out a unique message that catches the imagination of persons from all age group should be the goal of an advertising man to stand out from the rest was the message of the two-day national seminar on Advertisement organized by Mahatma Gandhi College in Guntur.
Positive thinking, a powerful dream, commitment in work and passion to achieve what we dream is essential for us to be successful, said Mudra Communications founder A.G. Krishna Murthy inaugurating the seminar on Thursday. He was honoured with the `Lifetime Achievement Award' presented by State Cultural Council Chairman Dharmavarapu Subrahmanayam.
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