Colourful fete marks SRR and CVR college annual day
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The 70th annual day celebrations of SRR and CVR Government College were organised at a colourful function here recently. Sub-Collector Ch. Bhanu Prasad, who was chief guest, called upon students to contribute for the good of society.
John Chrisosthem, general manager of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited Krishna telecom district, said that the students should be ready to take up greater responsibilities in nation building. Students presented cultural programmes on the occasion.
Principal V.L. Chandini Kumari, cultural coordinator Illa Ravi, faculty members, students and others were present.
Women's Day celebrations
The KBN College organised women's day celebrations. As part of this, the college conducted an elocution competition.
Principal A.V.S. Prasada Rao, Women's Grievance Cell chairman S. Sasikala, Forum for Women's Empowerment president Naseeruddin Begum and others were present.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Rao said that the future of country's development depended largely on the excellence of women and the provision of more scope for their development.
The department of mechanical engineering, VR Siddhartha Engineering College, organised an expert lecture on `Growth, challenges, technological innovations and career opportunities in oil and energy sector' recently.
Students of mechanical, production and instrumentation engineering pre-final years participated.
T. Pavan, assistant professor, IIIT, Pune, delivered the lecture. He said that only 30 per cent of the total oil and gas resources were explored so far in the world.
There would be a lot of scope for young engineers in future, he added.
Srujana-2007, a State-level programme aimed at improving skills of engineering students, was organised in the city recently.
Speaking on the occasion, All India Petroleum Dealers Association general secretary M. Narayana Prasad said that the students should hone their skills by participating in special programmes being organised from time to time.
Srujana was organised at PVP Siddhartha Engineering College under the auspices of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishath.
Prizes awarded NCC cadets
The SRR and CVR Government College presented special prizes to the NCC cadets and sportspersons who excelled in their respective fields. The prizes were given to cadets A. Vamsee and N. John Wesley for participating in the Republic Day parade. The college also honoured distinguished archers Cherukuri Lenin and M. Rishita.
Ten graduates of D. Pharmacy and B. Pharmacy of the Hindu Pharmacy College have been selected for the final medical examination in the campus interviews conducted by Forbes India Laboratories recently. Over 100 pharmacy graduates participated in the campus interviews, according to College Principal Chandu Babu Rao.
The Fifth Andhra National Cadet Corps Battalion Commanding Officer has invited applications from managements of various Zilla Parishad Junior College and schools, municipal schools to establish junior and senior NCC (Army) units. For details one can contact, 0863-2355798.
Students told to take up research
An exhibition of scientific artifacts was held at the J.M.J. College for women in Tenali on February 28 on the occasion of National Science Day. Chief Guest of the meet, Prof. P.V.G.K. Murthy asked students to take up research in fundamental sciences. College Principal Rosalina, correspondent Appolina and head of P.G. Sciences V. Venkata Rao were present.
Kakatiya University Professor in Physics, K.G.Subhadra hailed the contribution of Nobel laureate Sir C.V. Raman to the fields of Science at the National Science Day celebrations held at Hindu College, P.G.Courses. P.G. Courses director M. Somasekhara Rao asked students to pursue science with commitment. Secretary and Correspondent M.V.R.K. Mutyalu and in charge Principal P.L. Narasimha Rao were present.
Seminar on Biosciences
A two-day seminar on `Frontiers on Biosciences' was held at the P.N.C. & K.R.
College of P.G. studies in Narsaraopet on February 26. Vignan College Principal V.N.N. Prasad said the biggest challenge facing the country was achieving total food and energy security. Biotechnology professor K.V. Madhava Rao explained about the production of insect resistant crops.
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