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Honour:K. Ramasamy, Vice-Chairman, Tamil Nadu State Council for Higher Education, presenting a degree certificate to a student at the Graduation Day of J.J. College of Education, Pudukottai.

Aim of education should be knowledge revolution said T. Padmanabhan, Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Teachers Educational University.

Delivering the first convocation address at Bharath College of Education, Dr. Padmanaban said that India needs world-class research based universities and colleges.

Educated people should strive to eradicate poverty in India.

He said that health care should be taken to a grassroot level . The present doctor patient ratio in India is 1:2000 and this should be improved. Quoting Swami Vivekananda, the Vice-Chancellor said that what we need is “man making education and man making religion.”

Education, according to Swami Vivekananda, is bringing out the perfection already in man.

He said that there is a demand for more number of teachers. He also spoke about the qualities of a good teacher.

Moreover, he also emphasised on moral values.

The Vice-Chancellor gave degrees certificates to 92 B.Ed graduates.

A. Balasundaram, chairman of the college, Punitha Ganesan, secretary of the college and S.Robert Wilson, Principal, were present.

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A. Ramasamy, Vice-Chairman, Tamil Nadu State Council for Higher Education, was the chief guest at the annual convocation of the J. J. College of Education, Pudukottai, recently. In his convocation address, Dr. Ramasamy urged the teachers to work for the welfare of the students and help them to develop confidence.

S. Kavitha Subramanian, Management Trustee of Karpaga Vinayaga Trust, presided over the convocation. K. Paulraj, principal, presented a report.

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Under the auspices of Mathematics Association of National College, a special lecture programme was held recently. A. Anthony Eldred, faculty, Department of Mathematics, St. Joseph's College, delivered a special lecture on ‘Metric Properties of Real Numbers.'

After explaining about the construction of real number system, he mentioned how a metric can be introduced in it.

Dr. Anthony Eldred then generalised the concept to arbitrary set with illustrations.

A. Krishnamoorthy, Vice-Principal and Head, Department of Mathematics, gave the presidential address. S. Sriram, vice-president of the association and others offered felicitations.

T. Padmanaban, Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University, presenting a degree certificate to a student during the convocation of Bharath College of Education in Thanjavur.

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The Personality Development Club – MAP X 10 was inaugurated at the M. A. M. College of Engineering and Technology, Siruganur. M. A. Mohamed Nizam, secretary and correspondent, M. A. M. Group of Institutions, presided over the function.

S. Sathikh, former Vice-Chancellor, University of Madras and chairman of the Governing Council of the MAM Group of Institutions, was the chief guest. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Sathikh said one time failure is not all time failure, but it is just a part of every one's life.' He emphasised on the importance of keen observation, listening, writing and reading. K. Kumar, Principal, offered felicitations. M. Thangasamy, lecturer, Department of CSE and convener of the club, introduced the office-bearers of the club.

The annual sports meet of the college was held.

M. A. Maluk Mohamed, Principal, M. A. M. College of Engineering, presided over the function.

Speaking on the occasion, he mentioned about the achievements of the students in the various tournaments.

Siraj, Principal, M. A. M. Matriculation Higher Secondary School, offered felicitations. D. Prasanna Balaji, Physical Director, MAMCET, presented the annual sports report.

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The Women Empowerment Wing of the J. J. College of Arts and Science, Pudukottai, celebrated International Women's Day by conducting various competitions for school students.

A large number of students participated in the oratorical, quiz, rangoli, painting and dancing competitions.

Kavitha Subramanian, Management Trustee of the college, in her presidential address, advised the students to take both victory and defeat in their strides. J. Parasuraman, Principal, S. Abirama Sundari, Principal, J. J. Teacher Training Institute, T. Malarvili, coordinator, Women Empowerment Wing of the college, offered felicitations.

Students of Government Higher Secondary Schools in Karaiyur, Vadakadu and A. Mathur, Sri Saraswathi Higher Secondary School, Konapet, Mount Zion Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Sacred Heart Girls Higher Secondary School, participated in the competitions.

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‘JAMFO', the annual magazine of the Rotaract Club of Jamal Mohamed College, was released at a function. Jai Parthiban, District Rotaract Committee Chairman, released the first copy and it was received by A K. Khaja Nazeemudeen, assistant secretary of the college management committee.

M. Sheik Mohamed, Principal, K. Kalaiselvn, president, Rotary Club of Tiruchi, V. K. Zulfihar Ali, president of the Rotaract Club of Jamal Mohamed College, and others offered felicitations.

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Contributed by G. Srinivasan in Thanjavur and

Syed Muthahar Saqaf in Tiruchi

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