Talk: K. Muthuchelian, Professor, School of Energy, Madurai Kamaraj University, delivering the valedictory address at the Young Student Scientist Programme at Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi.
The Young Student Scientist Programme 2009, sponsored by Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, was conducted at Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College, Sivakasi, for 27 days in May. Fifty students from various schools of Virudhunagar and Sivaganga districts participated in the programme, which was inaugurated by S. David Amirtharajan, Dean, Madurai Kamaraj University. S. Sevagapandian, Principal, presided.
Yoga training, followed by theory and practical classes in various science-related topics were offered for the participants. They were also exposed to spoken English training in the language laboratory.
During the programme, the students were divided into 16 groups and each group did a mini project work under the guidance of teachers. Literary and cultural competitions were also conducted for them and the winners received prizes at valedictory functions. The valedictory address was delivered by K. Muthuchelian, Professor, School of Energy, Madurai Kamaraj University.
K. Pandia Rajan, Managing Director, Ma Foi, addressing students of Sankaralingam Bhuvaneswari College of Pharmacy at Anaikuttam.
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The Faculty Academic Forum of Sri Kaliswari College, Sivakasi, organised an orientation programme for faculty members on ‘attitudinal change.’ The decennium celebration of the college was inaugurated by A. P. Selvarajan, secretary. N. Dhanya, Lecturer, Department of Commerce, welcomed the gathering. The Principal, S. Kanmani, presided. The chief guest, Md. M. A. Khan, Assistant Manager, Reserve Bank of India, explained self behaviour, the way of thinking of one
’s self and how to improve the constructive behaviour of an individual. He spoke about the ways of improving their relationship with students. C. Citra of Department of Commerce proposed a vote of thanks.
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A seminar on ‘Career design’ was organised at Sankaralingam Bhuvaneswari College of Pharmacy, Anaikuttam, Sivakasi. The resource person, K. Pandia Rajan, Managing Director, Ma Foi Group and Randstad India, outlined the career options before the pharmacy students and advised them to have a goal in life. They should groom talents required for a career and have a single-minded devotion to achieve their chosen goal. He exhorted the students to go beyond their specialised fields and search for new pastures.
The Principal, A. Thangathirupathi, welcomed the gathering. The correspondent, S. Sriram Ashok, and secretary, P. Dharmar, offered felicitations. The Vice-Principal, R. Sutharsingh, proposed a vote of thanks.
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