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Tamil classical conference flag hoisted at Hanuman Tibba

ADVENTURE: Students of PSGR Krishnammal College for Women in the city who went on a trekking expedition.

Students of PSGR Krishnammal College for Women set out on a trekking expedition to Hanuman Tibba. Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin was present at the railway station to see off the students. The team scaled a height of 17,658 ft. On reaching the Hanuman Tibba they hoisted the World Classical Tamil Conference flag.

KTVR Knowledge Park for Engineering and Technology celebrated the Founder's Day. D. Lalitha Shanmugam, Dean, Faculty of Humanities, Avinashilingam Deemed University, delivered the keynote address and shared the personal and emotional perspectives about the founder. G.G. Gurumurthy, former MLA, Bhavani, and others participated.

Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University conducted a five-day orientation programme on Autism. The nature, needs, characteristics of autism and to improve it through various art forms, etc., were discussed in the programme, in which more than 40 participated and received certificates.

FOR TEACHERS: A speaker conducting a session at the FDP programme on Application of Advanced Statistical Methods for Management Research at Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College in the city.

The Department of Management Studies, Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, recently conducted an AICTE-sponsored national seminar on “Entrepreneurial ventures in the times of recession: Transforming Challenges into Opportunities.” J. Balamurugan, Chairman, CII, Coimbatore Zone, delivered the keynote address on the theme “Entrepreneurship and Economics”.

The Department of Management Studies, Dr. SNS Rajalakshmi College of Arts and Science, conducted a residential “Personality Development Programme” for the II year MBA students at Karl Kubel Institute for Development Education, Anaikatti. M. Nagarajan, Area Manager, Met Life Insurance, was the chief guest for the valedictory function. The three-day programme was designed to bring out the creativity and managerial skills of the students.

KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology, conducted a workshop on “Developing Digital Library Using Open Source Software.” D. Dhanapal, Chief Executive Officer, inaugurated the programme. The participants were taught how to develop library collections such as videos, images, etc., web contents, and NPTEL resources.

The Department of Bioinformatics, Dr G R Damodaran College of Science, organised a seminar on “Moulding the Human Capital for Life Sciences”. R. S. Annadurai, CEO, inaugurated the seminar and urged the students to turn their focus on Biotechnology and Bioinformatics.

Avinashilingam Deemed University for Women, observed the 107 {+t} {+h} birth anniversary of T.S. Avinashilingam. T.K. Shanmuganandam, Chancellor, spoke about the dedication of T.S Avinashilingam and paid tribute to him.

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University conducted a NSS camp at Devarayapuram village of Thondamuthur Panchayat Union.

Activities were undertaken in collaboration with NGOs involved in social and environmental welfare, in which 250 students participated. P. Murugesa Boopathi, Vice-Chancellor, delivered the valedictory address.

Coimbatore School of Business organised a seminar on “MBA Education: Expectations and Trends.” K. Pandia Rajan, Managing Director of Ma Foi Randstad, urged the students to acquire specialisation in one field while getting exposure about another one.

SNMV College of Arts and Science organised their staff development programme on “Creativity in Classrooms.” Pradeep Yuvaraj, Executive Director, Financial Solutions Private Limited, stressed on the fact, “The student is a product. The field of education is highly competitive and the student is now a customer and demands customer satisfaction.”

Park Global School of Business Excellence conducted a residential programme for faculty from across the globe to provide learning associates a flavour of the international approaches on selected areas of interest.

Catharine T. Kwantes, Associate Professor, University of Windsor, Ontario and Canada, urged the students to understand leadership approaches.

The Department of Management Studies, Kumaraguru College of Technology, organised a programme “Meet the CEO”. Krishnaswamy Jayabal, Chairman and Managing Director, Autoshell Groups of Companies, shared his experiences in setting up his business. The session was chaired by K. Madhu, CEO, Masterstroke HR Solution Private Limited, and others.

Nehru Arts and Science College organised a Faculty Development Programme. B. Ilango, former Vice Chancellor, Bharathiar University, inaugurated the programme. The nine-day programme had refresher and orientation capsules organised by the college.

The Environment Care Group of Park College of Technology organised World Environment Day. As many as 150 student volunteers participated. In addition, 60 students from Government Middle School also participated. Events like programmes focussing causes to global warming, skits to create awareness among the students, impact of man-made activities towards the cause of global warming, hazardous effects of plastic, etc.

Volunteers of the NSS units of Coimbatore Institute of Technology organised a one-day camp at Pasumai Karangal near Isha Yoga Centre, Alangudi.

They cleaned up the area and planted saplings and also provided inputs for the maintenance of the plants.

As many as 50 saplings were obtained from Pasumai Karangal for planting on the college premises.

The Tirupur Kumaran College for Women along with Junior Chamber International (JCI) conducted a personality development programme on the college premises recently.

The programme was aimed at helping the students to turn their dreams of a successful professional career into reality.

Shon Teik Lee, JCI certified national trainer from Malaysia, among others, delivered lectures in the presence of college principal, Rachel Nancy Philip.

Jayanthi Pawar

in Coimbatore and

R Vimal Kumar

in Tirupur

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