Monday, March 27, 2017

AVCE NSS camp activities at Kottaram

NSS has given us a platform to serve the society and bring happiness and smile on many faces. A special NSS camp of AVCE students was organized from 27.02.2017 to 05.03.2017. This year the theme of NSS Special camping is “Youth for Sustainable development with special focus on watershed management”.


The village adopted was on the outskirts of Kottaram panchayat, Kannyakumari district.

Accommodation   :  NNCR Auditorium Kottaram
Camp Officer        :  Er.J.Prabhu ME, NSS Programme officer
No of Volunteers   :  50.


The Camp was inaugurated on 27.02.2017 at 9:30am by the Chief Guest Mr. Neelakantan, Headmaster, Government Higher Secondary school, Kottaram and presided over by Dr. P. Senthil kumar, Principal, Annai Vailankanni college of Engineering. The Health inspector of Kanyakumari and ex officials of the panchayat were invited as special guests. Health Inspector of Kanyakumari gave a talk on the awareness on diseases spread over by contaminated water, and uncleanliness. His speech urged the NSS volunteers to spread awareness among the public. Er. N. Rahul the Ex. Camp officer delivered welcome address and thanked the special guests for their inputs.


Day 1 Activities - Plastic waste removal and Awareness campaign

The activities included removal of polythene wastes by volunteers from various parts of Kottaram panchayat and were properly disposed. After lunch, the NSS volunteers participated in an awareness campaign cum seminar about the demerits and health issues of using banned plastics to the general public of around 40 families.


Day 2 Activities - Locality cleanup and Hygiene awareness campaign

The volunteers proceeded to field work by 7:00am to the Primary health center at Arumughapuram for cleaning the locality and make it hygienic. Dr. Midhun, Medical officer inaugurated the program and greeted the volunteers for executing the social commitment. Volunteers with the support of public cleaned the entire locality and burned the paper and tree wastes. The volunteers distributed pamphlets on importance of maintaining hygiene in our day to day to activities to stay away from diseases.

Post lunch, by 3:00pm, the volunteers organized an awareness programme on Hygiene for the people of the locality with more than 100 participating. Mr. V. Selvamurugan, Health Inspector of Kottaram was the Guest of honor for the program and he insisted the importance of being self-hygienic and steps to be followed to keep our place hygienic. Volunteers played a short drama addressing the importance of being hygienic, and stop urinating and toileting in public places.


Day 3 Activities - Water resources cleanup, Tree plantation and awareness program
   
Day 3 marked the importance on maintaining our ponds and lakes being our most valuable natural resources. The day was dedicated by the volunteers to clean the water sheds across Kottaram and making it useful for the people around it. Following which the volunteers insisted on the importance of planting trees across the house holds of the kottaram panchayat and have planted 100 trees in the households of Kottaram under the theme “One Tree in each home”.

Post lunch the volunteers organized an awareness programme on maintaining the water sheds and cleaning the lakes on regular basis and insisted not to dispose any wastes in the ponds/lakes/watershed because these resources are going to be of utmost importance for human livelihood. Also the volunteers spread awareness on planting a tree across each household. This program was carried as a door to door activity. The Dean of Annai Vailankanni college of Engineering Dr. S. Chella Kumar Rose participated in the program with volunteers.


Day 4 Activities - Free Eye and Dental Medical camp

At 10:00am the Medical team from Bejansingh eye hospital and Government Dental College have arrived for free Eye and Dental camp organized for the needy in and around kottaram at NNCR auditorium. The camp began with a welcome address by Er. J. Prabhu Camp Officer. The Medical camp began at 10:30am benefiting nearly 145 people; they were provided with free medical checkup and medicines as per medical records and examination; the patients requiring immediate medical attention was advised to be brought to hospital.

Post lunch the camp volunteers have provided free digital education to school going kids and senior people.


Day 5 Activities - Traffic awareness campaign

The traffic awareness campaign was conducted at Vivekanadapuram, Kannyakumari on 03/03/2017. Shri. Antony, the traffic Inspector of Kanyakumari was the chief guest and inaugurated the awareness camp. He instructed the traffic rules to be followed and being NSS volunteers it is also the responsibility of youth to spread the awareness. He inaugurated by distributing pamphlets, and warning the riders without helmet and seatbelt and made them to wear accordingly which in turn was continued by the volunteers. The campaign lasted for 5 hours with the support from traffic police of Kanyakumari.

The camp report was presented by NSS Volunteer Manira. Mr. Ravisankar,  Zone coordinator of TCS Ion and Mr. Vincent Jain, Director of Research and Development, Annai Vailankanni college of Engineering were the chief guest honoring the winners of cultural programmes and camp winners.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Once again our students have done us proud

       Once again our team  named "Chimera"consisting of 25 students, captained by Deepak is going to participate in the prestigious International Electric Solar Vehicle Contest, organized by Imperial Society of Innovative Engineers  at Sri Vishnu College of Engineering, Blimavaran, Telangana where more than 136 teams are contesting.We pray and wholeheartedly wish them success.

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We encourage and support our studnts to get practical experience in many ways.In this way our students have designed and developed race vehicles and won laurals at various levels.

Dr. P.Senthil Kumar
Principal
Annai Vailankanni College of Engineering

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Career Guidance and Personality development program organized at AVCE


The department of Computer Science & Engineering organized a guest lecture  for the students of CSE and ECE. The guest speaker was Mr.Michael Packiyaraj, Sr Associate L2 (Tech Lead) Sapient Technologies, Bangalore. He has around 10 years of industry experience. He delivered a lecture on Career Guidance and personality development.

The lecture covered the areas including personality development, interview skills and current trends in IT. In personality development he explained the students how to be bold, patient, curious and honest. All the qualities were explained with real time examples. While talking about interview skills he started from very basic of preparing a resume. He asked the students to research the industry and company to know more about the field and current updates. The students were given idea on what to talk in interview and what not to talk. He insisted the students to reply only for the questions asked by the interviewer. He explained the students how to behave and convince the people. He explained the importance of attitude.


The current trends in the IT field were discussed. He asked the students to develop themself in the current technological areas like web front end development, Mobile web application, cloud computing, Agile technology, Mobile applications and data analytics.


He asked the students to discover their passion and never give up in their dreams. The session was very interesting and interactive with real life examples. The students got a clear idea in interview skills, personality development and current trends. He appreciated the students in their technological ideas and asked the students to overcome their inferiority complex to come forward to express their ideas and grab the available gloden opportunities.

The department of Computer Science & Engineering extend their warm and heartfelt thanks to Mr. A. Raja Winston, AP, AVCE for making the event possible.

Monday, March 20, 2017

AVCE students win National level project competition at Karnataka

Requirement Analysis Council [RAC] organized a “INNOVATION OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY ‘17” EDITION II, a National Level Paper Presentation Contest for the students in association with various State & Central Government Organizations. IET ’17 plays an important role in shaping the overall career of a student by applying conceptual ideas in the process of developing practical and innovative mechanical models. 

The preliminary screening round for the main event was conducted at various institutions across India, following which 120 best papers were selected for the finals from a group of 450 papers.

Two teams from mechanical department [Team 1 - Mr. Vino.T , Mr. Anto Kavin Antony ,Mr. Victor Ashok .W from final year and Team 2 – Mrs. Monisha.S, Mrs. Kaleshwari.V , Mrs. Ramala.S.R  from third year] under the guidance of Mr. R. Kings Krishna NagarajaSingh . [ Assistant Professor of Mechanical department ] students participated in zonal level competition which was held in Ramco Institute of Technology, Rajapalayam, Tamilnadu on 04/03/2017. Both the teams from AVCE got selected for the final round. 

The finals were held at Sri Jagadguru Chandrashekaranatha Swamiji Institute of Technology (SJCIT), Chickballapur, Karnataka, on 18/03/2017 to recognize the top most best papers and innovative concepts. In finals , the paper presented by Mrs. Monisha.S, Mrs. Kaleshwari.V , Mrs. Ramala.S.R  from third year mechanical department [Paper Title – “Skating Two Wheeler Guard”  , Guide - R.Kings Krishna NagarajaSingh .M.E (Phd) ] was selected as a one of the “Best Innovative concepts" paper under Top ten innovative concepts category. 

The medal was issued to our students by shri G. Shivanna [ Scientist / Project Director – Indian Space Research Organisation] in the presence of Smt. Dipti Aditya Kanade [Deputy Commissioner/ District Magistrate , Chickballapur] and Shri. Dr. S. Amar Prasad Reddy [Director General, National Cyber Safety and Security Standards & Chairman – Requirement Analysis Council ] 

Sincerely,
Mr. R. Kings Krishna Nagaraja Singh,
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department,
AVCE.



Sunday, March 19, 2017

Five Software Organizations recruit AVCE students at Whatsmyapp appathan contest

Whatsmyapp Appathon contest finals at
Saveetha University, Chennai
 “Whatsmyapp appathon contest” is an annual app development contest conducted by M/s Aharam services Chennai, and the big prize is spot offers released by participating companies.

Forty eight AVCE students registered for the event, after which they received special training from the training department of AVCE particularly by Mr. Raja Winston and Mr. Nagarajan.

The contest finals were held at Saveetha University, Chennai where students from all over south india participated. We are proud that 5 software organizations selected AVCE students, making it the highest in terms of offers claimed by a single institution.

Few of AVCE students getting offer letters
We congratulate the students and staff members especially Mr. Rahul, Mr. Raja Winston and Mr. Nagarajan for this success.

Sincerely,
D. Peter Jesudhas
Founder Chairman, AVCE

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Hon. Union Minister Shri. Pon Radhakrishnan Inaugurates Skill Development program at AVCE

Hon. Minister Arriving at AVCE
Annai Vailankanni College of Engineering has been approved by AICTE and MHRD to run Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna Programme and is one among the two Engineering colleges approved to run free skill development programme in Kanyakumari district. 

Hon. Minister Addressing the students
Hon. Minister presenting Solar tricycle keys
to Fish vending woman
 On 26/02/2017, the PMKVY programme at our Institution was Inaugurated by Shri. Pon Radhakrishnan, Minister of state for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping at about 3 P.M. After receiving a warm reception by our NCC cadets, he visited the projects displayed by our students such as Solar Tricycle, Racing vehicles and Software projects. He appreciated the efforts of students, and proceeded to inaugurate the  Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendra programme. After the inauguration Hon'ble minister addressed the public meeting presided by Thiru D.Peter Jesudhas, Chairman of Annai Vailankanni College of Engineering. He greeted the Institution for achieving the feat of obtaining PMKVY programme and wished the skill seekers to get benefited through the Programme, he also congratulated the college administration and its students for being very exuberant and vibrant in making things done. He also appreciated the students for the projects being carried out. He specially thanked the management for being very supportive to its students. 
Hon. Minister presenting GPS device to Mr. Vincent Jain

Followed by the meeting Shri. Pon Radhakrishnan handed over the key of Solar Tricycle designed and developed by our students to Mrs. Reethamary, a fish vending woman from Kanyakumari District.  Also he distributed the GPS Device for tracking of fishermen, developed by our students to Mr.Vincent Jain, the chairman of Deep sea going Fishermen Association.

       The arrangements of the programme was made by the Principal, Dr.P.Senthilkumar, the Dean Dr.S.Chellakumar Rose, the Vice Principal Mr.T.Valan Arasu and the Coordinator for Skill development programme at AVCE, Mr.V.P.Prawyn Jeba.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Construct 2K17 - National Level Civil engineering Symposium held at AVCE

The Civil Engineering Department organised a National Level Technical Symposium named as Construct 2K17 on Feb28. The function started with prayer song and welcome address by Prof. R. Rajiv Gandhi/HOD/Civil. After that our chief guest ( Er.A.M.Amuthan, M.E., (Structural) Prop: AMR Consultancy) gave a valuable address to the students. Our principal Dr. P. Senthil Kumar gave Felicitation address to the students. 

After the Inaugural; the events like Paper Presentation, Code Cracking, Technical Quiz and Cadd Modelling was conducted. From the various colleges nearly 120 students participated in events. Finally the awards were distributed to the winners.