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.