Kongunadu

Arts and Science College (Autonomous)

Institution Affiliated to Bharathiar University

Re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade 3.64 CGPA (3rd Cycle)

College of Excellence (UGC)

Co-Educational Institution Approved by UGC, New Delhi

  G.N.Mills Post, Coimbatore - 641029, Tamilnadu, INDIA

44 years of educational excellance


ISCA ANNUAL REPORT 2016 - 2017

ACTIVITY-1

'International Yoga Day Celebration' held at Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore on 21.06.2016

The convener of the chapter, Smt. C.A. Vasuki inaugurated the function. She emphasized the importance of Yoga for our healthy life both at mental and physical levels. The physical director of the college Dr. P.K. Kavithashri demonstrated the yoga practices. Two hundred and eleven students and public have taken part in this programme.

Smt. C. A. Vasuki, Convener of Coimbatore Chapter delivered inaugural address in the celebration of International Yoga Day on 21.06.2016
A section of participants in Yoga meditation

 

ACTIVITY-2

'Free Medical Camp for Tribal People' held at Chadivayal tribal hamlets on 31.07.2016

Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Coimbatore Chapter, Kongunadu Arts and Science College (KASC) premises and Kovai Medical Center and Hospital (KMCH), Coimbatore jointly organized a free medical camp for tribal people on 31.07.2016 at Chadivayal tribal hamlets. Smt. C.A. Vasuki, Convener, Coimbatore Chapter, ISCA and Secretary, KASC, Coimbatore emphasized the need of taking care about our health and explained the usage of medicinal plants for our day to day life. Mr. C. Dineshkumar, Range Officer, Tamil Nadu Forest Department, Boluvampatti Range declared open the camp. Dr. Aravindan, Dr. Alagappan and Dr. Priya of KMCH along with their team made tests for diagnosis of diabetics, skin problems, HIV, cancer etc. One hundred and seventy two persons of tribal community have been tested for their ailments and got benefit. Twenty student volunteers of Ecoclub, KASC, Coimbatore assisted the doctors in the camp.

Tribal settlement in Chadivayal area
Dr. S. Paulsamy and Dr. V. Balasubramaniam, Associate Prof. of Botany, KASC gave the information about the free medical camp to the tribal people
Free Medical camp was held in the school of Chadivayal on 31.07.2016
Patients registered their name and address
Smt. C. A. Vasuki, Convener of Coimbatore Chapter, ISCA delivered inaugural address in the free medical camp for tribal people.
Dr. Aravindan from KMCH attended the patients.
KMCH nurses tested the blood pressure level of tribal people
KMCH nurses tested the Hepatitis B and C virus in blood sample
Dr. Aravindan from KMCH attended the patients.
Guests from KMCH and volunteers of Kongunadu Arts and Science College had their lunch.

 

ACTIVITY-3

National Level Symposium on "Green Ecology for Environmental Security" held at Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore on 6.10.2016

S.No.
Resource person Topic
1.
Dr. U. Sumathy,
Associate Professor and Head,
Department of English,
Government Arts College,
Coimbatore
Zoopoetics – An Explication
2.
Er. E. Illangovan,
Superintending Engineer,
Parambikulam Aliyar Basin Circle,
WRD, PWD, Pollachi.
Bioremediation for waste management in river basins
3.
Mr. S. Thangaraj Paneerselvam,
Range Officer,
Amaravathi Forest Division,
Tamil Nadu Forest Department,
Tirupur (Dt).
Man-animal Conflict – Mitigation
4.
Ms. Anjana Srimathi,
Zoo Educator,
Madras Crocodile bank Trust / Centre for Herpetology,
Mamallapuram
Snakes – Villains or Victims

Paper and poster presentations were held in eight halls within the campus. The topics selected by the presenters were of scholarly nature and were appreciated by the chairpersons.

The Symposium created awareness about:

The above-mentioned topics were dealt with by experts in the field with hands-on experience. The research papers also helped in increasing knowledge about various aspects of ecology including cutting-edge technology in the area. They greatly encouraged the researchers and motivated all the participants to adopt eco-friendly practices in their daily lives.

The Chief Guest, Mr. V. Ganesan, Chief Conservator of Forests & Field Director, Anaimalai Tiger Reserve, Pollachi releases the Souvenir and receives our secretary.
Participants at the Symposium venue
Lead lecture by Dr. U. Sumathy, Associate Professor & Head, Department of English, Government Arts College, Coimbatore
Lead lecture by Er. R. Ilangovan, Superintending Engineer, Parambikulam Aliyar Basin Circle, WRD, PWD, Pollachi
Lead lecture by Mr. S. Thangaraj Paneerselvam, Range Officer, Amaravathi Forest Division, TN Forest Department, Tirupur (Dt.)
Lead lecture by Ms. Anjana Srimathi, Zoo Educator, Madras Crocodile Bank Trust / Centre for Herpetology, Mamallapuram.
Paper presentations
Paper presentations
Lead lecture by Mr. S. Thangaraj Paneerselvam, Range Officer, Amaravathi Forest Division, TN Forest Department, Tirupur (Dt.)
Lead lecture by Ms. Anjana Srimathi, Zoo Educator, Madras Crocodile Bank Trust / Centre for Herpetology, Mamallapuram.
Paper presentations
The Chief Guest, Dr. Vijayakumar Krishnan, M.D., Physician, bestowing a research scholar with the Best Research Paper Award.

 

ACTIVITY-4

'Hindi essay competition' on the focal theme of the 104th Indian Science Congress : Ref. No.: 549/39R/2016-17, dt: 23.06.2016

With reference to above cited mater, we selected four students (2 at school level and 2 at college level) for the Hindi essay competition on the focal theme of the 104th Indian Science Congress to be held at the host University during January, 2017. The list of selected students with their address is given below.

Selected students at School level

S.No.
Student Name
Address
School Residential
1.
Neha. D. XII-C, Standard, Vidya Vikasini Matriculation Higher Secondary School, 66-D, Thudiyalur, Coimbatore-641034, Tamil Nadu. "Sriji Krupa" I-A Sakthi Avenue, Balaji Gardens extn, S.M. Palayam, G.N. Mills, Coimbatore-641029. Mobile: 09894436580 E-mail: deepakgrishma@gmial.com
2.
Surabhi. S. XII-C, Standard, Vidya Vikasini Matriculation Higher Secondary School,
66-D, Thudiyalur,
Coimbatore-641034
Tamil Nadu.
No. 66, Shiva Nagar,
Nagappa Colony,
Kavundampalayam,
Coimbatore-641034.
Mobile: 09488127126
Phone No.: 0422-2441482
E-mail: sscal_n@rediffmail.com

Selected students at College level

S.No.
Student Name
Address
College Residential
1.
A. Suzana Synthia I- B.Sc., Chemistry, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, G.N. Mills (P.O.), Coimbatore-641029. 749/2, Type I Quarters Cordite Factory,
Aruvankadu-643202,
The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu.
Mobile: 09626709460
E-mail: suzanasynthia26@gmail.com
2.
M. Anusha III-B.Sc., Biotechnology,
Kongunadu Arts and Science College,
G.N. Mills (P.O.),
Coimbatore - 641029.
131105, Kalaimagal,
Aruvankadu - 643202,
The Nilgiris,
Tamil Nadu.
Mobile: 09626720956
E-mail: velmuruganchemist57@gmail.com

ACTIVITY–5

Special lecture on Managing anaemia & malnutrition through home remedies

Indian Science Congress Association, Coimbatore Chapter and Department of Botany, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore organized a special lecture on 'Managing Anaemia & Malnutrition through Home Remedies' on 21.12.2016 in College campus. Dr. K. Arumugasamy, Associate Professor of Botany welcomed the gathering. Dr. S. Paulsamy, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Botany highlighting the features of this lecture. Dr.T. Muraleeswari, Principal, Kongunadu Arts and Science College presided over the function. Smt. Hemamalini, National Joint Coordinator / Home Remedies Project Director, Arogya Foundation of India, Coimbatore has delivered a lecture on "Managing Anaemia & Malnutrition through Home Remedies". She explained the various reasons for anaemia for women and possible home remedies to cure anaemia. She also described the traditional life style practices used to control the anaemia particularly for ladies. She suggested different fruits (e.g. graphs, pomegranate, papaya, apple etc), vegetables (carrot, beetroot, drumstick, pumkin etc) and seeds (sesame, barley, ragi, green gram, fenugreek etc) used to treat anemic disorders. Our students gained more about anaemia awareness from this lecture. At last, Dr. P. Sumathi, Assistant Professor of Botany, the coordinator of the programme proposed vote of thanks.

Over 360 female students, research scholars and staff members of various department have participated in this programme and get benefit.

Dignitaries on the dais
Special lecture by Smt. Hemamalini, National Joint Coordinator / Home Remedies Project Director, Arogya Foundation of India
 
View of audience at a glance
 

 

ACTIVITY-6

National level conference on "Current scenario in pure and applied mathematics" held at Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore on 22nd & 23rd December, 2016

S.No.
Resource person Topic
1.
Dr. Govindappa Navalagi
Professor of Mathematics
Kalpatharu Institute of Technology
Tiptur,
Karanataka
The role of analysis in pure and applied Mathematics
2.
Dr. K. Murugesan
Professor and Head
Department of Mathematics
National Institute of Technology
Trichy
Image processing using Cellular Neural Networks
3.
Dr. V. Kaladevi
Professor Emeritus
Bishop Heber College,
Trichy
A new Encryption Techniques with Detour Metric in Graphs
4.
Dr.Subrahamanian Moosath
Professor and Head
Department of Mathematics
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology,
Thiruvanandapuram
Kerala
Applications of Differntial Geometry to Statistics
5.
Dr.R.Parvathi
Associate Professor and Head
Department of Mathematics
Vellalar College for Women,
Erode
Intuitionistic Fuzzy Inference Systems
6.
Dr.T.Palanisamy
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Amirtha University
Coimbatore
Estimation of Variance Function in Heteroscedastic regression Models

Sixty research papers were presented by the researchers in the areas like Topology, Graph Theory, Differential Equations, Operations research etc.,
More than 200 participants from all over India participated the conference.

Dignitaries on the dais
Key note address delivered by Dr.K. Balachandran, Professor (UGC-BSR), Department of Mathematics, Bharathiar University.
Dr.Govindappa Navalagi, Professor of Mathematics, Kalpatharu Institute of Technology, Tiptur, Karanataka delivered the lecture
Dr.K.Murugesan, Prof. and Head, Department of Mathematics, National Institute of Technology, Trichy delivered the lecture
Dr.V.Kaladevi, Professor Emeritus, Bishop Heber College, Trichy delivered the lecture
Dr.Subrahamanian Moosath, Prof. and Head, Dept. of Maths, Indian Inst. of Space Science and Technology, Trivandrum, Kerala delivered the lecture
Dr.R.Parvathi, Associate Prof. and Head, Dept. of Mathematics, Vellalar College for Women, Erode delivered the lecture
Dr.T.Palanisamy, Associate Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, Amirtha University, Coimbatore delivered the lecture
 
Paper presentation by the scholars
 

 

ACTIVITY-7

Minutes of the Meeting held on 12.01.2017 at the Coimbatore chapter, Indian Science Congress Association

Accepting the invitation extended by the convenor of the Coimbatore Chapter, Prof. R. Ramamurthy, Former General President, Indian Science Congress Association visited Coimbatore Chapter, Kongunadu Arts and Science College premises on 12.01.2017. A meeting was convened to discuss about the ways and means to promote the activities of this chapter. Prof. R. Ramamurthy narrated the history of launching various chapters of Indian Science Congress Association across the country. He insisted on the need of celebrating the food day on 16th October and Childrens' day on 14th November every year. He suggested to celebrate the Science Day, this year on 28th February with differently abled people with the programmes to be arranged. He suggested that Quiz programme, essay writing competition etc. may be conducted much earlier to mark Science Day Celebration so that the prizes/ awards may be distributed on February, 28th, the day of celebration. He said that programmes should be arranged in such a way that the research output reach the common people under the themes like 'Science and Society' or 'Science for Society' etc.

The visiting professor explained the need of documentation of the culture, bioresources and physical resources available and the economic and education status of tribal communities in various landscapes through the chapters. He informed about the availability of funds in Indian Science Congress Association for conducting two day or three day seminars/ conferences/ workshops/symposium etc. by the chapters. He advised the faculty members present to utilize the available funds for the above such activities of the chapter. Further he suggested to create an exclusive website for the chapter to share the activities and the outputs. Finally he advised to prepare a booklet containing the details of the chapter members, so that the activities of the chapter can be shared with the members of the host and other chapters and with that a meeting came to end.


Prof. R. Ramamurthy having discussing with the members of ISCA, Coimbatore Chapter

ACTIVITY – 8

One day workshop on "Research in Basic Science"

Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Coimbatore Chapter, Dr. M. Aruchami Research Foundation and Research & Development Cell, Kongunadu Arts and Science College (KASC), Coimbatore organized an one day workshop on 'Research in Basic Science' on 15.02.2017.

S.No.
Resource person Topic
1.
Dr. S. Karuppuchamy
Associate Professor and Head
Department of Energy Science
Alagappa University
Karaikudi
Development of advanced nanomaterials for energy applications
2.
Dr. T. Muthukumar
Assistant Professor of Botany
Bharathiar University
Coimbatore
Scientific writing in thrust areas of plant sciences
3.
Dr. A. Ranjitha
Assistant Professor of Physics
Kongunadu Arts and Science College
Coimbatore
Recent progress and trends in photovoltaic cells

Over 85, research scholars and staff members from various departments participated and got benefitted. All the technical sessions were highly impressive and encourage researchers to motivate and take up research in there thrust areas of basic sciences.

Releasing the Souvenir
Dr. C.A. Vasuki, Convener, ISCA, Coimbatore chapter delivered presidential address
A view of audience
Dr. S. Karuppuchamy, Associate Prof. & Head, Dept. of Energy Science, Alagappa University, Karaikudi delivered key note address
Lead lecture by Dr. T. Muthukumar, Assist ant Professor of Botany, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
Lead lecture by Dr. A. Ranjitha, Assistant Professor of Physics, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore
 
Dr. S. Paulsamy, Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of Botany, KASC proposed vote of thanks
 

 

ACTIVITY–9

National Science Day Celebration Drawing Competition on the Theme 'Drought Management' 14.02.2017

Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Coimbatore Chapter and Eco-club of Kongunadu Arts and Science College jointly organized 'Drawing competition' on the focal theme 'Drought Management' for both UG and PG students. The event was held on 14.02.2017 in the Department of Botany, Kongunadu Arts and Science College. Twenty seven students from various departments participated in this event. To encourage the skill and talent, prizes and certificates were distributed to the participants.

S.No.
Name of the winner Prize
1.
Gowri Prabha. S.
III B.Sc., Biochemistry
I prize
2.
Shyam Praveen. R.
I M.Sc., Botany
II prize
3.
Sanagamesh. V.
II B.Sc., Chemistry
III prize

ACTIVITY-10

National Science Day Celebration Quiz Competition 16.02.2017

Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Coimbatore Chapter and Department of Botany, Kongunadu Arts and Science College jointly organized 'Quiz competition' for the UG students of Life Science Departments (Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology) on 16.02.2017. in the Botany Department to celebrate Science Day, 2017. A group with 3 students from each department participated. The programme was conducted with General round, Buzzer round, Life Sciences round, Visual round and Audio round. Based on their performance and score secured by each team the winners were selected by the organizing committee.

S.No.
Name of the winner Prize
1.
Mr. A. Alljo Paul,
Mr. K. Dej Vignesh and Ms. K. Akshita

III B.Sc., Zoology
I prize
2.
Ms. R. Shivani & Ms. S. Annapurani
III B.Sc., Botany

and Ms. Pradepha,
II B.Sc., Botany
II prize
3.
Ms. Satya Abbirami, Mr.M.Rahul Prasath & Mr.Vishnu Adith
I B.Sc., Biotechnology
III prize


Quiz program at a glance

ACTIVITY–11

National Seminar on "Career Guidance in Chemical Sciences and Training on Youth Leadership and Community Development" [TYLCD]

National Seminar on "Career Guidance in Chemical Sciences and Training on Youth Leadership and Community Development [TYLCD] was conducted on 22nd February 2017 for science graduates at Kongunadu Arts and Science College. It was sponsored by Indian Science Congress Association, Coimbatore Chapter and organized by Department of Chemistry Kongunadu Arts and Science College in association with Nehru Yuva Kendra- Coimbatore, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India.

S.No.
Resource Person Topic
1.
Dr. K.V. Hemalatha
Professor of Chemistry
Coimbatore Institute of Technology
Coimbatore
Potential career opportunity for youth in the area of chemical science
2.
Mr. V. Velmurugan
District Youth Coordinator
/Assistant Director
Nehru Yuva Kendra
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
Government of India
Promotional activities on Youth and Training on Youth Leadership and Community Development (TYLCD)

About 350 science UG and PG degree students and M.Phil. and Ph.D. scholars of various departments have participated.

Dignitaries lighting the Kuthuvillaku during inauguration
Participants - a glance
Dr. K.V. Hemalatha, Professor of Chemistry, CIT-Coimbatore delivered the inaugural address on potential career opportunity for youngsters in the area of chemical science
Session of posters
 
Mr. V. Velmurugan, District Youth Coordinator/Assistant Director, Nehru Yuva Kendra, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government Of India delivered a lecture on TYLCD - Nehru Yuva Kendra and Ministry of Youth related activities in detail.
 

 

ACTIVITY–12

NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS

The National Science Day was celebrated by the PG and Research Department of Physics, Kongunadu Arts and Science College in association with Indian Science Congress Association, Coimbatore Chapter for three days on 28th Feb to 2nd March, 2017. On 28th Feb, a National level seminar was organized followed by Science Exhibition for two days the 1st & 2nd March, 2017. Inter departmental and Inter Collegiate competitions were conducted.

National Seminar on 'Scientific Advancement in Modern Medicine'

S.No.
Resource Person Topic
1.
Dr. A. Ganesan
Specialist Laproscopic
Gastro intestinal & Oncology and Bariatric Surgeon
KMCH, Coimbatore
Role of Robotic surgery in Modern Medicine
2.
Dr. Bharath Rangarajan
Consultant Medical Oncologist
Hemato Oncologist and Stem Cell Transplant Physician
KMCH, Coimbatore
Application of Nanomaterial in cancer treatment
3.
Dr. R. Subramaniam
Consultant Radiation Oncologist
KMCH, Coimbatore
Advances in Nuclear Medicine
4.
Dr. Sujatha Baskaran
Molecular Biologist
KMCH
A Tale of G-A-C-T's
5.
Dr. K.R. Muthusami
Chief Biochemist
KMCH
Automation in Medical Laboratory

UG and PG students, research scholars, faculty members numbering around 500 from the host institution and other institutions attended the seminar. It received great attention and opened up the new vistas available in modern medicine among the participants.

Inaugural Address by Dr. O.N. Paramasivan, FRCS(Ed), Senior Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon and Director, Joint Replacement Unit, KMCH, Coimbatore
Technical Session 1: Dr. A. Ganesan, Specialist laproscopic, Gastro intestinal & Oncology Surgeon, Bariatric Surgeon from KMCH, Coimbatore
Technical Session 2: Dr.Bharath Rangarajan, Consultant Medical Oncologist, Hemato Oncologist and Stem cell Transplant Physician from KMCH, Coimbatore
Technical Session 3: Dr.R.Subramaniam, Consultant Radiation Oncologist from KMCH, Coimbatore
Technical Session 4: Dr.Sujatha Baskaran, Molecular Biologist, KMCH, Coimbatore
Technical Session 5: Dr.K.R.Muthusamy, Chief Biochemist, Lab Admin, Hospital quality head and NABH coordinator, KMCH, Coimbatore
 
A section of participants
 

NATIONAL SCIENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS (SCIENCE EXHIBITION)

A science exhibition was arranged on 01.03.2017 and 02.03.2017 with the exhibits related with modern medicine. It was inaugurated by Dr. C.A. Vasuki, Coimbatore chapter convener on 01.03.2017 in Kongunadu Arts and Science College. Models were exhibited by various institutions and research centers including the host institution which gained remarkable attention from visitors.

Robots specialties and their functions were clearly demonstrated by the participants from the Department of Robotic and Automation, PSG Institute of Technology. Four Telescopes having different resolving power and magnification were exhibited and explained by the Astronomy Club, Coimbatore. Department of Meteorology from Bharathiar University demonstrated the function of weather forecasting station. Different models from Regional Science Center were used to explain the simple physics concepts. Exhibits on importance of livestock, organic farming and health issues of live stocks were clearly displayed by Department of Animal Husbandry, Coimbatore. Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore created an awareness by explaining the need of skin donation that received more attention among young generation.

Inter-Collegiate Competitions

Various competitions were conducted by the host department, Physics for the participants of other institutions on 01.03.2017 to motivate the young minds. Two hundred and seventy two participants from the institutions viz., PSG College of Arts and Science, Avinasilingam Deemed University, Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidhyalaya, Sri GVG Visalakshi College for Women, PSGR Krishnammal College for Women, Kongu Arts College, Gobi Arts College and Karunya University took part in the competitions viz., potpourri, oral presentation, science fiction writing, digital photography and debate.

Inter-Departmental Competitions

Various competitions were conducted by the Physics Department to the participants of the host institution on 02.03.2017. Nearly 200 participants were actively participated in competitions like quiz, oral presentation, science fiction writing, digital photography and poster making.

Science Exhibition Inauguration by Dr.C.A.VASUKI, Secretary, KASC
Visitors of exhibition – a glance
Volunteers explaining the exhibits
School students visiting exhibition

ACTIVITY-13

National Seminar cum Exhibition on 'Green Chemistry for Sustainable Development in India' held at Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore on March 7th, 2017 organized by the Department of Chemistry, Kongunadu Arts and Science College.

S.No.
Resource Person Topic
1.
Mr. D. Krishnamoorthi
International Residential Training Center,
Prime Minister Skill India Programme
Organic farming for health and wealth
2.
Dr. D. Nataraj
Associate Professor,
Department of Physics,
Bharathiar University,
Coimbatore
Quantum Confinement
3.
Dr. S. Sugapriya
Assistant Professor,
Department of Chemistry, KASC
Nanomaterials

UG and PG students, research scholars, faculty members numbering around 500 from the host institution and other institutions attended the seminar and exhibition.

Inaugural address by Dr. C.A. Vasuki, Convener of Coimbatore Chapter, ISCA
Dr. C.A. Vasuki, declare opened the exhibition on 'Green Chemistry'
Mr. D. Krishnamoorthy, the guest delivered the lecture on organic farming
Chief guest visited the exhibition

 

ACTIVITY-14

National Seminar on 'Opportunities and Challenges in Biological Sciences'

National Seminar on "Opportunities and Challenges in Biological Sciences" was organized on 09th March 2017 by the PG and Research and Department of Zoology, Kongunadu Arts and Science College (KASC) in the college premises with the support of Indian Science Congress Association, Coimbatore Chapter. One hundred and eighty participants of UG and PG students and M.Phil. and Ph.D. scholars of various departments were participated.

S.No.
Resource Person Topic
1.
Dr. M. Ramesh
Professor and Head
Department of Zoology
Bharathiar University
Coimbatore
Emerging Pollutants in the Aquatic Environment - Challenges for Assessment and Monitoring
2.
Dr. P. Sundhararaj
Assistant Professor
Department of Zoology
Bharathiar University
Coimbatore
Worm - What do you know
3.
Dr. V. Bhuvaneswari
Assistant Professor
Department of Biotechnology
Kongunadu arts and Science College
Coimbatore
Applications of nanotechnology in Disease diagnosis and Therapeutics
Dignitaries on the dais
Dr. C.A. Vasuki, Convener, Coimbatore Chapter and Secretary, KASC delivered presidential address
Session I: Dr. M. Ramesh, Professor and Head, Department of Zoology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
Session II : Dr. P. Sundhararaj, Asst. Prof. of Zoology, Bharathira University, Coimbatore
Session III: Dr. V. Bhuvaneswari, Asst. Prof. of Biotechnology, KASC
Dr. P. Kathireswari, Organising Secretary of this seminar proposed vote of thanks

 

ACTIVITY-15

National Level Seminar on "Advanced Developments in Spectroscopic Techniques and its Applications" - (STA-2017)

The Department of Chemistry (UG) organized, the Indian Science Congress Association Coimbatore Chapter sponsored National Level Seminar on "Advanced Development in Spectroscopic Techniques and its Applications" on 20.03.2017 to motivate the students to acquire knowledge in spectroscopic techniques and its importance to do higher studies and research in Chemistry and biological sciences. Two hundred students and 45 staff members from Chemistry Department and other Departments of Kongunadu Arts and Science College have participated and benefitted.

S.No.
Resource Person Topic
1.
Dr. A. Chandramohan
Associate Professor and Head
Department of Chemistry
Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science
Coimbatore
IR Spectroscopic techniques and its applications
2.
Dr. V. Rajapandiyan
Assistant Professor – DST- INSPIRE Faculty Scheme
Department of Chemistry
Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science
Coimbatore
Worm - What do you know
3.
Dr. R. Ranjithkumar
Assistant Professor
Department of Organic Chemistry
School of Chemistry
Madurai Kamaraj University
Madurai
NMR Spectroscopic techniques and their application in medical field
Dignitaries on the dais
Lecture I : Dr. A. Chandramohan, Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of Chemistry, SRMV College Arts and Science, Coimbatore
 
Participants at a glance
 

ACTIVITY-16

World Water Day Celebration

World water day was celebrated by organizing events jointly by PG and Research Department of Biotechnology and Indian Science Congress Association, Coimbatore Chapter, on the 22nd of March 2017, in Kongunadu Arts and Science College (KASC), Coimbatore.

Highlights of the event
Competitons:

Different competitions viz., Essay writing in English and Tamil, Quiz and Drawing were conducted on water conservation and management. The prize winners were honored on the stage during the event.

Special talks
Special address was delivered by Dr. C.A Vasuki, Secretary, KASC, who spoke about our responsibility towards our waterbodies. She also explained about the efficient rainwater-harvesting units available in Kongunadu Arts and Science College.

Cultural programs
Various cultural programs like mime, drama and dance were conducted on the theme 'Water Scarcity and Conservation'. A special song was written, composed and played in a video mode, exclusively for the program on the theme 'Importance of Water'.

Science models
Many science models representing the ways of water conservation were displayed. Eight hundred and five persons visited the exhibition.

Dr. C.A. Vasuki, Secretary, KASC delivered the presidential address
Dr. C.A. Vasuki, Secretary, KASC delivered the presidential address
Distribution to the participants
Distribution to the participants