Under the concept of “Go Green Save Fuel Save Earth”, CMR Technical Institute campus in association with The Atlanta Foundation Introduced cycles in their campus.
M. Lakshma Reddy, Chairman, MLR group, who participated in this event, said that cycling makes one fit and also keeps the environment clean. Ch. Gopal Reddy, Chairman, CMR Technical campus and students also participated in the event.
‘LET’S VOTE’ FOUNDATION
The ‘Let’s Vote’ foundation initiated an awareness programme at the CMR Technical campus on December 21 explaining to students about the importance of Right for Vote. Founder J. A. Chowdary, suggested the youth who have completed 18 years old to register for vote without fail.
The young engineers were informed to go with online registration. Mr. Chowdary said that polling percentage is more in rural areas than in towns and cities, and explained the consequences of not exercising their votes.
Fourteen MCA students of Vignan Degree College have been selected in the placement drive conducted by Trade IQ firm.
As many as 80 students appeared for the test at different levels of which 14 cleared the final interviews on Sunday. Vignan Educational Institutions chairman Lavu Rattaiah, vice-chairman L. Srikrishnadavarayalu, principal Ch. Kiran Kumar and placement officer Ravi Shankar complimented the selected students.
Experienced faculty, providing quality education were the key for the success of students in the campus drive, said Mr. Rattaiah.
Rapid decrease in the intake of mathematics and science courses during the last few years is leading to shortage of teachers in these subjects in the professional courses and there is an urgent need create interest among the students in these subjects, opined L. Venugopal Reddy, Chairman, A.P. State Council of Higher Education (APSCHE).
He expressed these views while inaugurating a national conference on “Recent Trends and Applications in Mathematics”, organised by the Anurag Group of Institutions (AGI) and Andhra Pradesh Society for Mathematics and Sciences (APSMS).
Five-year integrated courses
He said serious discussions were on with intellectuals and educationists to motivate the students to study basic sciences and introduction of 5 year integrated courses to attract them.
Mrunal K Sen, Director NGRI mentioned that mathematics is the key for the many applied sciences like Geophysics, Astrophysics, etc.
He said that mathematics is quite pivotal to find out the resources such as minerals, and other engineering applications. G. Sarojamma, President of APSMS, P. Rajeshwar Reddy, Chairman of AGI, Prof. M.Bhagvanth Rao, Director and Prof. Mutha Reddy, Principal were among who spoke.
Around 560 delegates across the country participated in the event and 16 Endowment Lectures and 112 research papers were presented in the conference.
- Shortage of mathematics teachers continues in Sweden (vancouverdesi.com)
- Shortage of mathematics teachers continues in Sweden (indiavision.com)
- Do You Want to Brush Up on Your Math Skills for Free? (dublinlibrary.wordpress.com)
The three-day 48th annual convention of the Computer Society of India (CSI) concluded here on Sunday with Director (Commercial) of RINL T.K. Chand who is the chairman of the Organising Committee stating that the conference had seven deliverables.
Of the 183 papers selected, 150 were presented in five parallel sessions. Andhra University Vice-Chancellor G.S.N. Raju said that CSI was contributing immensely to the field of IT. The first chairman of CSI-Vizag chapter B.V. Srinivasa Rao and former CMD of RILN Y. Siva Sagar Rao were felicitated.
Director (Finance) of ECIL Kishore Rungta said the CSI was increasing awareness on IT among Indian citizens.CSI President S.V. Raghavan, Director (Projects) of RINL P.C. Mohapatra, General Manager (IT) K.V.S.S. Rajeswara Rao, H.R. Mohan and Convener of the convention Paramata Satyanarayana spoke.
Some 3,000 students are expected to participate in the two-day convention, the first of its kind being organised by the CSI in Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra University Vice-Chancellor and one of the Chief Patrons of the convention G.S.N. Raju told reporters on Tuesday that it was a matter of pride that a big convention was being organised in the city giving a good opportunity to students to listen to some of the best technocrats and learn from them.
The theme of the conference is “ICT and critical infrastructure.”
Convener of the Organising Committee Paramata Satyanarayana said the CSI was arranging free accommodation to 1,000 students to enable participation from students of other colleges and from rural areas.
He said as many as 20 colleges are coordinating the effort.
RINL CMD A.P. Chowdhary and JNTU-K Vice-Chancellor G. Tulasi Ramdas are the other two chief patrons of the convention.
Vice-Chairman of the Organising Committee and GM (IT) of the Steel Plant K.V.S.S. Rajeswara Rao, Chairman of the Programme Committee P. S. Avadhani and Student Convention Coordinator S. Sreenivasa Rao were present.
Registration for CSI student-members is Rs.500 and for non-CSI student members is Rs.600 and the last date for registration is December 5.
Around 3,000 students are expected to take part in the two-day meet