The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada is making arrangements to open its third engineering college in Guntur, as the government issued the required permission. Announcing this at a press conference here on Wednesday, Vice-Chancellor G. Tulasi Ram Das said that plans were afoot to establish university colleges of engineering in Srikakulam and Ongole too.
He said the fourth convocation of the university would be conducted in February and the vacancies of 53 teaching and 11 non-teaching posts would be filled very soon.
Two-day national conference on Innovations in Engineering and Technology (NCIET) 2013 at Gudlavalleru Engineering College in Krishna District, 92 research papers from over 62 institutions from across the nation were presented. “The convention provided a platform for the researchers to share their research findings, thus paving way for ‘knowledge sharing”, said convener M. Kamaraju.
JNTUK, Kakinada Academics and Planning Director P Uday Bhaskar said such programmes prove to be effective in igniting creative thirst among the student community. He said research conducted on the college should have a relation to the requirements of the industries and furthermore urged the faculty to publish the research papers.
“Enhancement of Mathematical Model in the Stiffness Method of Structural Analysis” by Raghav Kumar, P Kodandaramarao and S R K Reddy, Department of Civil Engineering; “Multi-objective Loadbility Enhancement with Optimal SVC Placement through Risk Index and Model Analysis Approach” by V Ganesh, S Sivanagaraju, K Srikumar and Ch V Suresh, of Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering; were chosen for were chosen for the ‘Best Paper Award’.
The heads of the departments P Kodandaramarao, M Siva Kumar, A Jawahar Babu, G V S N R V Prasad, M V L N Rajarao, G S Bhaskara Rao, Siva Chintaiah, and Mahesh Babu and teaching and non-teaching staff participated in the ceremony.
Choosing right people
In great companies, a huge part of their success can be attributed to the discipline in picking the right people. While determining the right people, they place a great emphasis on character, work ethics, basic intelligence, dedication to fulfilling commitments and values as these are ingrained in individuals said ITC Limited Paperboards & Speciliatiy Papers Division General Manager (Human Resources) K.J.A. Swarup.
While addressing management students at P.B. Siddhartha College of Arts and Science on “How to excel at Interviews?”, he said that when in doubt they don’t hire, they continue looking according to him.
“We wait for a whole life for this moment – facing interview, yet many things go wrong. Key to successful interview is right type of preparation and keeping a cool mind.
Organizations will look for 6Qs of leadership in candidates for leadership positions such as IQ: Intelligent Quotient – The ability to grasp and comprehend, to deal with complexity, TQ: Technical or Operational Quotient – The ability to make things happen, MQ: Motivational Quotient – The desire to achieve and grow, PQ: People Quotient – The ability to lead oneself and work with others towards common objectives, LQ: Learning Agility Quotient – The ability to learn new skills and behaviours and imbibe knowledge, XQ: eXperience Quotient – The variety of experience and the ability to learn from it.
College Management Department head Rajesh C. Jampala, said that one should pursue career with passion to reach self actualize state.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTUK) has in principle agreed to conduct research activities in association with the city-based Godavari Kno-wledge Society (GKS) in the field of Marine Biotechnology. In a meeting held at the JNTUK here on Saturday, representatives of the GKS Sankar Prasad, J.R. Murthy and Srinivas Kakarla mooted the idea of designing ‘Solar Vacuum Dryer’ and it was proposed to install in the equipment in the incubator centre of the university.
Discussions were held on the possibility of taking up some projects involving departments like the Fisheries Department. Both the JNTUK and the GKS will enter into an MoU in the next month. JNTUK Registrar G.V.R. Prasada Raju, director of the Department of Science and Technology G. Ranga Janardhana and others were present.
The Sports Council of the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) is conducting South Zone Inter University Table Tennis (Men and Women) from Friday. The indoor stadium of the JNTUK in Kakinada is spruced for hosting the prestigious sports event in which over 400 students from 45 universities all over the country are participating.
The East Godavari unit of the Jana Vignana Vedika (JVV) conducted the district-level ‘Chekumuki Science Sambaralu’ at the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) here on Saturday. Registrar of the JNTUK G.V.R. Prasada Raju, the chief guest of the function, called upon the children to focus on science education and evince interest in academic research.
Competitions were conducted in short-story writing, drawing and essay writing on subjects like environment and science. As many as 342 children from 32 schools participated in the competitions.
General secretary of the JVV’s State unit N. Sankarayya said that the objective of the event was to inculcate scientific knowledge among the children and make them know about illusions and superstitions. An interactive session with biologist from EGREE Foundation P. Satya Selvam remained major attraction for the children.
State unit secretary of the JVV B. Ananatha Rao was present.
The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Globarena Technologies and Magnetic Infotech to initiate software in the examination automation process. The idea was to bring forth a positive change in examination and evaluation process.
Speaking on the occasion, Vice-Chancellor of the JNTUK G. Tulasi Ram Das said that the online evaluation process would help minimizing many problems related to the evaluation, as modern technology would be used under the project. He felt that the process would help enhancing the quality of evaluation and confidentiality so that transparency would be ensured. Registrar G.V.R. Prasada Raju, CEO of the Globarena Technologies V.S.N. Raju signed the MoU.
Vice-Chancellor of the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Kakinada (JNTUK) G. Tulasi Ram Das on Tuesday advised the physical directors of the colleges affiliated to the university to hold meditation classes in their colleges for students and the faculty as well, so that they could get rid of the tensions of the daily life, besides getting re-energised to face the new challenges. The Sports Council Meeting was held at the University here, in which over 150 physical directors from the affiliated colleges participated. Addressing the meeting, Prof. Das underscored the need for ensuring transparency in selecting students to the tournaments.
Director of the Academics and Planning, JNTUK, P. Uday Bhaskar presided over the meeting.
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K. Manoj Kumar of GIET College of Engineering has been selected for Inter-University Shuttle Badminton (Men) competitions. The selections were held at JNTUK on Tuesday and Inter-University competitions will be held in Manipal University, Karnataka from December 15.
Felicitating the winner in a function, Principal of GIET College of Engineering P. Ravi Kumar said sports and studies together develop activeness, discipline, and energy among students. He asked different corporate bodies to come forward in encouraging sportspersons. Later, he presented a memento to Manoj Kumar on the occasion. E. Philip Samuel, Physical Director, M. Rama Manikantha, HOD, Civil Engineering Department, Mr. Sharma, A.O. and other teaching and non-teaching staff of the college congratulated Manoj Kumar.
Chairman of the GIET and MLC K.V.V. Satyanarayana Raju, secretary and correspondent K. Sasi Kiran Varma and P. Subba Raju, general manager of GIET Group of colleges, appreciated performance of Manoj Kumar.