Orientation programme

Tamil Nadu National Law School conducted an orientation programme for the incoming batch of undergraduate and post-graduate students by inviting legal luminaries on Saturday.

Justice Sivagnanam, Judge, Madras High Court and Member, Executive Council, TNNLS; Mani Shankar, Additional Advocate General, Madras High Court and Member, General Council of TNNLS; and Arvindh Pandian, Additional Advocate General, Madras High Court and Member, Executive Council, TNNLS, interacted with the new batch of students and presented insights into the

functioning of the university and future career opportunities.

TNNLS Vice Chancellor Kamala Sankaran dwelt on the history of Tamil Nadu, of Tiruchi and the progress made by the university in her talk.

The Law School has started its One Year Full Time LL.M., programme from this academic year, she said.

The School’s Research Centre for Labour and Development (CLD) was also inaugurated on the occasion.

On Applied Mathematics

An international conference on Analysis and Applied Mathematics ( ICAAM) hosted by National Institute of Technology – Tiruchi (NIT-T) attracted about 100 delegates from India and abroad. Addressing the participants, N. Ramanujam, Professor of Bharathidasan University, stressed the

need for deep research in solving analytical problems. R. Balarkrishnan, also Professor, Department of Mathematics, Bharathidasan University, handed over the first copy of the conference proceedings to Higinio Ramos Callee, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Salamanca, Spain, in the presence of Institute Director Mini Shaji Thomas.

The conference was dedicated to Dr. Balakrishnan on his 81st birthday celebration. The international conference was sponsored by the National Board for Higher Mathematics, Indian National Science Academy, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research boards.

MoU signed

Inauguration of Mechanical Engineering Association 2018-19 at the M.A.M. College of Engineering and Technology coincided with the signing of MoU between the institution and Acoustics India Pvt Ltd. N. P. Sugumar, Managing Director, M/s Acoustics India Private Limited,

Tiruchi, exchanged the MoU document with College Director and Correspondent M. A. Maluk Mohamed. The MoU envisages collaborative research, training, internships and projects. Mr. Sugumar also inaugurated the Mechanical Engineering Association on the occasion and exorted students to fix goals and work on action plans to achieve them in a time-bound manner. He encouraged the students to take active part in extra curricular activities to develop professionally.

Mastering English

The Nehru Memorial College of Education conducted a lecture program on ‘Learning and Teaching English’. The talk was delivered by S. R. Komahan Kavirinadan, Head, Department of English, NMC. To learning and teach English effectively, one must, at the outset shed hesitancy and overcome the fear of committing mistakes. Acquiring fluency is impossible without committing mistakes, he said. With persistent efforts and eagerness one can master English. The trend of Indians winning world-level English writing competitions was indicative of the high-level competency, he said.

Sustainable development

The Research Department of Zoology, Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, conducted a ‘Workshop on Trends in Reproductive Technologies for Sustainable Development. The workshop spanning two days was sponsored by Indian Academy of Sciences, Indian National Science

Academy and National Academy of Sciences. B. Senthilkumaran, Professor, School of Animal Biology, University of Hyderabad, in his inaugural address, explained the various activities of the science academies. The lecture workshop encompassed eight technical sessions focusing the challenges and issues in the field of reproductive technologies. It served as a platform for further research to identify a novel tool or method for reproduction to combat infertility in a safer way.

Application of biotechnology

The PG and Research Department of Zoology, Rajah Serfoji Government College, Thanjavur, organised Popular Lectures on Biotechnology. The lecture programme attended by about 350 students and professors was sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, New Delhi. V. Senthamil Selvi, Principal, narrated the application of biotechnology in the welfare of human being. K. Emmanuvel Rajan, Head, Department of Animal Science, Bharathidasan University, delivered a lecture on ‘How do we learn and remember?’ and K. Pandima Devi, Associate Professor, Alagappa University, spoke on ‘Tumour Cells’ while S. Babu, Assistant Professor of Zoology, Rajah Serfoji Government College, handled a session on ‘Bio-remediation’.

Maths Club inaugurated

Department of Mathematics of Shanmuganathan Engineering College, Pudukottai, conducted inaugural function of the ‘Maths Club.’ KL. Muthuramu, Principal, emphasised the importance of Mathematics in engineering courses and advised the students to pay more attention to the subject. V. Murugan, Head, Department of Mathematics, H.H. The Rajah’s College, related the importance of Mathematics to scientific developments. India was home for globally-acclaimed mathematicians, he said.

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