A Guest Lecture on “Latest Trends in Networking and CISCO Certification Courses” was arranged by the Department of Information Technology for second year and pre-final year students on 23rd January 2015. The Chief Guest, Mr.Shree Vignesh, Executive-Business Development, LIVEWIRE (for live careers),Coimbatore, spoke on the latest Networking Technologies and various CISCO Certification Courses. It was useful for the students to identify the right course.
Daya 2015 - “A special fest for children from orphanages of Coimbatore city” was organised by the students of INFO Institute of Engineering, for the fourth consecutive year. It provides a platform to showcase the talents and abilities of 1000+ children in various cultural and sport events. With the traditional touch of lighting the ceremonial lamp by the Management of INFO Institute of Engineering, the event had its embarkation. Various indoor events like fancy dress, adapt tune, craft works, best manager, poem writing etc and outdoor events like lemon & spoon, potato gathering, shot put, discus throw etc were conducted based on the age group. Meanwhile cultural events and talent show gave a good feast to the audience. Talented winners of each event were awarded with attractive prizes. Children were provided with breakfast, lunch and refreshments. At the joyful ending of DAYA 2015, the students of INFO had their hearts filled with happiness. Info family extends its gratitude to Shree Devi textiles, Greentrends, Rain Drops and Radio Mirchi for their supportive sponsorship.
A Guest Lecture on “Chase your Dreams” was arranged by the Department of Information Technology for second year, pre-final year and final year students on 10th January 2015. The Chief Guest, Mr.S.Subramaniam, Assistant Professor, Department of MBA, Info school of Business, Coimbatore, delivered a motivational talk for the students. It was an interactive session on topics – How to make our dreams come true and successful people who made it come true. The life history of those successful people inspired the students and has given a new light of hope.
A faculty development programme on “Strength of Materials” was conducted by Civil Engineering Department for three days from 16.12.2014 to 18.12.2014. The resource persons were Dr.N.Arunachalam, Dean of Civil Engineering, B.I.T, Dr.V.M.Shanthi, Professor, GCT and Dr.K.Subramanian, Prof & Head of Civil Engineering department, C.I.T. Around 19 participants from in and around Coimbatore attended and the resourceful event ended up in a grand success.
Teachers’ day was celebrated with a difference this year on our campus. Instead of lectures on how noble the teaching profession is and the wonders teachers make, the day was spent in a meaningful way. Faculty members were not appreciated with mere words, but with action – Medical attention was given to them. Basal Health Parameter Checkup was done to all faculty members aged above 34. It was a pleasant surprise for them as this kind of attention on their health was given by the management. The “Health Awareness for Teachers for a Healthy Society” followed the medical checkup. Dr Chitra Manohar, Secretary of Info, welcomed the esteemed gathering. It was mentioned by her that a society’s two important services was teaching and saving lives.Dr S Karuna, introduced the surgeons and doctors , who were there to provide awareness on various health issues. She lauded the teachers for the service they render to the young minds, whom according to her are the pillars of the nation. The reason for the program she said was to reach as many as possible and teachers were the right tool for that. The day ended with the presenting of memento to all faculty members by the trustees and members of the management.
Anna University zone XI BASKETBALL (MEN) tournament was conducted at our campus from 26.09.14 to 27.09.14. The winners were the students of Sri Ramakarishna Engineering College,The Runners up title was won by the students of Info Institute of Engineering and third place was given to the students of Government College of Technology.
The orientation was about an online platform for students that provide the offline mode of learning opportunities online and through an interactive method of sharing and participating process. The orientation was delivered by Mr. Abhilash Mahesh, Business Development Executive of the company. The program was continued for 75 minutes. He demonstrated about the features of the online platform and the various options available for students to explore their talents and also to get access to varied academics contents. As an example, he demonstrated some case examples from some satisfied users of the platform in Coimbatore. The orientation has been successful for creating awareness among the students about the pros and cons of online learning platform and its advantages.
A guest lecture on recent trends of the industry was organized by the Department of Placement and Training on 19.09.2014. The resource person was Mr.Vivek Venkatraman, CEO, Acheron Technologies Pvt. Ltd. He shared his experience of becoming an Entrepreneur at a very young age. He listed out the expectations of the industry and the importance of keeping oneself updated. The three key points that he focused to enhance a career in the Software platform were: Having clarity in Communication, being strong in basics of the interested subjects and knowing the utility of business applications. He gave suggestions to improve technical skills and named few technical books and magazines that would help the students in learning new technologies. His thought provoking speech on building the right attitude at work place was an eye opener for the students facing placements. Finally he described the working culture of his company and solved the queries posted. Mr.James Vineeth, Vice President, LLC and Dr.Chitra Manohar, Secretary Info Institute of Engineering were also present for the Lecture.
A guest lecture on “Media and the Youth Empowerment” was arranged by the Department of Science and Humanities for the first year students on 16 Oct. The Chief Guest Mr.Ilango, Chairman of CII, was the speaker of the day. The speech was to let the young generation understand the importance of media in their lives. The speaker’s important views to the students are acquiring knowledge, setting of goals, having the right attitude and perseverance. The Welcome address was given by Dr.Chitra Manohar, Secretary and the Vote of Thanks was given by Mr.Alagiri Prakash, HOD, Department of Science and Humanities.
An orientation was given to the first and second year students on the various career opportunities in banking sector. Ms. K. Anitha, Assistant Manager (FOC), IFBI, Coimbatore, was the resource person and she was assisted by her associate Mr. J.Sreenivasan, Business Development Executive, IFBI, Coimbatore. Ms. Anitha narrated the current scenario of the public sector banks in India and expansion of banking industry through participation of private sectors. In the contexts of estimated and expected growth of the banking sector, the resource person explored career opportunities for the management graduates. She highlighted the various job and career opportunities in the banking sector and explained the scope and roles of IFBI (Institute of Finance, Banking and Insurance) in building and shaping employability of the management students.