The development of a mini-ventilator, christened SVAS, is a prestigious inter-departmental project of Vidya Talent Centre (VTC) initiated some time back under the overall guidance of Dr Kala Bharathan, Head of VTC. The team behind the project presented and demonstrated a prototype of the product in the College on 5 February 2021 in the presence of Er G Mohanachandran, Executive Director, Mr Sureshlal, Administration and Finance Director and Dr Saji C B, Principal. The programme had been streamed live for the benefit of those who could not join the programme in the College. The dignitaries who witnessed the online presentation included Dr Santosh Prasannan, Chairman-VICT, Er Ashokan P K, Chief Patron-VICT, Mr Gireesh Kumar, Secretary-VICT, Er Manu Reghurajan, Joint Secretary-VICT and Dr Sudha Balagopalan, Dean-Academics.
The SVAS team comprises of 40 members including VTC Coordinators Mr Rakesh V S (ECE), Mr Praveen A P (ME), Mr Amal Ganesh (CSE), Mr Arjun M (EEE), Mr. Ramesh C R (ECE) faculty members, students from Vidya, mentors from different universities, and consultants from different industries.
After the demonstration, there was an interactive session between the team members and the dignitaries present.