Strategic Framework Meeting 

All Staff Meeting on 19 April 2023

Vidya achieved remarkable success in providing higher education to our students over the last 20 years in line with our vision “Progress Through Education”. The valuable contribution from all stakeholders has been instrumental to our success in this journey of empowering the society.

Vidya is now embarking on a new strategic planning process to guide our institution for excelling further over the next five years. Feedback, ideas and suggestions from all are critical for developing a plan that reflects our shared values and priorities.Vidya encourages staff members to actively participate in this process of setting the goals and collectively work together to achieve.

Vidya believes that this collaborative planning process will help us develop a strategy to ensure the continued success and growth of Vidya Thrissur and to solidify its position in the technical education landscape of the future.

It is in this context that a meeting to discuss a Strategic Framework was held in Vidya on 19 April 2023 in Pranavam Auditorium. Mr Gireesh Kumar Malattiri (Vice Chairman, VICT) and Dr Santosh Prasannan (Former Chairman and  Executive Committee Member,VICT) have presented the proposed framework for feedback and further contributions from all involved.

In his Keynote Address, Dr Santosh Prasannan (Executive Committee Member, VICT) appreciated the team Vidya who are acknowledged for their energy, erudition, academic achievements, teaching abilities and devotion towards their duty. He presented the proposal and urged continued support with active involvement to finalize this strategy and collectively work together to achieve.

Mr Gireesh Kumar Malattiri (Vice Chairman,VICT) enlightened  the occasion with his inspiring words that  encouraged the staff members  to actively participate in this process of setting goals and to work together to achieve greater heights.

Mr Suresh Lal (Executive Director, VICT) delivered welcome address.Mr P N Unnirajan,IPS (Retd),(Director Administration,VICT), Dr P Pratapachandran Nair (Professor Emeritus, VAST), Dr Anil B (Academic Director, VICT),Dr Saji CB (Principal, VAST) addressed the meeting with their thought provoking ideas that inspired  the staff members to work harder and to think big. Er P K Asokan(Chief Patron,VICT) and Er G Mohanachandran (Honorary Advisor, VICT) mentioned about the goals to better understand what challenges, and concerns Vidya is experiencing. Mr C R Unnikrishnan (Regional Co-ordinator, Central Kerala,VICT) also attended the meeting Mr. Thilakan K K (Executive Committee Member, VICT)  proposed vote of thanks.

In the Interactive session, Mr Gireesh Kumar Malattiri, Dr Santosh Mr Suresh Lal and Dr Anil B addressed the doubts, questions and concerns raised by the staff members. The Heads of academic departments gave their feedback that opened the base for improvement-focused discussion.

Discussion with the Core Group about Strategic Framework Proposal

Dr Sasi K K (Retd Professor Amrutha university), Dr Pavithran K B (Retd Professor, CUSAT and former Dean, Mahatma Gandhi University) joined  the Core Group including Er P K Asokan (Chief Patron, VICT), Mr Gireesh Kumar Malattiri (Vice Chairman, VICT),Dr Santosh Prasannan (Executive Committee Member, VICT), Mr Thilakan K K (Executive Committee Member,VICT),Er G Mohanachandran (Honorary Advisor, VICT), Mr Suresh Lal (Executive Director, VICT), Dr Anil B (Academic Director, VICT), Mr P N Unnirajan (Retd),(Director Administration, VICT),Dr P Pratapachandran Nair (Professor Emeritus, VAST),Dr Saji C B (Principal, VAST)  and discussed strategies for implementation of the strategic framework.

Discussion with Academic HoDs and HoDs of Functional Units about Strategic Framework Proposal

Sharing the space for improvement-focused conversations will facilitate to optimize existing processes and empower the entire team to perform at their level best. With this moto, discussion sessions were held on 20 April 2023 in the Board Room. All Academic HoDs and HoDs of Functional Units attended the session and  a wide range of discussions were carried out about Strategic Framework Proposal. The whole exercise served  as an energy booster to the entire Vidya staff members.

The Editorial Team of News & Events joins the entire Vidya fraternity in extending hearty appreciations to all VICT officials for their time and effort that encourage Vidya staff members to cohesively take ahead the illustrious legacy of  Vidya !!!