Vidya staff members revamp Onam Celebration as an ethnically inclusive event

In the nostalgic memories of the Onam festival and joyfulness, Vidya staff members celebrated ‘Onam’ with all the spirit of harmony on 25 August 2023.Vidya welcomed Onam with a huge flower carpet made by the staff members that re-affirms the spirit of teamwork, under the leadership of Vineetha C P (Asst Prof, AS Dept), gather together took all efforts to get it done along with the support of Vidya staff members.
The function started with a welcome address by Ms Neenu Thomas (Staff Club Secretary and Asst Prof, EEE Dept).The special addresses made by Dr Saji C B (Principal) Mr Suresh Lal (Executive Director), Dr Sudha Balagopalan (Dean-Academics), Dr Sunitha C (Vice Principal, HoD, AIML Dept) offered their words of love and greetings to mark unity and equality among the staff community. Mr Boby Peter (Asst Manager – General Administration) also addressed on the occasion.Mr Sankar R (Asst Prof ME Dept) proposed  vote of thanks.

The spectators elated with exhilaration when the Staff Members from the Departments of CE, CSE EEE and ECE presented a dance bringing together old melody and a cosmic folk tune. Consequently, melodious songs that sung by Gloria (Asst Prof, CE Dept), Dr Vineetha C P (Asst Prof, AS Dept), Mr Manu (Asst Prof, AS Dept), Mr Santumon S D (Asst Prof, ECE Dept), Shegna (Asst Prof, ECE Dept), Dr S Swapna Kumar (HoD, ECE Dept), Mr Subish C S (Technical Support Associate, CSE Dept), Aswathy (Asst Prof, AS Dept) and Sruthy (Research Scholar, AS Dept) charmed the audience with old melodies. The melodious songs presented by AS and CE Depts could hang viewers sense. Some of the staff members were appeared dancing away to beauty to some of the folk, classical and semi-classical tunes include‘Thriruvathirakali’,Onam songs,solo performances etc.Song and dance performances occupied the superior part, the celebration mood was boosted by a heart touching Malayalam poem written and recited by Mr K Vijayanarayanan (Library Attendant). In line with the celebrations, ‘Onasadhya’ was also served.
A variety of games were also organized to fortify the team spirit of staff members.Mr Kiran (Asst Prof, CE Dept) received the  “Onam Bumper Prize Winner” on the occasion.The vibrant compeering done by Mr Sudhan K R (Trade Instructor, Grade II ME Dept) pleased the audience and kept the event energetic. Ms Neenu Thomas ( Staff Club Secretary and Asst Prof, EEE Dept) co-ordinated the event with the support of Staff Club Executive Committee members and Vidya staff members.
Onam celebration brings all the staff members in Vidya jointly and imbibes in them a fortitude of solidarity and cheerfulness and reminded melancholy time in their mind. Hearty appreciations to all !!!