HAPPY NEW YEAR 2024 : Glimpses of 2023

Every year apperas with its challenges and wins. The year 2023 has been a mixed bag for everyone . The canvas of the year 2023 was tinted with vibrant moments and unforgettable memories for the entire fraternity of Vidya. The end of the year however is looking quite good and we are stepping into the new year with new expectations, new dreams and lots of blissful thoughts
VIDYA @ 2023
Vidya student @ Republic Day Camp & ISTE Best Student Award
P Tarun Kumar (NSS Volunteer Secretary, S6, EEE Dept) attended the NSS Republic Day Camp from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Jan 2023 at New Delhi with a great sense of excitement, zeal, and enthusiasm. It was with much pride and delight, Vidya received the news that, Kavya M Jayanthan (S8, EEE Dept) bestowed with ‘Best Student Award’ instituted by Indian Society for Technical Education (Kerala Chapter).
Vicennial Celebrations of Vidya
A milestone like Vidya’s successful completion of 20 years (2003-2023) of service in line with its vision “Progress Through Education” inspires the institution towards its future course of actions for accomplishing set targets.Vidya marked this auspicious occasion with a range of activities starting with the inaugural function of ‘Vicennial Celebrations’.Vidya’s “Growth Oriented Strategic Framework” was launched on the occasion,focusing on rising Vidya as a Centre of brilliance for Technical Education.The Vicennial Celebrations of Vidya was formally inaugurated by Dr B Ashok IAS (Principal Secretary & Agriculture Production Commissioner-Agriculture Development and Farmer’s Welfare Department,Govt. of Kerala, and the Vice Chancellor in Charge-Kerala Agricultural University).
Vidya with the support of Training & Placement Cell, takes a number of measures to provide our students with various opportunities for campus placement. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University had notified the approved provisions for internships for the B. Tech students of the B. Tech 2019 regulations. Grabbing this opportunity with open arms two students Ciya Rose Joshy (S8, CSE Dept) and  Pooja M (S8, CSE Dept) grabbed internship with a placement offer with an annual package of Rs. 8 lakh per annum. Rosemol V S (S8, ME Dept), Megha Walter (S8, CE Dept) and   Kavitha A Menon (S8, ECE Dept), who got offer from CODEYOUNG with a starting annual package of Rs 7.3 lakhs and Visal K S (S8, CSE Dept) with a TCS Digital Placement with an annual package of around Rupees 7 lakh per annum stands among the crowd
Vidya students made us proud
Rajaram Reghuram (2019 – 23 Batch, CSE Dept) has scored a “perfect 10” SGPA (Semester Grade Point Average) in S8 B Tech examinations by scoring “S” (Outstanding) grade in all subjects in the end semester examinations.
• CE student project gets funding from CERD: the proposal for student project “Microbe Induced Calcium Carbonate Precipitate Mediated Brick Manufacturing” under Centre for Engineering Research and Development (CERD) of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University was approved for a financial assistance Team (John Emmatty, Rahna K Rajeev & Helma Maria Davis from S8, CE Dept), Dr Anjali P Sasidharan (Asso Prof,CE Dept) as Principal Investigator and Ms Chithira Ajeeth (Asst Prof,CE Dept) as Co-investigator
Abhishek S Nair (S6, EEE Dept) successfully participated in the rocket model competition organized by Ompsace Rocket and Exploration Pvt Ltd and bagged second prize for the rocket model.
Amalkrishna K J (S6, CE Dept) participated and made it to the top 31 students of India by participating in the Quarter Finals Round conducted in the month of January 2023
• Vidya touches the exemplary S8 result of CSE dept (14 students secured SGPA (Semester Grade Point Average) 9 and above and a total of 26 students scored 8 and above SGPA in the end semester examinations.
Retired revenue inspector, Anita pursues Civil Engineering Degree @ Vidya
The inspiring story of Ms Anitha (S1, CE Dept), a committed government employee who embarked on a new educational journey after retiring, despite being 56 years old, Ms. Anitha, who previously worked as a teacher and later as a revenue inspector in the LSGD division of the Thrissur Corporation, made the bold decision to pursue a degree in engineering, adding yet another dimension to her already impressive career. Ms Anithas stories covered print and electronic medias as a testament to the power of ultimate learning and resilience
Vidya continues to get accolades with Best Faculty Chapter of ISTE Kerala Section
Vidya ISTE Faculty chapter has been identified as the Best Faculty Chapter of ISTE Kerala Section on the basis of exemplary activities carried out during the year 2021-22.Vidya ISTE Chapter stands among the crowd with 10 prestigious awards as Best Faculty Chapter of ISTE Kerala for the past few years
Students’ innovative projects that make headlines in print and electronic media
The students of Vidya have demonstrated their innovative ideas and creativity through their new projects and the same has been prominently reported both in the print and visual media.

Project Students Mentors
Sign Companion Rajaram Reghuram, Visal K S, Vydharsh K R, and Vyshnav M (S8, CSE Dept)  Dr Beena M V (Asso Prof, CSE Dept)
Track Mower Robot Sharon Varghese, Susruth K S, Rosemol V S, Justin Jose (S8, ME Dept)  Dr Rakesh Hari (HoD , ME Dept)                  Mr Vishnu Shaji (Asst Prof, ME Dept )             
Cost-effective Electric Go-Kart Akshay V S, Brindha Shaju, Sanju Paulson, and Jithu John K  (S8, EEE Dept)  Dr Sudha Balagopalan (Dean Academics)     Sheeja G (Asst Prof, EEE Dept)
Plastifilamentizer Athul K S, Deepak M B, Abhishek C K,and Athul K T (S8, ME Dept)  Dr Vibin Antony (Asst Prof, ME Dept )              Mr Renjith Raj (Asst Prof, ME Dept )               Mr Deepu Mohan (Asst Prof, ME Dept )
Revivatron CPR Robot Jitulkrishna V U,Kumar Singh C S, Pranav G Nath and Shibin P S (S8, ECE Dept)  Ms Vandana M (Asst Prof, ECE Dept) and Ms Hima Anna Thomas (Asst Prof, ECE Dept)
Events hosted @ Vidya
Vidya always offers maximum opportunity to boost the real potential of younger minds in response to the public needs at the micro-level .
Graduation Ceremony 2023: Er G Levin (Kerala Space Park (KSPACE), Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
‘S-Fiesta 2023 – Science & GK Competition for Higher Secondary Students
• ‘Federal Bank – Mathrubhumi Speak for India Kerala Edition
• Samagra Shiksha Kerala Residential Camp ‘Scaffold
• National Science Day ‘AION 2023’
DB Day, tribute to Dr D Balakrishnan (Founder Academic Director, VICT) – Er Narendra Deshpande (CEO, Construction Skill Development Council of India (CSDCI) as Chief Guest
Brahmasmriti 2023 on 13th year of remembrance of Er K R Brahmadathan(Founder Executive Director, VICT)
• ISTE Faculty Induction Training Programme
Scholarship and Endowment Bestowal Function 2023
To distinguish the exceptional merits and potential of younger minds, Scholarship and Endowment Bestowal Function 2023 was held on 30 September 2023. The function was attended by the esteemed dignitaries of VICT, and a host of eminent personalities. The presence of scholarship awardees and the endowment prize winners along with their parents added a zest to the function. A total of 128 scholarships and endowments to the newly selected students were distributed during the programme. Mr S Sreejith IPS (Addl. Director General of Police (ADGP) and Transport Commissioner, Kerala) graced the occasion as Chief guest with his inspiring words of insight.
Winners of ‘ROOTS Scholarship 2023’
Vidya considers EEE alumni to be our assets and ambassadors which was proved with the active participation of ROOTS which is a comprehensive scholarship scheme, instituted by the Alumni of the EEE Dept of Vidya to uphold the traditions and to raise the bar even upper for the vital benefit of engineering aspirants in EEE Dept. The names of winners of 10 ROOTS Scholarship 2023 were announced . Winners (Anjay Krishnan, Devika Santhosh, Anjana Krishna, Ardra Shanmukhan, Benhar Johny, Ann Maria Stephen, Emmanuel Joel, Krishna KB, Pranav PM, Rohan P R, Swathi Krishna P S and Veena TV) who are admitted in electrical program (2022-26 Batch) in Vidya were also honored with scholarships.
‘ADVIKA 2023’ Annual Athletic Meet 2023 and college day celebrated on a vibrant, festive note with a strong legacy
Intending to emphasize the creative talent of engineering minds in identifying and celebrating humanity, the Arts Festival held at Vidya was a showcase of students’ management skills, team spirit and camaraderie. The Dept of CSE emerged as the winners in both ‘Alpha’ and ‘Beta’ groups.Annual Athletic meet targeted the wholesome development of the students both physically and intellectually by means of organization and participation in the events. Abin Babu (S3, M.Tech, SE, CE Dept), Kavya P D (S7, ECE Dept) and Mariya Derby(S3, AIML Dept) were adjudged the position of ‘Individual Champions’ by securing 2 Individual gold medals.ECE Dept bagged first position in both Men & Women category
Vidya’s techfest ‘VYVIDH 2K23’ creates a truly vibrant and diverse cadre of motivated youth
The two day technical extravaganza ‘Vyvidh 2K23’ organised by the students from all the branches of Vidya showcased technological amusements and placed the broad sketch out of Techfest
‘VYOMA 2023’ – College Magazine unveiling ceremony marks a milestone at Vidya
Vidya college magazine ‘VYOMA 2023’,meticulously crafted by the esteemed student editorial team comprising Akshay A U (S7 CE), Sinan Sulaiman (S5 ME), Anjay Krishnan (S3 EEE), Dhrishya Anil (S3 CSE), Gourylakshmi K J (S7 CE), Akshaya Sanoj (S3 CSE), Jeeva Haridasan Menon (S7 ECE), and Suraj Shaju (S5 EEE) with the guidance of Dr Sudha Balagopalan (Chief Editor and Dean, Academics) and Ms Surabhi M S (Asst Librarian) was released by Dr. Saji C B Principal in the presence of Heads of Depts . Their collective participation exemplified the collaborative effort behind the creation of “Vyoma.”
Vidya Staff members : testament to the power of eventual learning and spirit
• Welcoming a Vice Principal marked as an exhilarating time for Vidya communityin the year 2023.The appointment of Dr Sunitha C (HoD, AIML Dept) to the position of Professor with additional responsibility of Vice Principal offered an ideal opportunity for fresh ideas and educational attitude.
Dr Bhavin K Bharath (Asso Prof, ME Dept) felicitated with a PhD degree from NIT Trichy successfully defended his thesis titled “Investigations of Ternary Alcohol Blends and Hybrid Nanolubricant on Performance, Emission, Noise and Vibration Characteristics of a SI Engine”
Dr Sudha Balagopalan (Lead – Vocational Awareness, ISV South Asia WG, Dean Academics & Professor in EEE Dept) attended and delivered a talk in the IEEE PowerAfrica 2023 Conference and IEEE Smart Village (ISV) meeting series in Marrakech, Morocco
Dr Ramani Bai (HoD, CSE Dept) served as judge for CSI InApp International Student Project Awards 2023
Dr Sudha Balagopalan (Lead – Vocational Awareness, ISV South Asia WG, Dean Academics & Professor in EEE Dept) delivered a talk in the prestigious IEEE Smart Village (ISV) International Conference ‘SEFET 2023’ held at the Institute of Technical Education and Research (ITER) in Bhubaneswar
Dr Ramani Bai (CSE HoD) served as subject expert in a meeting of the Board of Studies.
Dr S Swapna Kumar (Professor & HoD, ECE Dept) published a research paper titled “A Wireless Multifunctional Structural Health Monitoring System” (Paper ID: 6580) in the 3rd International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication, Embedded and Secure Systems (ACCESS) technically sponsored by IEEE Kerala Section.
Ms Neenu Thomas (Asst Prof, EEE Dept) published a book chapter entitled “Optimal Power Flow Analysis in Distributed Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Systems” in the Wiley Digital Online Library with ISBN numbers
Dr S Swapna Kumar (Professor & HoD, ECE Dept) served as resource Person for one week “Skill Development and Training Program” (FDP/SDP) on “Multidisciplinary aspects of Low power Wireless Sensor Networks”
Mr Biju P V (Asso Prof, ME Dept) presented a paper in the National conference on Landing and Recovery systems for Aerospace vehicles’
Dr Sudha Balagopalan (Dean Academics) shared her prestigious stints in shaping the younger minds in an interview on YouTube channel ‘Ones Coaching.’
Dr Ramani Bai V (Professor & HoD, CSE Dept) jointly with Mr Pranav Sudhir, Ms Rashmi Joshi, Mr Vighnesh Nair and Mr Vishnu Anilkumar published a paper titled “Smart Contract Based Carpooling Application for Secure and Efficient Ride Sharing” in 3rd IEEE International Conference on Recent Advances in Systems Science and Engineering (RASSE 2023)
Dr Ramani Bai V ( HoD, CSE Dept) presented a paper in the Third International Conference on ‘Innovation in Science and Technology for Sustainable Development’ (sponsored by TEQIP-II and technically co-sponsored by IEEE Kerala section)
IEDC (Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Center)
Vidya students utilise every opportunity to transform the vision of a knowledge society and spirit of enquiry with the earnest support of IEDC (Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Center)

  • The team ‘Greeninnovators’ Jeeva H Menon (Lead) (S7, ECE Dept), Krishnadev N (S7, ME Dept), Arunima Sharath ( S7, ECE Dept), Augustine K Lazar ( S7, ECE Dept), Mentor Mr Anil M (IEDC Nodal Officer and Asst Prof, ECE Dept) won state-level evaluation program of the Young Innovators Program (YIP) competition with a cash price of Rs 50,000/- and receive mentorship and funding from experts .
  • IEDC team ‘SASAGEYO’ Jeeva H Menon (Lead) (S7, ECE Dept), Krishnadev N (S7, ME Dept), Chaitra Prasad (S5, ECE Dept), Vishak T (S5, EEE Dept), Suraj Shaju (S5, EEE Dept), & Karan Jacob Mathew (S5, EEE Dept),received Local Galactic Award for Design Excellence in the NASA Space App Challenge.
  • IEDC Team Fatimahziya A T ( (Lead) S6, CSE Dept) and Amal Joy (S6, ME Dept) won and bagged a cash price of Rs 25,000-/ in District Level YIP (Young Innovators Program) competition conducted by K-DISC : Mentor Mr Anil M IEDC Nodal Officer and Asst Prof, ECE Dept)
  • IEDC Team Jeeva H Menon (Lead) (S7, ECE Dept), Krishnadev N (S7, ME Dept), Arunima Sharath ( S7, ECE Dept) won and bagged a cash price of Rs 25,000-/ in District Level YIP (Young Innovators Program)competition conducted by K-DISC : Mentor Mr Anil M IEDC Nodal Officer and Asst Prof, ECE Dept).

Events / Programs conduced by IEDC
• Edu Mithra Indian Space Science Olympiad 2023 and Space Safari – a nationwide quiz competition christened Indian Space Science Olympiad (ISSO) 2023 and Space Safari for school students from classes 5 to 12 with more than 200 students from all over states in India
• Session on IPR – Intellectual Property Rights
• IEDC State Level Entrepreneurship Summit 2023 ‘VISTLE’
• ‘Team Dynamics in Startup’
• International Women’s Day celebration by conducting Mass Blood Donation Camp
• ‘Souhrida Club’ residential Camp, conceived by the Kerala Higher Secondary Education Department, Govt. of Kerala
• Workshop on Robotics for school students from Chentrappini Higher Secondary School (CHSS) Chentrappinni
• Pre orientation Camps for NSS volunteers of HSS
• Workshop on Robotics for Diploma students

The NSS volunteers always uphold the need of selfless service and receiving appreciation by conducting several programs. In order to meet the objective, NSS volunteers have been engaging in constructive and productive programmes involving students in various awareness drives, social reforms, communal harmony, blood donation, cleanliness drives, environmental protection, literacy programme, health education campaign, etc.
Vinay M V (Former NSS Volunteer Secretary, S8, EEE Dept) received APJ AKTU NSS Cell Directorate Level Best Volunteer Award
Shakthi S (NSS Volunteer S8, ECE Dept) bestows with prestigious “Best Rudhirasena Co-ordinator” Award
• Sakthi S (S6, ECE Dept) served as the resource person for presenting the activities & future programs charted by Rudhirasena at ICCS College of Engineering and Management
• Seven Day/Night Special NSS Camp ‘PRAJNA’at GHS Thayyur
• Sanjeevanam, Mega Blood Donation Camp 
• NSS volunteers participated in a Bird Count activity held at Kerala Agricultural University, Vellanikkara, Thrissur
• Cleanliness drive at Mental Health Centre at Government Mental Health Centre, Thrissur
• Cleanliness Drives in various location in Thrissur district
• Thaneerkudam’ (A pot of water for birds by the NSS units of Vidya
• Attended the NSS annual meeting and Clean Tech Challenge closing ceremony
• UTS (Unreserved Ticketing System) awareness campaign at Railway Stations and different places in Thrissur district.
• Seven Day/Night Special NSS Camp ‘PRAJNA’at GHS Thayyur during 25- 31 May 2023
• Cleaning drive at Peruvanmala,Thalakottukara on 04 June 2023 as part of commemorating the World Environment Day.
• Waste management awareness survey on 12 May 2023 at Wadakkanchery municipality.
• NSS programme christened “Sasneham Oru Oonu” to the inmates of St Joseph Special School, Cheroor
• Thrissur Regional Stem Cell Donor Registration Camp in association with DKMS – BMST under KTU Care Section of APJAKTU NSS Cell
• Nava Keralam,vrithiulla Keralam,Maalinyamvalicheriyal Vikmuktha Keralam” at KILA campaign of Kerala Government LSGD 
Vidya’s vibrant Departments
The activities being organized by every departments in Vidya, promote the students to extend their potential and unity apart from the various industrial workshops, and seminars , listed a few of them :-

  • Encircle’ – Annual newsletter by ECE Dept
  • MEK’D 2023 Annual newsletter by ME Dept
  • Workshop on “Machine Learning using Python” AIML Dept
  • School students prepare the building plan of their dream home in a workshop on ‘Dreamcraft‘ by CE Dept
  • Workshop on ‘Designing with wizard tools‘ @ Govt. Women’s Polytechnic, Nedupuzha by ECE Dept
  • Online webinar “ChatGPT: Revolutionizing Conversational AI – Applications, Opportunities and Challenges” by AIML Dept
  • Workshop on Robotics for school students from Chentrappini Higher Secondary School (CHSS) Chentrappinni by ECE Dept
  • Workshop based on ‘Arduino” St Josephs and St Cyrils HSS School, Kunnamkulam by ECE Dept
  • Two-day wokshop on “Deep Learning with Linear ‘Algebra and Optimization” by CSE Dept in association with VCAIR
  • Robotics workshop for Mechanical diploma students by ME Dept
  • Workshop on ‘MATLAB & SIMULINK’ for Diploma Students at Government Women’s Polytechnic, Nedupuzha by ECE Dept
  • Workshop on ‘”Designing with wizard tools workshop” for Diploma Students at Govt. Women’s Polytechnic Nedupuzha by ECE Dept
  • Field visit to the students of St. Francis HSS, Mattom by ECE Dept
  • Introduction to Embedded Systems Using Arduino” by EEE Dept
  • Re-Launching of Vidya Mobile, an Android app for VAST, Thrissur by MCA
  • Charity visit to the Mareena home, near Kunnamkulam by MCA
  • Helping hands to the inmates of Chaithanya Special School, Kunnamkulam by ME Dept
The energetic Vidya Sports Team
APJ AKTU Inter Collegiate Athletic Meet award ceremony 2023, was a magnificent moment that filled our heart with pride as the incredible Vidya Sports Team secured second runners up in both Men and Women Category. Vidya stands among the crowd with second runner up trophy in the overall point. Abin Babu (Athletic Team Captain) brought another Mile stone to Vidya by creating a New Meet Record and Gold medal in 1500 mtr followed by Silver medal by Vishnupreema in neck and neck fight and Bronze medal leaped up by Adarsh K P in Long Jump made the Inaugural Day eventful for Vidya .

Google Developer Student Club (GDSC)
The Google Developer Student Clubs (GDSC) is serving as a vibrant hubs of innovation and learning, scattered across educational institutions worldwide and under the leadership of Dr. Ramani Bai (HOD, CSE Dept)
Gayathri Satheeshkumar (Lead of GDSC VAST, S8 CSE Dept) attended GDSC India Leads Summit and Graduation
session on “Leap into Flutter”
Celebrateion of GCCP (Google Cloud Career Practitioners Campaign) Campaign Success
Campus Meet Up
Discovering Machine Learning: A Curated Learning Path with GDSC VAST
Orientation session
The MuLearn platform provides students the prospect to network, attain and exhibit their skills
Keyboard Mastery Typing Challenge by MuLearn VAST
MuLearn VAST organizes session on ‘Grab Your Super Power’
Vidya has achieved the commendable milestone of entering the GtechMuLearnLeaderboard
FOSSers (Free and Open Source Software users Club)
With an aim to familiarize students with the principles of open source software and to provide a comprehensive introduction to the Linux operating system, FOSSers (Free and Open Source Software users Club) resumed its activities with an array programs
VIBE (Vidya Initiative for Better Engineering)
To promote knowledge sharing, technology, and to promote the dissemination and utilization of engineering knowledge, Vidya has established a team with the acronym VIBE (Vidya Initiative for Better Engineering)
• Nurturing Young Talents : Sci – ? – project exhibition for school students
• KEAM/JEE awareness session to the students of Sree Durgavilasam School Peramangalam
• Motivational session on ‘How to build Self-confidence’ at Salsabeel Central School, Varadiyam
• WISSEN 2023’ : Online Mock Examinations for JEE/KEAM/NEET
• VIBE conducts workshop on ‘Energy competent and Eco friendly LED Bulb Assembling , Maintenance and Repair’ at Government UP School, Parlikad
• Energy competent and Eco friendly LED Bulb Assembling , Maintenance and Repair’ at St Anton Vidyapeedam School, Peechi
• awareness session on ‘Engineering and Placement Opportunities’ in association with Kaiparambu Grama Panchayat and Kudumbasree Unit
• KEAM/JEE awareness session to to the students of Sree Durgavilasam School Peramangalam
IEEE Smart Village
• Vidya has been functioning as a Nodal Centre for IEEE Smart Village (ISV). The volunteers from Vidya perform their level best to achieve sustainable community development with the wholehearted support from Vidya staff members under the leadership of Dr Sudha Balagopalan (Dean Academics & Professor, EEE Dept) who is also bestowed with the role as Lead – Vocational Awareness, ISV South Asia Working Group.

• Vidya achieved a significant milestone as a team of 14 students, along with Dr. Sudha Balagopalan (Dean Academics) and faculty member Santumon SD (Asst Prof Dept, ECE Dept), participated in the prestigious IEEE Smart Village (ISV) International Conference held at the Institute of Technical Education and Research (ITER) in Bhubaneswar. A team of students, including Sanjo P Rejin (S6, ECE Dept) (Lead), Sakthi S (S6, ECE Dept), Sinan Sulaiman (S4, ME), and Varundev A V (S4, ECE Dept) earned them a spot in the final round of the competition and another team, including Chaitra Prasad (S4, ECE Dept) (Lead), Gayathri Gireesh (S4, ECE Dept), Harikrishnan K S (S4, EEE Dept), and Gayathri Siva (S4, ECE Dept) had the privilege of presenting a poster presentation at the ISV conference. Seven teams from Vidya students presented their Project Ideas exemplary well at ‘IdeaRun: Pitch Your Idea’by IEEE Smart Village – South Asia Working Group
• Our committed students initially focused on providing hands-on sessions in “snap circuits” kits to children and students in the SOS Village, Mulayam. Currently Vidya has started initiatives in Thrissur, Tirunelveli (TN) and Bhubaneshwar (Orissa) with the student centre support and is supporting Mizoram, Assam, Maharashtra etc. via the national lead, Dr Sudha Balagopalan (Dean Academics, Lead, ISV South Asia Working Group). ISV is extending their attempts towards Odisha to provide a level playing field for children with respect to Vocational Awareness.
• Our proud students Sakthi S (S7, ECE Dept), Midhun Joshy (S5, EEE Dept), Sanjo P Rejin (S7, ECE Dept), Amal Sony (S3, EEE Dept), Devika Santhosh (S3, EEE Dept), Akhila M (S7, ECE Dept), Anjay Krishnan (S3, EEE Dept), Ardra Shanmughan (S3, EEE Dept) received certificates as “outstanding contribution as mentors in the vocational awareness initiative of the South Asia Working Group, IEEE Smart Village

Vidya Social Empowerment Center (VSEC),
To provide utmost possible support to the students in their middle and high school with a variety of scholastic activities, Vidya Social Empowerment Center (VSEC), an initiative of Vidya International Charitable Trust (VICT) has been conducting various sessions and activities.
Two-day Empowerment Programme 2023 for school students
Empowerment session at SoS Village, Mulayam
Meet the Winners’ with 5 top scorers in the Vidya Science Talent Test
Vocational Awareness session at GHS Thayyur
Internal Talk on the topic “Can Money Buy You Happiness? By by Varundev A V (S5, ECE Dept).
VSEC Empowerment and IEEE Collaborative VTP session at ALA UP school
Empowerment session ‘SAS (Smart Amiable Summit)’’ at SoS Village, Mulayam
Empowerment session ‘SAS (Smart Amiable Summit) a’ Sree Durga Vilasam HSS, Peramangalam
Vocational Awareness session at Sree Durga Vilasam HSS, Peramangalam
One Day Orientation Programme for Student Volunteers
Three-day Empowerment Programme 2023 for school students Resource Persons : Mr Alex Chacko C (Asst Prof, ME Dept), Mr Sajay K R (Asso Prof, MCA Dept)and Mr Sinan Sulaiman (S4 ME Dept)
Empowerment session ‘SAS (Smart Amiable Summit)’’ at GHS Thayyur
Activity oriented Math-skills at SoS Village, Mulayam
Science Talents Test to promote science awareness among school students
The winners Arav R Menon (Blooming Buds Bethania Marathamcode), Pranav C (Gurukulam Public School, Venginissery), Adithi V J (S.H.C.G.H.S.S Thrissur), Theertha Ajith (S.H.C.G.H.S.S Thrissur) and Bisna Breeze (Blooming Buds Bethania Marathamcode) were awarded with scholarships in the Scholarship and Endowment Bestowal Function 2023 held at Vidya.
VIDYA’s Proud Alumni
Vidya is immensely proud that, every Vidyite deems in stimulating minds, improving intellectual capacity and molding characters which they value for their lifetime. They also attempt to inculcate social values and concern for others with various activities that include ‘ROOTS’ instituted by the Alumni of the EEE Dept to nurture gifted and deserving students by assisting them financially, academically and professionally for a great future., sponsoring full fee scholarship by CSE alumnus, donating oxygen cylinders and health-care kits to hospitals in Kerala in its fight against the intense Covid pandemic, food and protective kits to House Keeping and Security Staff in the college in their fight against Corona… just name a few.
Vidya provided a perfect space for all the alumni to rekindle the student in them and celebrate together christened ‘Thirike – 20 yon 27 August 2023 in Pranavam College Auditorium. The event also recognized the staff members who have reached milestones of service in supporting students and for their efforts to enhance the growth of institution.
Ms Shibi Kabeer’s company (Babystore – an Online store selling multi-category products essential for babies)bagged E-Commerce Company Award. Ms Shibi, an alumna of the first batch of Vidya (2003 – 07 Batch, EEE Dept)
• Mobile Photography Contest for Vidya students
Ms Pooja Sidharthan (M. Tech, 2020-22 Batch and Engineer, L&T Technology and Services, Mysuru) published a research paper in the third IEEE Xplore International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication, Embedded and Secure Systems (ACCESS)
Ms Anagha Prabhakaran ((M. Tech, 2020-22 Batch and Hardware Design Engineer Trainee,Z – Crossing Solutions, Vytilla) published a research paper in the third IEEE Xplore International Conference on Advances in Computing, Communication, Embedded and Secure Systems (ACCESS)
• Alumni interactive session with Dr Nitin Padmanabhan (2003-07 batch, EEE Dept, Senior Engineer Scientist, Grid Operations and planning at Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI))
• Let’s Connect’ with Mr Abhijith P Anil (2012-16 batch, CE Dept & assistant manager in the Power Business Unit of TATA Consulting Engineers, Bangalore)
• How to prepare for Better Placements’ by Sidin David E (2012-16, ECE Dept, Area Sales Man, Cyrix Health Care Pvt Ltd ), Vishnu K (2012-16, ECE Dept , Hardware Design Engineer Intel Corporation Bangalore) and Midhun (2012-16, ECE Dept, Cloud Platform Engineer, Tata Consultancy Services-, Norway)
• Expert talk on ”Stringing Along Multiverse Higher Dimensions Unvelied” was handled by Mr Paulose Thomas (2008 – 12 Batch, EEE Dept, founder of SPT Online Classes)
• Interactive session with Mr Rahul Viswam (2008 – 12 Batch, EEE Dept, Artens Constructions LLP)
• Let’s Connect’ with Mr Mervin T Paul (2017- 2021 batch , Project Manager, D Life Home interiors, Banglore
• Let’s Connect’ with Mr Mansoor Ali K (2017- 2021 batch, Client Relation Manager-MAX TECVA LLP, Woodnest Developers, Chalakkudy.
The Editorial Team of News & Events extends a very Happy New Year with a with the hope of accomplishing all the incomplete commitments, achieving new targets, and making new resolutions with it infinite possibilities and fresh starts .HAPPY NEY YEAR 2024 !!!