Youth Awakening Day
As per the announcement by the Honble Chief Minister and orders Issued by the Tamilnadu Government, 15th of October, the Birthday of former President Late Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was celebrated as the youth Awakening Day in our college on 18.10.2016. The NSS and the college union were incharge of organizing the events.
A Youth Rally was organized in which around 400 students participated. At 9.00 am the rally started from the college campus with the flag wavering by the Principal Dr. P.N. Sudha. The students were holding pluck cards with the images and quotes of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. From the college campus, the rally went on till Velapadi and again returned back around 9.50 a.m. As a part of youth Awakening Day celebrations, an Essay competition was conducted. The students were asked to present their Essays on any one of the following topics.
- Indian Space Journey
- Science for Human Welfare
- Use of Science and Technology in Daily life
- Role of Bharat Ratna Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in Motivating students Scientific Temper.
- Science and Environment
- Science for Better Health.
28 Students participated in the Essay competition. The best three essays were selected and awarded with prizes.
An invited lecture was organized in the D Block conference Hall at 10.00 am. After the prayer song and welcome address. Dr. M. Kalpana, Asst. Prof. of Tamil, AAA College for women, Walajah was the resource person of the Technical session I . She spoke on the early life and the achievements of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. She came out with practical examples which was easily understood by the students. The students were participative and Interactive.
Dr. P. Vinayaga moorthy, Librarian Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore, was the Resource person for the Technical session II. His lecture covered the developmental Ideas of Dr. A.P.J. Kalam. He highlighted the skills to be observed and learnt from Dr. Kalam’s life. He underlined, Dr. Kalam’s love, affection and care, he had, for the youth especially the students community.
On the whole, the talks were very motivational. It tried to bring out the hidden Inner strengths of the students and build youth power for a better Nation.
After the feedback from the students the programme came to a happy end at 12.15 pm with the National Anthem.