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Pharma tech,cultural fest fromtoday 22-Feb-2017
A two-day national level technical and cultural fest is being organised by Viswanadha Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences on February 22 and 23 on its campus with the theme ‘Quenching Your Career Thirst: Explore Opportunities’. More than 600 delegates across the country are expected to attend the festival wherein students of D. Pharm, B. Pharm, M. Pharm, research scholars, faculty, and industry employees will be participating. There will be scientific sessions by experts in the pharmacy sector covering the industry, regulatory issues and academic topics. Prof. G. Nageswara Rao, Vice Chancellor of Andhra University, will inaugurate the festival. A.K.S. Bhujanga Rao, president and director, Natco Research Centre, Natco Pharma Ltd. and M.N. Rao, managing director of Golden Streak Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Prof. K.V. Ramana Murthy and Prof. J. Vijaya Ratna from A.U. College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Andhra University, will be taking technical sessions. Resource persons from Pena4 Tech Solutions will be sharing their views on job opportunities on the sector during the festival.
As edu hub,Vizag has a longway togo 21-Feb-2017
Since the run-up to the 2014 Assembly election, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has been projecting Visakhapatnam as the education hub of the State. Even local MLAs, MPs and Ministers have been singing the same tune. But on ground, the scenario is far away from it. A few institutes, including some central institutes, have come in, but they are still operating from hired campuses in ad hoc mode and are far from moving into their own campuses. Make-shift campuses Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University (DSNLU), a central project set up about six years ago, is still to move fully to its campus in Sabbavaram in the district. The State government has sanctioned about 45-acres and the construction has been lingering on since the last four years. Just one block has been completed and the officials have moved partly into the campus. The plans are grand, the block that is built with the sprawling library and moot court on the campus is said to be one among the best in the country, as per the rating of many top judges who had visited the site, but the slow pace of work is mainly due to the irregular release of funds from the State government.
AU explores avenues for students 13-Feb-2017
VISAKHAPATNAM: Andhra University College of Engineering organized a one-day workshop on "Training and Placement as Commissioned Officers in Defence Services" on Saturday. Vice-chancellor professor G Nageswara Rao was the chief guest and professor PS Avadhani, principal of AUCE, presided over the function. Group Captain (Retired) Allam Prabhakar of Indian Air force and Captain (Retired) JP Pattanayak of Indian Navy attended the workshop. Around 200 students of final-year engineering courses attended the works AUCE will organise a one-day round table conference on Andhra University-Defense Joint Education & Research Programme on February 14 at 10 am. "The objective of the workshop is to explore the joint avenues and prepare a road map for collaboration of Andhra University and the defense sector in the aspects of education and research," said Avadhani. Flag officers and senior officers of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and MES along with scientists of DRDO will participate in the conference.
IIM Vizag to Organise ‘Samarambh’ 27-Dec-2016
VISAKHAPATNAM: The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Visakhapatnam, will organise ‘Samarambh 17’, a national-level annual cultural fest for the B-Schools on January 21. The fest will have participation of 1,000 students from various IIMs from across the country and city engineering students. As part of the day-long programme, several competitions will be organised where in the participants will showcase their skills in their field of interest. Band Underground Authority and stand-up comedian Sridhar V, who is an alumnus of IIM Bengaluru will perform during the event for which students have to book tickets online through ‘Bookmyshow’ by paying 300.
Mathematics Day Celebrated 23-Dec-2016
Colleges and schools celebrated the National Mathematics Day on Thursday to commemorate the birth anniversary of mathematics wizard Srinivasa Ramanujan. Competition Students participated in elocution, quiz, chart presentation competition and PowerPoint Presentation competitions. They organised a coin exhibition. Former Rector of Andhra University K.L. Swamy was chief guest of the valedictory function. Principal and correspondent of the college and AU Executive Council member S.Vijaya Ravindra, Director of the college B.Murali Krishna, Hod of Mathematics D. Krishnaveni, faculty member E. Lavanya and others attended.
No Progress Yet On NIPER Proposed 31-Oct-2016
Delay in establishing National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), premier institute to conduct advanced engineering courses like IITs in Visakhapatnam has caused serious concern among those who invested in pharma units in North Andhra. After announcing sanction of NIPER in Visakhapatnam at the CII Investment Summit held here in January by Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar there is no progress so far. The proposal is gathering dust due to lack of initiative CEO of a multinational pharma company said. NIPER the managements felt is required in the region as the pharma units are facing severe shortage of professionally qualified hands.
AU to Have Biodiversity Park 17-Oct-2016
Andhra University Vice-Chancellor G. Nageswara Rao has announced that the university will develop biodiversity park on the AU campus in collaboration with the Dolphin Nature Conservation Society (DNCS). The DNCS had submitted a requisition to the university expressing its intention to develop a biodiversity park on the university campus. The Vice-Chancellor, along with his wife G. Vijaya Kumari, visited the Biodiversity Park, developed and maintained by DNCS, on the premises of the Rani Chandramani Devi Hospital at China Waltair here on Sunday. He was accompanied by Prof. U.B. Reddy of the Department of Environmental Science, Head of the Department of Botany Y. Venkateswara Rao and S.B. Padal an Associate Professor in Botany.
Showing The Way With Mind’s Eye 30-Sep-2016
Born visually impaired Ms. Narayanamma went to the government school for visually impaired in Hyderabad up to SSC and later completed her intermediate and degree at BVK College here. A municipal school teacher she identifies with children tapping their latent talent and pens quick topical skits to create awareness on issues like education, health and gender equality and patriotic songs. Teacher Kolluru Lakshminarayanamma who is visually challenged, singing along with students at her house in Visakhapatnam.
International School in Vizag 24-Sep-2016
The proposed international school in the port city of Visakhapatnam will be constructed at a cost of Rs 93 crore under public-private partnership (PPP) mode. This will be the first school in Andhra Pradesh to introduce International Baccalaureate (IB) syllabus. It will have an intake of 1,000 students to begin with. The strength will be increased to 2,000 gradually. Though the proposal was mooted and the bidding process completed a year ago by Infrastructure Corporation of Andhra Pradesh, the final clearance came in the cabinet meeting on Thursday.
Ninth Myle From September 23 22-Sep-2016
Ninth Myle, Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University’s ninth foundation day to be celebrated from September 23 to 25, will witness talks by noted legal personalities and their exclusive interaction with students, release of research publications, national seminars, quiz competition and cultural activities. Vice-Chancellor in-charge of the university V. Kesava Rao said on the opening day, Judge of Court of Appeal of Malaysia Dr. Haji Hamid Sultan Bin Abu Backer will release the research publications of the Centre for Advanced Research in Dispute Settlement of DSLNU after noted legal personality and considered father of modern legal education in India N.R. Madhava Menon delivers a speech on importance of legal education in resurgent AP. Prof. Madhava Menon will also inaugurate a gallery of landmark judgements of the judicial system arranged by students. Later, he would hold a town hall convention for law students and hold closed door interaction with legal mentors. The first day programme would be held at the V Convention Centre, Madhurawada. On the second day at the AU Platinum Jubilee Guest House Seminar Hall, LVV Iyer of LVV Iyer and Associates of Hyderabad would present keynote address at a national seminar on changing dimensions.
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