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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.
 
First Green Building Inaugurated 09-Sep-2016
In tune with the ‘go green’ concept, Vice-Chancellor of Andhra University G. Nageswara Rao has inaugurated the university’s first green building on the campus, here on Wednesday. The three-storeyed building that was inaugurated, will serve as the hostel for foreign students. Conceived and built by Vijay Nirman Company (VNC), the building is designed to provide abundant natural light and breeze. This apart, there is minimal use of steel, said chairman and managing director of VNC Vijay Kumar.
 
New Hostel For Foreign Students 08-Sep-2016
VISAKHAPATNAM: International students of Andhra University are welcomed to the new hostel building constructed in a green building concept. Perhaps this is the first environment- friendly three-storey building constructed in the AU to accommodate up to 112 students. Addressing the media Andhra University vice-chancellor G Nageswara Rao said The building constructed with an estimated cost of 4.4 crore has spacious corridors and good aeration. The building has load bearing walls made of hollow core paper machine interlocking block. The hollow core of the interlocking blocks is reinforced with steel bars to form the lintels of the opening. The building design is also heat-proof and quake-resistant. The external block walls are eight inches thick and load bearing, while the cure walls add stability to the structure. “It was constructed with less energy and easy to handle blocks for the laborers. We have used the recycled waste materials with varied range of bright permanent finishes. It also has high thermal insulating properties with use of waste newspapers and paper machine said Vijay Kumar managing director of Vijay Nirman Company the contractor.
 
Andhra University to Conduct APCET 01-Sep-2016
Visakhapatnam: Andhra University will conduct APCET the State-level common entrance test for the recruitment of teachers in universities, degree and junior colleges on September 11 informed Vice-Chancellor Prof G Nageswara Rao at the regional coordinators meeting held here on Wednesday. The VC told the meeting that the entrance test would be held in 100 centres spread over in six regions-Visakhapatnam, Rajamahendravaram, Guntur, Anantapur, Nellore and Tirupati. The test will be conducted in 31 subjects. A total of 56,429 candidates will be appearing for the test he added. Rector Prof. E A Narayana, APCET advisor Rajeswara Reddy, APCET member secretary K Srinivasa Rao, members Venkata Subbaiah, G M J Raju, regional coordinators Y Venkateswara Rao, T Suraiah, K Chandan, M Chandraiah, K Bhaskar and G Padmanabhaiah were present at the meeting.
 
 
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