Glimpses from 2017

Anumeha Verma
Published: March 2018

A Celebration of Science and Technology

A day-long activity at the School of Engineering and Technology marked the National Science Day

Science and technology have to their credit several miracles that have made tremendous contributions to the quality of human life. To pay homage to science and its many facets, the School of Engineering and Technology organized the National Science Day. The celebrations marked the National Science Day celebrated all over the country in order to commemorate the invention of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir C.V. Raman.

The day in the year 1928, has gone down in the annals of history as one of the most significant days in the domain of science and technology. The event was organised by the Department of Basic Sciences, School of Engineering and Technology, Jain University. On the occasion, Dr. M. Raghavendra, the Principal of BASE PU College, delivered a talk on the theme “Importance of science for engineers”. His engaging presentation gave students an insight into the areas where sciences and engineering intersect. The occasion was graced by Dr. N Sundararajan, Vice Chancellor, Jain University and Prof. N.V.H Krishnan, Registrar, Jain University. They shed light on the Raman Effect and its application to the day-to-day life.

The celebration concluded with the felicitation of Dr. M. Raghavendra. Also, MAKER’S lab was inaugurated by Dr. Hariprasad S., Director of School of Engineering and Technology during the event.

In the afternoon session, the poster presentation was conducted exclusively for one-year B.Tech students under the theme, Science in everyday life. There were 40 posters for presentation, out of which three best posters were selected and awarded. The concluding remark was delivered by Dr. V. Muralidhar, Associate Director, JU, SET. The day-long celebrations came to an end with the vote of thanks by Dr. Kiran K.S. from the Department of Basic Sciences.

 - Anumeha Verma is at present working with Jain University and believes that strategic communication plays a major role in solving development issues.