News and Events
Calicut University intercollegiate A-Zone volleyball Championship
The volleyball team of Sree Narayana Guru College, Chelannur won the Calicut University intercollegiate A-Zone volleyball Championship held at Govt. College of Physical Education, East Hill.
International Webinar on Intellectual Property Rights and Biotechnology Patents
The PG Department of Botany conducted an International Webinar in connection with World Nature Conservation Day-2021 on the topic “ Intellectual Property Rights and Biotechnology Patents” on 28 July 2021 from 7.00 -8:30 PM. The guest speaker was Dr. Rex Jeya Rajakumar, a Postdoctoral Associate from Boston University School of Medicine, USA. The students from the PG Department of Botany, the faculty members from SNG College Chelannur, and other college faculty and students were the participants for the webinar, The welcome address for the event was delivered by Smt Lesitha K R, HOD of the PPG department of Botany and she cordially welcomed the guest speaker by giving a short insight into his professional background. The Presidential address was delivered by Dr. Devipriya V, Principal, SNG College Chelannur. Felicitation was done by Smt. Athma Jayaprakash (Assistant Professor and IQAC Coordinator). Finally, after the technical session by the guest speaker, Dr. Megha P U delivered the vote of thanks.
The guest speaker gave a well-explained session on the Intellectual Property Rights system with a special focus on biotechnology patenting and raised awareness among the participants about different IP options. Further during the interaction session, he also explained the procedure to file for a patent and how to open an IPR cell in various organizations. He also suggested that IP can help establish frameworks for collaborations and sharing of insights with external partners. Therefore, IP decisions should be preferably made during the early stages of research. Soon after the session feedback forms through google docs were given to each participant and the feedback regarding the webinar was collected. Also, all participants were given an e-certificate of participation.
52nd Calicut University Athletic meet
In the 52nd Calicut University Athletic meet, Miss Jisna Mathew of Sree Narayana Guru College, Chelannur bagged the Gold Medal in the Women’s 400 metres race, finishing in 55.77 seconds.
World Population Day Observance
World population day is observed on 11 July, which seeks to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues. The day was suggested by DR.K.C Zachariah in which population reaches Five Billion when he worked as Senior Demographer at World Bank. On July 11, PG Department of Economics organised a Quiz competition and Seminar in the topic Population-Is it a growing issue? The seminar is presented by Gopika.P,Bhavana P, and Rasiga S.R of second semester B.A Economics. They covered all the issues related with rising population around the world, and the need to control the poulation. They pointed out that in every second 11 people are dying due to starvation around globe. Poverty, unemplyment, environmental degradation, spread of epidemics are related with rising population. The population of India is also growing at an alarming rate next to China. The only positive thing related with indian population is that we have a larger proportion of younger people in productive age. The seminar focussed on the need to provide proper education and training to make these young people into human resources, so that they can contribute towards nations GDP.
Arunima Dev T of BSc Physics, Aiswarya V.K of B.A Economics, and Adhiya T of BCom are winners of Quiz competition.
SEED Club - Tree Panting Event
As part of celebrating National Environment Day, a week-long tree plantation program was conducted from June 1 to 7thJune. This event was conducted in collaboration with the socio-forestry department, Kerala. Sree Narayana Guru College students helped neighboring communities plant tree saplings and shared the photos with the core team.
RDC Member and Manager Nominee, PM Ravindran, inaugurated the function. College Principal Dr. DeviPriya V and other faculties, staff,and students participated in the event. Alumni of the Sree Narayana Guru College and former NSS volunteers participated in the event. They planted tree saplings and shared the pictures with our core team. The core team collected these photos and created poster events.