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APRIL 2017

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SCHOOL TALK

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SPORTS TALK

13 14

CELEBRATION TALK

11

MEDIA TALK

15

MOU TALK

ACHIEVEMENT TALK

02 04

INTERNATIONAL TALK

06

EVENT TALK

HINDUSTAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE

SERVICE TALK

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EVENT TALK Convocation 2016

The 7th Convocation Ceremony was held at the

Amitabh Mattoo, Former Vice Chancellor University

was a meritorious moment for 1018 graduates,

University premises on 8th October 2016. Dr. Sekhar

of Jammu, Prof. in Disarmament Studies, School of

inclusive of 22 Ph.D scholars, 3 M.Phil scholars, 347

Basu, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission,

International Studies, Jawaharlal University were

post graduates and 646 undergraduates, who were

Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of

the Guests of Honour. As the Vice-Chancellor, Dr.

awarded their degrees.

India was the Chief Guest. Dr. R.K. Tyagi, President

Ramachandran readout the citation, the Chancellor,

– Elect, The Aeronautical Society of India; and Dr.

Dr. Elizabeth Verghese awarded the degrees. It

Founder’s Memorial Day

Dr. K. C. Verghese Endowment Lecture The 4th Dr. KCG Verghese Endowment Lecture “Building an International Business in Emerging Markets” was conducted by Madras Management Association

in

collaboration

with

Hindustan

University on 18th November 2016. Mr. Ian Mercer, Head, International Operations, The Institution of Engineering and Technology was the Chief Guest

First Lego League Chennai Regional Championship

World Robot Olympiad

Founder’s Memorial Day of Late Dr. KCG Verghese, Founder Chairman of HGI was held at HIET, Padappai campus on 13th February 2017. Prof. Vardharajan, Former Director, DOTE, was the Guest of Honour, and Chief Guest, Dr. Sunil Chandy, Director Christian Medical College, was the Chief Guest.

World Robot Olympiad, a National Championship

Founder’s Memorial Day was held on 14 February

Centre for Automation & Robotics (ANRO) organized

event was inaugurated at Netaji Indore Stadium,

2017. Dr. S. Ramachandran, Vice Chancellor,

the finals of Indian Robot Premier League between

Kolkata on 22nd & 23rd October 2016. Mr. Ashok

Hindustan University, presided over the function.

14 and 15 October 2016 at Hindustan University.

Verghese, Director, was the Guest of Honour.

Dr. Francis C. Peter, COE, paid tribute to the Late. Founder-Chairman, Dr. K. C. G. Verghese.

Launch of Volkswagen-Ameo (Diesel) Vehicle

5th Business Leadership Quiz 2016

Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director, HITS launched the Volkswagen’s first diesel Ameo Sub-compact sedan version

The NHRD 5th Business Leadership Quiz 2016, an

in southern part of India on 21 October 2016 at HITS. All the new models of Volkswagen cars like Beetle,

ultimate Business, Marketing, and Advertising for

Ameo, Polo, Vento etc. were exhibited.

Corporate was conducted on 17 Dec. 2016.

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EVENT TALK Graduation Ceremony

Higher Education at Chennai

CII “Conference on Higher Education” was conducted on 2nd and 3rd December 2016 at Hotel Radisson Blu, Coimbatore. The conference was attended by 220 delegates, 25 eminent speakers addressed the

Graduation Ceremony for Autotronics students

Head, Volkswagen Group Academy presented the

was held on 21st October 2016. Mr. Mahesh Rana,

Diplomas and delivered the Graduation address.

gathering. Dr. S. Ramachandran, Vice Chancellor,

Eco Architecture Conclave

ACM ICPC

with theme on “Higher Education for Digital Natives.”

HITS was the inaugural Speaker of the conference

Global Citizen Fair

ACM ICPC Asia Chennai Regional Contest 2016” School of Architecture, conducted an Architecture Conclave, “Eco Architecture” on 1st March 2017. The programme was honoured by Dr. Ranee Vedamuthu, Chairman, Faculty of Architecture, SAP,

was held on 19th December 2016. Dr. D. Janakiram,

‘Global Citizen Fair’ is AISEC’s Chennai’s debut

Professor, Dept. of CSE, IIT Madras was the Chief

event aiming to foster a positive change in society

Guest; and Mr. Dorai Thodia, Founder iMorph was

by impacting the youth of the city. A talk on GCF

the Guest of Honour.

was held at Hindustan University on 25th October

Inauguration of Toastmaster Club

Anna University in the presence of Ar. W.B.Anand,

2016.

Magic Bob & Suzic Show

Chairman, IIA, Chennai Chapter.

AERO TALNTZ 2016 Hindustan Toastmasters Club was inaugurated on 17th March 2017 at Hindustan University. Mr. Jayan Narayanan, AVP & Head, Marketing and Communication CSS Corp, Chennai, DM, Toastmasters International Club was the Chief Guest. Aeronautical Society of India, (AeSI) Chennai

Rising Star Award presented

conducted AERO TALNTZ 2016 event at KIT,

to

Coimbatore with 450 participants from 70 Schools.

Toastmasters Club #06479172

Visit to Alma Mater

Hindustan

Magic Bob & Suzic chalk show was organized on 20 Feb. 2016 wherein a team of 6 magicians from USA exhibited their magical skills to the audience.

Chennai

as the new club on the block in Toastmasters year of 2016-17

Buddy

Toastmaster

Award

presented to TM Shankar S. K.,

Assistant

Professor,

CSE

in recognition of Dynamic & Enthusiastic Contributions as a new member of Toastmasters.

Alumni Meet, Dubai 2016

Ms. Paramita Chatterjee, (alumnus, ECE 2000 batch) Senior Manager, Global Operations Training, PayPal Inc, Ireland, and Ms. Sharmin Nasrin (CIVIL 2000 batch), Faculty, University of Asia Pacific, Dhaka, Bangladesh visited Hindustan University and interacted with staff.

HGI Alumni Meet 2016 was held at Dubai on October 2016. Dr. Aby Sam, Mr. Ashok Verghese, Directors, HGI and Dr. S. Ramachandran, Vice Chancellor, HITS were present.

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ACHIEVEMENT TALK Congratulations Team Hindustan

Hindustan University, Chennai, India has emerged as one of the first few universities in India to be accredited QS 3 stars rating. The institution achieved 5 stars ratings in areas of Teaching,

Sam, Director and Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director, Dr.

and

G. Illavazhagan, Vice Chancellor, in charge and Dr.

There was a ceremonial Presentation of QS 3Stars

Mr. Ashwin congratulated Hindustan University, for

Employability,

Facilities,

Innovation

Inclusiveness . Certificate to Hindustan University on 22nd April 2017 at Chennai. Mr. Ashwin Fernandez, Regional Director, QS, Singapore was the Chief Guest, and the other dignitaries were Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor, Hindustan University, Dr. Aby

Pon Ramalingam, Registrar, Hindustan University.

Team SATBOT Qualified for World Robot Olympiad

achieving QS 3 stars rating and he also encouragesd to go for QS world rankings for more global exposure. He presented the QS stars certificate to Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor, Hindustan University.

Australian Service Excellence Award

Team Hindustan SATBOT was qualified for World Robot Olympiad 2016 competition that was held at Netaji Indore Stadium, Kolkata on 23rd October 2016.

Jewels of South India

NAAC ‘A’ Accreditation NAAC ‘A’ Grade Hindustan University has secured ‘A’ Grade in NAAC Accreditation.

NIRF 2017 Rankings MHRD ranked the Hindustan University No. 10 in Chennai and No. 49 in India among Private Universities in NIRF rankings 2017.

Customer Service Institute of Australia, recognized the outstanding lifetime contribution of Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor of Hindustan University, and bestowed her with the Lifetime Achievement Award for public service in January

IET- CLN Awards

2017

Good Green Governance Award 2017

Coffee Table Book “Jewels of South India - Leading & Emerging Global Personalities” was released on January 6, 2017 at Bengaluru. The Jewel of South India award was bestowed on Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor and an article of the CEO of Hindustan Group of Institutions, featured in the Coffee table book was released. The award was received by Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director, Hindustan University on behalf of the Pro Chancellor.

Installation Awards

IET Staff Award: • Dr. D. Venkatsubramanian, Prof & Dean, Dept. of CSE won Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam Inspiring Teacher Award.

Good Green Governance Award 2017 was given to

IET Women Engineer Award

Hindustan University at New Delhi by Mr. Kalyan

• Dr. A.K.Parvathy, Prof, Dept. of EEE received

Patra, CEO of SHRISHTI Publications on 22nd April

IET Young Professional Award:

2017 and it was recieved by Dr. Brig. Ravi Varman,

Rtn. Ashok Verghese, Director, Hindustan Group of

• Mr. Suman Kumar- B.Tech (EEE) - K.B.S

Dean, Admin, Hindustan University. This award is for

Institution and Charter Member of the Club was

Academic Performance Award

Green Initiatives and commitment to environment

elected as the President of Rotary Club of Chennai

by the institution and it has obtained the award for

Capital on 2 July 2016.

• Mr. Ronit Pradhan- B.Tech(CSE) –

Air Vice

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ACHIEVEMENT TALK Received ‘Fellow of Aeronautical Society of India (AeSi) Award’

Eminent Education Award Dr.

Pon

Best University Promoting Research Ramalingam,

Registrar,

Hindustan

University received Award for Eminent Educationist from The Indus Foundation during Indo – American Education Summit 2016 in

Dr. Ilavazhagan, Director Research, Hindustan

September 2016.

University receiving the “Best University Promoting Research” award from ASSOCHAM during the

District Rotaract Council

Higher Education Summit on 23rd February 2017.

Team Elizabeth Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese - Pro Chancellor, received the ‘Fellow of Aeronautical Society of India (AeSi) Award’ from Mr. V.R. Saraswat, President, AeSi at the 67th AGM of AeSi on 15th October 2016.

IET Ratna Award Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro-Chancellor has been honoured with “IET Ratna Award” for

Mr. J . Thangakumar, Asst. Prof, Dept. of CSE has been

his commendable contribution in the field of

honoured with Shri PK Das Memorial Best Facutly

Engineering Education.

Award by Nehru Group of Institution, Coimbatore.

Team Elizabeth , comprising students of Automobile Dept. clinched the overall championship in Electric Solar Vehicle championship held at Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh.

Team Lakshya Ranked 33rd in the World

Team TAIYOZEN of Auto Department participated in   Indo Asian Solar Championship 2017 held at   Ashman Motors and Technology  ,Bhopal from 6th  to 9th  April 2017 and won  in the categories of Best Design & Best Cross Pad.

Team Caster Racing

Team LAKSHYA under the guidance of Mr. Dinesh Kumar, Asst. Professor, Dept. of AERO participated in NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge, USA from 30 Mar. to 1 Apr. 2017. The team was ranked 33rd among all the participants. Team Lakshya comprised of Sidharth Satheesh Kumar (CAPTAIN), Parvesh Kamboj (VICE CAPTAIN), Sachin Goel (PILOT), Sheeba Rathina Selvi(CO-PILOT), Saroj Sah (PILOT- Sample Retrieval), Sumanvitha Naga Sree(CO-PILOT-Sample Retrieval)

Winners of NMTC

Team Caster Racing, comprising 25 students of Mechanical

Engineering,

Hindustan

University

under the guidance of Mr. K. Gnanasekaran, AP,

NCC Emerging Victorious at All India

Mechanical Dept. participated in the Siger Pro

NCC Air Wing cadets

Sieger Innovations from 21st March - 25th March

from

2017. The students won the

Tamil

Nadu,

Puducherry

and

Karting Championship competition organized by

Award and Light Vehicle Award comprising Rs.

Andaman and Nicobar

10,000/- cash prize and shield.

Islands

Winners of Hackathon

secured

2nd

position in the All India The Association of Mathematics Teachers of India

Vayu

(AMTI) conducted National Mathematics Talent

2016 held at Jodhpur,

Contest on 22nd October 2016. Mr. A. ShivaKumar

Rajasthan

and Ms. B. Gayathri, I, B.Tech. Aerospace Engg. won

to

Sainik

26th

Best Acceleration

Camp

from

15th

October.

the 7th and 8th rank respectively.

Best Manager Miss. R. V. Adithya, II MBA won the Best Manager Trophy Business Plan (II Place) Trophy. went to II MBA - Aviation Team at “Synergy 2016 Management

Hackathon winners 2015-2016

CII

Hindustan

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INTERNATIONAL TALK 12th QS Apple Conference

Royal Academy of Engineering, London.

Dr. Aby Sam, Director, Hindustan University and

SAE Aero Design West 2017

Hindustan University’s Team ASTRA participated

Dr. Akkara Sherine, HOD, Languages presented

Prof. Harris Samuel and Dr. Dinakar, Head, ANRO,

in SAE Aero Design West 2017 held at Thunderbird

a paper “Partnership Strategies-a case study

School of Mechanical Sciences at Royal Academy of

Field, Fort Worth, Texas, USA from March 10 to 12,

at Hindustan University” at the 12 th QSAPPLE

Engineering, London.

2017.

conference, on 24th November 2016.

STUDENTS EXCHANGE PROGRAMS • China

• EIBIS

• Malaysia

The Orientation Programme for English, Indian History

and

Culture,

Business

Studies

for

International Students i.e., EIBIS 2017 was conducted

Gunasekhar Praveen, II yr. BBA at SIAS International

on 25.01.2017. The programme welcomed Korean

University, China for an exchange programme.

students from Dongukk University as a part of

• South Korea

Student Exchange Programme.

Karayil Rajendraprasad Jisha, Ravichandran Asshika

• Germany

& Sindhu from CSE Dept. is undergoing Semester exchange programme at Multimedia University. Malaysia.

• Western Sydney Mr. DK. Makesh Kumar, III CSE, gave a commendable speech on National Unity Day commemorating the Summer University Programme at Hochschuke

birthday of Shri Sardar Vallababhai Patel in the

Ostwestfalen-Lippe University, Germany attended

presence of Ambassador of India and Grade IFS

by Students of School of Architecture from 1st May

Officers. He also won 3rd prize in R-Biz International

to 10th June 2016.

Robot Contest IRC held between 14 and 16 Oct. 2016 in South Korea.

Ms. Lykha, III , CSE, Hindustan University attending

• Germany

study abroad programme at Western Sydney

Ms. Varsha Prasad and Ms. Krishna Shruthi from

University Australia.

Dept.

• Korea

of

exchange

Architecture, programme

undergoing at

Semester

Ostwestfalen-Lippe

University of Applied Sciences, Lemgo, Germany.

• Taiwan

School of Management students participated in the “2016 Global Cultural Exchange Summer Camp @ Formosa” organized by Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan. Students went on field trips, attended seminars, and had several hands-on practices. PAGE 6

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Mr. R. P. Mahesh and Mr. R. Vignesh from Dept. of Architecture, undergoing exchange programme at Dongguk University, Korea.

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MOU TALK • Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

• University of Colorado, Denver, USA

• Staffordshire U.K.

Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director and Dr. David

Mr.

Dr.

Easow, Deputy Director International Affairs with

Ramachandran,

Dr. Frances Bronet, Provost, Illinois Institute of

Dr. Roderick Nairn, Provost and Executive Vice

Technology, Chicago, USA, on 3rd October 2016

Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs of

Ashok

Verghese, Vice

Director Chancellor

and

Dr.

along

S. with

Pon

Vice

Ramalingam Chancellor

University

on

University,

with

Dr.

from 28th

Liz

Barnes,

Staffordshire

September

2016.

University of Colorado on 27th September 2016.

• Western Australia

Sydney

University

• MoU with IPSA, France

• Oxford Brookes University, U.K.

Dr. N. Vasudevan, Dean Academics, Hindustan

Delegation headed by Ms. Stéphanie Loup-

Dr. S. Ramachandran, Vice Chancellor

with Dr

University with Professor Barney Glover, Vice

Caestecker, Director-International Relations, IPSA,

Paul Inman, Pro Vice-Chancellor, (International

Chancellor and President. of Western Sydney

France visited campus in July ‘16 to take forward

Recruitment) Oxford Brookes University, UK, on 27th

University, Australia on 8th September 2016.

the MoU signed with IPSA through Exchange

October 2016 signed MOU for mutual collaboration

Programmes and Joint Research Activities.

with Hindustan University.

LATEST RESIDENTIAL FACILITY FOR OUR BOYS

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¾ Eco-friendly Environment and Serene Ambience.

with all amenities under one roof. ¾ Common Study Room and

¾ Professionally managed, and well-maintained facility.

Computers on each Floor. ¾ Assured Personal Safety, Security and well-being. ¾ Biometric Access Control.

¾ Mini Theatre and Gaming Facility.

¾ Food Outlet. ¾ Deluxe Restaurant and Catering Service. ¾ Air-conditioned Rooms.

¾ Indoor and Outdoor games

¾ Provision made for Mini -

facilities (Basketball, Volleyball,

Refrigerators.

Badminton, Table Tennis, etc.).

conducive for Study.

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¾ Department Store.

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¾ Gymnasium.

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REST ROOM

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SCHOOL TALK International Conference on Sustainable Environment and Energy The

Department

International Symposium on Recent Advances in Nanomaterials

of

Civil Engineering and the

Department

of

Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Hindustan University

organized

a two-day International Conference on Sustainable Environment and Energy

International Symposium on Recent Advances in Nanomaterials & Workshop

(ICSEE) on 6 and 7th April 2017 at Hindustan University. Around 350 participants

on Modeling and Simulations of Nanomaterials using VASP and Synthesis and

across the country participated in the event.

Characterization of Nanomaterials at Hindustan University Held on 20.2.17-

Intelligence Information Systems

21.2.17.

NPELT’17

NICCTAM ‘17

The School of Computing Sciences hosted two days The Department of Languages in collaboration with

National Conference on “Intelligent Information Systems” in association with Centre for Networking and Cyber Defense (CNCD) on 27th & 28 th February 2017. Dr. Ajith Abraham, Machine Intelligence Research Laboratory, USA; and Dr. S Selvakumar, Dean, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Srirangam were the resource persons present at the inauguration.

National Conference - Chemistry & CENCON

A National Conference on Current Trends in Advanced Materials (NCCTAM -17) was organized by the Dept. of Physics during 23rd

and 24th

February 2017. There were 60 participants from different institutions including

3 international

representations.

ELT@I, Kancheepuram (HU) chapter conducted a National Conference on 30th - 31st March 2017 on New Perspectives in English Language Teaching (NPELT’17). Dr. Akkara Sherine, HOD, Languages welcomed the dignitaries and 130 participants. Prof. Paul Gunashekar former Dean ELT, English Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad; and Mr. Eric Lund, Cultural Affairs Officer, US Consulate were the Guest of Honour and the Chief Guest.

Vertical Studio

Inauguration of SIMCRASH centre

Eminent architects based in Chennai, Ar. Pramod Department of Chemistry & CENCON, HITS jointly organized a two day National Conference during 0708 January 2016 in association with Indian Institute of Metals and Materials Research Society of India at Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science. The National Conference was chaired by the Chief Guest

Balakrishnan of Edifice, Adyar; Ar. Sriram Ganapathy of KSM Consultants; and Ar. Mahesh Radhakrishnan of MOAD, were invited to preside and guide in framing the requirements and themes for the 5-day long workshop, held on 29th Aug- 2nd Sep, 2016 by the School of Architecture.

STRUCTURAL IMPACT & CRASH SIMULATION CENTRE (SIMCRASH)” was inaugurated on 12 th January 2017 by Dr. O.R. Nandagopan, Director, NSTL, DRDO, Visakhapatnam.

Center of CII

Dr.S.R. Vadera, Outstanding Scientist & Director,

Dr. Vasudevan, Dean Academics represented

Defence Laboratory, DRDO, Jodhpur.

Hindustan University in the 2nd Edition Conference

ANRO

on “Automotive Electronics” organized by Tamil Nadu Technology Development & Promotion Center of CII on 9 Dec. 2016 at Hotel ITC Grand Chola.

Empowering Architects

School of Architecture, Hindustan University in association with Eartheque Exquisite Elements Pvt. Ltd. launched a new programme ‘Empowering Architects’ on 28th March 2017. Ms. Shilpa Darshan Kumar ,Director, Eartheque Exquisite Elements Pvt.. Ltd. elaborated on industry academic interaction.

Hindustan University Centre for Automation &

Mrs. Rashmi Yadav, Partner, Yadav Architects led the

Robotics (ANRO) exhibited a stall at 7th International

programme with an interactive session on“ Interior

Conference on “Transforming Healthcare with IT.”

Design”.

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SCHOOL TALK E-Revelation ‘16

E-Revelation ‘16, a National Technical Symposium was conducted on 17th September 2016 by the School of Computing Sciences. Mrs. Shyamala Jayaraman, Senior Vice President-ERP, Ramco Systems, Chennai was the Chief Guest.

Exhibition Robot Olympiad 2016

Grooming

Robot Premium League

Centre for Automation and Robotics (ANRO), Hindustan University organized Indian Robot Premier League on 14th & 15th October 2016. Mr. Andy Bell, Global Academic Program Director National Instruments, US, Texas was the Chief Guest.

AeSI Chennai Aero Talntz 2016

“Grooming and Image Building” development programme was conducted by the Department of Fashion Designing and Technology on 28 January 2017. Ms. Swapna Jose was the resource person for the programme.

Team HINDUSTAN SATBOT at “World Robot Olympiad 2016 Internationals”, Delhi on 23 Oct. 2016.

Film Carnival

AeSI Chennai Aero Talntz 2016 (Tier II) was held at Hindustan University on 18 Feb 2017. Aeromodelling Workshop sponsored by RAVEN AERIAL Tech. 250 students from 20 Schools participated. Tier I was

Mr. Jithin Paul J Tharakan participated in the

conducted earlier in which 1300 students took part.

INDYWOOD Film Carnival at Ramoji Film City,

Aviation Excellence Award

International Seminar on Space Odyssey

Hyderabad and bagged III Prize in the Film business event.

Masquerade Theatre Club

School of Aeronautical Sciences in association with AeSI Chennai Branch awarded “Aerospace and Aviation Excellence Award” to Mr.Shamil Bicha (Vice - President, Avalon Technologies), Mr.Sreejith Padmanaban (Tentacle Aerologistix), Dr.S.R.Chakravarthy

(Professor,

IIT

Madras),

Dr.P.Sriram (Dean, IIT Madras), Dr.B.T.N.Sridhar (Head-Aero, MIT), Mr.P.Baskaran (Retd Professor, MIT), Dr.K.Jeyaram(Retd Professor, MIT) and Dr.R.Dhanraj(Retd Professor, MIT) on 7 th February 2017.

“International Seminar on Space Odyssey” was conducted by School of Aeronautical Sciences during 7th – 9th Feb. 2017. Dr.Ken Johnston.Sr (Civilian Astronaut), Mr.A.E.Sivaramakrishnan (Group Head, VSSC, ISRO) and Mr.Shaun Moss (International TEDx speaker) delivered their lectures.

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The Literary Club ‘Athena’ and Masquerade Theatre club of the Dept. of Languages organized and staged a spoof on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet performed by the first year students on the 9 November 2016 commemorating 400 years of Shakespeare.

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CELEBRATION TALK Golden Jubilee Year

Ponnonam 2016

Hindustan Group of Institutions celebrated its

each and every one who has contributed to this

Golden Jubilee in all splendour and adoration on 26

tremendous accomplishment of 50 years of

Sept. ’16 with His Grace The Most Rev. Dr. Joseph

determined service to the field of education. Rev.

Mar Thoma, Metropolitan of Malankara Mar Thoma

The celebrations also saw the release of “Campus

Syrian Church leading the event. The celebrations

Talk” Newsletter by Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese,

began with Thanksgiving Service; succeeding which

Director & CEO, HGI. Mr Ashok Verghese, Director,

Rev. K.G. Joseph, Vicar, Madras mar Thoma Syrian

Hindustan University proposed the Vote of Thanks.

Church rendered the Opening Prayer; followed by

The event came to a fine closure with a Closing

Dr. Susan Marthandan, Director HCAS offering the

Prayer of Rev. Thomas C Alexander, Vicar, St. Paul’s

Bible reading.

MTR and planting of saplings that stands as a

Dr. Elizabeth Verghese, Chairperson HGI gave

symbol of persistent growth akin the Institution’s

the Opening Address wherein she congratulated

goal.

Onam celebrations was held on 3rd September 2016. Renowned Cine Actor R. Rahman was the Chief Guest .

Pongal Day

68th Republic Day

The Tamil festival Pongal was celebrated in the traditional way with preparation of Pongal at the Open Air Theatre on 14 Jan. 2017. Competitions such as Sack Race, Uriyadi were conducted as a part of this celebration; and prizes were distributed.

National Day

Education Day

The 68th Republic Day’s spirit of freedom was observed in the Drill performed by the NCC Cadets of the college. Yearly Best Attendance Awards given to both teaching and non-teaching staff members.

With “Science and Technology for Specially Abled Persons” as theme, the School of Science and Humanities organized various competitions during the 2nd and 3rd week of Mar. 2017 owing to National Science Day celebrations. Dr. C. Vijayan, Professor, Department of Physics, IIT Madras gave away the

NCC Cadets with completion of 3 years of service Celebrations on Education day took place on 11 Nov.

and achievements were honoured.

2016 with Dr. A. Kalanidhi, Former VIce-Chancellor, Anna University, Chennai.

Teachers Day

Mirchi Kaloori Stars -2016

prizes for the winners on 28 Mar. 2017.

Fiesta 2016

The Teachers’ Day was celebrated on 22 Sept. ‘16 with Dr.P.V. Vaidyanathan, Former Vice-Chancellor, Fiesta 2016, the Annual Freshers Talent Hunt was

The State’s Coolest Talent Hunt Mirchi Kalloori

Annamalai University and Former Chancellor,

held on 23 Sept. 2016. Mrs. Maragatham Kumaravel,

Stars – Season 6 organized by Radio Mirchi 98.3FM

Kanchi University as the Chief Guest. Among 200

M.P. Kancheepuram District was the Chief Guest for

in association with Hindustan University, was held

teachers and students who attended the function,

the function.

on 30th September 2016.

select winners of competitions were given prizes.

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CELEBRATION TALK Christmas

Christmas was celebrated in unison by the entire Hindustan Group of Institutions on 22nd December 2016. Dr. Elizabeth Verghese, Chairperson, Hindustan Group of Institutions, in her welcome address mentioned that it is an occasion that reminds of the purpose of the birth of Jesus Christ into this world. The Chief Guest, Prof. K. V. Thomas, Former Minister, Govt. of India, MP, Lok Sabha, in his message said, “Irrespective of religion, Christ is a good friend for all who led us in the path of equity and justice.” The Christmas message was delivered by the Guest of Honour, Mr. Cherian Thomas, World Vision of India; Bible Reading by Dr. D.G. Harris Samuel, Prof, Mechanical Dept., HITS and Dr. Anita Manuel, Dean Student Affairs, KCG College of Technology. The celebration had a special flute recital rendered by Master Armaan Verghese, son of Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director, HITS. Several other notable happenings included cake cutting ceremony, commemorating the 50 years of HGI; release of calendar and diary 2017; giving away of 50 fifty computers for adopted school children by the Ford Motor Corporation, Chennai in connection with Rotary Club; and “Carol the King” competition for colleges, schools and churches category.

Carol the King Competition

Colors of Youth Season 6

Carol the King competition was held on the occasion of Christmas celebration for colleges, schools and churches category. 35 choirs participated for the competition. Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor, Hindustan University presented the award to the winners under various category.

Yarona 2017

The MTV & Maruti Suzuki – Colors of Youth Season

National Unity Day

– 6 in collaboration with Hindustan University conducted the auditions on 15th February 2017. 135 students from 14 institutions including Hindustan University participated in the auditions.Miss. Lauren Gottlieb, Actress & Versatile Dancer / Performer and Mr. Benny Dayal, the renowned Bollywood Singer were the judges of the event.

International Women’s Day National Unity Day or Rashtriya Ektha Divas commemorating the birth anniversary of Shri. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was celebrated on 11

th

(Retd.)

November Indian

2016.Col.V.M.

Army

was

the

Sundaram

Chief

Guest.

Ponthiruvathira Season 2

The International Women’s Day was celebrated on 8 Mar. 2017 with “Be Bold for Change” as the day’s theme. Dr. Esther Malni Victor, Director, L & T,

Inter-Department Cultural Festival, YARONA 2017 was conducted on 1 Apr. 2017.

IDPL, Chennai; and Dr. Vasudha Prakash, Founder-

Ms. Varalaxmi

Director, V-Excel Educational Trust, Chennai were

Sarathkumar, Film Actor was the Chief Guest; and

the Chief Guest and Guest of Honour respectively.

Mr. Takashi Miyachi, Director & Vice President, Isuzu Motors India Pvt. Ltd. was the Guest of

Hindustan Team participated in Ponthiruvathira

Honour for the inaugural function. Mr. Shashikantha

Season2

Jayaraman, CEO & Principal Advisor, Hex Advisory

Malayalamanorama held at SMVR Auditorium, Lady

(P) Ltd was Chief Guest of Valedictory function.

Andal School, Chetpet on 23rd November 2016.

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competition

organised

by

As an internal part of celebrations, the entire week had varied competitions being conducted for the female staff members and students; and prizes were given for the Winners on the special day.

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SERVICE TALK 85th Birth Anniversary of Late Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

The 85th Birth Anniversary of our former president Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was celebrated in HITS Campus in a befitting manner and the Students took Oath to live up to his dreams & to realize his visions.

Blood Donation Camp

Rotary Cycle Rally

Christmas Celebrations On the eve of Christmas, 20 rotaracters from the Rotaract Club of HIET & Hindustan University jointly celebrated Christmas at CSI Higher Secondary School for Deaf & Dumb Mylapore with cakes and cool drinks. Rtr. Karthick, Director Youth Service; and Rtr. Tejas, Director Community Service donated the provision items to the School.

NSS (HU), RCCC, RCHU and Madras Voluntary Blood

20 Rotaracters from RCHU club participated in

Bureau jointly organised the blood donation camp

Swachh Bharath Kashmir to Kanyakumari Rotary

on 27th September 2016 at MGR Hall, Hindustan

Foundation Centennial Cycle Rally on 4 Dec. 2016

University. Rtn. Natarajan Nagoji, District Governor,

at Besant Nagar Beach, Besant Nagar organized by

RI District 3230 inaugurated the camp. The Cancer

Rotary club of Madras Midtown, Greater Chennai

Institute, Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital, Youth

Corporation and Ministtry of Urban Development

Red Cross and Royapet Government Hospital took

Govt. of India.

part and collected a total of 559 units of blood from

HITS in association with Madras Medical Mission

Blood Donation Awareness

the students and staff.

Free Cardiac Check up

(MMM), Mogappair, Chennai organised a free

Appreciation

Cardiac Checkup camp on 8th April 2017 as part of the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Hindustan Group of Institutions.

Mega Green Drive

A blood donation awareness camp was conducted Our NSS Cell received trophy from Madras Voluntary Blood bureau for Mobilizing 438 Units of Blood.

Smart Vision & Diabetic Clinic A-two day free Eye Screening Camp was organized

on 17 October 2016, with Dr. M. Balamurugan, Prof. & HoD, Dept of Pathology, Tagore Medical College and Hospital as resource person.

OMR RUN

A Mega Go Green Drive was conducted at Hindustan

by YRC and Campus Clinic, HITS in association with

University in collaboration with Rotary Club of

Smart Vision and Diabetes Clinic, Adyar on 2 & 3

Chennai Capital on 21st Sept. 2016, where 1000

Feb. 2017.

saplings were planted to promote the essence of

Eye Screening Camp

clean environment.

World Literacy Day Rotary club of Chennai upscale organized “OMR RUN�, a fund raising programme for charity purpose on 5 Feb. 2017 at Sathyabama University. 650 volunteers from the Hindustan Group of Institutions participated in the event. Hindustan University in association with

Smart

Vision & Diabetes Clinic, will be organising Eye Screening Camp on 19th and 20th January 2017 (Thursday & Friday ) for the benefit of the staff and students.

NSS cell and Rotaract club of Hindustan University received the appreciation award for the valuable support lent towards OMR RUN. The award was received in the International Night Programme on 11th February 2017 at Hiranandini Flats.

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World Literacy Day was organized by Rotary Club of Chennai Capital and Rotaract Club of Hindustan University NSS Cell, Hindustan University.

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SPORTS TALK Runner-up of Basketball Championship

Archery World Cup

Boat Race

Basketball women’s team emerging Runner-up in

Adithyaa J Ramesh studying I Year ECE secured

In the Nehru Trophy Boat Race in Alappy, Kerala, the

All India Inter University Basketball championship

5th position in Archery World Cup held in Bangkok.

team representing Hindustan University finished

held at kIIT, Bhubaneswar, Orissa.

third.

Volleyball women’s team enter All-India inter university

25th year Dr. K. C. G. Verghese Memorial All India Basketball Tournament

Volleyball Women’s team Won the quarter final

Basketball Women’s team as Winners of Dr. K.C.G. A special show by the Dunking Devils from Europe

match against SRM University and entered into

Verghese Memorial All India Inter Institution Basketball was organized on 22 Aug. 2016.

All India inter University in the South zone inter

Tournament with Chief Guest Padma Shri.Anju Bobby

university 2016-17 organised by University of

George, Arjuna Awardee and Khel Ratn.

calicut.

Inauguration: South Zone Inter University Men’s Tournament

Hindustan Students in TNPL

Inauguration ceremony of South Zone Inter University Men’s Cricket Tournament organized by Hindustan University Chennai. on 2 Jan. 2017.

Winners of South Zone Inter University Men’s Tournament

Hindustan University Clinched Winner’s Trophy in South Zone Inter University Men’s Tournament organized by Hindustan University between 2 and 11 Jan. 2017. The team entered into All India Inter University level to be held at Barkatullah University, Bhopal Madhya Pradesh. PAGE 14

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Students who have represented our college in the TNPL Tamilnadu Premier League

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