International Yoga Day was celebrated on 21/06/2017 with a yoga class conducted by Shri. Jayaraj Hrishikesh, Trainer for Youth Program to faculty members of MCET in the presence of The Director and The Principal. Around 30 numbers of faculty members attended the program.
SAMAGRA 2017 & OPENHOUSE MCET
BEST B.TECH PROJECT COMPETITON, PROJECT EXHIBITION & OPEN HOUSE
(Under the auspices of Research Wing –MCET)
SAMAGRA 2017 and OPEN HOUSE MCET, the two day event envisaged as a technical outreach programme of Mohandas College of Engineering and Technology, Anad, was organised on 16th and 17thJune. Samagra provided an exhibition platform for display and demonstration of working projects of final year B.Tech students of Bio-technology,Electrical, Electronics, Communication, Computer Science, Mechanical, Civil Engineering branches of the college for of the college.
In Samagra, the projects developed by students of Electronics and Electrical Engineering stream focused on novel ideas in conserving energy which included Smart Scheduling of Home Appliances,Street Light Automation,Resonant Coil Based Footstep Power Generator. The computer science and Communication engineering students demonstrated their works on automation like Smart Bin, e-health card, Wireless Multipurpose Robotic Vehicle with Robotic Arm,Automatic Ration Material Distribution Based on Biometrics fingerprint enabled passport authentication,Vehicle Automation with Pre-Safe Technology etc. Students of Mechanical Engineering stream came up with projects that would benefit the less fortunate segment of society. Car Top Wheelchair Carrier, ,Car For Differently Abled Person were some of their realizations.
Eco- friendly considerations were the theme chosen by Civil Engineering students which included Heat Reduction in Building by using Silica Aerogel, Waste water treatment using Lab Scale Napier Reed Bed System, Reuse of Plastic Waste as Construction Material etc. The students from Biotechnology stream focused on research intensive tasks. Biosynthesis of Silver Nano particles Purification Optimization and Application of Tannase from Rice Husk, Extract of Fruit and Root of Coccinia Grandis were some of their outcome. Amongst the innovations unveiled, Isolation, sequencing & amplification of cho gene from bacillus sonorensis, Ultrasonic haptic vision system with intelligent navigation capabilities for the visually impaired,an automated paddy harvesting and collecting machine with a novel paddy collecting mechanism to diminishloss of grains after harvesting received appreciation from the visitors.
SAMAGRA was inaugurated by Principal Dr.Sheela. A team of experts from academia and Industry appraised the depth and breadth of each project in detail and shared their views. The modifications and imperfections pointed out by experts were eagerly noted by the team members which could be left for the successors to attend. During these days all major laboratories of the Institution was open to public and VSSC also contributed to the occasion with their advanced exhibits.
Students at VSSC stall
SAMAGRA, primarily organized as a Technical Outreach Program marked as the accomplishment of societal obligation of the Institution. Exhibition hall was abundant with school students from various schools in the locality and the college fleet was plying ceaselessly to commute them from respective schools. Each project work was displayed with the help of postures and presentations and school students enthusiastically interacted with project members to understand the fundamentals of the exhibits.
Prayan 2017 was conducted on June 12th 2017, Monday at Mohandas Hall. Around 800 attended the event including students of 2017 passing out batch along with their family members. VNGP trust Chairman Mr. G. Mohandas distributed offer letter for 10 students in South Park Motors as Management Trainee. Students of all branches of B-Tech (2013-17 batch) and M-Tech were given bonafide certificate and memento , followed by grand lunch at 12.30. The programme was conducted by Alumni Association of MCET.
The Management and Staff are proud of MCET, NSS Unit for their great achievement for getting 3rd prize in the District for implementing the Institution Level Agricultural Programme supported by the Agricultural Development Farmers Welfare Development, Govt. of Kerala.
Workshop on Advanced Computer Training for Teachers of High Schools and Higher Secondary Schools in Mohandas College of Engineering & Technology from 8th May to 12th May 2017.
A five day workshop on “Advanced Computer Training for Teachers of High schools and Higher Secondary Schools” organized by the Department Computer Science & Engineering under the Community Outreach programme of the CS Department was inaugurated in Mohandas College of Engineering & Technology by the Director Dr. Ashalatha Thampuran, on 8th May 2017. Dr. S. Sheela , Principal of MCET presided over the inaugural function in which Dr. P.Jayaprakash, HoD, Department of Computer Science, Dr. Madhukar Mallaya and Prof. Prathibha S Nair talked. The workshop envisages hands on sessions, covering Computer Hardware and network basics and Free and Open Source software with commonly used application software like open office database, Graphics and image editing, sound recording etc. The workshop also covers scripting languages like HTML, XML, Java script and PHP etc. Teachers from various schools in Trivandrum participated in the workshop. The workshop will come to a close on 12th May 2017.
Computer Society of India Student chapter MCET was inaugurated on 2nd May 2017 by Prof .Prashant R Nair ( Vice chairman , CSE Dept & Nodal Office, Amrita School of Engineering) followed by inaugural address. Dr. P Jayaprakash (HOD CSE) welcomed the chief guest and the audience. He also gave an overview of CSI. Dr.Ashalatha Thampuran ( Director, MCET) and Dr. S .Sheela (Principal, MCET) addressed the august audience. Prof Prashant R Nair presented the Institutional certificate of CSI to Dr.Ashalatha Thampuran ( Director, MCET) during the inaugural ceremony. Prof Prashant R Nair was honored with college memento by Dr.Ashalatha Thampuran. Mr. Manjith ( Student Coordinator) extended the vote of thanks. The inaugural function was followed by keynote address by the chief guest, Prof Prashant R Nair on the topic Biometrix.
The College Day of Mohandas College of Engineering and Technology was celebrated on 20th April 2017. The celebrations was inaugurated by Dr. Sasi Tharoor M.P. College Chairman Shri. G. Mohandas, honoured him by adorning a ponnada and addressed the audience. Secretary Smt. Rani Mohandas, presented a momento to the chief guest. Director, Dr. Ashalatha Thampuran presented the annual report of the college. Principal Dr. S.Sheela welcomed the audience. The students and teachers were given awards for their achievements. This was followed by cultural programmes by the students.
Prabandh-17, the National Educational Seminar, jointly organized by the departments of ECE, EEE & CSE, was conducted in Mohandas College of Engineering & Technology on 19th and 20th of April 2017. It was inaugurated by Dr.JayaSankar Prasad C (Director, ICFOSS) followed by the inaugural address Smt.Rani Mohandas (Secretary, VNGP Trust) graced the occasion with her presence. Proceedings were released by Dr.JayaSankar Prasad C by handling over one copy to Smt.Rani Mohandas & CD’s were released by handing over one copy to Dr.Ashalatha Thampuran (Director, MCET). Dr.S.Sheela (Principal, MCET) welcomed the Chief Guest and the audience. Dr.Ashalatha Thampuran delivered the presidential address. Dr.P Jayaprakash (HOD, CSE) gave an overview about Prabandh. Dr.R Ibrahimkutty (HOD, ECE) offered the felicitation. Prof.Gangadharan (Organizing Secretary) extended the vote of thanks. The inaugural function was followed by talks from eminent professionals in their respective streams and paper presentations from participants from other institutions.
Colloquium -17, the National Educational Seminar was conducted in Mohandas College of Engineering & Technology on 7th & 8th of April 2017. It was inaugurated by Dr. Suresh Das,( Executive Vice president, KSCSTE) followed by inaugural address. Shri S Somanath ( Director LPSC, ISRO ) delivered the keynote address. Smt. Rani Mohandas ( Secretary, VNGP Trust) addressed the gathering. CD & proceedings were released by Dr. Suresh Das by handing over one copy to Shri G Mohandas, ( Chairman, VNGP Trust ). MCET Newsletter – 2017 was released by Shri S Somanath by handing over one copy to Smt. Rani Mohandas. Dr. S Sheela , ( Principal, MCET) welcomed the Chief Guests and the audience. Dr. Ashalatha Thampuran (Director, MCET) delivered the presidential address and Dr. Lathika B S (Dean Student Affairs) offered the felicitation. Mr. Sachin (Colloquium student Secretary ) extended the vote of thanks. The inaugural function was followed by other technical events which was attended by students from other institutes