Activities in the year 2018
Academic Excellence Awards 2018:
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"Smt. & Sri Viswanadha Rajeswari and Ramamurthy Memorial Award" were awarded to toppers in B.Pharmacy of VNIPS on 6th April 2018. For 2014-18 batch, Ms. K. Harshitha received First Prize & Ms. B. Lavanya and Ms. M.S.M. Suma received Second Prize.
DST PURSE - National Workshop on Advanced Analytical Techniques:
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VNIPS faculty Dr. GSN Koteswara Rao, Associate Professor has attended the 3 days national level workshop on Advanced techniques related to analytical, molecular, material testing and statistical tools (NWAT-2018) during 27th - 29th March 2018 held at Andhra University Advanced Analytical Laboratory. This is of high value workshop sponsored by DST for Andhra University with limited enrolment of attendees. The program is under the headship of Prof. U. Shameen, Organizing Secretary, Co-coordinator, DST-PURSE Programme, AU. The workshop consists of technical presentations by eminent speakers from different sectors and practical demonstration on selected instruments of LC-MS (Liquid Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry, Agilent), DTA (Differential Thermal Analysis, Hitachi), TGA (Thermo Gravimetric Analysis, Hitachi), DSC (Differential Scanning Calorimeter, Hitachi), UTM (Universal Material Testing Machine, Instron), DNA Analyzer (Thermo Fischer) and statistical software MINITAB 18.
IDMA-PHARMEXCIL-GOI National Seminar on Schedule-M &WHO-GMP:
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Indian Drug Manufactures Association (IDMA); PHARMAEXCIL – Pharmaceutical Exports promotion Council of India and Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India jointly organized a National Seminar on Shifting Pharma Industry from Schedule-M to WHO-GMP Compliance at Fairfield Marriott, Visakhapatnam on 16th March 2018.
Research Scholars, Industrialists, Academicians and PG students have attended the Seminar in large numbers. Speakers addressed the gathering and gave inputs regarding the quality standards and guidelines of GMP and brief discussion regarding the criteria of World Health Organization (WHO) in handling the Pharmaceutical Industries for promoting Quality Management System. They also specified that maintaining quality is mandatory and all manufactures should notice the need and follow WHO-GMP Guidelines.
National Seminar at M.R. College of Pharmacy:
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Faculty and students of VNIPS attended the two days National Seminar at Maharajah’s College of Pharmacy on 9th and 10th March 2018. Chief guest Dr. Rao VSV Vadlamudi, President, IPA addressed gathering and delivered informative lecture on Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences to meet health care challenges. Mr. Srinivas Rao BVRKS, Dr. Anil Kumar Mahapatro, Prof. J. Vijaya Ratna and Prof. G. Girija Shankar gave insights into advanced techniques in pharmacy and their importance in pharmaceutical industry. Our student I. Pavani, I year, 2nd semester bagged second prize in poster presentation. She presented a poster on Nano Robotics and their applications. The two days national seminar, Pharma Elan 2K18 was so inspiring and encouraging to the students and staff .Staff and students of different pharmacy colleges participated and exchanged their views.
Activities in the year 2017
Students Visit to Vizag Steel Plant Hospital:
VNIPS students had a visit to Vizag Steel Plant Hospital Pharmacy to observe and learn about their policies on 13th October 2017.
FDP-2 at IIT Bombay:
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After getting qualified in FDP-1, both the faculty of VNIPS were promoted to FDP-2 (Faculty Development Program) on “Pedagogy for Online and Blended Teaching-Learning Process” organized by IIT Bomaby during 14th September to 12th October 2017 and successfully completed the programs. Attended A-VIEW sessions held at GVP College of Engineering during 16th & 17th September 2017 and 7th & 8th October 2017.
AP Skill Building Interactive Session:
Dr. M. Savithri, Vice-Principal, VNIPS attended AP Skill Building Interactive Session held at Platinum Jubilee Hall, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.
CII Higher Education Conclave:
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Dr. B. Nagamani and Dr. GSN Koteswara Rao attended CII Higher Education Conclave held at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel on 6th October 2017. Theme: Quality Education Skills Governance and Innovation
World Pharmacists Day Celebrations 2017:
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VNIPS has celebrated the Wolrd Pharmacists Day on September 25th 2017 in a grand way. Different smart phone based contests were organized. Col. T. Prasad and Prof. G. Girija Sankar attended the celebrations as chief guest and awarded the winners with merit certificates and prizes. They motivated the students with their inspiring speeches. A day before the celebrations, a rally and health awareness campaign was held at RK Beach, Visakhaptnam.
Beach Rally 2017:
A day before the world pharmacist day celebrations, a rally and health awareness campaign was held at RK Beach, Visakhaptnam.
Rally for Rivers:
As a part of NSS program NSS volunteers of Viswanadha Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences participated in ‘Rally for the Rivers’ conducted at R.K Beach Road near Kali Temple, Visakhapatnam, on 24-09-2017 (Sunday). In this program NSS volunteers actively participated and motivated the people to “Save Rivers And Save Lives”.
On Sept 23rd 2017 Senior students gave Fresher’s Welcome Party to new joined 11th batch students of VNIPS.
Guest Lecture at Dr. SGIPS:
Dr. GSN Koteswara Rao, Associate Professor, VNIPS attended Freshers Day of Dr. Samuel George Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Markapur as Chief Guest and addressed the students on Sept 22nd 2017. He is also the first batch student of that college during 2001-05 and topper of the batch and is recipient of gold medal and silver medal in academics.
Engineers Day Celebrations:
Sept 15th 2017 - VNIPS students bagged prizes in different competitions and sports conducted by VITAM as part of Engineers Day Celebrations.
Teachers Day Celebrations:
Sept 5th 2017 - VNIPS students celebrated the Teachers Day in a well organized manner. Mrs. D. Aruna Kumari was awarded BEST TEACHER OF THE YEAR 2017 Award by Management. A part of student’s nominations activity, Dr. GSN Koteswara Rao and Mrs. I. Vasavi were elected as favorite teachers of the year 2017. All these faculty were felicitated.
9th National IPA Students Congress:
On Sept 2nd & 3rd 2017 – VNIPS faculty Dr. GSN Koteswara Rao and Mr. G. Uma Sankar participated in 9th National IPA Students Congress held at VIPS, Rajahmundry and stood as a part of organizing committee in organizing National Pharma Quiz 2017.
On Aug 31st 2017 – 11th batch of B.Pharm Students Orientation Program (Fresher’s Inauguration) was organized by the college.
FDP-1 at IIT Bombay: ICT in Education:
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Faculty of VNIPS, Dr. GSN Koteswara Rao and Mr. G. Uma Sankar participated in AICTE approved FDP (Faculty Development Program) organized by IIT Bombay during 3rd August to 7th September 2017. On Aug 19th & 20th 2017 – face to face interaction session, MOOCs, A- View at GVP College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam by Padmashree Prof. Deepak Pathak and team of IIT Bombay was attended by the participants. Total 7,000+ participants from multiple disciplines participated in the A-VIEW across the country.
Independence Day Celebrations:
Aug 15th 2017: Independence Day was celebrated in a grand way and merit students were awarded with excellence certificates and prizes.
NSS Swachh Bharath Pakhwada Programme 2017:
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As a part of NSS Program NSS Volunteers of VNIPS participated in NSS Swacch Bharath Pakhwada Program conducted in Government Primary School at Mindhivanipalem, Anandapuram, Visakhapatnam, on 05-08-2017 (Saturday). In this program the NSS Volunteers actively participated and cleaned the surroundings of the Govt. Primary School.
Workshop cum Training on Pharma Instruments:
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Dr. P.V. Madhavi Latha and Ms. M. Gayatri Devi attended 3 days workshop cum training on pharma instruments organized by Maharaja College of Pharmacy, Vizianagaram during 27-29 July 2017. Dr. J. Vijaya Ratna & Dr. M. Murali Krishna Kumar from Andhra University; K. Prasanth from Dr. Reddy's; Mr. E. Sadhasrinu & Ms. Sangeetha from Agilent Technologies; Dr. V. Jayathirtha Rao, Emeritus Scientist, CPC division, CSIR-IICT are the speakers in workshop.
ONLINE MOCK GPAT Exams:
On July 26th and Aug 7th 2017– Online Mock Gpat Exams were conducted for the students of VNIPS.
Effective Interviewing Skills:
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On July 22nd 2017, Workshop on Effective Interviewing Skills was held at VNIPS with the active role of speaker Mrs. A. Anuradha.
Internal Quality Improvement Program:
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On July 15th 2017, Faculty Development Program was conducted at VNIPS campus for internal quality improvement of faculty. Dr. I. Vara Lakshmi, Principal, Yalamarty College of Education, Visakhapatnam gave a nice presentation on “Teaching Strategies for Better Education”.
CRT - Campus Recruitment Training:
B.Pharm students of VNIPS were given one week in house training for their placements. This one week workshop was conducted by Walys Academy on CRT from 11.7.17 to 17.7.17 within VNIPS campus. In that week communication skills and soft skills were taught and practiced by the students.
International YOGA DAY 2017 @ VNIPS:
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VNIPS celebrated International Yoda Day 2017 on 21-06-2017 in a grand way with staff and students at its seminar hall.
QIP – Quality Improvement Program at BITS Ranchi:
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Mr. G. Uma Sankar, Asst. Professor, VNIPS participated in 2 weeks QIP held at BITS Ranchi on theme – “Current Perspectives in Cancer Research: A Phytopharmacological Purview” during 19th May to 1st June, 2017.
PRERANA CHARITY Program at Orphanage:
VNIPS B.Pharm students 2013-17 Batch PRERANA Group conducted a charity program at "4 The People", Murali Nagar, Visakhapatnam on 14th May 2017. They contributed the stationery, kits and used clothes to around 50 kids staying the orphanage.
VNIPS regularly follow plantation programmes in its campus.
As a part of swachh bharat awareness, drawing competitions were conducted in the campus.
Dr. B. Nagamani, HOD and Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmaceutics, VNIPS gave seminar on Publication Ethics to enlighten the students.
Mrs. Uma Rani, Assoc. Professor, VNIPS attended a national seminar held at Vignan Institute of Pharmaceutical Technology, Visakhapatnam. Talk by Dr. S.Y. GABHE, Principal, C.U. Shah College of Pharmacy, Mumbai is impressive.
Workshop on Digital Learning Initiatives:
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Dr. B. Nagamani, HOD and Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmaceutics, VNIPS attended Workshop on Digital Learning Initiatives held at Andhra University explaining the transition of world towards MOOCs, Edu tech tools, ICT etc.
Two Days Seminar on Analytical Techniques:
Students of VNIPS attended a two days seminar on "Hands on training of analytical instruments organized by Chalapati Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciecnes, Guntur.
Sports Meet 2017:
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VNIPS grandly celebrated sports meet 2017 by conducting different competitions like volley ball, badminton, throw ball and tennikoit. For this many students participated from different pharmacy colleges in and around Visakhapatnam.
Academic Excellence Awards 2017:
Management of Viswanadha Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences initiated the Academic Excellence Awards for Toppers of B.Pharm. from 2017 onwards in the name of "Smt. & Sri Viswanadha Rajeswari and Ramamurthy Memorial Award". In 2013-17 batch, Ms. N. A. Meghasree received First Prize & Ms. V. Mounika received Second Prize.
VNIPS grandly celebrated VISWANADHA's PHARMOTSAV-2K17, a Two Day National Level Technical and Cultural Fest held on 22nd & 23rd February 2017.
Viswanadhas Pharmotsav-2k17 INAUGURATION Photos
Viswanadhas Pharmotsav-2k17 PLENARY LECTURES Photos
Viswanadhas Pharmotsav-2k17 FLASH MOB Photos
Viswanadhas Pharmotsav-2k17 POSTERS & ORALS Photos
Viswanadhas Pharmotsav-2k17 EVENTS, QUIZ & ALL OTHER ACTIVITIES Photos
Viswanadhas Pharmotsav-2k17 VALEDICTORY Photos
National Women's Parliament:
VNIPS B.Pharm students and staff Ms. M. Gayathri Devia attended NATIONAL WOMEN's PARLIAMENT held by A.P. State Govt. at Amaravathi, A.P. on 12th February 2017 as a part of empowering women for participatory democracy.
Swami Vivekananda Birthday Celebrations 2017:
VNIPS celebrated Swami Vivekananda Birthday at its campus in January 2017 in association with Samarasata Seva Foundation, Anandapuram.
NSS Special Camp at Sontyam 2017:
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VNIPS organized NSS Special Camp at Sontyam Panchayat from 28-12-2016 to 3-1-2017.
Industrial Visit and North India Tour:
VNIPS B.Pharm students under the guidance of faculty Mrs. D. Aruna, Mr. G. Uma Sankar and Ms. M. Gayathri Devi had an Industrial Visit followed by North India Toud successfully during December 2016 - January 2017.
Activities in the year 2016
68th Indian Pharmaceutical Congress (IPC) 2016:
Students and Staff of VNIPS actively participated in 68th IPC held at Andhra University organized by Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) during 16-18 December 2016.
Medical Camp at Campus:
Department of Pharmacology has conducted a medical camp with primary investigations of Blood group, BMI, BP, Diabetes screening and Health Care Counselling for Staff of VNIPS & VITAM on 8th, 9th & 12th December 2016.
IPA-68th IPC NATIONAL PHARMA QUIZ 2016:
VNIPS is a co-sponsor and co-organizar of IPA-68th IPC National Pharma Quiz 2016 held in association with MYBO GROUP on 27th November 2016 at Andhra University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences with Dr. P. Uma Devi as National Organizer member and Mr. GSN Koteswara Rao (Eswar) as Quiz Co-ordinator.
Girl students and Principal participated in Pinkathon-2k16 run held at R.K. Beach, Vizag on 20th November 2016 as part of bringing awareness on Cancer.
Visit to Vizag Steel Plant Hospital:
Students under the guidance of faculty, Dr. P.V. Madhavi Latha and Mrs. T. Amrutha Rai visited Vizag Steel Plant Hospital on 15th October 2016.
NSS Blood Donation Camp:
NSS Wing of VNIPS has organized a Blood Donation Camp at its campus in association with A.S. Raja Blood Bank, Visakhapatnam on 5th October 2016
National Training Program at Andhra University:
Mrs. Uma Rani, Assoc. Professor & Ms. Suneela, Asst. professor attended 2nd Natioanl Training Program on "Principles and Practice of Molecular Modelling in Teaching and Research" held at A.U. College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam during 21st - 23rd July 2016.
Freshers Day Celebrations 2016:
Freshers Party on 1st October 2015: Seniors invite Juniors into the umbrella of Knowledge Hub - VNIPS.
World Pharmacist Day Celebrations 2016:
World Day Celebrations on 25th September 2016 by conducting different competitions like Stunning Selfie, Inspiring Speech and Sketch your Imagination. As a part of celebrations Health awarenes campaign along with Rally by displaying placards and slogans were also organized at RK Beach, Visakhapatnam.
Teachers Day Celebrations 2016:
Students of VNIPS has grandly celebrated the Teachers Day in its Auditorium.
Friendship Day Celebrations:
VNIPS students organized Friendship Day Celebrations on 7th August 2016 and conducted gift contests.
VANAM - MANAM Initiative:
VNIPS conducted Vanam - Manam as initiated by our State Govt. as per the guidelines of JNTUK. VNIPS made it a regular activity by proposing to do plantation on birthday of every student and staff member of VNIPS on regular basis.
VNIPS B.Pharm Final year Students of 2013-17 Batch initiated an innovative program with title "PRERANA" under which various activities were planned and being executed on every Saturday after noon for their classmates and juniors. This has been considered as an excellent program that bring the students under the Umbrella of LEADERSHIP that enhances their Organizing Capabilities.
Toppers of different batches were announced and congratulated.
Dr. B. Nagamani, Mrs. T. Amrutha Rai and Mrs. D. Aruna Kumari attended an International Conference on "Emerging Strategies for Impurity Profiling" held at RCP on July 16th & 17th 2016.
Campus Placements at VNIPS by PrimEra:
VNIPS conducted Campus Placements for all B.Pharm., M.Pharm., Pharm.D. and Life Sciences students for PrimEra, Hyderabad on 8th July 2016. Total 36 candidates were selected and offered job in the same month at Begumpet branch of PrimEra.
YOGA Day Celebrations on 21-06-2016:
VNIPS celebrated YOGA DAY on 21st June 2016. Yoga Master from Anandapuram was invited as Guest who delivered inspiring speech and trained students with some Yoga Asanas.
Entrepreneurship Skill Development Programs:
VNIPS NSS Wing use to organize entrepreneurship skill development programs on regular basis in nearby villages and are practices in campus too. NSS Team give training on preparation of surf, soaps, phenol, candles, handicrafts etc.
NSS Special Camp-2016:
VNIPS organized a NSS special camp for seven days at Mettameedapalem Village, Anandapuram Mandal, Visakhapatnam from 12-18 March 2016.
VNIPS organized a two day National level technical and cultural fest: Viswanadha's Pharmotsav-2k16 during 19th-20th Feb' 2016. More than 600 delegates participated from across the Country. Dr. Vineet Bhushan, Vice President, HOSPIRA Healthcare India Pvt. Ltd., Sri Y. Ramalingeswara Rao, Operations Head, NOVARTIS Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., Prof. K.V. Ramana Murthy, Andhra University and Prof. J. Vijaya Ratna were the Guests and delivered plenary lectures. Complete details are available at fest webportal www.viswanadhapharmacy.in
Independence Day Celebrations:
Viswanadha Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences celebrated Independence Day in presence of Chairman - Sri V. Narasimham, Vice Chairman - Sri V. Nageswara Rao, VITAM Principal - Prof. K. Raja Rajeswari and VNIPS Principal - Prof. P. Uma Devi.
Activities in the year 2015
Award from IRCS:
Viswanadha Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences received SILVER MEDAL and APPRECIATION CERTIFICATE by the hands of Dr. P. Lakshminarasimham, IAS, District Collector, Srikakulam on 25th April 2015 from INDIAN RED CROSS Society for successful conduct of Blood Donation Camp in our campus. VNIPS represented by Mr. GSN Koteswara Rao, Asst. Professor.
VNIPS students have actively participated in Vizag Fest (10th April to 19th April 2015) under the guidance of faculty members and explained the importance of Pharmacy Profession, role of Pharmacist in society, video clips of Pharma Industry work areas, awareness on proper use of medicines etc. The audience and attendees responded well and appreciated the efforts kept by VNIPS team.
FAREWELL TO B.PHARM 4th BATCH STUDENTS:
On 4th April 2014, Farewell to 4th batch students of B.Pharm was given in a grand way by their juniors. The event was named as “ALVIDA”. The total party was a full energy pack and well organized with the high involvement of faculty members too.
Again on 13th April, Management, Principal and Staff have given formal Send Off to the same batch after their completion of semester exams and labs.
HHEALTH AWARENESS CAMP:
On 14th March 2014, VNIPS team has kept Health awareness camps as multiple places in the city of Visakhapatnam. Camps were held at RK Beach, BHPV, Port stadium and Pendurti zones. Distributed pamphlets on awareness of health, explained major disease conditions and remedies by displaying the posters, conducted BMI – Body Mass Index estimations etc. for the public. The response is appreciable and the camps went on answering the queries of public.
On 16th February 2014, Freshers Party to 7th batch students of B.Pharm was held by their seniors. The interaction between both the juniors and seniors enhanced the friendly bonding among them.
MOSQUITO REPELLENT CANDLES:
Mrs. Sravanthi and Mrs. Amrutha under the guidance of Prof. P. Uma Devi have worked out the making of Mosquito Repellant Candle
REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATIONS:
With the presence of Sri V. Nageswara Rao, Vice-Chairman, VES; Prof. P. Uma Devi, Principal, VNIPS and Prof. K. Raja Rajeswari, Principal, VITAM. The Independence Day Celebrations went on with vibrant flag hoisting and inspiring speeches. Toppers of out going batch were awarded with Merit Scholarships named HARITHA KONDRAJU MEMORIAL AWARD initiated by the past faculty of VNIPS Mrs. P. Sirisha. The awardees include: M. Prameela, M. Pavani Bharathi and K. Abhiram Nair.
And also a scholarship in the form of Pharmacy text books and note books was awarded to Ms. Tulasi, 2nd B.Pharm student by MYBO Educational and Charitable Trust.
NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS-2015:
Faculty, M.Pharm and B.Pharm students celebrated New Year by cake cutting and gathering.
Activities in the year 2014
NATIONAL SEMINAR AT MR COLLEGE OF PHARMACY:
VNIPS students actively participated in National Seminar held at MR College of Pharmacy, Vizianagaram, A.P. First prize in poster presentation was awarded to our VNIPS candidate.
NATIONAL PHARMACY WEEK (NPW) CELEBRATIONS - 2014:
In the 3rd week of November 2014, VNIPS has organized National Pharmacy Week Celebrations by conducting different activities like Rally, Academic competitions covering Elocution & Essay writing, Extracurricular competitions covering Drawing, Treasure hunt, Eating competition etc. Theme of the celebrations is RESPONSIBLE USE OF MEDICINES: ROLE OF PHARMACIST.
Students along with faculty members organized an awareness camp explaining all the aspects of medication like allopathic medicines and types, types of dosage forms and their usage, prescription and its importance, remembering dose, precautions to be taken while using medicines for pregnant women and children, drug interactions, advertisements and medicines, whom to complaint about irregularities at Beach Road and R.T.C. Complex.
Principal Dr. P. Uma Devi appreciated all the staff and students for making the celebrations a grand success. All the winners and runners were awarded with merit certificates and prizes.
As a part of NSS wing, VNIPS organized multiple activities among which the major include:
Awareness about Diabetes was created among public by distribution of Pamphlets on Diabetes Day at various locations in the Visakhapatnam city which received applause by public. Health Camp was conducted at Sabbavaram and Anandapuram and our students tested Weight, Blood Pressure and Hemoglobin for the rural folk and medicines were distributed to them with the help of a Doctor at Anandapuram. The activities were highly appreciated by the public and got applause from the beneficiaries.
As a remedy for the big disaster Hudhud cyclone, VNIPS family has taken up a big initiative of planting more than 100 plants in its campus during October & November 2014.
TEACHERS DAY CELEBRATIONS:
VNIPS and VITAM, celebrated Teachers Day 2014 in a grand way. Mr. GSN Koteswara Rao, Asst. professor, VNIPS was awarded BEST TEACHER AWARD for the academic year 2013-14.
Viswanadha Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (VNIPS) in association with Pharmaceutical Organization for Women Empowerment and Research (POWER) organized a “National Seminar on Empowerment of Women” on 8th March, 2014 at its campus, Mindivanipalem, Anandapuram Mandal, Visakhapatnam on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
More than 550 students actively participated from various colleges to the National Seminar. VNIPS conducted poster presentations, oral presentations, elocution competition, cartoon contest, essay writing and short film contest. For boosting the delegates, various spot events like Memory game, Puzzles, Cross words, Who am I? and Am I Lucky! were also conducted.
Guests on dias include:
Dr. V. Nagalakshmi, Joint Managing Director, IMIS Pharmaceuticals Ltd. – Chief Guest. Dr. A.D. Madhavi, Project Leader, The Nielsen Company, Dubai – Guest of Honor. Dr. M. Aruna Devi, Executive Member, POWER – Guest of Honor. Dr. K. Raja Rajeswari, Director, VITAM Institutions – Guest of Honor. Smt. V. Aparna, Member, Viswanadha Educational Society – Chief Patron. Dr. M. Savithri, Professor, VNIPS – Organizing Secretary and Dr. P. Uma Devi, Principal, VNIPS – Convener.