Festival of Onam was celebrated with a vivid display of cohesiveness among the students of K V M Arts and Science College. Principal Dr. K P Ramachandran Pillai gave Onam message of prosperity, equality and togetherness. As a part of the celebration the students and staff members of the college arranged a beautiful Pookalam. The main attraction of the Onam celebration was the “Shingarimelam” which was performed by the most renowned troupe from Cherthala . The performance was the best ever in KVM history and was the most reviewed event of this year’s celebrations. The performance left the entire audience dancing on their feet’s and cheering to the beat of the drum. The girls were dressed in impeccable off-white settu sarees, and the boys in dashing mundus and kurtas brought a whole new festive zest to the day . The girls performed the traditional Thiruvathira dance, renowned for its immaculate team work and graceful moves. The ‘Musical Chair’ competition was conducted for the students of the college and they showcased their adapting skills and resilience in front of a mass audience. The games were followed by a lip-smacking sumptuous sadhya, served in the traditional manner. The many different Onam dishes and Payasam served reminded everyone of the unique features of a festival that Keralites always carry with them all around the world.
The first graduation ceremony of KVM Arts and Science College was held on 16th August 2017 at the college seminar hall. The programme was graced by the presence of the poet and the lyricist, Shri.Vayalar Sarath Chandra Varma. He in his inaugural address stated that education should be seen as a stepping stone to character building and societal development. He also stated that education is a pious obligation and if one was internally and externally clean, everything would be alright with the world. He emphasized the need to control and overcome one’s desires and to perpetuate dharma by sticking a balance between one’s rights and duties. He also distributed the certificates for the fresh graduates and a special cash prize to Ms.Evlin Shibu who secured 11th rank in the degree examination. Principal Dr.K P Ramachandran Pillai presided the function. He warmly congratulated the fresh graduates and urged the students to be socially sensitive, responsible and humane citizens. . During this programme the launching of the college prayer song was also held. The song begins with Manasu Nannavate, Mathamethenkilum Aavatte (Let the mind improve, whatever be the religion). The 27-year-old anthem, that was heard so far only at NSS programmes, was declared as the college prayer song .The song was selected for its lyrics that spread the message of communal harmony. The dignitaries on the dais included Dr.Evlin Mary, Dr.PreejaPillai and Dr.Murugaprasad. Mrs.Sunu N Pillai welcomed the gathering and Ms.Athira P Karthika proposed vote of thanks.
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K V M Arts and Science College organized a fresher’s day programme on the 10th July 2017 at College Seminar Hall. Mr Issac Madavana, Municipal Chairman, Cherthala was the chief guest of the function. Mrs Lincy Varkey welcomed the gathering.
Mr Issac in his inaugural address highlighted the importance of Education. In his speech, he stressed that learning is a continuous and prerequisite process. He also quoted hard work is the only solution to reach success and he called upon the students to fulfill the expectations of their Parents and do their best for the development of Society and our mother Nation.
The presidential address by Dr. K P Ramachandran Pillai, Principal instilled confidence among students .He emphasized the students to be a good future citizens of India. He stressed on the discipline, dress code and conduct in the college campus. Dr Muruka Prasad, Principal K V M Engineering College and Dr Preeja Pillai, Principal, K V M Pharmacy College felicitated the function.
The programme ended with vote of thanks rendered by Mrs Sunu Rajesh. After the formal gathering, Parents and students were briefed by Principal Dr. K P Ramachandran Pillai about the college timings, rules and importance of attendance and internal marks evaluation. He also gave relevant information about the add on courses.
K V M Arts and Science College celebrated its Arts Festival Aagneya 2K17 on 10 th March 2017 in a grand gala manner. Principal Dr K P Ramachandran Pillai, presided over the function. Principal in his presidential address pointed out the importance of celebrations in college. He encouraged the students with his warm and motivating words. He also expressed that it is his dream to see events like this take place more often, at the campus. Dr Nedumudi Harikumar, Poet, Orator and writer, was the chief guest of the function. In his keynote address he insisted that College Education is a yardstick to redefine oneself as a good personality. In his speech he gave much importance to the need for arranging such a programme. He encouraged the students for their laudable performances. Dr Preeja Pillai , Principal K V M Pharmacy College, Mrs Susan Chirayath, Direcor, K V M Institute of Management and Mr. Babu Balakrishnan, General Manager, K V M Group of Institutions felicitated the function. Mrs Dhanya G Nair proposed the vote of thanks. After the inaugural function, the students gave feast to eyes by their splendid performance in the cultural events. They got an opportunity to display their skills and talents . The event was diligently organized. There was a soul to it. A soul that was vibrant, contagious and exuberant.It came to an end around 4 PM with the National Anthem.
The faculty and students of K V M College of Arts and Science observed International Women’s Day - 2017 at the College Seminar Hall on 8th March 2017. Mrs. Sunu Rajesh , Asst. Prof. K V M Arts & Science College presided the function. Miss Aathira P Karthika gave away the welcome speech and the inaugural ceremony was done by lighting the lamp by Dr Matilda, Rtd. Prof., St.Joseph’s College, Alappuzha. In her speech, she explained with examples of how women became successful and how lucky women are even with globalization. Dr. Devi K Varma, Prof, Dept. Of Malayalam, S D College, Alappuzha, the chief guest of the day spoke on “Women Empowerment”. She explained on pubertal changes and the responsibility of the society in moulding a girl child. A very important message in her speech was, adolescent period though it is an exciting phase, should be enjoyed responsibly. Mrs Susan Chirayath, Director , K V M Institute of Management , Mr Babu Balakrishnan, General Manager , K V M group of Institutions and Dr Muruka Prasad, Principal, K V M Engineering College were there to felicitate the function. Mrs Lincy Varkey proposed the Vote of Thanks.A debate on “Moral Policing” was conducted after the inaugural session and the students and teachers actively participated in it.
“To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honours. ” Wanting to spread this message, the students of K V M Arts and Science College Cherthala made their way to an old age home in Maithara Cherthala to celebrate Christmas and New Year. Students said that the visit, which took place on December 23rd was to broaden joy and cheer all around. The programme was inaugurated by the principal Dr. Ramachandran. In his Christmas message , Dr Ramachandran added that it is very clear to all who visit an old age home that the inmates there are not for the love of being away from home and independent but because there is no better alternative left for them, once they are neglected and unwanted in their homes by their own children. He reminded the students the responsibility of giving the elders the support they need to live the rest of their lives peacefully. The meeting was presided by the superintend in charge of the old age home. Through cultural activities students and inmates represented their talents. Variety of performance was presented by them. Students expressed their happiness by distributing gifts to all the inmates. Times like these are sharp reminders of the true meaning of Christmas.The students left the Old age home by 1 O’clock. In the afternoon students and teachers created a festive atmosphere in the college by organizing a cultural show. Gifts, cards, and a lot of good wishes circulated with great enthusiasm among teachers, and students. Christmas is a time for jingle bells, gifts, carols, parties and holidays - having organized it made the students partake in its wonderful spirit. It represented the college’s group effort and unity.
Ms. Anju Preman. V, Assistant Professor, KVM College of Arts & Science , Cherthala has presented a paper on “CONSTRAINTS FACING AND OPPURTUNITIES OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN INDIA” at the National Conference on Sustainable Business Models for Inclusive growth organized by Post Graduate department of Commerce, Kristu Jyoti College of Management and Technology, Changanaserry on 20th and 21st October 2016. This National Conference was sponsored by UGC.
The Students and faculties of KVM Arts and Science College had visited The MILMA DIARY, Punnapra , Alappuzha on 24/11/2016. Alappuzha Dairy is directly managed by the Kerala Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation. A Milk Powder Factory is also established in the dairy compound, which is only one of its kind in Kerala. The main function of Milma is procuring milk from the Primary Cooperative Societies and its distribution. The main objective behind the visit was to make students aware about how various milma products are being made in the processing plant. The officials explained the process of collecting, separating, fortifying, pasteurizing and packing the milk at the processing plant. They also gave details on how the excess milk fat is drawn off and processed into cream or butter. To ensure sanitary conditions, the inner surfaces of the process equipment and piping system are cleaned once a day. It is rightly said that “See & know’ is better than ‘read & learn’. Students have got real feel of company’s working after this visit. They got a chance to transfer their theoretical knowledge to practical implication. The students and teachers left the premises around 1.30p.m. It was an informative, interesting and a successful visit. In short, this industrial visit was an eye opener for the students, as they came to know the industrial standards.
KVM Arts and Science College has organised a food fest on 19th October 2016.Principal, Dr K.P Ramachandran , inaugurated the fest .The students under the guidance of their teachers planned and successfully executed the food fest. All types of food were included in this event. The presence of all department heads, teachers and other members of the K V M family graced the occasion and appreciated the students for their hardship towards the event.
Observed World Environment day and students take oath on protecting environment.