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SRM University-AP celebrates the 75th Republic Day with a grand amalgamation of pleasure, pride and patriotism. Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Manoj K Arora unfurled the national flag commemorating India’s journey as a secular, social, republic and democratic nation. The celebration was also joined by the Panchayat secretaries of the neighbouring 5 villages – Neerukonda, Kanteru, Nidamaru, Kuragallu and Pedaparupudi who were felicitated by the Vice Chancellor and Dr Vinayak Kalluri, Dean – Academic Affairs. These villages have been adopted by the university to develop into smart villages through student projects and ventures.

On this momentous day, let us remember the golden heritage of our nation and pay homage to the architect of our constitution, Dr B R Ambedkar. Let us strive towards achieving Viksit Bharat@2047 by channelling the energy and intellect of our youth into developing our nation and society and shaping students into global citizens“, said Prof. Arora as he addressed the campus community that had gathered to celebrate the auspicious day. The Vice Chancellor also emphasised the pivotal role of an educational institution in enlightening the students on constitutional rights and moulding them into reasonable and responsible citizens of the country. He also delivered a comprehensive report on the progress and growth of the university in one academic year highlighting the numerous achievements and recognitions secured by the students, scholars and faculty in academic, research, entrepreneurship and other frontiers.

The Republic Day celebrations commenced with an awarding ceremony where staff who had completed 5 years of service at the university were bestowed with a token of appreciation and gratitude. Students were awarded accolades for victories at various competitions at South Zone championships and Bravery awards were presented to security personnel and staff who rendered their service during calamities. A parade by the university security personnel paying tribute to the country and various cultural programmes by students resonating with patriotic fervour were highlights of the event.

In the Karthik month of the Hindu calendar, a vibrant and eco-friendly celebration, Karthika Vana Mahotsavam took centre stage at SRM University-AP. The varsity honoured the tradition and fostered environmental consciousness with its Vanamahotsavam. This annual event has become a significant tradition in the varsity and draws faculty and staff and their family members from different communities together to celebrate the beauty of the earth and promote sustainable living.

The celebration that took place in the Mango Gardens, near Sri City in Nidamaru saw the participation of members of the leadership including Vice Chancellor, Prof. Manoj K Arora; Registrar, Dr R Premkumar, Directors and former members of the leadership. The Vana Mahotsava intended to honour both nature and celebrate the bond between humans and nature was organised by the Directorate of Human Resource Management.

The event also saw children and families bonding over games and other exciting activities organised by the Directorate. Vanamahotsavam was a holistic way of fostering a sense of responsibility for future generations and served as a reminder that small, concerted efforts can contribute significantly to the global movement for a greener and more sustainable planet

 

The spirit of Christmas echoed through the halls of our campus this year as students, faculty, and staff came together to celebrate the festive season. The Christmas celebration organised by the Directorate of Student Affairs was a grand affair, with enthusiastic participation from key figures, including the Vice-Chancellor, Registrar, Deans of all schools, and dedicated faculty and staff.

The event saw an inclusive participation of international students, adding a global touch to the festivities. The diverse cultural backgrounds of the international students enriched the celebration, reflecting the unity in diversity that defines the academic community at SRM University-AP.

One of the highlights of the Christmas celebration was the active involvement of the university leadership. The Vice-Chancellor, with a radiant smile, inaugurated the event, setting a joyous tone for the entire gathering. The heart of the celebration was the involvement of both local and international students. The student affairs directorate organised a series of entertaining games and activities that brought everyone together. International students, showcasing their unique talents, not only participated actively but also emerged victorious in several competitions, winning well-deserved prizes.

 

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A transformative event in the field of education unfolded at the prestigious Taj Bengal Kolkata on September 30, 2023, as Networking, the event organiser, brought together visionaries, educators, and leaders from renowned institutions for a day of enlightening discussions. The symposium featured an engaging workshop on “Innovative Teaching Methods” and a panel discussion by acclaimed scholars from SRM University-AP and others on “Addressing Inclusivity in Education”.

SRM University-AP shared the stage with Mahindra University Hyderabad as presenters, sharing their insights into the dynamic world of academia. Their presentations provided a roadmap for educators to navigate the evolving landscape of teaching and learning. The event welcomed an illustrious audience, including the principals of some of Kolkata’s most esteemed schools, such as Don Bosco School, National English School, M P Birla Foundation Higher Secondary School, Ashok Hall Girls’ School, Sushila Birla Girls’ School, and Indus Valley World School and many more. This convergence of educational leaders was a testament to the growing need for innovation and inclusivity in the modern education system.

The workshop on Innovative Teaching Methods, led by SRM University-AP, aimed to empower educators with cutting-edge pedagogical tools and approaches. Presenters emphasised the need for adaptive learning, technology integration, and the nurturing of critical thinking skills. Attendees gained practical insights on how to create engaging, student-centered classrooms that inspire curiosity and creativity. The panel discussion on “Addressing Inclusivity in Education” was a powerful forum for introspection and collaboration. Renowned educator Dr Srabani Basu from SRM University-AP led the discourse on fostering an inclusive learning environment. The discussion revolved around strategies for accommodating diverse learning styles, ensuring equitable opportunities for all, and the role of education in shaping empathetic, well-rounded individuals.

A grand canvas was painted with discussions on “Preparing Students for Future Careers.” This event was more than just a meeting; it was a symphony of ideas, a platform for forging meaningful connections, and a springboard to a future of innovation and progress in education. The collaborative energy and innovative spirit that permeated the event offered a glimpse into the future of education. Participants left with a deeper understanding of the transformative power of innovative teaching methods and a collective commitment to make education accessible and inclusive for all. At SRM University-AP, we believe that events like these are pivotal in shaping the future of education. We are committed to embracing innovative teaching methods and fostering inclusivity to prepare our students for the dynamic and ever-evolving careers of the future.

 

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SRM University-AP successfully concludes its Freshers’ Party of the year, ALOHA 2023, with extravagance. The two-day freshers’ event was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor, Prof. Manoj K Arora on October 13, 2023, in the presence of Director of Student Affairs, Mr Anil Kumar Nigam, Asst. Director of Student Affairs, Ms Revathi Balakrishnan, Visiting Professor-Paari School of Business, Prof. Prabal K Sen, and the President and Vice President of the Student Council.

“The word ‘Aloha’ embodies compassion and kindness. We welcome you to your second home, SRM University-AP where we will nurture you to be holistic individuals throughout your academic journey” stated Prof. Arora in his inaugural address. The Director of Student Affairs welcomed the freshers into the academic and social community of the university. “SRM University-AP is a place for creating friendships, exploring your potential and being the best version of yourself!” Mr Nigam addressed the freshers.

ALOHA featured a Mr and Ms Freshers’ Contest that witnessed a spectacular display of talent by the students of SRM University-AP. Dhruv Narayan Bajaj and Vaishnavi Kasturi were crowned as the Mr and Ms Fresher of 2023, respectively. Various creative club activities and competitions from photography to dance and music, to anime quiz and cubing, and traditional games such as tug-of-war and Dahi Handi are some of the innumerable activities conducted as part of the freshers’ programme. The event successfully concluded with an exclusive DJ party featuring Project 91, Prithvi Sai and international artist DJ Pozitiva.

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