Human life is undergoing significant challenges since the outbreak of Covid-19. Despite the chaos of this difficult time, countless unsung heroes have come forward to pull the distressed out of their sufferings. Among them are Team Abhimanyu and Team Bheeshma, a group of IT graduates from SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Chennai. Neelesh Kumar, Prasanth Koyyalagunta, Prudhvi Vishwanadhula, Ruchika Pattjoshi, Vishnu Padmaraju, Parthu M, Irfan, Manoj Bhuma, Dinesh DT, Sai Sandeep, Vudutha Akhil, Akhil Thallada, and M Nikhil Kumar Reddy are young minds aged 24 to 26 pursuing higher studies abroad or employed at reputed MNCs in India. The Department of Student Affairs, SRM University-AP, appreciates their virtuous intentions and invites the teams on “Newsmakers” on June 12, 2021, at 11.00 am to share their incredible experiences on the path of serving humanity.
Team Abhimanyu-the Hope and Team Bheeshma-the Saviour were formed in May 2020 with a noble vision, “Attitude of Gratitude”, immediately after the Covid-19 outbreak in India. The main objective of the teams is to help the disadvantaged and vulnerable groups in society. They distributed groceries to 335 families of private school teachers who had lost their jobs to Covid-19 in Tirupati, Vijayawada, Nellore, Visakhapatnam, Chandragiri, and Hyderabad. Not only did they provide groceries to government school students, but they also offered a large quantity of hand sanitizers, masks, vaporizers, and stationary items. The teams travelled across the districts of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana conducting food distribution drives and raising funds for medical treatments, especially for private school/college teachers. Local newspaper “Sakshi” and ETV Network have featured stories about the teams and they were awarded mementoes for community services. The teams plan projects for educating the underprivileged and looking after the elderly in near future. Team Abhimanyu and Team Beeshma are perfect examples of old heads on young shoulders who sail on philanthropic voyages in spite of the challenges.
All are invited to the event on June 12, 2021, at 11.00 am, and are encouraged to listen to the inspiring story of these empathetic young minds.
The School of Entrepreneurship and Management Studies (SEAMS), SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh collaborates with Value Ideas Investment Services Pvt Ltd, to conduct an enlightening webinar titled “Investment Awareness Programme” on June 12, 2021, from 11 am onwards. Dr J Murthy, an executive from Value Ideas Investment Services will engage the BBA students on this webinar which is exclusively designed as part of their coursework.
Value Ideas Investment Services is a Mumbai based Consulting and Investment firm that has mandated executors to conduct Awareness Programme on Money Management for students across India. They conduct these sessions on behalf of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) / Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the main objective is to educate and empower participants and create financial literacy so that they can make sound decisions with respect to their personal finances in future. The programme will also educate the audience not to invest in wrong Financial Schemes (Ponzi Schemes) and end up losing their hard-earned money. Stocks and investments are complicated financial areas and expert advice is mandatory as a beginner level investor.
The webinar aims to mentor and guide the students to develop a clear understanding of finance and investment which will help them in their further studies and future professional life. The webinar is coordinated by Dr Lalita Mohan Mohapatra, Assistant Professor, Department of Management, SRM-AP.
All the students in BBA stream are invited to join the webinar and gain first-hand insights on investments from the expert.
Health and Fitness are the most significant aspects of our lives. These are the two “known “terms going hand in hand. Regular consultations with trusted and experienced medical experts are necessary when health is a concerning factor amid the COVID-19 Pandemic. SRM University-AP steps forward to offer an avenue for its students, staff and faculty members to discuss their health-related issues. It is a free online medical consultation programme that will take place every Saturday. Distinguished medical officers of the institute Dr Lakshmi Rajyam and Dr Lakshmi Kiran Talluri, would address the session.
In this scenario where individuals are more prone to get infected by a fatal disease, people must clarify all health-related questions on symptoms, causes and treatment. The one-hour long consultation session would be a valuable platform for getting responses on health-related issues and bursting the myth regarding diseases. Due to COVID-19, when people are not inclined to visit the clinics and hospitals, they can obtain detailed information on their queries through online consultation with these medical experts.
Dr Lakshmi Rajyam is a distinguished personality serving the medical science fraternity for over 42 years and is currently associated with SRM University-AP as the Chief Medical Officer. She has vast experience working with reputed hospitals in the country and can enlighten the participants on testing, treatment, and medication. Since 2017, Dr Rajyam has been an integral part of the SRM Group and is looking after the health and welfare of the University associates in challenging times.
Dr Lakshmi Kiran Talluri is the young mind in the medical team of SRM University-AP. He has completed his MBBS from the NRI College of Medical, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, and has pledged to render the best services to the community.
With the growing stress in life, people are succumbed to fatal diseases and face an early death—the only way to prevent fatality is the diagnosis and proper medication. Here the medical experts can enrich the participants with the necessary knowledge. The faculty, staff and students of the University are requested to join the session on June 05, 2021 at 6 pm to satisfy their queries
Sustainable development that curbs pollution and thus prevents the extinction of species from the surface of the earth is the urgent need of the hour. The United Nations Assembly established World Environment Day in 1972 to fundamentally raise awareness among people about the importance of ecosystem preservation. Since then, World Environment Day is observed on June 5 annually with eco-sensitive themes to remind individuals and organisations about their duties and responsibilities towards the gift of nature.
This year’s theme: ‘Reimagine.Recreate.Restore.’ marks the beginning of the United Nations Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. The Department of Student Affairs, SRM University-AP is organizing a Quiz Programme for the students on June 5, 2021, at 7:00 pm to ensure commitment to the earth’s reviving mission, as a green and sustainable university.
“Nature is healing” is a misleading message that has been circulated in the digital world during these Covid-19 pandemic days when human activities are shut down around the world. It is not just a year or a decade since humans have started exploiting, looting, and destroying the wildlife, coral reefs, deserts, mountains and more. Let us be a generation that reimagines creative ways to restore our natural resources.
All are welcome!