A one day virtual seminar on “Drug Development: From Idea to Market (SERIES 2)” was organized by Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences on 7th MAY 2022. The Seminar started with a welcome address by Dr.K.Lakshmi, Professor and Dean i/c of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. First session of the seminar was on the topic “Catalyzing Pharma Innovations through Incubation Centre” given by Dr. K.Venkateshwaran, Incubation Scientist, Anna University, Thiruchirapalli, TN. He explained the importance of transforming the ideas to industrial application with the support of incubation centres. Followed by that, second session was on the topic “Drug Development from Idea to Market” delivered by Dr.Vinod Khandelwal, GSK Knowledge Centre, Haryana. Dr.Vinod explained the various stages of drug development process and the significant role of pharmacy professionals at each level. Both the sessions were highly informative and the queries raised by the participants were effectively clarified by the speakers. Finally vote of thanks was delivered by Dr.S.Brito Raj, Associate Professor, Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. About 68 participants from various pharmacy institutions across the country participated in the event. The event was organised and coordinated by Dr.S.Brito Raj, Associate Professor of Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Chennai
May 07, 2022
Science Outreach Program
An Out reach Program was organized by Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Uthandhi Government School, Uthandi, Chennai. The purpose of the outreach program was to demonstrate and educate the school students on basic science concepts using basic scientific models. B.Pharm second and third year students took an initiative and prepared various models like buzzing wire, fire extinguisher, magic flame, DNA model, water dispenser, helium balloon, hydraulic alarm and few other models depicting the anatomy of heart and kidney. B.Pharm students explained the concepts to the school students from sisth standard to ninth standard on 30th April, 2022 at Uthandi Government School. Mrs.Sharmila, Principal of the Government School supported us to organize the event at their school to promote learning interest among the school children. This program provided an exploratory experience and also inculcated curiosity among the students. As a result, school students were well received by our students and gave energetic and interactive demonstrations to meet their expectations. This event also brought awareness on the impact of science and technology on the sustainable development of the country. About 30 models were displayed during the exhibition and were donated to the school for future use. All the models were prepared by our B.Pharm students with the abled support of our faculty members. Dr.A.Deevan Paul, Dr.R.Karthikeyan, Dr.Binoy Varghese Cheriyan and Dr.S.Brito Raj coordinated the event and Dr.K.Lakshmi, Professor and Dean organized the event.
Apr 30, 2022
World Heritage Day
On behalf of Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE), the Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS) organized the World Heritage Day on 18th April 2022. This event began with lighting of lamp by the organizing team and with a welcome note by Ms.Santhirika Devi, B.Pharm – first year student. An exhibition comprising of various models depicting the rich heritage and culture of Tamilnadu was displayed by B.Pharm- first year students and was witnessed by the students from other constituent colleges of CARE. The Lord Buddha in statue made from clay by Mr.R.Manikandan, first year B.Pharm student was a highlight of the exhibit. Events such as ‘Cooking without fire’ and ‘Rangoli’ were conducted among the students of CARE. The delicacies prepared by the contestants without the use of fire and the colourful rangoli portraying the Indian Heritage were judged by Dr.Aarthi, Dept of Anatomy and Dr.Saradha, Dept of Pharmacology. A set of fun games namely the tongue twisters and puzzles were conducted by the second year B.Pharm students. Afternoon session was dedicated to the sports events. In order to portray the Indian Heritage and Culture, different sports like Tug of war, seven stones and pot breaking were organized for the students of CARE. Dr.Kirubalan, Sports Director of CARE conducted the events with the support of the organizing team. All the events were overseen by Dr.Benoy Varghese Cheriyan, Dr.S.Brito Raj and Dr.A.Deevan Paul, faculty of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Overall event was organised and coordinated by Dr.R.Karthikeyan, Professor of Dept of Pharmacognosy and by Dr.K.Lakshmi, Professor and Dean i/c, Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Apr 18, 2022
Drug Discovery Tools
Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences has organized a one day Workshop on “Drug Discovery Tools” on 02nd April 2022 from 09:30 AM to 3:30 PM. The resource person for the program was Dr. Pandian. S, Assistant Professor and Computational Chemist, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, CARE. The forenoon session started with a lecture session giving an overview on the importance and application of drug discovery tools. The session was attended by second and third-year B.Pharm students at the Lecture Hall 11 in the ground floor. After the lecture session, third year B.Pharm students were divided into batches and hands on training was given on the basic molecular docking tools. Dr.S.Pandian and his team familiarized the students with various tools on computer-aided drug design. Students were given hands on training in the Drug Discovery Lab, Second floor, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences. He also shared the list of freely available software to practice Molecular docking and also provided handouts on the concepts of drug discovery to the students. After each session, he also interacted with every batch and cleared their doubts on the usage of the software. The organizers were thankful to the resource person and his team members for sparing their valuable time in training the students to familiarize the docking tools. The workshop was organized as a part of Continuous Pharmacy Education (CPE) by Dr.Binoy Varghese Cheriyan, Associate Professor of Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Cheittnad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education.
Dr. Pandian. S, Assistant Professor and Computational Chemist, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, CARE
Apr 02, 2022
Outreach Program on Creating a Plastic Free Community
The B.Pharm Students of Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences along with the NSS unit of CARE participated in the Community based Outreach Program on Creating a Plastic Free Community. Student volunteers visited Pudupakkam village on 31st March 2022, and gave an orientation program about the banned plastic and encouraged them to use eco-friendly carry bags. Ms.Archana and Ms.Priyadharshini, second year B.Pharm students demonstrated the preparation of eco-friendly bags from paper and clothes. The student teams also performed a street play on ‘Ill-effects of plastic on our ecosystem’ in the Government school at Pudupakkam Village. There was an immense response from the villagers and school children.
This event was organised by Dr.Koyeli, NSS Coordinator of CARE and coordinated by Dr.A.Deevan Paul, Assistant Professor, Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Mar 31, 2022
Prevention and Spread of COVID 19
The B.Pharm Students of Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences along with the NSS unit of CARE participated in the Community based Outreach Program on Prevention and spread of COVID 19. Student volunteers visited Pudupakkam village on 30th March 2022 and educated the villagers on the preventive intervention techniques that would help in reducing the spread of COVID 19. Our student volunteers gave a group and individual demonstrations on prevention and control measures that includes hand hygeine and hand washing techniques, correct way of wearing the mask and travelling advices. Villagers were also educated on the importance of being vaccinated. Pamphlets were distributed on the importance of vaccination. Students also visited nearby Government school and demonstrated the proper hand washing steps to the school children. Villagers and the school students found the program highly beneficial and were thankful to the NSS volunteers for the initiative. This event was initiated and organised by Dr.Koyeli, NSS Coordinator of CARE and coordinated by Dr.A.Deevan Paul, Assistant Professor, Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Mar 30, 2022
Intellectual Property Rights – Patents and Design Filing
One day National level online seminar on “Intellectual Property Rights – Patents and Design Filing” was organized by Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences in assoication with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Intellectual Property Management (RGNIIPM), Government of India, Nagpur. This awareness program on IPR was conducted as a part of the Training program offered by RGNIIPM under the National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission (NIPAM). Dr.Bharat Suryawanshi, who is working as Assistant Controller Patents and Designs for more than 18 years in the Central Government Office under the Patent Office, Ministry of Commerce and Industry. During the online session, he gave an overview of various types of IPR and explained the filing process of patents and designs. About 292 participants ranging from students, scholars and teaching faculty from various disciplines attended the session. The session was highly beneficial in terms of knowing the filing procedures of patents and designs. This session would trigger the interest among the academicians to bring out more innovations in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. The session was effectively organized by Dr.K.Lakshmi, Member of Institution Innovation Cell and Professor and Dean of Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Mar 29, 2022
Dental and Eye Health Awareness
The B.Pharm Students of Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences along with the NSS unit of CARE participated in the Community based Outreach Program on Dental Health Awareness. Student volunteers visited Pudupakkm village on 25th March 2022 and educated the villagers and students on the common dental ailments and the importance of dental care. Pamphlets on the information regarding the free health camps at Chettinad Hospital were also distributed to the villagers. Students also explained the impact of various food substances on dental health and the need for regular check up. Many villagers found it highly beneficial and were thankful to the students for highlighting the importance of Dental and Eye health. Student volunteers also visited the nearby Government School and educated the school students on the importance of keeping their teeth healthy and clean. This is a comprehensive educational program to promote good oral health and impart education about correct oral hygiene practices. This event was effectively organised by Dr.Koyeli, NSS Coordinator of CARE and coordinated by Dr.A.Deevan Paul, Assistant Professor, Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Mar 25, 2022
Five Days Virtual Skill Development Workshop on “Statistical Analysis using Excel”
A five day virtual Skill development workshop on “Statistical Analysis using Excel” was organized by Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences from 21 March 2022 to 25 March 2022 between 6 pm to 8 pm. This workshop was jointly organized in association with Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association (IPGA), Tamilnadu Branch. Dr.K.Lakshmi, Professor and Dean of Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences handled the sessions for 3 days from 21st March to 23rd March. She covered topics such as descriptive statistics, Correlation and Regression, Graphical representation of data, inferential statistics like t test, ANOVA – one way and two way. Theoretical explanation followed by practical session using excel was dealt on the mentioned topics. Dr.K.Marimuthu, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, AIMST University, Malaysia was invited as a resource person to handle the sessions on 24th March and 25th March. The Excel Worksheets for all sessions were shared to all the registered participants by mail. About 79 registered participants attended the workshop from different institutions across the country. The sessions were highly beneficial for research scholars as the calculations learnt during the workshop could be practically applied for their research work. Participants also had an extended benefit of learning many basic functions of Excel from Dr.Marimuthu, which can be utilized for other professional applications. The workshop received an excellent feedback and participants also requested the organizers to conduct such workshop on regular basis. This workshop was organized and co-ordinated by Dr.K.Lakshmi, Professor and Dean of Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Dr.K.Marimuthu, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, AIMST University, Malaysia
Mar 21, 2022
One Day Virtual National Seminar on
A one day Virtual National Seminar on “Phytopharmaceuticals” was organized by Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences on 19th March 2022. The seminar started with a welcome address by Dr.K.Lakshmi, Professor and Dean i/c of the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The seminar was organized exclusively for pharmacy professionals by virtual mode. The incredible biodiversity along with the history of herbal remedies, India offers a thriving market for phytopharmaceuticals. The long standing demand for ayurvedic and herbal remedies is now shifting towards demanding more evidence based herbal remedies. Phytopharmaceuticals are hence well positioned to cater to this demand and offers tremendous growth potential. This seminar focusses on the quality aspects of phytopharmaceuticals to provide consistent therapeutic application.
The first Keynote speaker Dr. R.Arivukkarasu, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, KMCH College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore. He gave a overview on the various aspects of standardization and qulaity control procedures to be followed for raw materials and finished products of herbal medicines. The second session was on Expression of metabolites as Pharmacophore by Dr.R.Duraisami, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacognosy, Nandha College of Pharmacy, Erode. Both the sessions were highly inofrmative and 125 participants from various pharmacy colleges attended by zoom. Our second and third year B.Pharm students also attended the seminar from a classroom. This virtual seminar was organized and coordinated by Dr.R.Karthikeyan, Associate Professor, Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chettinad Academy of research and Education, Chennai.
Dr. R.Arivukkarasu, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacognosy, KMCH College of Pharmacy, Coimbatore
Mar 19, 2022
Two Days Workshop on ‘FIRST AID - A BASIC LIFE-SAVING SKILLS’
A two-day hands on workshop on ‘First aid - A basic life-saving skills’ was organized by Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS) in collaboration with Chettinad College of Nursing (CCN), Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE) on 18th and 19th March 2022. The first day of the workshop was initiated by a welcome note by Prof. Dr. Hepsibah Sharmil, Principal, Chettinad College of Nursing followed by Dr.K.Lakshmi, Dean i/c, Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
First Session was delivered by Mr. Venkatesan A, HOD of Medical Surgical Nursing, CCN on the basic first aid aspects such as CPR, first aid for chocking, types of wounds and bleeding and first aid box. Second Session was delivered by Ms. Grace Pal, Nursing Tutor, CCN on first aid for burns, snake bites, poisoning, drowning, fainting and unconsciousness. Mr. Arunraj M, Resuscitation and Simulation Educator, CCN gave a detailed lecture on the basic life saving skills for adults, children and infants.
On day two of the workshop, all the students were divided into three batches for the hands-on demonstration in the ‘Skills Lab’ located in the second floor. All the students were given hands-on experience on dressing the wound, applying different types of bandages, splinting the injured body part, heimlich maneuvre for chocking, providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and transferring the victim by using mannequines. An active and enthusiatic participation was observed among students and they have gained confidence to meet the emergency situations. About 57 first year B.Pharmacy students participated in this workshop and are highly benefitted. The event was organised and coordinated by Dr.S.Brito Raj, Associate Professor of Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CARE.
Mar 18, 2022
World Consumer Rights Day
On behalf of Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE), the Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS) organized the World Consumer Rights Day on 15th March 2022. The theme of this year's consumer day was "Fair digital Finance". This event began with an inaugural address by Dr.Shantha Ravisankar, Vice Chancellor, CARE. A fun filled event named as Trekking with Trademarks was conducted among 15 teams comprising of student participants from all constituent colleges of CARE. Final round called as Devil’s Advocate was judged by Ms.Ruchi Sinha, Dean i/c, School of Law. Winners and Runners were awarded with event momentoes. First year B.Pharm students also showcased a drama in tamil language to highlight the consequences of irrationale use of cosmetic products. Second and third year B.Pharm students were encouraged by our faculty members to prepare and showcase the different herbal cosmetic products. Honorable Vice Chancellor inaugurated the exhibition and witnessed the products. She appreciated them for preparing variety of products and wished them to become entrepreneurs. Various products like herbal soaps, bath powders, lip balms, kajal, herbal based shampoos and Herbal hand wash were prepared by the students with the greatest support from the faculty members. The event named “Trekking with Trademarks” was coordinated by Dr.S.BritoRaj, Associate Professor, Dept of Pharmaceutics and Dr.Benoy Varghese Cheriyan, Associate Professor, Dept of Pharmaceutical Chemistry. The event named “Exhibition on Herbal Cosmetic Products” was coordinated by Dr.R.Karthikeyan, Professor of Dept of Pharmacognosy and Dr.A.Deevan Paul, Assistant Professor, Dept of Pharmaceutics. The event as a whole was organized and coordinated by Dr.K.Lakshmi, Professor and Dean i/c, Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Mar 15, 2022
Continuous Pharmacy Education (CPE)
Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences has organized a guest lecture on “Competencies and Career Guidance” on 11th March, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM. The resource person for the program was Mr.R.Manikandan, Vice President and Head – R&D, Granules India Limited, Hyderabad. This lecture session was organized for first, second and third year B.Pharm students as a part of their career guidance program. Mr.R.Manikandan shared his experience in handling team members at different competency levels. He also emphasised the requirements of various competency skills to make them employable. After the general lecture session, he also interacted separately with B.Pharm students and answered their queries regarding career prospects in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. The Organizers were thankful to the resource person for sparing his valuable time in guiding the students during personal interaction session from 1pm to 2pm. This event was organized as a part of Continuous Pharmacy Education (CPE) by Dr.Benoy Varghese Cheriyan, Associate Professor of Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Cheittnad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education.
Mr.R.Manikandan, Vice President and Head – R&D, Granules India Limited, Hyderabad
Mar 11, 2022
INSIGHTS INTO PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY AND PHARMACOECONOMICS
One day Virtual National Seminar on “Insights into Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics” was organized by Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences on 19th February 2022. The seminar started with a welcome address by Dr.K.Lakshmi, Professor and Dean i/c of the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The seminar was organized exclusively for pharmacy professionals by virtual mode. The first Keynote speaker Dr. Krishna Undela, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, NIPER, Guwahati gave an excellent presentation on “Overview of Pharmacoepidemiology”. The second speaker Mr. Muhammed Rashid, Research Scholar, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, MAHE delivered his session on the topic “Basics and concepts in Pharmacoeconomics”. Both the sessions witnessed an amalgamation of peerless speakers as they have enlightened the crowd with their knowledge and confabulated on varioud topics related to the field of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics. The extremely illustrious seminar hosted by Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences was marked with the 164 attendees of young and brilliant researchers, faculties, and talented undergraduateand and postgraduate students representing all over India. This successful event was organized and coordinated with Dr A Deevan Paul, Assistant Professor, Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chettinad Academy of research and Education, Chennai.
Dr. Krishna Undela, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, NIPER, Guwahati
Feb 19, 2022
Webinar on “Two Wheels One Life”
A one day webinar on “Two Wheels One Life” was organized by Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences in association with United Way, Mumbai conducted on 12th February 2022. The Seminar started with a welcome address by Dr.K.Lakshmi, Professor and Dean i/c of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The seminar was organized exclusively for B.Pharm students by virtual mode. Mr.S.R.Rajkumar, Sr.Manager, Road Safety for Green Earth Translogistics Private Limited and Mr.M.H.Anand, Lead Trainer of Community Impact, United Way Mumbai detailed about the topic ‘Two Wheels One Life’. This seminar was aimed at reaching out our youth who are the potential two wheeler riders. This initiation was organized to encourage them to follow safe and responsible ride throughout their life. The session also gave indepth details of the various features of two wheelers that one should know as a rider. Many live videos were shown on the importance of following the road rules to avoid accidents. About 110 B.Pharm students from first to third year participated in the virtual seminar and benefited. The event was organised and coordinated by Dr.S.Brito Raj, Associate Professor of Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Chennai.
Mr.S.R.Rajkumar, Sr.Manager, Road Safety for Green Earth Translogistics Private Limited
Mr.M.H.Anand, Lead Trainer of Community Impact, United Way Mumbai
The workshop on Employability Skills for the pre-final year students of B.Pharm was held on 8th February 2022. Dr.K.Lakshmi, the Dean i/c, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, welcomed the soft skill trainer, Dr.M.Samuel Jayakumar, Assistant Professor of English, Madras Christian College and the participants. Then, Dr. Loganathan K, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, introduced the guest to the gathering. The resource person started the workshop enthusiastically after the formal welcome address. Dr. M. Samuel Jayakumar made the participants flexible to the environment through his initial statement and then made them realise the need of communication in medical profession as well as in personal life through many activities with the spirit of learning. He also focused on the requirements of the employers and conducted the GD and presentation that are generally happened in most of the interviews. He also facilitated the students in analyzing one’s self with SWOT analysis. Finally, the workshop ended with the vote of thanks by the students.
Dr.M.Samuel Jayakumar, Assistant Professor of English, Madras Christian College
Feb 08, 2022
One Day Virtual National Seminar on “Drug Development: From Idea to Market”– Series 01
A one day virtual seminar on “Drug Development: From Idea to Market” was organized by Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences on 29th JAN 2022. The Seminar started with a welcome address by Dr.K.Lakshmi, Professor and Dean i/c of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. First session of the seminar was on the topic “Recent Trends in Nanocarrier based Target Drug Delivery System” by Dr.S.Abimanyu, Professor of Pharmaceutics, SRM College of Pharmacy, Chennai. He discussed the formulation, characterization and in vitro studies of nanoparticles. Second session was on the topic “Regulatory Affairs and Dossier: Perspective for an outlook in future” by Dr.Saba Maanvizhi, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics, Sri Ramachandra Faculty of Pharmacy, SRIHER, Chennai. She gave an overview on the components of common technical document to be submitted for regulatory approvals. Last session was on the topic “Importance of Safety Pharmacology in Drug Discovery and Development Process” by Dr.G.L.Vishwanatha, Associate Manager of Toxicology, Clinchoice Private Limited, Bangalore. He shared his imense knowledge on the guidelines and procedures of safety pharmacology and toxicology of the drugs. All the sessions were highly informative and the queries raised by the participants were effectively clarified by the speakers. Finally vote of thanks was delivered by Dr.S.Brito Raj, Associate Professor, Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. About 125 participants from various pharmacy institutions across the country particpated in the event. The event was organised and coordinated by Dr.S.Brito Raj, Associate Professor of Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Chennai.
Dr.S.Abimanyu, Professor of Pharmaceutics, SRM College of Pharmacy, Chennai
Dr.Saba Maanvizhi, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics, Sri Ramachandra Faculty of Pharmacy, SRIHER, Chennai
Jan 29, 2022
The first year B.Pharm students of Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences bagged first prize in the short film contest conducted by Indian Pharmacy Graduates Association (IPGA) – Tamilnadu Branch Women Forum. This competition was conducted as a part of the 60th National Pharmacy Week Celebration – 2021 with a theme of “Pharmacist: An integral part of Healthcare” The short film contest was coordinated by Dr.C.Vinodhini, Assistant Professor, Sri Ramachandra Faculty of Pharmacy and Dr.R.Vadivu, Assistant Professor, College of Pharmacy, Madras Medical College, Chennai. The theme for short film was given as Women Safety and Protection. Short films were judged by Mr.David P.Williams, Director, Eximadvertisers, Chennai and Mr.N.Elangovan, Associate Centralized Monitoring Lead, IQVIA, Bangalore, Clinical Researcher and Short Film Maker. Following are the names of students who won the short film contest – A.Somani, Sayed Afsheen.S, S.Shanmugalakshmi, Saumya, Rakshana Roshan, Infanta Monisha and Praveena Kumari K. The contestants received immense support from the IT team of Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE) especially from Mr.Immanuel Prabhu, Creative Visualizer of LMS IT Department of CARE.
Jan 08, 2022
An Industrial Visit to Regenix Biosciences Limited, MEPZ, Tambaram, Chennai was organized for the third year B.Pharmacy Students on 8.12.2021 by the Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CARE. The students were accompanied by Dr.K.Lakshmi, Dean and Dr.S.Brito raj, Associate Professor, Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The key persons of the industry were Dr R.Balaji, Executive Director, Dr Selvaraj, Vice President, Mrs Devi, Product Manager and also other company associates of REGENIX. During the first session, Dr Selvaraj gavea brief detail about the company products and their manufacturing processes. It was exciting information to know that Regenix Biosciences is the first company to produce Biosimilar in Tamilnadu. Afterwards, the students were taken around in batches to various departments like Warehouse,Production, Packaging, Quality Control and Quality Assurance. Students witnessed the industrial protocol, SOP and maintenance of various sophisticated instruments like Liquid filling machines, HPLC, Stability Chamber,UV chamber, Laminar flow chamber and other aseptic equipment. The students were also detailed about the maintenance of Batch Manufacturing RECORDS (BMR) and LOGBOOKS. At the end of the visit, all the students were awarded a participation certificate by Dr Balaji and Dr Selvaraj.
Dec 08, 2021
National Pharmacy Week Celebration
National Pharmacy Week was commemorated by the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences from 22.11.2021 to 27.11.2021. The theme for this year is “Pharmacists – An Integral Part of Health Care”. Pharmacy week is celebrated Nationwide to bring awareness among the public regarding the role of pharmacists in Health Care. The celebrations comprised of Technical events such as Scrambled, Just a Minute, Debate, Panel Discussion, Herbal Photo Contest and Exhibition. Other events such as Rangoli, Mehandi, Memory game, Treasure hunt, art out of waste were also conducted to encourage the students. Student organizers in coordination with faculty members conducted all the events on respective days. Students were able to exhibit their talents at various events. The exhibition was the highlight of the event and was conducted on the concept of mRNA Vaccines, which is a new era in vaccinology. Students exhibited hand made charts and models to explain the concept. Dr.K.Lakshmi, Professor and Dean welcomed the gathering and gave a valedictory note. Dr Shantha Ravishankar, Vice-Chancellor, CARE gave a special address and gave away the prizes for the winners. Four of our proud students of the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences also gave special speeches about the institute in French and German. The event came to an end with a vote of thanks by Dr Pazhani, Associate Professor.
Nov 22, 2021
Clean India Campaign-2021
The Department of Youth Affairs, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India envisages the country Clean with the theme ‘Clean India’ for October 2021. The NSS, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education commemorated by conducting a Door to Door waste collection campaign at Thaiyur village, Chengalpet District on 28.10.21.A total of 20 NSS volunteers and students, faculty CARE participated in this event. Mrs Yaga Jeyanthi, NSS, Programme Officer, CARE along with Dr Koyeli Girigoswami, Associate Professor, FAHS, CHRI and NSS and UBA coordinator organised the event. Plastic and non-degradable wastes from houses were collected in a cloth bag and discarded in a panchayat dustbin.
Oct 28, 2021
Chettinad Volleyball Premier League 2021 (Men & Women)
Chettinad Volleyball Premier League 2021 was conducted at our Chettinad health city campus on 29.09.2021. DrNirupa, Department of Microbiology inaugurated the tournament in presence of DrRajesh kanna, Department of Pathology & DrKirubalan, Department of Physical Education.Theevent was a league tournament where there were divided into 2 pools with three teams in each and the top two teams from each pool went on to the semifinals. Semifinals men's section was held between MBBS A vs BDS, NURSING vs AHS and the Semifinals women section was held between MBBS A vs AHS B, B.Pharm/B.PT vs AHS A. The finals were held on 1st October between MBBS A vs Nursing, where the Nursing team emerged as the winners in the men section and the Women section between MBBS A vs AHS, where the MBBS team emerged as winners NaniaNanda Kumar from the Nursing team was announced to be the best player of the finals & Khalid Ahamed from the MBBS team was announced to be the best player of the tournament for the men section.Gayathri from the MBBS team was announced to be the best player of the tournament for the women section.DrEbenezer, Principal, FAHS, Dr John Antony Prabhakaran, Dept of Surgery, Dr Rajeshkanna, Department of Pathology, Dr Premkumar, Department of Dermatology graced the event with their presence and distributed the awards and medals to the winners.
Sep 29, 2021
Pharmacists Day Celebration 2021
Pharmacists Day celebration was organized by Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences on 24.09.2021and 25.09.2021.The celebration comprised ofvarious events such as Debate, Mime Show, and Connexions competitions for B.Pharm studentswho actively participated in the events. The college competition and an exhibition on the laboratory types of equipment were also conducted. The working of the equipment such as tablet disintegrator, defibrillator, dissolution apparatus, tablet coating machine and ampoule filling machine etc.were exhibited which was attended by students of the constituent colleges.In addition, an E-poster presentation and Quiz competition and were conducted virtually. E-poster competition was conducted on the theme, “Pharmacy: Always Trusted for your Health”. There were 15 teams registered for the quiz and five teams were selected for finals. Students of various pharmacy colleges across the state participated in the quiz competition. Winners were announced for all the competitions and all the participants weregiven E-certificates.
Sep 28, 2021
NSS DAY CELEBRATION
NSS team of CARE celebrated the NSS Day celebration on 24.09.21. The event started with the Inaugural Speech of the Chief Guest, Prof. Dr T Balasubramanian, Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education. Dr Koyeli Girigoswami NSS PO, CARE, presented the last year NSS activities and the certificates were issued for the Unit 1 and Unit 2 volunteers by the chief guest. The winners of the slogan writing competition and recipe competition for the Poshan Maah celebration were awarded certificates. 200 NSS volunteers and students, faculties from various constituent colleges of Chettinad Academy of Research and Education-Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute including Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chettinad College of Nursing, Chettinad School of Law, Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chettinad School of Physiotherapy and Chettinad school of Architecture attended the event.The program ended with a vote of thanks by Ms YagaJeyanthi, NSS PO, CARE and the National Anthem.
Sep 24, 2021
Chettinad Basketball Premier League 2021
Chettinad Basketball Premier League 2021 was held at our Basketball court which started on 30th August 2021. Dr John Antony Prabhakaran of the Department of General Surgery Inaugurated the tournament in presence of Dr Rajesh Kanna, Department of Pathology & Dr Kirubalan, Department of Physical Education. It was held between eight teams of various batches. It was a league tournament where the eight teams were divided into 2 pools with four teams in each pool. Matches were held between teams of each pool and the top two teams were selected for the semifinals. The finals match was held on 21.09.21 between MBBS 2nd year team A vs MBBS INTERNS where the CRRIs team won the tournament. Dr Balasubramanian, Vice-Chancellor, CARE graced the event with his presence and distributed the awards and medals to the respective winners.
Sep 21, 2021
IPR Olympiad 2.0
Intellectual Society for Entrepreneurship, Research and Development (ISERD) India Analytics has conducted a National level competitive exam on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). National level IPR Olympiad 2.0 was conduted by ISERD India Analytics for the college students in order to promote the importance of Intellectual Property in our country and also to promote the technical and innovative skills among young students. OurB.Pharm second (6) and third year (14) students actively participated in this online National level IPR Olympiad and received their qualifying certificate from ISERD India. This exam was conducted by online on 18th and 19th September 2021. Students were earlier registered for the event and appeared for the exam by online mode.
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Sep 18, 2021 - Sep 19, 2021
Students Induction Program – 2021
A student induction program was conducted on 16.09.21 for first-year students, to know about institutional policies, processes, practices, culture and values. Dr R. Arumugam, Librarian & Head, CARE, addressed the student gathering. A total of 256 studentsof I year students of Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chettinad School of Physiotherapy & Faculty of Allied Health Sciences attended the program.
Sep 16, 2021
Teachers’ Day celebration at CARE
Teachers’ Day was Commemorated byChettinadAcademy of Research and Education on 06.09.21 at the SigapiAachi Auditorium of the campus.The faculty from all schools and colleges of CARE along with the students attended the program. The event was presided over by DrBalaSubramaninan, Vice-Chancellor, CARE and Mrs Jeyendra Saraswathi, Registrar, CARE and Dr PitchaiBalashanmugam, Dean,CHRI were present during the occasion. The students from all colleges and schools wished their teachers on ‘my favourite teacher’ event. An interesting quiz competition was conducted for the faculty and fun games were played.This was followed by a talent show that included singing and dancing performance of the faculty. The program ended with a vote of thanks and refreshments.
Sep 06, 2021
Sadbhavana Diwas - 2021
The Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS), Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE), organized the Sadbhavana Diwas on 20.08.021 in commemoration of the 77th Birth Anniversary of our former Prime Minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi. The day was observed to encourage national integration, peace, affection and communal harmony among the Indian people of all religions. Two events namely Pencil sketching and essay writing were organized for the students of various disciplines of Chettinad Academy of Research and Education. For the pencil sketching competition, a portrait of Shri Rajiv Gandhi was displayed virtually and the participants were instructed to draw and submit the scanned copy of their creations. An essay writing competition was also conducted on the topic “Role of youth in National Integration and Communal Harmony”. All the first and second-year B.Pharm students participated actively in both events. Dr.S.Ramesh, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics organized the event.
Aug 20, 2021
Fit India Freedom Run 2.0
As part of the Fit India Movement, an initiative by UGC, CARE organized 'FIT INDIA FREEDOM RUN 2.0' on 14.08.2021 for all the students, staff and faculty members of CARE. The event occurred on the Chettinad Health city campus. Dr G. Kirubalan, Dy. Director – Physical Education, CARE coordinated the event and waved the flag for marathon running.A total of 112 runners participated in the event.
Guest Lecture On Copyright Registration Process In India
The IQAC cell, CARE organized a guest lecture on the title ‘Copyright Registration Process In India’ on 07.08.21. The Organizing Chairperson of the event was Dr Arun Kumar Radhakrishnan, Vice Principal, CHRI and IQAC Coordinator and the organizing secretary of the event was Dr Ahamed Basha Abdul Bari, Professor, Physiology, CHRI. The event was moderated by Dr Shiek Fareeth Ahamed S, Assistant Professor, AHS. The scientific session was delivered by Ms Priya Gautam, Examiner of Copyrights, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), New Delhi, Government of India. It was followed by a discussion session. The participants raised questions and doubts which were addressed by the speaker. The total number of participants was 117.
Aug 07, 2021
Campus Interview And In - House Placement- 2021
Career counselling and placement cell, CARE conducted campus interviews and in-house placement from 28.07.21 to 18.08.2021. Institutions participated in campus interview were Madras Medical Mission, Mogappair, Chennai, Chettinad Super Specialty Hospital, Kelambakkam. Chettinad Hospital And Research Institute, Kelambakkam, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai And Sugam Hospitals, Tiruvottiyur. a total of 100 final yeyearsSc., nursing students & two post-basic B Sc nursing students attended the campus interview. In all the interviews, a pretest interviews assessment was done.The campus interview team from MMM were Mr Isaiah Johnson, HR Manager, MrsRanjitham, Chief Nursing Officer.Mrsanjitham CNO highlighted the hands-on skill training and work experience in MMM. 85 B Sc(N) students attended the interview and 20 (24%) got selected in the interview.The In-house Placement interview team from CSSH was MrsHannah IsabellahPaulraj, Chief Nursing Superintendent and MrsLalitha, Assistant Nursing Superintendent. Direct interviews of 82 B Sc(N) and 2 Post Basic B Sc(N) students were carried out and 70 (83 %) students got selected in the interview. The In-house Placement interview was conducted by MrsVimala.I, Nursing Superintendent, CHRI. The direct interview was conducted for shortlisted students- 81 B Sc (N) and 1 Post Basic B Sc(N) studentand 72 (88%) students got selected in the interview.The campus interview team from Apollo Hospitals was MsEzilabeth, Deputy Nursing Superintendent, MsAmulya Ajay, Asst. Manager – Talent Acquisition, MsJeevitha, Senior Nursing Educator, MsBlessy, Clinical Instructor. The interview was conducted for 95 B Sc (N) and 2 Post Basic B Sc(N) students and 50 (51%) students got selected in the interview.The online interview was conducted by MsPaniRoselin, Nursing Superintendent, Sugam Hospital, Tiruvottiyur. 18 B Sc(N) students attended the interview and 5 (28 %) students got selected in the interview.The institutional Career cell support was done by CCN Faculties, Dr S HepsibahSharmil, Mrs Manjula. T.R and Mrs.RuksanaBegam.S.
Jul 28, 2021
International Conference on Pharma Industry 4.0
A two days virtual international conference on “Pharma Industry 4.0” was organized by Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CARE on 16and 17.07.2021. The dean of the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Dr.K.Lakshmi welcomed the gathering with a pleasant speech and gave a brief overview of the event. The conference was inaugurated by thehonourableVice-Chancellor, CARE,Dr.T.Balasubramanian. The conference had a multitude of resource persons from various horizons of the world delivering lectures on the latest advancements of pharmaceutical sciences. The resource persons were from the US, UK, Malta, Saudi Arabia, Brunei Darussalam and Malaysiaand they enriched the participants with a meticulous presentation matching of their time zones. The dynamic explanations by the intellectuals left 120 participants from more than 20 different colleges across the country, inquisitive during the concourse of this interactive session. There were separate sessions for the scientific oral presentations by young researchers from other pharma institutes. Best posters were announced by the judges and suitably awarded with prizes and certificates. The valedictory note was given by Dr.R.Murugesan, Director – Research and vote of thanks by Dr.G.P.Pazhani, Associate Professor, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences,CARE.
In an initiative to contribute towards a sustainable environment and ecosystem, Chettinad Sarvalokaa Education, international School along with Chettinad Academy of Research & Education conducted a mega sapling plantation initiative on 16.07.2021.
The Honorable Chancellor Mrs. Geetha Muthiah planted the first sapling followed by Dr. T. Balasubramanian, Vice-Chancellor,
The students of CHRI, staff & faculty of Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Students, Parents and Staff of Chettinad Sarvalokaa Education international School actively participated in the tree sapling plantation.
Around 2500 saplings of 200 indigenous species of trees were planted on 4.5 acres under this initiative.
Jul 16, 2021
International Yoga Day -2021
The Department of Physical Education, CARE organized a national webinar to commemorate International Yoga Day on 21.06.2021. The theme of the webinar was “Yoga for well-being”. The resource person for the webinar was Prof.Dr. Arunthathy, Professor, Department of Radiology, Saveetha Medical College & Hospital and Yoga Instructor, Isha Foundation. The programmed started with a welcome address by Dr. Pragatheeshwaran, General Surgery Final year student, CARE followed by inauguration ceremony by Prof. Dr. T. Balasubramian, Vice Chancellor, CARE. A total of 150 participants attended the programme. The programme ended with a vote of thanks given by Dr. G. Kirubalan, Deputy Director, Physical Education, CARE.
Jun 21, 2021
International Yoga Day -2021
The international day of yoga (IDY) for the year 2021 was commemorated by NSS and UBA, Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE) on 21.06.2021. The Chief Guest of the event was Dr T Balasubramanian, Vice-Chancellor, CARE. The programme started with an invocation song followed by a welcome address delivered by Dr. Koyeli Girigoswami, NSS, PO and UBA coordinator,CARE. The Chief Guest delivered the inaugural address highlighting the importance of Yoga and the origin of yoga practice. The speech was very motivating for all the participants and after the completion of his speech, a video demonstration of different types of breathing exercises was screened. The expert who demonstrated Yoga was Ms. Kamlesh Barwal, Director of SriSri Yoga, Art of Living and she elaborately explained the various types of breathing exercises and their benefits in combating COVID 19. Then the vote of thanks was delivered by Ms. Nancy Victoria, NSS, PO, CARE followed by the National anthem to conclude the programme. The participants were the different volunteers of NSS, UBA, students from different constituent colleges of CARE, faculties and staffs.A total of 100 participants attended the event.
Jun 21, 2021
Webinar on Nutraceuticals
The Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences organized a one-day webinar on 11.06.2021. The topic of the webinar was “Nutraceuticals”. It was inaugurated by Dr. T. Balasubramanian, Vice-Chancellor, CARE. The resource persons of the webinar were Dr.K.Mangathayaru, Vice Principal, Professor and Head, Sri Ramachandra Faculty of Pharmacy, SRIHER, Chennai, Mr.C.Arther Paul, Manager, International Business, Apex Laboratories private limited, Chennai, Dr.N.Deepa, Principal of Saveetha College of Pharmacy, Chennai, and Dr.S.Jayakumari, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacognosy, Vel’s School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, VISTAS, Chennai. The topics discussed were “Clinical Pharmacognosy Research – An Experience sharing”, “Regulatory Perspective of Nutraceuticals”, “COVID 19 and Nutraceuticals – the missing connect” and “Role of Traditional medicines as immunity boosters”. The program ended with a vote of thanks by Dr.G.P.Pazhani, Associate Professor, Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The webinar was attended by a total of 260 participants ranging from UG and PG students, research scholars, and faculty from different pharmacy colleges across the country.
Jun 11, 2021
Continuous Pharmacy Education (CPE)
Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CARE has organized a guest lecture on ‘Interpersonal Skills – A Key Criteria for best career options” on 21.05.2021. The resource person for the program was Dr.N.Deepa M.Pharm, Ph.D., DHMS (Homeo), PGDPS, FALB, Principal, Saveetha College of Pharmacy, SIMATS, Chennai. Her lecture gave an insight into interpersonal skills with a special emphasis on verbal and non-verbal communications. The virtual session was highly interactive and about 165 UG students of colleges - Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Saveetha College of Pharmacy participated effectively and got benefited.
May 21, 2021
Virtual Workshop – Drug Analysis using HPLC
A one-day virtual workshop on ‘Drug Analysis using HPLC’ was organized by Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences on 07.05.2021. The workshop was inaugurated by Dr.T.Balasubramanian, Vice-Chancellor of the University. In his inaugural speech, he highlighted the importance of chromatography in the field of science. The first session of the workshop was on the topic “Drug development and validation” by Dr.K.Lakshmi, Professor and Dean i/c of School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. She gave an overview of various aspects of drug development and validation using HPLC. She also explained the use of excel for the calculation of validation parameters. The second session was on the topic “Impurity profiling in Pharmaceuticals” by Dr.N.Krishnaveni, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmaceutical Analysis, JSS College of Pharmacy, Ooty. She explained the need for developing stability-indicating assays along with the methodology to carry out the same. She also explained the steps for impurity profiling along with some case studies. The third session was on the topic “Analytical Quality by Design (AqbD)” delivered by Dr.P.Ramalingam, Director-R&D Cell, Raghavendra Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (RIPER) – Autonomous, Ananthapuramu. He explained the importance of QbD in analytical methods along withthe application of different tools to develop the same. About 150 participants ranging from PG students, research scholars and faculty from different pharmacy colleges participated in the event.
May 07, 2021
World Heritage Day 2021
The Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS), Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE), organized the World Heritage Day on 17.04.2021. World Heritage Day is being celebrated on 18th April every year all over the world to bring awareness about the importance of protecting our culture and diversity. This event began with a welcome address by Dr. K. Lakshmi, Professor cum Dean in charge of CSPS and by Mr.Pawan Mehta, II semester B.Pharm student. A speech on the significance of World Heritage Day was delivered by Ms.G.Divya, IV semester B.Pharm Student.Presentations on “Culture and Heritage of Tamilnadu”, “Types of Indian Cuisines” and “Indian Martial Arts” were given by Ms.S.Sruthi (IIyear B.Pharm), Ms.A.Archana (IyearB.Pharm), and Mr.Raghul.S (I YearB.Pharm) respectively.The photo contest on capturing the rich heritage of the world was conducted to encourage the students to explore the essence of the world heritage. Because of giving life to the fading heritage cuisine of the world and bringing them back to our present-day life, a culinary contest was organized. Students from the constituent colleges of Chettinad Academy participated in the contest. The photo contest and video on culinary contest were judged by Dr.P.Senthil, Dean, School of Physiotherapy, and Dr.G.P.Pazhani, Professor, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Finally,a vote of thanks was delivered by Mr.Bharath.SI, first-yearB.Pharm student.
Apr 17, 2021
CARE - Vaccination UTSAV Lecture
NSS, ChettinadAcademy of Research & Educationorganizeda vaccination Utsav lectureon 12.04.2021.The lecture was actively participated by the faculty and students from Chettinad college of nursing. Mrs.Nancy Victoria,Assistant Professor delivered a lecture onCOVID-19 vaccination, immunogenic reaction, types of vaccines,vaccination centers,andindications, contraindications of vaccination,and adverse effects. The speaker alsoinsisted the students educate their parents,friends, and community to get vaccinated.The students raised questions about the difference betweencovaxin and covishield, about vaccination in pregnant women, etc., and the speaker addressed them all.
A CPE program was organized by the Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, CARE on 03.04.2021 on the topic ‘Drug Receptors and Pharmacodynamics’. The speaker of the guest lecture was Dr.Jestin Chellian, Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences, School of Pharmacy, International Medical University, Malaysia. The resource person discussed the different types of receptors, their functions, and regulations. He also explained in detail the drug-receptor interactions with various examples and illustrations. The students found the topic interesting and shared their feedback at the end of the session. The event was organized and moderated by Dr.S.Ramesh, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics.
Apr 03, 2021
CHRI - World Consumer Rights Day 2021
The Chettinad School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (CSPS), Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE) organized an online seminar to commemorate the World Consumer Rights Day on 25.03.2021. The theme of this was ‘Tackling Plastic Pollution. This event started with a welcome address by Dr. K. Lakshmi, Professor cum Dean in-charge of CSPS. The guest speaker of this event was Dr.Shyamtanu Pal, Professor of Chettinad School of Law who talked about the responsibility of consumer behavior towards controlling plastic usage and pollution in the environment. This was followed by a quiz competition, which was conducted by second-year students of the B. Pharm program for the students of the various disciplines of CARE on different concepts about consumer rights. The winners of the quiz competition were given prizes andcertificates. This event was attended by about 80 students from various constituent schools and colleges of CARE.
Mar 25, 2021
CARE - International Women’s Day Commemoration (8 March 2021)
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Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE) commemorated the International Women’s day 2021 with the theme of ‘Choose to Challenge’ on March 8, 2021. The Chief Guest of the event was Ms.Pushpa Narayan, Senior Assistant Editor, Times of India.
The event started auspiciously with a prayer. The introductory speech was given by Prof. Dr. Ruckmani, Head, Department of Pharmacology, CHRI who spoke on the history behind the celebration of International Women’s Day and the need for the attitudinal change in both men and women. This was followed by the Inaugural address by our Honorable Vice-Chancellor, Dr. T.Balasubramanian. He reminded us that every religion insists on the importance of women. He also affirmed the fact that behind every man there is a woman and talked about the contributions of Avvaiyar and Mother Teresa. He also lauded the many roles played by a woman from birth. The chief guest appreciated the institute that it has ‘CARE’ in the name. She spoke that it is the responsibility of every person in the society on women empowerment. This was followed by Dr. Merlin, Department of Anesthesiology who spoke on painless delivery.
Smt. Geetha Muthiah Labour Analgesia services was then inaugurated by the chief guest. An interesting debate was conducted with two teams of six participants from all the schools and colleges under CARE, who debated on the topic- whether women should change or men should change their attitude to prevent women oppression. Faculty and students from schools of Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute, Dental College, Allied health sciences, Law, Architecture, Physiotherapy and College of nursing attended the event and actively participated in the discussion on women oppression and crime against them. The chief guest concluded that women have a strong role and ability in convincing men to change for women's empowerment. Dr. Vijayashree, Head, Department of Pathology, CHRI delivered the vote of thanks. The program was ended with National anthem.
Mar 08, 2021
International Women’s day 2021 - Sports Tournament
As part of the International Women’s day, 2021 celebration at Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, the Department of Physical Education conducted a Sports tournament exclusively for all women (students & staff) on 08.03.2021. The tournament comprised of various sports events such as Lucky Corner, Tug of War, Pot hitting, and Ball passing relay. This sports tournament involved female students from all the constituent colleges/schools of CARE, to play as a team. Prof. Dr. Rukmani, HOD, Department of Pharmacology inaugurated the women’s day Sports Tournament. About 350 participants, including students and staff members, took part in the events organized. The winner of Tug of War was a team of students of I year M.Sc Psychology and Runners-up were I year M.Sc students of AHS. The winner of Pot hitting event was Gayathri. R, I year M.Sc Psychology. Lucky corner and Ball pass Relay sports winners were Nursing, Physiotherapy, MBBS, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Architecture, and Faculty of Allied health Sciences students. Dr. T. Balasubramian, Vice-Chancellor of Chettinad Academy of Research & Education was the Chief Guest and he distributed the certificates and medals to the winners. The entire campus wore a festive look during this women’s day celebration and the event ended in grand splendor.
Mar 08, 2021
Plastic-free environment awareness campaign
NSS and Unnat Bharat Abhiyan of CARE organized a plastic-free campaign in the adopted village Kayar. Nearly 100 students and volunteers from FAHS, CCN, and CSP participated in the event. They went door to door of the villagers and collected the plastic bags and distributed cloth bags to them. This is a part of the Swacchata activity. The faculties accompanying them were Dr. Koyeli Girigoswami, FAHS, Ms. Nancy Victoria, CCN, and Mrs. Swathi, CSP.
Chettinad Academy of Research and Education in collaboration with AWARE India, organized an awareness campaign on 1st March 2021 for women empowerment to commemorate International women’s day. The event was inaugurated by Vice chancellor of our university Dr. T. Balasubramanian. Women activists from the Aware India Organization addressed the students of CARE, in which they discussed on topics- Gender equality, Child abuse, Mental Health and also promoted the Women safety at Schools, Colleges and Workplaces. This event happened in Lecture Hall 1 in the Academic block of our campus and more than 320 female students and faculty attended.This was followed by a PRIDE RIDE Campaign, which is a bike riding event by women that starts from Chennai and Puducherry to cover all districts of Tamil Nadu. This is being done in a view of achieving the mission statement- ‘Re-imagining Womanhood’, on this International women’s day. Our Vice chancellor, Dr. T. Balasubramanian flagged off the she-riders riding campaign.The she-riders (Woman motorcycle riders club) is all set to 1 Goal will ride for 31 days to cover all the 39 districts spreading awareness about women empowerment.
Mar 01, 2021
International Mother Language Day
The Department of Pharmacology, Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute commemorated the International Mother Language Day on 19.02.2021. The event comprised of a Guest lecture and a language translation competition for the students of all the constituent colleges of CARE. The Online Guest lecture was on the topic ‘தாய் மொழியும் தமிழ் மொழியும்’ delivered by Dr.Arasendiran, Retired Professor of Tamil, Madras Christian College. The event was presided by the Vice-Chancellor, CARE and Dean, Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute. Around 150 participants attended the program. The lecture was followed by a group competition on a translation of selected English words. There was active participation by the medical, dental, pharmacy, nursing, physiotherapy, architecture, and law college students in the competition. Prizes were distributed to the winners. The students expressed that the program was much useful and the competition was interesting.
Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the post of one Junior Research Fellow at Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE), Chennai, India to carry out the research project in the area “Nanoparticle functionalized anti-microbial fabrics” sponsored by Life Science Research Board, Defence Research and Development Organisation, Government of India.
Online Workshop on Social Entrepreneurship conducted by MGNCRE, Ministry of Education
Online Workshop on Social Entrepreneurship conducted by MGNCRE, Ministry of Education, Govt Of India hosted by Social Entrepreneurship, Swacchata and Rural Engagement Cell, CARE, UBA and NSS, CARE.
Participants : 250As
a part of Social Entrepreneurship Cell of the Higher Education Institution, MGNCRE conducted an online workshop for motivating and promoting Swachhta and Social Entrepreneurship through preparation of ‘Social Enterprise Business Plans’ at Chettinad Academy of Research and Education. In this regard, Social Entrepreneurship, Swacchata and Rural Engagement Cell, CARE, UBA and NSS, CARE has conducted an online workshop for one-hour for the students with knowledge sharing including aspects of encouraging Social Entrepreneurship. The online workshop was in hybrid model with zoom participants as well as live streaming was done. The organizers were Dr. Priyadharshini S, Professor and HOD, Department of Microbiology, CHRI and Coordinator, Social Entrepreneurship, Swacchata and Rural Engagement Cell, CARE and Dr. Koyeli Girigoswami, NSS, PO and UBA Coordinator, CARE. There were 200 students and 50 faculties who attended the workshop. The workshop was very much encouraging for the students to become self-dependent by starting small business.
NSS and Unnat Bharat Abhiyan of CARE organized a plastic-free campaign in the adopted village Kayar. Nearly 100 students and volunteers from FAHS, CCN, and CSP participated in the event. They went door to door of the villagers and collected the plastic bags and distributed cloth bags to them. This is a part of the Swacchata activity. The faculties accompanying them were Dr. Koyeli Girigoswami, FAHS, Ms. Nancy Victoria, CCN, and Mrs. Swathi, CSP.
Director, Arogylabh Foundation, Pune
May 14, 2020 11:00 am - 12:00pm
Change your Thinking Change your Life
prof. C. Sathiyamurthy, SKY Yoga Trainar, Bangalore.
Apr 20, 2020 10:30 am
My Life is my Responsibility
Mr. A. S. Kumar, Management Consultant and Motivational Trainer.
Apr 18, 2020 11:20 am
Mr. A. Thaymanavan, Herbal Medicine Practitioner and Holistic Therapist.
Apr 17, 2020 12:00 pm
WORLD CANCER DAY
Participants : 39
On the occasion of World Cancer Day, Department of Respiratory Medicine have conducted e-guest lecture on Endobronchial Ultrasound – An overview. Activities during the day included: Sensitization of smokers regarding lung cancer and importance of smoking cessation followed by Guest lecture. Session was moderated by Professor and H.O.D Dr.Meenakshi.N, Department of Respiratory Medicine. e-GUEST lecture was attended by 39 participants. The lecture was very informative and interactive.