M-Info – Sep 2022October 2, 2022 2022-10-02 10:39
M-Info – Sep 2022
M-Info – Sep 2022
INDEPENDENCE DAY AT MARG Group, SWARNABHOOMI INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION AT MIDAS
On 15th August,2022, MARG Group celebrated 75th Year of Independence day, setting up a 100ft high flagpole in memoir of it. This flagpole is considered to be the second tallest one next to the one that is in the Secretariat, Chennai and now an iconic symbol of the area Swarnabhoomi. There was a celebra tion at the entrance of the township and the flag was hoisted by Our Chief Guest. Promoter SAI and CMD, MARG Group
Chairman. Mr.GRK Reddy , and the Director of SAI, Mrs. Raj ini Reddy (MIDAS). It was a cheering moment of National spirit. The people from neighboring villages poured in to be a part of the inauguration and showed their spirit of patriotism.
The poster competition was organized by our college NSS Coordinator Asst.Prof. Iyappan and his team on 12th of August 2022, at MIDAS to encourage the students to paint our independent India in colors, to show the developments after independence and also to promote the awareness about the harms of tobacco and drug use. DAD (Drug Awareness Drive ) is an initiative by Anna University to make all the institutions to keep their campus tobacco free. Our college students drew marvelous pictures with the great insight.
MIDAS (Marg Institute of Design and Architecture Swarnabhoomi) feted 75th Independence day at its campus followed by hoisting the gigantic flagpole at the Entrance of MARG, ECR. The National Flag was hoisted by our Director of SAI and Chief guest of the event Mrs.V.P .Rajini Reddy and our Principal Prof. Parisutha Rajan. The event had a few cultural activities and speech in five different Indian languages about the greatness of independent india and its unity in diversity . The prizes were distributed to the winners of the Poster Com petition, Ist Prize– Ms.Divyadarshini-II, 2nd Prize– Mr. Nitin Noel-II, 3rd Prize– Karthick –IV and Ms.Sharon Maria –III (Special Mention). The entire program was coordinated and conducted by the NSS team and the Coordinators; Asst.Prof. Mr.Iyappan ,the sports officer Mr.Rajasekaran and Asst.Prof. Ms.Inniya.
HAR GHAR TIRANGA
MARG has distributed more than 1000 flags as free to the vil lages around the township (MARG Swarnabhoomi). The NSS team from MIDAS, coordinated with MARG in the distribution of the flags. The houses in those villages donned the flags at their porch. organized by our college NSS Coordinator Asst.Prof. Iyappan and his team .
Drug Awareness Drive (DAD)
Drug Awareness Drive (DAD) , an initiative driven by Anna University in order to create awareness among the youth about the dangers behind the use of tobacco and intravenous drugs. A meet was organized on 12th of August 2022, fol
lowed by the poster competition by our NSS team to deliver speeches on Drug free society. The Principal of MIDAS and the faculties took part in the meet and shared their views on this drive by AU. It was a necessary one because most of the youth consider the use of tobacco, drugs & drinking are the fashion
able activity but this meet was an eye opener as most of the faculty shared experiences from their lives and sited valuable examples. We are proud to say that MIDAS is a tobacco free campus and the township itself has no place for tobacco or any kind of intoxicants. The faculty and the students took pledge that they would be nowhere a part of tobacco use and fight against it.
It was held on 17/08/2022 to erect a Lord Ganesha Temple in the campus. Lord Ganesha is the lord of knowledge and wis dom ,and housed in the campus. BhumiPooja is a tradition of offering prayers to the Almighty, Mother Earth and the other forces of Nature before tilling a land for construction activities. All the faculty and staff took part in the ritual.
NASA– Students Meet
Our students, Ms.Bolini Amritha (III-B.Arch.) and Mr.Surya Narayanan (II-B.Arch) attended NASA –Meet (National Asso ciation of Students of Architecture, India) at Jaipur, Rajasthan, from 20/08/2022 to 22/08/2022. The architecture students come from all over India to take part in this meet to discuss the events like ANC (Annual NASA Convention), annual budget of NASA Events.
NAMATHU VIZHA BY IIA- CHENNAI CHAPTER
It is an IIA –Festival (The Indian Institute of Architecture) was held at Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, from 19/08/22 to 20/08/22 by IIA-Chennai chapter. This festival is a gala for show casing the designs developed by Students and Faculty from the Architecture institutes in India. Many world renowned architects like Arch. Biju Kurikose, Architecture Red, Chennai and Arch. Nils Ficher, Zaha Hadid Architects, London, the UK partook in this event to encourage the young architects’ creativity. Our Principal and the faculty members Asst.Prof.Vigneshwaran, Asst.Prof.Karthick and Asst.Prof.Inniya.A.J ,represented MIDAS at the event.
ZERO WASTE FESTIVAL at Pondicherry-Gandhi
The first ‘Zero Waste Festival’, was held for a week (21/08/2022 to 28/08/22) opposite the Gandhi Thidal at Pon dicherry. The motto of this fest was to advocate an alternative and eco-conscious lifestyle without plastic in product packag ing and where citizens self-dispose of their garbage. It was organized by Artist Kirti Chandak in commemoration of the 75th Independence anniversary and the 150th birth anniver sary of Sri Aurobindo. MIDAS took part in this event and the studetns displayed their creative skill by making many arte facts from the wastes they found in and around the Thidal area. Asst.Prof. Vigneshwaran and Asst. Prof. Maniraja were the faculty coordinators of the event along with other faculty member of MIDAS. The festival was more of an exhibition of talent and creativity of the students. THE HINDU and a few local newspapers praised the event and its cause towards the society.
Rangoli & Drawing competition
On 30th of August 2022, there was a Rangoli and Drawing
competition for students. The B.Arch IV year students were
the active participants. Asst.Prof. Guru Sunder and Asst. Prof.
Vineet Vishal were the faculty coordinators. The IV year Arch
students bagged the prizes in the competition. Our Promoter
SAI and CMD, MARG Group Chairman. Mr.GRK Reddy , Our
Director of SAI, Mrs. Rajini Reddy (MIDAS) and Our Principal
Dr. Parisutha Rajan congratulated the participants and the
winners with prizes.
Planning & Architecture– Combined Studio by
B.Plan of SPAV & B.Arch of MIDAS
On 30th August, 2022, One-Day Combined Studio was orga nized by MIDAS in collaboration with the students of SPAV ( School of Planning and Architecture Vijayawada). Prof. Dr.Abdul Razak Mohamed, Head, Department of Planning, SPAV and Dr.Prashant Vardhan, Asst.Prof. SPAV coordinated with the faculty members of MIDAS to the smooth conduction of this studio. Our Director Mrs.Rajini Reddy,Our Principal Ar.Parisutha Rajan and Prof.Ar.Jayaraman HOD, were a part of this studio by giving the facts behind SWARNABHOOMI Project to the students of SPAV. The faculty coordinator from MIDAS of the event was Asst.Prof. Ar.Narayanan. The students from SPAV and MIDAS had a tour of SWARNABHOOMI township and visited Amritha Tech , the epicenter of Planning and man agement of MIDAS. Mr. G. Selva Kumar, Vice President, MARG Group, gave a detailed depiction of the project and its vision to make a perfect township of all kinds of facilities and ameni ties . The end of the studio was a discussion by Prof. Abdul Razak, Dr.Prasanth Vardhan and the Professors from MIDAS, with the students of both colleges about their vision over their projects. The entire joint studio was video-documented by Assoc.Prof. Abdul Khader Mohideen.
Vidya Ganapathi Temple Kumbabishekam &
Vinayaka Chadurthi events at MIDAS
On 31st of August, 2022, MIDAS celebrated the festival Vina yaka Chaturthi to commemorate Lord Ganesha, the God of Knowledge and Prosperity. On this auspicious day, Shri Vidya Ganapathi Temple Kumbabishekam was conducted with the all rituals to glorify Lord Ganesha and to get his blessings. It was a long time interest of MIDAS to set up a temple for Lord Ganesha at the college premise. Its dream has come true in this year. All the faculty and the staff took part in this event and celebrated with full of happiness and devotion. The Ad
min. Dept. of MIDAS took lots of effort from the day one to finish the temple construction at the scheduled time. Assoc.Prof. Ar. Mohana Gopiraj, Asst.Prof. Ar. Vigneshwaran, Asst.Prof. Vineet Vishal and Asst.Prof. Gurusunder put lots of effort in setting up the temple on the allotted place. We con fer our sincere thanks on the entire team for their guidance and presence to get the temple built.
Rangoli & Drawing competition
Prof. Parisutha Rajan, Principal
Prof. Jayaraman Nenmeli , HOD
Asst.Prof. Radhakrishnan Rajasekaran. English Dept.