Graduation Day for KCT Batch of 2019 and 2020 

Over 2900 students from 2019 and 2020 batch of KCT received their Degree Certificates as part of the Graduation Day Ceremony organised in the Kumaraguru institutions. The event was planned for two days in three sessions on Saturday and Sunday (06 & 07 August 2022). The students of B.E. / B.Tech Programmes were conferred the degree on Saturday and the students of M.E. / M.Tech, MBA and MCA Programmes were conferred the degree on Sunday in the event organised at the Ramanandha Adigalar Auditorium in Kumaraguru campus. Dr D Saravanan, Principal, KCT, delivered the welcome address. Shri Shankar Vanavarayar, Joint Correspondent of the institution, in his Graduation Day Address stated that the key to success is to maintain a rhythm in life, be a continuous learner, a conscious human sensitive to nature, get globally connected and be aspirational. Further, as a mark of tribute in the centenary year of the Founder, Arutchelvar Dr.N.Mahalingam, he encouraged the graduands to connect with his vision and purpose and be inspired to contribute to the greater vision of the nation. The Chairman of the Graduation ceremony, Shri M Balasubramaniam, Correspondent, Kumaraguru Institutions, conferred the degrees. A total of 2927 students received their graduation certificate during the event. Out of the 1296 students belonging to 2019 batch, 217 students secured first class with distinction. Similarly, 1422 students are graduating from the 2020 batch out of which 272 have secured first class with distinction. 

Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Batch 1993-97  

The Office of Alumni Relations organized an alumni meet Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Batch 1993-97 on 05 August 2022. “Just over two dozen years ago..” is the kind of starting fit for the grand tales. The silver jubilee celebration brought forth many a stirring tales indeed. Right from the stairs of the tall Admin they began as one after the other rushed to a smiling friend now real instead of the usual reminiscent memory. Past the cake cutting and in the seminar hall the stories flowed. Names called up to the stage, who then stood part awkwardly brandishing the occasional discreet wave. Out the podium incredible tales of transformation, of development, of nostalgia. Pausing a moment to honour those who could not reach out, the celebrations end with mementos and a picture in the staircase that led to their glory. A symbol to our success, a testament to our values, a mark on the miles we’ve gone; the Silver Jubilee of the 10th batch of KCT. 

Department Events 

A Two-Day Technical Know-How Programme in Advanced Apparels and Technical Textiles 

KCT jointly with Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA; South India Mills Association (SIMA) and Textile Sector Skill Council (TSC) organised a 2-day Technical Know-How Programme in Advanced Apparels and Technical Textiles (from raw material to marketing) for entrepreneurs in Technical Textiles on 01 & 02 August 2022 at Kumaraguru City Centre, SIMA Campus, Coimbatore. The expert facilitator, Prof.Dr.Seshadri Ramkumar, Texas Tech University, discussed in detail about textile fibres and manufacturing methods that have potential applications in both commercial and industrial applications with a special focus on nonwovens. 

Inauguration of TAPPI: Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Advanced Apparels  

Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, was pleased to host the Inaugural Chapter of the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI): Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Advanced Apparels, the first TAPPI Chapter exclusively for the nonwovens and technical textile sectors. Industry professionals, academicians and students in India joined the TAPPI Technical Textiles, Nonwovens and Advanced Apparels India Chapter with an exclusive digital membership that included 12 full months of membership with multiple benefits. Dr D Saravanan, Principal, KCT and Dr G Ramakrishnan, Head, Fashion Technology, KCT, presided over the inaugural event which was held on 02 August 2022 at Kumaraguru City Centre, SIMA Campus, Coimbatore. 

One Week International Online FDP on Sustainable Energy Development: Recent Advances and Future Prospects 

The Department of Physics from School of Foundational Sciences, KCT, conducted a One Week International Online FDP on Sustainable Energy Development: Recent Advances and Future Prospects from 08 to14 August 2022. The Welcome Address for the FDP was given by Dr.S.Nithya, which was followed by a virtual tour of KCT. An introduction to the programme was given by Dr.K.Rathina. Felicitation was given by Dr.M.Ezhilarasi, Head, School of Foundational Sciences, KCT. Energy harvesting is essential all around the globe as it endorses eco-friendly technologies which branch out the energy supply to meet global requirements. The substantial awareness of the energy resources and technologies involved will promote future research and would increase the mass production of energy and utilization. The blend of renewable sources like wind and solar energy has shown its efficacy in accomplishing the above mentioned objectives. This event promoted knowledge enhancement and research skills on energy harvesting. The sessions by the speakers from various national and international institutions like the National Institute of Wind Energy and the National Institute of Solar Energy fostered the academia and industry connect. It led to real-time projects and inculcated the admiration to invent new technologies to accelerate renewable energy development in various sectors through individual and collaborative research. 

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