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Engineer's Day 2022 at PKIET

On the 15th day of September 2022, Engineer’s Day was celebrated at PKIET campus by the Department of Petrochemical Engineering to commemorate the birth anniversary of our legendary Engineer and pride of Indian Engineering Shri Mokshagundam Vishveshvaraya.

The programme got underway with the traditional Prayer song from the students of Petrochemical Engineering. The invitees for the programme include

·        Dr.A.Kumar, Principal PKIET,

·        Dr.M.Aramudhan, Head of the department, Information Technology

·        Dr.G.Vasudevan, Head of the department i/c, Agricultural Engineering

·        Dr.R.Sathishkumar, Head of the department i/c, Biomedical Engineering,

·        Dr.S.Manikandan, First Year Academics Coordinator

·        Dr.M.Dhamodharan , Head of the department-Chemistry

·        Dr.Raje, Assistant Professor-Physics  

·        Assistant Professors -Information Technology Dr.P.Elango, Dr.S.Tiroumal Mouroughane, Dr.Balamurugan and Dr. D.Rajaguru.

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Yoga Day 2022

Drug Awareness Programme

June 26 is International Drug Eradication Day. It has been observed annually on June 26 since 1989.

The International Drug Eradication Program 2022 was held at the Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engineering and Technology (PKIET), (A constituent college of the Puducherry Technological University) in association with the Karaikal District Police and the NSS unit of PKIET. 

Dr. M. Aramudhan, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Information Technology welcomed the Chief Guests and the gathering.

Karaikal District Senior Superintendent of Police Mr. R. Lokeswaran addressed the function. The ceremony was held in the presence of Karaikal District Superintendent of Police Mr. Nithin Ramesh and Thirunallar Superintendent of Police Mr. Arivuchelvam.

Karaikal District Senior Superintendent of Police Mr. R. Lokeswaran informed the gathering that the school children and college students are increasingly addicted to this habit. According to the study, about 2 lakh 50 thousand people die every year due to drug addiction. Everyone should give up this habit that can affect us and those around us and go on the right path in life. 'This Drug Abuse Day' is observed to work against drug abuse and to eradicate drugs. 

Superintendent of Police Mr. Nitin Ramesh while addressing the students said that drug eradication has become a major challenge internationally. Today is the Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, and the United Nations says in a statement that people around the world need to be more united and focused on tackling the threat to the lives of millions of people, including young people. The theme of this year's Drug Prevention Day is "Better Care is Better Knowledge".

The UN estimates that about 35.6 million people worldwide are affected by drugs. According to the 2020 World Drug Report released by the Office on Drugs and Crime. Adolescents and adolescents make up a large proportion of drug users, most of whom suffer from HIV, hepatitis C and other related diseases.

The report states that only one in eight people in need of treatment and rehab can get it. Those who need help can approach the office of the Superintendent of Police, he said. More than a hundred faculty, staff and students participated in the event. Dr. M. Damodharan thanked the team and proposed the Vote of Thanks.

Celebration of International Day of Yoga 2022

‘Yoga is the Journey of the self through the self to the self.’

International Day of Yoga or commonly known as Yoga Day, is celebrated on 21st June every year since its inception in 2015. Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice originated in Bharat or India.

Keeping up with the spirits of the nation in celebrating the Yoga Day, Perunthalaivar Kamarajar Institute of Engineering and Technology [PKIET], organized  International Yoga Day 2022 on 21st June 2022.  More than 100 participants including Faculty, staff members and students attended Yoga day conducted by a yoga expert.

The celebrations of the International Yoga Day at PKIET prearranged  by National Service Scheme (NSS), PKIET YOGA TEAM. Dr. M.Dhamodaran, and Dr. J. Udayakumar NSS Programme Officers welcomed the participants to the event.  

Arivu Thirukoil Yoga Team Mr.M.Selvaraj, Mr.G. Sadasivam and others explained how Yoga plays such an important role in our day to day lifestyle. The yoga expert taught some important physical, mental, and spiritual practices to the participants which would help the participants in improving their health by increasing blood flow and boosting immunity. Mrs. V. Udayakumari, lab technician proposed the vote of thanks.

International Women's Day - 2022

The International Women’s Day was celebrated at PKIET on 4th March 2022. Honourable Minister for Transport Smt. S. Chandira Priyanka, Honourable Vice-Chancellor Prof. S. Mohan, Principal Dr. A. Kumar, Prof & head, Soil Science & Agricultural Chemistry. Dr. Bhagavathi, PAJANCOA, HOD Chemical Engg. Dr. Sridhar, the director Admin. Mrs. Prema, Manager Indian Bank PKIET & Neravy, Varichikudy, staff members & students of PKIET were present at the function.

Principal Dr. A. Kumar welcome the gathering during his address our Vice-Chancellor, mentioned that girls must do research, Innovation and also set proper goals for life & work for it. He asked the girls to develop apps for the saving of women. Our Vice Chancellor wanted the girls to have high dreams of becoming IAS, IPS & other powerful positions in the society. Vice-Chancellor also requested the girl students to initiate the process of dispose the waste or segregate the waste as bio-degradable, non bio-degradable at home itself to make manure out of degradable. Use the technology for to dispose solid waste for clean Karaikal. It may help in reducing the ground water contamination level.

The Honourable Minister for Transport Smt. S. Chandira Priyanka, in her speech shared her path in becoming the first female Minister & her struggles & achievements. She told the girls students to share their likes & dislikes to the parents rather than others. She said the girls must study well & become job providers. She also requested them not get distracted by the surrounding during their studies. As the theme of this year is to “Break the Bias”, Minister also mentioned that society should stop compare between boys & girls, because they both are different in their make. The Lady staff members were honored by the Minister with memento. The entire function was organized by the Women’s club of PKIET (AURORA). Prizes were also distributed for various competitions.

NSS Induction Programme - 2022


On 4th March 2022, the orientation program for 15th batch NSS Volunteers was inaugurated by our honourable Vice-Chancellor Prof. S. Mohan. The Vice chancellor, the Principal, District NSS Program officer, Dept of chemical Engg. (PTU), NSS program officers, staff members and all the first year B.Tech students were present for the orientation programme. During his inaugural address Vice Chancellor recalled his college days & the best volunteer award which he received during his graduation. He mentioned that NSS is one of the best platforms to develop once personality & to learn how to help & do service to humanity. We will also learn how to serve during calamities. Vice Chancellor also emphasized that the NSS unit must adopt a Village and do the best service to bring up the Village in a year.

NSS district coordinator Dr. V. Lakshmanapathi in his speech, he told that NSS teaches us adaptability for community living, they appreciated the services rendered by the unit of PKIET in the past years.

The HOD of chemical engineering Dr. R. Sridhar also address the gathering and guided the students to become good volunteers of NSS.

The best district level NSS volunteer Fedric Rozario of final year ECE also awarded in this function.

After that, National Green Crops – ECO club was also inaugurated by the Vice Chancellor. Dr. R. Sridarane, coordinator of ECO club, Dept of Chemistry has taken initiation to inaugurate the club.

Finally, the NSS program officer Dr. J. Udayakumar, proposed the vote of thanks.

PKIET Women's Day Celebration 2022

As a part of the Women's day celebrations of PKIET Women's Club (Aurora) has arranged for conducting workshops and learning programmes for the benefit of the students.

The club has conducted  seminar & discussion on Women Entrepreneurship, Scope & trends in food industry by Mr. Rakesh kumar, MD, Iyengar Bakery, Karaikal on 23-02-2022.

The has conducted a seminar on Healthy Diet for Teenagers by Dr. P. Vandarkuzhali, AP, Avvaiyar College for Women, Karaikal on 24-02-2022. Both the sessions were very useful for the students.