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HOP ON HOP OFF BOAT TOUR

MUZIRIS PROJECT-A CRUISE THROUGH THE GOLDEN AGE OF SPICE TRADE

HOP ON HOP OFF Boat tour- heritage sites and museums

Tourism department conducted a field visit for tourism students on 12th December 2017 to Muziris region- the hub of Kerala’s ancient spice trade. This sightseeing boat tour is offered by Muziris heritage project under DTPC. It was a golden opportunity for the students to experience monuments and museums under Muziris project. 

1. Paravoor Jewish Synagogue- It is the 2nd largest Jewish synagogue in India and built in 1615.the synagogue will help to understand or study about Jewish life, the social hierarchies etc.

2. Sahodaran Ayyappan Museum- This is the birthplace of sahodaran ayyappan,  a renowned social reformer, thinker and administrator. His house is restored and modified to a museum now.

3. Paliam Palace museum- It is considered as the traditional home of Paliath achan ( prime minister to the king of Kochin) and it came to be called as kovilakam or palace.

4. Paliam Nalukettu Museum- It is a typical traditional kerala house, consisting of four blocks with a rectangular courtyard in the centre, known as nadumuttam.

5. Basilica of Our Lady of Snow, Pallipuram-. The church was established in 1503, renovated in 1931 and rebuilt in 2006. The Portuguese built a fort at Pallipuram as a watchtower in 1503. It is the oldest existing European fort in India. At the same time, the Portuguese built a church for the believers of the surrounding area and dedicated it to Our Lady. It was the church at that time where Christians in that area gathered together for worship.

6. Azhikode Marthoma Church-The Marthoma Pontifical shrine is a major pilgrim centre that comes under the Muziris Heritage Project. The bone of the right arm of St. Thomas was brought from Ortona in Italy and enthroned in the present Pontifical shrine. From then on, the shrine at Azhikode has been a great pilgrimage centre attracting thousands from all around the world, irrespective of caste and creed.

7. Kottapuram fort excavations- Built in 1523, the Cranganore or Kodungallur Fort later came to be known as the Kottappuram Fort. Kottappuram Fort, right at the mouth of the River Periyar, is a tribute to the Portuguese military genius. The fort tells the story of the rise and fall of many rulers through four centuries. 

 

SPORTS DAY

Sports day was held on 8th of December 2017. We began it with a simple Opening Ceremony. Initially, the Principal, Mr. Murukan Babu C R, addressed the gallery. The Chief Guest, Prof. A M Mathew, ( Director of Nirmala College of Engineering), cherished the students for their performance in March past and encouraged their interest in sports activities followed by  an oath.

There were about 400 students. Most of them were competitors and spectators. Some of them were the official and members of the cheering teams. There were three Houses namely Zenobia ,Daffodles and Zinnia . Most of the athletes joined the popular events like 200 meter , 800 meter, 4*100 relay and so on. We have conducted around 20 events.

All the students enjoyed themselves and had an unforgettable Day

 

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NITZ – Nirmala Tunes

Nirmala college of arts and science launched a college radio “NITZ – Nirmala Tunes” on 7/12/2017 within the campus. Nitz provides infotainment.  It is the voice of young sensations. College radio provides a wide opportunity to the students in the RJ profession. Amal ,Rose Maria, Reema, vani and Veena were the radio jockeys. Best wishes given by Mr.Tommy puthanagady, chairman of Kalabhavan universal media academy, Kochi and RJ Rashhed, radio Mango and Best FM 95.5 from Thrissur and Kozhikode. He gave some tips for improving the programmes. NITZ share students wishes’,honours,campus news and general information to the listeners. It is a great platform and exposure for the students. The college radio gives relaxation and happiness through music and songs. The programme airs at lunch break everyday from 12.25-1.00 pm.

    


ARTS DAY 2017

The 2nd Arts Festival of Nirmala College of Arts and Science , “DHWANIKA” got off to a colourful start here on Wednesday morning  on 29  November 2017.

The festivals fundamentally act as a tool for self discovery for the young minds. Here we stressed the role of co curricular activities in shaping the attitude to life in the impressionable minds and called upon the adults to take a healthy outlook towards the competitions in college arts festivals.

Even though the stipulated number of items the university has given is 80  on stage, 30 off stage items. We are happy to conduct the majority of items on the scheduled time - 61 on stage, 37 off stage items. It is with great pride that we announce the participation of  226 students.

The stage came alive with vattapattu and folk song, Students showcased an array of cultural motifs in the form of Bharathanatyam, Mohiniyattam and Kuchupidi. Mimicry, kadhaprasangam and folk dance were the cynosure of the day.

The vibrant and energetic participation of the students were evident in the colourful array of the programmes on the stage. The programme came to a close at 3.30 Pm on 30 November. 

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VIMUKTHI MISSION

Working hand in hand with the government Kerala anti-addition campaign against drugs and alcohol VIMUTHI MISSION 2017 an awareness class was held on 27 November 2017 in the college auditorium from 10.30 am to 12.30 Pm on the topic “Addition and new generation”. The  Principal  Prof. Murukam Babu  C R  presided over the function. Smt. K K Sheeju Block Panjayath president of chalakudy inaugurated the function. Mr K M Abdhul Jamal, Excise inspector Chalakudy led the class. Ms Femi Geo welcomed the gatherings and Mr. Jaise Jacob proposed the vote of thanks.

    
 

NATIONAL PRESS DAY

In connection with national press day on 16th November 2017,a newspaper making competition was held on 13th November 2017 in our college. The competition was for S2 BA English and BMMC students. It was a two hour competition. In this competition students made newspaper with their own idea and creativity. A speech on National press day on the topic ‘Freedom of press’ was delivered by Anjaly of S2 BA English in the morning assembly. The newspaper made by the students were handwritten with all the contents like news,advertisement,cartoons,editorials etc. An interactive session was held among the students about the newspaper making competition . It was a great opportunity and experience for the students. The newspaper made by the students were exhibited in the  college campus.
  

MEDIA SEMINAR

 A  media seminar  was arranged for S1&S3 BA English and S1 Multimedia students on  23 October 2017 in the seminar hall on the topic ”Ethics in Journalism”. The seminar was led by Mr. Santhosh John Thooval, senior journalist in Malayala Manorama, Thrissur. The class was interactive and interesting. He briefly explained about the ethics in journalism with examples and basic terms in journalism. Students asked him several questions related to the profession.


PTWA MEETING S1

A PTA meeting was organized in the college premises exclusively for the SI students and parents. It was held in the College auditorium from 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm on 20 OCT 2017. The Director, Mrs. Daly Sajeev, the Principal, Prof. Murukan Babu C R and the Vice Principal Dr. Joju C Akkara and the GM of Nirmala group of institutions Mr K Mohanan addressed the gathering. A core committee was selected for the PTWA. MS. Suma Menon, HoD of Management welcomed the gathering and Ms. Lekha Vasudevan, HoD of Computer Applications and Multimedia proposed the vote of thanks.

 

PTWA MEETING - SEM 5

The general body meeting of PTWA and progress card signing of S5 batches was held on 13 October from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm. The Principal Prof. Murukan Babu C.R and the the Vice Principal Dr.JojuC.Akkara addressed the gathering. Mr. Avin Jose spoke about the role of PTWA and seven members volunteered to be a part of the core committee.  Parents were given a feedback in detail about the performance of their children.Mrs. Annie K.T welcomed the gathering and Mrs.Lizy K.P proposed the vote of thanks.


WORKSHOP ON FILM MAKING

A one day workshop on film making was organized for the S3 and S5 BMMC students on 10th October 2017 in the college premises. Mr. Antony Paul, Co-founder and Editor of IdeaRoots Creative Solutions was the invited speaker. The students made a short film by themselves during the session. The various areas of the film making including acting and scripting were handled by the students themselves. 


IGNITRA 2017

The College union and Arts club activities were inaugurated in the much anticipated ceremony IGNITRA’17. Dr.Dharmaraj Adat, the Vice Chancellor of Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit was the invited chief guest. The Vice Chancellor used this occasion to launch N-LIST, the online library facility provided by inflibnet Mr. Manoj Guiness  released ‘DWANIKA’, the Arts club logo. Mrs. Daly Sajeev, the director of the institution presided over the function. The Princpal, Prof. Murukan Babu C.R officially welcomed the gathering. Mr. Krishnakumar G, the returning officer administered the oath of office to the newly elected members The Vice Principal Dr. Joju C. Akkara and the GM of Nirmala group of institutions Mr. K Mohanan felicitated the occasion. The programme commenced with an elegant dance performance and concluded with a vote of thanks proposed by Mr. ShyamPrasad, the college union chairman.


EXTERNAL WORKSHOP

A one day Workshop was conducted on the Role of Logistics in International Business to both Management and Commerce students by Mr. S. R. Krishnan, Academic Head, Logistics and Supply Chain Management ( International  Academy for Logistics Management), Cochin, which was held at Nirmala College of Arts and Science, Meloor. 

The programme started with the welcome speech by Ms. S. Suvetha of S3 BBA and Ms. Surya. S of S1 BBA and the Vote of thanks were proposed by Christo Baby Antony of S3 BBA.

It was an interactive and informative session, which included the concept of Logistics, its evolution, objectives, importance, process and relevance of Logistics in International Marketing. The workshop included a variety of videos, which explained how the Logistics Management works.

At the end of the session the participants received the certificate for attending the workshop. Altogether the session was very informative and added knowledge in pursuing their Add-on Course, which is the part of their Academics.

They also provided an opportunity for the Final year BBA students to make their career in Logistics and Supply Chain Management through International Academy for Logistics Management.

 

WORLD TOURISM DAY

Nirmala college of Arts and Science celebrated World Tourism Day on 27/09/17 under the Travel and Tourism department. This year world tourism day focused on “sustainable tourism”- A tool for development. This programme inaugurated by Mr.Renji Thomas(former manager of Gulf Air –Nepal). Related to this event department conducts poster making competition, Brochure competition, Quiz competition etc...


BLOOD DONATION CAMP

As a part of social club activity ’Benevolent eye’ a blood donation camp was held in the college (26/09/17) in association with IMA blood bank, Thrissur. The IMA blood bank presented certificates for the doners. They gave a memento to the college as their token of love.

 


EXTERNAL SEMINAR

DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT

An External seminar On New Facets of Entrepreneurship was at the Seminar Hall on 22.09.2017. It was an informative interactive session, which was handled by Mr.K.SFazalu Rahman, The Business Development Manager, ACER India PVT LTD. Theprogram me started with the Welcome Speech BY AdwinDavis (S5 BBA)and S. Suvetha (S3 BBA).The Seminar was all about how to be a good Entrepreneur, and the different qualities required to run a business. He discussed about new entrepreneurs who have extra ordinary thinking.

Ms. Suma Menon,HOD Department Of Management Presented a token Of Love to the invited Guest.The Programme was Concluded with the Vote Of thanks By Adithya Raj, S1 BBA.


EXTERNAL SEMINAR

 DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT

An External seminar On New Facets of Entrepreneurship was at the Seminar Hall on 22.09.2017. It was an informative interactive session, which was handled by Mr.K.SFazalu Rahman, The Business Development Manager, ACER India PVT LTD. Theprogram me started with the Welcome Speech BY AdwinDavis (S5 BBA)and S. Suvetha (S3 BBA).The Seminar was all about how to be a good Entrepreneur, and the different qualities required to run a business. He discussed about new entrepreneurs who have extra ordinary thinking.

Ms. Suma Menon,HOD Department Of Management Presented a token Of Love to the invited Guest.The Programme was Concluded with the Vote Of thanks By Adithya Raj, S1 BBA.


TEACHER'S DAY

Nirmala College of Arts and Science celebrated the teachers ‘day on 13 September 2017. On this day we commemorate the memory of our second President Dr. S Radakrishnan. The students decorated the campus and expressed their gratitude towards their teachers by making bouquets and by distributing chocolates to them. The whole campus adored by balloons and posters. The posters exhorted the teachers services to the learning fraternity.


ONAM CELEBRATION

Nirmala College of Arts and Science conducted Onam celebration on 31st August 2017 with various programmes like Pookalam competition, Tug of war and many cultural programmes. Teachers and staff also participated in  the stage programmes. The day was colourful. Students arranged sumptious feast  in memory of Onam.

 


WORLD FASHION DAY

World Fashion Day is celebrated to celebrate and commemorate the glory, spirit and art of fashion throughout the world, and to highlight the achievements of national, regional and international significance in the fashion world over the past year.

An exhibition was conducted by I, II and III B.Sc. Costume and Fashion Designing students on Tuesday 30th August 2017 at 2.00 pm to 3.30 pm. 

‘The world of creativity’ was an exhibition which explored the creativity, fashion and stories. I, II and III year designing students participated and showcased their creativity through bottle art, posters and bottle designing. It was on show for 11/2 hours and visited by the students of NCAS. It was primarily their creation, although the Department was on hand to support and guide them throughout the project. It was a very public-facing, and therefore a comparatively highrisk, project, but the students proved that, when trusted, they could deliver something high-quality and amazing. There were objects from across the collection: paintings, 3D works, and posters. Each piece had a text panel and creativity which revealed its secret.

 

WORKSHOP ON PHOTOGRAPHY

In today's society, photography plays an important role to our visual minds and it has always been considered to have a special status for truthfully recording the world and making people perceive photographs as something real. 19th August is celebrated as "World Photography Day" all over the world every year, In connection with this celebration ,the Dept of Multimedia co-ordinated a Workshop on Photography on Monday 21st August 2017, which was led by the famous fashion photographer Mr.Reji Bhaskar. The workshop was so informative as he covered almost all areas of photography. The students of multimedia and fashion designing attended the workshop

 

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PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION 'FOCUS'

A photography exhibition 'FOCUS' was also organized by the S3 And S5 BMMC students in connection with the Photography Day Celebration on Monday 21st August. The event was inaugurated by the famous fashion photographer Mr.Reji Bhaskar .The photographs taken by the Multimedia students were exhibited and the exhibition was inaugurated by Mr.Reji Bhaskar . A presentation on the technological aspects of photography was also arranged in the exhibition stall so that the visitors could clear all their doubts related to photography. The students also exhibited various types of Cameras.

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SPEECH & QUIZ COMPETITION

As a part of Independence Day celebration a speech and quiz competition were conducted in Nirmala College of Arts and Science College on 14th august 2017. Many students participated. Students prepared and displayed posters and artworks in the campus. Different types of programs are organized to cultivate the spirit of patriotism among new generation. Ms.Lekha Vasudevan, HOD of Computer Application and Multimedia delivered Independence Day message to the students.

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PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT CLASS

On 14th August 2017 Nirmala College of Arts and Science conducted a Personality Development class for 5th semester students. The session was taken by Fr.Jomy Thottiyan. He is the editor of 'Kerala Sabha' and he is the author of many famous articles. The session was highly motivative and the students were enlightened.

 


PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT CLASS FOR S1

Personality Development class for 1st semester students was taken by Fr.Jomy Thottiyan.  The Afternoon session was highly motivative and the students were enlightened.


ANDROID WORKSHOP

A one day workshop was co-ordinated by the support of our Alumni Mr.Midhun Mohanan for the Sem 5 BCA students. The trainer has been working as an Android Developer at Innovature Softwares, Kakkanad, Kochi for 6 years  and he was a BCA student of year 2007-10 Batch (M G University Off Campus). The class started with JAVA concepts and later on he explained the basic platforms and components of Android. The main topics covered include various versions of Android, Architecture of Anroid platform, UI controls, Activity, Layout, Content Provider, Intent etc. The class was so informative and interesting.


VANITHA COVER GIRL COMPETITION

Vanitha Magazine Team conducted Cover Girl competition in Nirmala College of Arts and Science campus. Twenty two students of the college actively participated  in the contest


NATURE CLUB INAUGURATION

 Nature is an infinite source of beauty. Sunrise and Sunset, Mountains and rivers, Lakes and glaciers, Forests and fields provide great joy to the human mind and heart .Everything in nature is splendid and divine. Every passing day, every season of the year unveils some aspect of natural beauty.  

THANAL’-The nature club of Nirmala college of Arts and Science was inaugurated on 07/07/17 by the principal Prof. Murukan Babu. Vice Principal       Dr. Joju C Akkara presided over the function. Prof Murukan Babu gave a talk on ‘How to Protect Our Nature and Make It Green’. He also advised the students to save environment from various hazards. Both the principal and the vice principal released the logo of Nature club and handed  it  over to the Nature club secretary Heloise Joshy. There was oath taking and after that students took part in the green Nirmala project by planting trees inside the college campus


ORIENTATION PROGRAMME

 An orientation programme was conducted for SEM III BCA and BMMC students on Wednesday 28th June 2017 at 2.00 pm. The program was conducted by Infaum Educational Technology Pvt. Ltd. which is an Authorized Center of HP Software University. At Infaum Educational Technology Pvt. Ltd.They provide training for the following courses such Basic Software Testing Training, Advanced Software Testing Training, QTP Certification Training, Automation Testing Training, QA Testing Training, Automation Tools Training, Manual Testing Training, and Selenium Training. Program commenced with a welcome speech by Ms.Alin Anna Jose, student representative of BCA after a silent prayer. Mr. Jomar M.A, Marketing Head of Infaum Educational Technology addressed the gathering and he explained the relevance of being masters in a particular area in the industry. Later the training session was lead by Ms. Lakshmi Sreenivas, and Mr. Samjith Kollara, HPE trainers in PHP with WORD PRESS. They also explained the benefits of doing PHP as an Add-on Course along with the curriculum as it will help the students to get a good placement easily after the course. The class was so informative and explained all the related terminologies related to PHP, its scope, its application areas and various job opportunities etc. The session was concluded with a vote of thanks by Mr.Harikrishnan, student representative of BMMC.


S5 Open Course Orientation Programme

 

Orientation Programme aimed at creating an awareness regarding the open course offered by the University. This meeting was arranged for the students of S5 at 9.30 a.m on 28.06.2017 in the seminar hall. Principal Prof. Murukan Babu,Vice Principal Dr. Joju C .Akkara and Open Course Co-Ordinator Ms. Vandana Sreeraj addressed the students.It was an interactive session where the students were co-operative and clarified their doubts regarding the course and details.HODs and Faculties of various departments addresses the students about the course in their respective departments and explained its scope.


Reading Day

 
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” 

Reading Day was celebrated in Nirmala College of Arts and Science. 


Orientation class - CMA/CAT

Opportunities galore……….

An orientation class detailing the scope of CMA/CAT course was conducted for S3 B.Com students on 16 June 2017 at 2:00 pm. The Chairman Mr.Sugunan, the secretary Mr.Jojo and the co-ordinator Ms.Remya of the Thrissur chapter of CMA were the invited guests. The course aims to equip the students to become well versed in the maintenance of accounts, filing of returns under Companies Act, Export and Import documentation etc…….


College Reopening

NEW BEGINNINGS…………

Excited students filled with anticipation flocked to the campus on 14June 2017 to participate in the official ceremony arranged to mark the beginning of a new academic year…An orientation class for the parents followed the formal function. .Mr. AnoopkumarK.V, Psychologist, Wellness Hospital Ernakulam spoke regarding the importance of communication in a parent child relationship. 


ENVIRONMENT DAY CELEBRATIONS

Environment day is celebrated worldwide on 5 June every year to raise awareness for the protection of environment. The theme for this year was ‘Connecting people to nature, in the city, in the land from the poles to the equator.’

NCAS joined hands with Chalakudy municipality to reconnect with nature .Our Principal Prof. Murukan Babu and Vice Principal Dr.Joju .C. Akkara accompanied the students, teaching and non teaching staff to the housing colony ground. Our municipal councilor Mr. Joji V.J inaugurated the event by planting a sapling. Our Principal   and the councilor addressed the gathering after planting the saplings. 

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SAYONARA - Farewell Day

Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending

The farewell day of First Batch of Nirmala College of Arts and Science . view Gallery  


IGNITRA 16 - College Union Inauguration

 College Union Inauguration of Nirmala College of Arts and Science. View Gallery


DHWANIKA 2K16 - Arts Day

  Talents Explored by the Students with Various cultural Programs like Song, Dance, Mime, Movie Spoof etc. View Gallery


Benevolent –Eye

Eye camp was organized for the local people by Nirmala College of IT in association with Ahaliya Foundation, Palakad on January 28th 2016.


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