Coimbatore Management Association Honours Entrepreneurs With Awards

As part of the National Management Day celebrations, the Coimbatore Management Association (CMA) conferred awards on deserving entrepreneurs and professionals who have excelled in their respective fields at a function held here. In his address CMA president Jayakumar Ramdass said that the CMA had come into being even before the formation of the All India Management Association. ‘With several challenges facing the Industry due to digital disruption, CMA continues to remain active and relevant in the changing times by offering varied programmes to Industry and Academia.” Murugavel Janakiraman, Founder &…

Lifetime Achievement Award To Lion’s Club Member Kirit V Shah

As the saying goes, “There is no higher religion than human service. To work for the common good is the greatest creed.” With the motto of serving communities and promoting peace and harmony, Lion’s Club International Dt 324 B5 (2020-2021) presented lifetime achievement award to Mjf Lion Kirit V Shah, Lions Club of Cbe Sidhapudur for his yeoman services to hungry and poor for the past two decades. The felicitation happened as part of the Roy’s Rhythm region meet of Lion’s Club on 18th February at Co India Auditorium. Shah…

Ten Year Old Baking Prodigy Makes Heads Turn As An Entrepreneur

SHEFA RAFI It is said ‘Necessity is the mother of invention’. True, a ten year old girl from Chennai, a 5th grade student of KK Nagar Amrita Vidyalayam ventured into baking cakes after she made a birthday cake for her mom a couple years ago. Joy knew no bounds for her seeing the outcome. This inspired her to continue with cake making which, according to her, became her passion and pastime. Vinusha learnt the nuances of cake making with the latest techniques. And she created a niche for herself in…

Round Table India, Ladies Circle India & CREDAI Lights Up Tribal Villages

As part of empowering and lighting up the tribal villages, Coimbatore City Round Table 31, Coimbatore City Ladies Circle 16 and CREDAI have joined together to inaugurate the Tribal Village Electrification Project at Dhumanur and Shembukarai. The project aims at provisioning electricity for 53 houses in both areas. The guest of honour was V.C Arukutty MLA, who also sponsored the deposit amount for the project. The function was convened by LMF Tr. Pradeep Rajappa (Area 7 Chairman – Round Table India), Tr. Dayanand Palaniswamy (Chairman – Coimbatore City Round Table…

Jamaat-E-Islami Hind Offers A Stitching Career To Economically Backward Women

For a major chunk of people, passion turns profession while for some profession becomes their passion. Yes, its all for a livelihood. Keeping this in mind, Coimbatore chapter of Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) has been doing yeomen services in ensuring a livelihood to economically backward women more so the destitutes. Distributing sewing machines to beneficiaries is an annual event of JIH. As in the past, the organisation organised for a similar event this year at Fathima Gani mandapam, Podanur for the fourth time. JIH president P S Umar Farook said that…

It’s A Royal Sojourn For Jumbos At Thekkampatti

Local Administration Minister S P Velumani, State Forest Minister Dindigul Srinivasan and HR&CE Minister Sevvur Ramachandran inaugurated the 48 day elephant rejuvenation camp at Thekkampatti near here. About 26 elephants from across the temples in Tamil Nadu were brought to the camp alongwith the mahouts. Launched in 2013, this is the 13th camp being held at Mettupalayam. With a view identifying the weight of the elephants, a private weigh bridge on Annur four road junction has been engaged. After the elephants were alighted from the lorries, they were taken near…

Catering To The Taste Buds Amidst An Array of Antique Collection In Kannur

SHEFA RAFI Passion differs from person to person. For Shaji T whose passion is for antique collection caters not just tongue tingle dishes to food lovers, but also displayed an array of old things right from old newspapers to utensils, tape recorders, typewriters, televisions, wall clocks, time pieces, torches, motorcycles besides musical instruments, conventional type telephones. The list is endless. Interestingly, Mathruka Fast Food in Kannur hogged the limelight for its innovative concept as the youtube posting went viral on social media. Not just residents of Kannur, even from the…

CODISSIA Signs Pact With IAF To Mentor Startups

CODISSIA Defence Innovation and Atal Incubation Centre (CDIIC) signed an MoU with the Indian Air Force (IAF) at the Aero India 2021 fair in Bengaluru. The pact was signed in the presence of Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Secretary (Defence Production) Raj Kumar. According to CODISSIA president M V Ramesh Babu, the IAF was represented by Air Vice Marshal S Ramakrishnan, Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Maintenance Plans) while CDIIC was represented by M.V. Ramesh Babu, President, CODISSIA/Director, CDIIC and V. Sundaram,…

Kovaiites Hail Aathupalam-Ukkadam Flyover Extension Work

Local Administration Minister S P Velumani laid the foundation for the extension work of flyover between Aathupalam to Ukkadam junction till Oppanakara Street in the city in the presence of Tamil Nadu Assembly deputy speaker Pollachi V Jayaraman, District Collector K Rajamani, MLAs Amman K Arjunan, VC Arukutty, Ettimadai Shanmugham. The minister after inaugurating the extension work of flyover said that the earlier it was planned to construct flyover from Ukkadam to Karumbukkadai before the tollgate. However, there were repeated representations from the public seeking to extend the flyover upto…

Srijan Counselling To Conduct Free Mental Health Program For Students

Srijan Counselling Centre will be conducting a mass mental health training program on “The art of personal enhancement” for students for classes from 9th to 12th from the 1st week of March. Emphasizing on emotional well-being and academic improvements, the program will be conducted FREE for all Government Schools and paid for private schools. The program will focus on 5 important modules such as – psychological well being, behaviour modification, academic achievement, exam strategies and ways to put away addiction for children (like smartphones or other gadgets). With over 5…