A Staff Meeting was held on 13th June, 2017 at the B Block Audi. Among those present from the Management were Fr. George Madeikkal (Director), Fr. Anto Mullanal (Asst. Director), Fr. Siju Jose (Financial Administrator), Prof. R. B. Gowardhan (Vice-Principal) and Department Heads.
The program began with a formal introduction and warm welcome being extended to faculty members post their summer vacation, ready to embrace yet another Academic Session 2016-17 with full gusto.
Fr. George M, streamlined his address to the faculty under 3 significant and distinctive headings – Institute Objectives (e.g. Dept. level- Skilling Program for students and , Workshops for Faculty, etc) Faculty Contribution and Road Map of the Institute. Encouraging each Faculty to be student centric, progress oriented and zealous as teachers.
Thereafter, Prof. R. B. Gowardhan elucidated the gathering on Outcome Based Education– a topic of enormous relevance. Subtopics such as ‘The Second Machine Age’ where the danger of human and software driven machines may increasingly be substitutes and not compliments, ‘Influential Indian Leaders’ who have made a global impact in the world of technology in the past & present decade and the ‘360 Degrees Education (Experiential Learning) were expounded on.
The second half i.e. the Induction Program focused on welcoming the new staff to the family of SVPCET- Fr. Joseph N.J (Registrar), Fr. Dantees Thomas (HR, Head) and 12 experienced faculty members joined the Basic Sciences & Humanities, CE, IT, EE and ME Depts.
The program concluded singing the National Anthem and serving of light refreshments.