A Four day orientation programme for the 1st year students was held from 29.08.2022 to 02.09.2022 at Keerthi Hall.Dr.K.Selvi, Dean Academics and Dr.K.Subashini, Head, FDD gave a brief introduction and objectives of this orientation programme. Mrs. Vimala, Ist year HoD, PCE, delivered her speech on ‘Paavai Culture’. She explained the Paavai Mantra, Principles, Belief and Code. She detailed about classroom behavior and the principles which should be followed in Paavai. She strongly imposed the culture to be followed strictly on and off the college campus. Dr.D.Bhanumathy, CSE, HoD, PEC delivered on the title “Chillax”. In this session, she made everybody to relax and created stress free environment. She has shown various videos on stress management. She made the students lively and participants.
Mr.C.Loganathan, HoD, Audio and Visual, Paavai Institutions, addressed the students on ‘Life Skills’. He created awareness among the students regarding first aid. He encouraged them to help the needy on time without any hesitation and fear. He advocated the students to rescue people from various accidents and motivated them to donate blood, eye and organs. He also taught them how to prepare first aid kit. He showed many inspiring videos regarding parents and how the children should respect them. Dr.R.Shanthi, HoD, Eng, PEC elaborated the essence of Communication skills. She acquainted the students with the skills of English language such as Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. She gave tips to improve one’s Communication skills. In this Session, the students came to know about the importance of English.
Dr.K.Subashini, Head, FDD, elaborated the topic, ‘Beauty of Mathematics’. In her session, she beautifully explained how mathematics plays an important role in day to day life. She also taught mathematics in simple way and elucidated its usage in everyday life. She has shown various videos related to mathematics. Dr.M.PremKumar, Principal, PEC spoke on the title “Involve to Evolve”. He expounded the topic by focusing on participation, involvement in academic and non-academic activities of the college. He narrated his own life incidents to make students to understand that involvement is important to elevate them to a higher level.
Dr.C.Jayalakshmi, Dean Counseling, Paavai Institutions delivered her speech on ‘Transition from School to College. She said that moving is a stressful experience for any one. But for those who have prepared themselves mentally, nothing is difficult. Shifting from School to College is adopting the change in the mode of education and move on further in the process of Learning.
Dr.K.Selvi, Dean Academics, expounded a speech on ‘Respect Education’. She elucidated in detail the significance of education for women and their role in the society. She encouraged the students to shed off their inhibition and bring out their inner talents by participating in various events. Dr.K.Umamaheshwari, HoD, Tamil, PASCW delivered her speech on ‘Examination System’. She explained how to write internal and external examinations. She gave more details about the answer booklet and its structure which is given by Periyar University and gave tips for students for writing their University Semester examination. Mr.Elavarasan, yoga trainer demonstrated the various Asanas and yoga exercise. All the students were made to practice yoga and meditations. The basic exercise, pranayama and surya namaskar were taught and given real experience of doing that yoga.
Dr.Hepsi Rachael Chellarani, Principal, PCNR, explained the eating habits, nutritious food, to make the students to understand the importance of balanced food. She also insisted that different psychological problems such as stress, depression, tension can be handled easily, if body, mind and soul unite and work together. Dr.R.Mohanapriya ASP, ECE, PEC elaborated on the significance of ‘Online Learning Tools’. She listed out the different online learning tools for enhanced learning. She stressed on Swayam App online learning courses and asks the students to register in the app.
Mr.Thamaraiselvan Head, Placement and training, PEC, delivered his speech on ‘Career Development’. He described how to choose a career with clear knowledge. He described clearly about grooming skills, problem solving skills and communication skills. He insisted the students to speak in English without any hesitation to face interview and group discussion. He also created an awareness regarding the recruitment and the expectation of the companies. Each resource person explained, elaborated and had an interactive session with the Students. Around thirteen topics had been handled in these four days. Some of the Students recorded their feedback’s. Totally 210 students got benefited from this programme.