Chemistry: Inauguration of ChemAtom - SJEC Chemical Society inauguration
Department of Chemistry inaugurated its association ChemAtom - SJEC Chemical Society
on 19th November 2016 at 2.00 pm in Spoorthi Conference Hall. The
Society was established with the objective of cultivating and promoting Chemistry
and kindred branches of science among staff and students.
Chief Guest was Dr B.K. Sarojini, Chairperson - Department of Industrial
Chemistry, and Coordinator – M.Sc. in Biochemistry in Mangalore University. Dr
Ramachandra Bhat, Professor in the Department of Chemistry at NITK, Surathkal
and Dr Joseph Gonsalvis, Principal - SJEC was the Guests of Honour. Rev. Fr
Joseph Lobo, Director-SJEC was the President of the inaugural programme. Rev.
Fr Rohith D’Costa, Assistant Director - SJEC and Dr Rio D’Souza, Vice Principal
– SJEC were present during the inaugural programme.
programme started with the invocation followed by the lighting of the lamp by
the dignitaries. The association logo was unveiled by the Chief Guest. Welcome
Address was delivered by Dr K. Jyothi HOD, Department of Chemistry. The Chief Guest
and the Principal then addressed the gathering. The Chief Guest was felicitated
by Rev. Fr Joseph Lobo. Presidential address was delivered by the Director. Ms Pramila D’Souza, Assistant Professor -
Department of Chemistry proposed the vote of thanks. Mr. S. Ananth Kamath, Ist
year EC and Ms. Jahnavi Ist year Civil were elected as the student
Coordinators. All students from chemistry cycle attended the programme.
talk on Nanotechnology was delivered by Dr Ramachandra Bhat to all the Ist
year BE Students. The session was closed with a question answer round. The programme
was compered by Ms Smitha D’Souza, Lecturer in the Department of Chemistry. Refreshments
were arranged for all.