Shri A. Mahalingam receiving the memento from the Chennai Mayor
The Sankara Nethralaya Academy made an impressive showcase of itself and its contribution to the world of education and academia in general at the ‘Chennai Science Festival 2012’ organized jointly by the Science City, Government of Tamil Nadu and Anna University at the Arignar Anna Gem Science Park School, Chennai, from the 27th to 30th of January, 2012. The objective of the festival is to create awareness on the role of science in everyday life among the general public and the student community in particular and inculcate a scientific temper in them.
Sankara Nethralaya Academy faculty members and personnel stationed at its two stalls in the Science Festival explained the inception and achievements of the Academy, its expertise in the courses offered and their high scope to visiting students, parents and the teaching community. Shri A.Mahalingam, Academic Officer, SN Academy, welcomed and explained the objectives of the institution to distinguished visitors Shri Mayilvahanan Natarajan, Vice-Chancellor of the Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Dr.Mannar Jawahar, Vice-Chancellor of the Anna University, Senior government officials and Scientists who visited the stall, he also received the participants memento from the Worshipful Mayor of Chennai Shri Saidai S. Duraiswamy on behalf of Sankara Nethralaya and the SN Academy. A proud highlight of the event was the winning of the Tamil essay contest in Science by S. Suganya, a student of the Sankara Nethralaya Academy.
Sankara Nethralaya and the Sankara Nethralaya Academy take this opportunity to express their wholehearted thanks Dr. R.Srilakshmi, Registrar, The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University who encouraged and facilitated participation by the Sankara Nethralaya Academy in this highly prestigious Science Festival and helped in getting rich exposure to the institution and the courses offered.