ACTIVITIES – ISTE
ISTE CHAPTER (STAFF)
Our ISTE Staff chapter has been functioning efficiently since its inception in 1998.The main objective of the chapter is to involve the members of staff and enhance their technical skill so that their contribution to the students will boost the students’ skill in the technology. The chapter regularly organized weekly meetings in which eminent industrialists and leading professionals share their knowledge with the members of staff. The chapter also aims to improve the quality of members of staff through staff development programs. Mr. I. Alfred Ebenezer, Principal is the President of the chapter and Mr. A. Sankarasubramanian is Secretary – cum-Treasurer of the chapter.
At present there are 38 Life Members and 2 General Members in our chapter.So far our faculty members presented 28 papers in National and International Level Conferences.A DACUM workshop was also organised by the chapter for the members of staff for the improvement in their curriculum. Our Secretary A. Sankarasubramanian has been elected as Member, Section Managing Committee, ISTE – TamilNadu and Pondicherry section for the period 2003 – 2004. Our Principal Mr. K. Sourirajan has been awarded the “Best Polytechnic Teacher Award” by ISTE-TamilNadu and Pondicherry section.
ISTE CHAPTER (STUDENTS)
NPA Centenary Polytechnic, ISTE Students chapter was started in the month of Feb.1999.In this chapter about 250 students have enrolled as members. This has been started for the welfare of the students. Every year around 10 programs like personality development, self motivation and self-esteem, career guidance, how to face interviews, industrial training and industrial visits were organized to improve the academic and technical performance of the students. Mrs. R. Manjula, faculty advisor, carries out her responsibilities in a remarkable and excellent manner. So far three State Level Symposiums were organised by our students chapter. Of this, the Symposium on “Modern Control Techniques using PLC’s” was sponsored by ISTE – TamilNadu & Pondicherry section.