On July 11, 2022, the Anti-Sexual Harassment Redressal Cell organized a talk titled “Breaking the Glass Ceiling.” The guest speaker of the day was Dr. Akkai Padmashali, a well-known transgender activist who shared her personal journey with the audience. Dr. Padmashali narrated her story as a transgender woman who was assigned male at birth but realized at a young age that her true gender identity was female. She explained that the social context in which she was raised did not allow her to freely express her gender identity, and she had to leave home as a teenager to find her place in the world.
During her talk, Dr. Padmashali emphasized that the struggle for the transgender community is ongoing and social discrimination against them still exists. However, she believes that it is our constitutional duty to promote inclusivity and accept people for who they are. She asserted that no one has the right to decide someone else’s identity, and it is everyone’s constitutional right to be who they truly are.
Dr. Padmashali concluded her talk on an optimistic note, calling for society to fight against all forms of phobias and to promote social justice and acceptance. Her powerful message inspired the audience to become more aware of the struggles faced by the transgender community and to work towards a more inclusive
The Department of Commerce & Management – Commerce Forum organized an inspiring talk on August 17, 2022, titled “Being a Winner,” with the aim of motivating students to overcome challenges and obstacles in life. The guest speaker, Mr. K S Vishwas, a National Para Swimming Champion, was introduced to the audience by the host before delivering his speech.
During the talk, Mr. Vishwas shared his personal story of perseverance and resilience, demonstrating how he overcame the numerous challenges and obstacles that he faced in his life. He provided a powerful message of hope and inspiration to the audience, encouraging them to believe that anything is possible with hard work and determination. Mr. Vishwas also performed during the session, demonstrating how impossible things can be made possible.
The session helped the students to develop their ability to accept challenges and make quick decisions in their lives. It inspired them to believe that nothing is impossible and that laziness is the only obstacle that can stand in the way of success. Overall, the talk was an excellent source of motivation and inspiration for the students, and it left a lasting impression on them.
On February 15, 2023, NCMS organized an outbound training program for staff at G.K. Hill View Resort in Chintamani. The program was led by Prof. Ramani Venkat, a professional trainer who conducted various activities to enhance the skills and knowledge of staff. Through the program, staff members were able to participate in team-building exercises, leadership training, and personal development activities. The program provided a unique opportunity for staff to bond and build camaraderie while also gaining valuable insights and practical experiences.
Diving into the particulars of ‘Immortal Mathematics’, Essence of Mathematics for Graduate Level Workshop with Mr. B.S. Krishnamurthy. organised by Dept. of Science in association with Pragyan Science Forum and Mathematica – Mathematics Science Forum on February 11, 2023.
Exploring the mathematical essence through:
· Mathematical models of Origami – folds and structures
· Applications of Origami in material science
· Analysis of Mathematical and Computational techniques for creation and design of origami models.
The Women Empowerment Cell organized a Guest Talk titled “Empowering Women’s Health: Unlocking the Secrets to Well-being” on July 6, 2023. The event aimed to shed light on various aspects of women’s health and promote their overall well-being. The guest speaker shared valuable insights and knowledge on how women can take control of their physical and mental health through proper nutrition, exercise, and self-care practices. The talk also emphasized the importance of raising awareness about common health issues that
affect women, such as reproductive health, hormonal imbalances, and mental health challenges.
1. Dr. D Anitha, MBBS, DGO Consultant obstetrician and gynecologist, Pathy Hospital, Chikkaballapur
2. Dr. Sushma S, MBBS, DGO, DNB Consultant obstetrician and gynecologist Manasa hospital, Chikkaballapur
3. Dr. Harini R,
Assistant Professor & Incharge Head,
Dept. of OBG, Nandi Medical College & Research Institute, Chikkaballapur