Inaugural Function

Mr. Anil Menon, Director, Marketing & Strategy IBM software, India/South Asia, inaugurating the IBM Software Centre of Excellence.

The IBM Software Centre of Excellence has been formally inaugurated in Vidya Academy of Science & Technology on 20th December, 2011. Mr. Anil Menon, Director, Marketing & Strategy IBM software, India/South Asia inaugurated the centre at 3.30PM. In his keynote address Mr. Menon emphasized on the requirement to have a close bond between the Industry and Academy, providing a timely creative and mutual exposure and explained the recent trends in Information Technology.

In the function Mr. Laurance Mohanraj, Regional Manager, IBM Academic Initiative (South & West) has also addressed the staff and students of the college. The other participant from IBM was Mr. Sachin Kumar, IT Specialist, IBM Academic Initiative.

The function was chaired by the Principal Dr. S.P.Subrahmanian. Dr. V.N.Krishnachandran HOD- Computer Applications welcomed the gathering and Dr. M.N. Agnisarman Namboothiri HOD-Computer Science & Engineering felicitated the event. Mr. E.T.Sivadasan, AP-CSE, Systems Manager, proposed the vote of thanks.

Vidya Academy of Science & Technology is the first institution under the Calicut University to secure this distinction and the third College in Kerala State to have such a Centre.

Inaugural session of IBM Software Centre of Excellence held at the main seminar hall.