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Friday, May 01 2020

Happy Labour Day

labour_day Antarrashtriya Shramik Diwas (International Labour Day) is observed each year on the first day of May to celebrate achievements of the working class. The day, also called as 'May Day', is also observed as a public holiday in many countries.
The day has its origins in the labour union movement, particularly the eight-hour day movement, which supports eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest. During the Cold War, May Day became intermittent for large military parades in Red Square by the Soviet Union and was attended by the top leaders of the Kremlin, especially the Politburo, atop Lenin's Tomb. It became an enduring symbol of that period. The first May Day celebrations focused on workers took place on May 1st 1890 after its proclamation by the first international congress of socialist parties in Europe on July 14th 1889 in Paris, France, to dedicate May 1 every year as the "Workers Day of International Unity and Solidarity".
Source: Internet

Sahyadrians Recruited by Accenture through Artech Infosystems

accenture_recruited A total of Nineteen Sahyadrians have been recruited by Accenture through Artech Infosystems in the recently held Campus Recruitment drive for the 2020 outgoing batch.
Names of the Selects and their respective Department are mentioned below:
Name of the Select Department
Apeksha J Goli Computer Science & Engineering
P Harshith
Manjunath Gunaga
Shakshi Kumari Mechanical Engineering
Kripa A Electronics  & Communication Engineering  
Pragathi M
Vismita S Nayak
Apoorva K Information Science & Engineering
Asha A
Gagan Uday Nayak
Samiksha Uday Naik
Achinthya Mada Civil Engineering   
Hemalatha M S
Nihal B B
Sinchana B K

Faculty Members attend a webinar on ‘Improving Research Planning at Technical Institutes’ co-organized by Elsevier & VTU Consortium


With a view to improve research and make a greater impact in the research world - by being more informed, more effective and more efficient, Faculty members attended a webinar on “Improving Research Planning at Technical Institutes” which was co-organised by Elsevier and VTU Consortium on 29th April, 2020. The webinar focussed on use of tools like ScienceDirect, Scopus and Mendely for improving the research quality.
One of the key speakers of the session, Dr. P.V. Konnur, Adviser –VTU Consortium, Chairman of SLBS Committee, President of LIS Academy, Bengaluru and Member of Syndicate, Kuvempu University shared insights on the quantity and quality of research papers in India and other countries. He also spoke about how Indian research has improved after the implementation of VTU Consortium.
Another notable speaker of the session, Dr. Shivaram BS, Governing Council & Steering Committee member of VTU E-Resource consortium and team leader of digital archiving group at ICAST, CSIR-NAL, spoke on usage of Mendeley to manage the references and its use in inserting citations and bibliography in research.
Ms. Cigdem Bildirici, Regional Director, Inside Accounts – Elsevier emphasised on how Elsevier is supporting researcher and academic communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mr. Vishal Gupta, Customer Consultant, South Asia, Elsevier highlighted on the importance of Elsevier in giving better results for research and finding next step in research area with ScienceDirect and Scopus.

Faculty members of ‘Examination Reforms AICTE Quality Initiative Committee’ attend the Third Day of Online Course conducted by AICTE

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Session 1:
Prof. Gopalkrishna Joshi, Dean, Curriculum Innovation & Program Assessment, KLE Technological University Hubli, conducted a detailed session on use of Bloom's Taxonomy for assessment design of OBE and about the different levels of Bloom’s taxonomy. He explained about the importance of using Bloom's taxonomy in improving the quality of written assessment and the use of action verbs with examples. He agreed that higher level of Bloom’s taxonomy questions with higher order cognitive skills like ‘Evaluate’ and ‘Create’ are difficult to assess in time-limited examinations and hence has to be assessed in variety of student works like projects, open ended problems-solving exercises etc. He also mentioned that OBE performance requires a team work and common understanding among faculty members. AICTE Exam Reform policy documents are also detailed by him.
Session 2:
In this session, Prof. Gopalkrishna Joshi spoke about the project formulation stages and writing assessment rubrics for different stages of evaluation. He said that students have high potential and the only way we can make them realize is by challenging them with realistic engineering needs. Professor also shared the design course practiced at their institute for first year students and the impact of that course on OBE. He stressed about the requirement of active, collaborative and experiential learning. The session ended by answering the queries of the participants.

Webinar on “Home Automation using KNX”

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Schneider Electric organized a webinar on “Home Automation using KNX” on 29th April’2020 during 02:30PM to 4:00PM. Mr. Amarnath Durgale, Deputy Technical Manager, was the resource person from Schneider Electric Private Limited. Faculty members of Dept. of Electronics & Communication Engineering - Dr. Ashwath Rao, Prof. Pavanalaxmi, Prof. Pateel GP and Prof. Chandra Singh attended the session along with the students.
KNX is a standard for wired home automation and building automation. The standard is governed by the KNX Association. Building a KNX system is expensive, especially in already-built houses: new cables and ducts need to be installed in the walls to every wall switch, sensor, light point or outlet. The session deliberations included the entire home automation environment and how sensors, actuators communicate with each other. A KNX system is relatively inflexible. You need new wiring for each new or relocated device. You can imagine, adding a new light bulb or roller blind becomes quite the task. Creating scenes or scenarios with KNX was detailed.
Key Takeaways of the webinar:
• Access to your home from anywhere in the world
• Combine KNX and other, wireless devices in one interface
• Automate your entire home, across systems, with Homey Flow
• Control your devices, including KNX, via Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
• Enjoy a real smart home

Quote for the day

"Progress always involves risks. You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first."
-Frederick B Wilcox


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