Calicut University Vice Chancellor Dr.M.Abdul Salam gave away awards for Sadguna,Innovation and Swacch campus at a function held on Friday.
He said that the thought of value based education came to his mind after the incident of ‘Nirbhaya’ gang rape in Delhi.
Apart from showing excellence in studies and extra curricular activities students should possess high moral qualities. They should shed light to the society.
Dr.Salam was speaking at the Sdguna award function.
Golden Mother award was also meant for the creation of good society. But it was widely misunderstood.
The central government’s Swacch Abhiyan project has great significance. So, campuses are also engaged in cleanliness drive.
Swacch campus and Swacch vibhag awards are the results of Swacch Bharath campaign.
The innovation award was given to encourage students to develop technology that would be beneficial for the betterment of human lives-he said.
Thrisshur Sahrdaya College of Engineering students and teachers received the Swacch campus award.
Swacch vibhag award was given to the department of Botany. John E thoppil and Muhammad Shafi received the award.
Pro vice chancellor K.Raveendranath,ISRO former director E.K.Kutty, Dr.K.V.Mohan, Dr. Santhosh Namby, Dr. Sree Mahadevan Pillai, Samson Loppus, Gireesh Raja spoke.