National Seminar- Reflections of Financial Liberalisition onThe Academic and Research Forum of SD college, Alappuzha was inaugurated on 16th December 2015 by former chairman of ISRO, Padma Vibhushan Dr. G.Madhavan Nair. The inaugural ceremony was followed by Abdul Kalam Memorial Lecture delivered by the Chief guest. The function was held in the Golden Jubilee Auditorium at11 am. More than 300 people including students and teachers belonging to different disciplines attended the programme.

In the Memorial Lecture, Dr. Madhavan Nair discussed the advancement of science, technology and research in India. “Hard work combined with imagination will lead to great success”, he said. He also pointed towards the follies of today’s educational system and the need to inculcate the inquisitiveness of a researcher in students. “Keep your eyes and ears open and think differently”, he added. Further to the session, students actively took part in the interaction session with Madhavan Nair and cleared their doubts

Dr. V.R.Prabhakaran Nair, Coordinator of Academic and Research Forum delivered the Welcome speech. Principal Prof. R.Geethakrishna Pai presided over the function. Vice Principal, Dr. S. Nataraja Iyer and Dr. G. Nagendra Prabhu, Dept. of Zoology felicitated the gathering. Sri. S.B.Rakesh Chandran, Dept. of Physics proposed the Vote of thanks.

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