United Institute of Technology and United College of Arts & Science, Periyanaickenpalayam, Coimbatore, Ebox Colleges and Schools jointly organized Badaga Carnival on 06.03.2021 at United Educational Institutions, Coimbatore.
The Carnival started with the Inauguration Function. Dr. Ashok Kumar, Principal, United College of Arts & Science, welcomed the gathering and he highlighted the importance of cultural heritage of Badaga Community. The Presidential Address was given by Thiru. S. Shanmugam, Chairman, United Educational Institutions. He projected the success of people through education and pointed out how well the badaga community fared in the recent past. He also appreciated the culture and tradition of the Badaga Community in Nilgiris Region. Nakkubatta Seema Gowdas from Nilgiris Region mentioned that a young person Dr.Pradeep Kumar from their village and community is contributing to the growth of students.
They felt very happy that the E-Box platform, which is his thought process, could transform the society by utilizing Artificial Intelligence and digital technology. They appreciated his efforts and wished him all success for the growth of E-Box schools and colleges. They mentioned that they would disseminate this to the people in their region. Dr.Pradeep Kumar, CIO, Amphisoft Technologies, explained how the E-box platform could play a crucial role in shaping the career of students across the country. He narrated the history and development of EBox platform. He said that the idea of floating this carnival is to facilitate students and empower their creative thoughts to transform the world into technology enabled society by utilizing Artificial Intelligence and Digital technology.
He also highlighted how the concept of EBox transformed into EBox Colleges and Schools. Dr.P.Balamurugan, Chief Learning Officer, Amphisoft Technologies, gave a brief introduction about E-Box colleges and how E-Box platform is changing the education world. He mentioned that E-Box platform that is used by more than 200 colleges and 5 lakhs students in India for enhancing their skill sets. Further he mentioned that the E-Box platform could fetch jobs by upskilling their knowledge. So He confidently said that concept would spread across India, change the scenario of Indian Education System and the quality of higher education in India will improve globally.
Finally, the Vote of Thanks was given by Dr.S.Ramkumar, Principal, United Institute of Technology. The stall opening was inaugurated by Dr.R.Udaiyakumar, Principal, Kathir College of Engineering. Various personalities of Badaga Community also recognized with awards of recognition to make them feel proud of their community. In this carnival around 1500 people from Nilgiris and other parts of Tamil Nadu participated. Dr. Sathish Kumar and Prof. Sunil Kumar of United Institute of Technology successfully coordinated in organizing the carnival.
The carnival consisted of various cultural events depicting Badaga Culture. Various Badaga Community participants are participating and showcasing their talents in events such as Singing (Kadhe Kepo), Poetry, Short Films, Photography (Manasuna Naalu), Gujja Gujji Photography, Public Speaking, Traditional Food Cooking, Art & Painting, Group Dance with Innovation, Mime Act, Mimicry, Script Writing for Drama & Skit. Apart from competitions Bandset, Fashion Show, Orchestra and Talent Shows are also being organized. We request you to publish this news in your newspaper.