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World Pharmacist Day Celebration at TJCP

World Pharmacist Day was celebrated on 24th September 2015 at TJCP with the theme “Pharmacists: your partners in health”. The theme was chosen by International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) to stress the confidence and close collaboration that pharmacists have with patients and other healthcare professionals.

Our Chief guest for the occasion Mr. Gundurao, President, Karnataka State Pharmacy Council, and member of Pharmacy Council of India had delivered a thought provoking talk on ‘Challenges faced by Pharmacists’ followed by address by Principal, cultural events by students and High tea.


Department of Fashion and Apparel Design, T John College conducted NATIONAL CONFERECE – IRISVI 2015 – EMERGING TRENDS AND INNOVATIOS IN FASHION AND TEXTILES on 23rd September 2015. It commenced with welcoming the chief guest Dr. R. Raju, IFS, Commisioner for Textile Development & Director of Handlooms , Dept of Handlooms & Textiles , Govt. Of Karnataka. And the Guest of honor Mr. Somasundaram. G Senior Manager (Learning & Development) HR Page Industries Ltd (JOCKEY), BANGALORE. Dr. Thomas.P.John, Chairman, T.John Group of Institutions and Dr.Shika Twari, Principal, T.John College addressed the gathering.

Guest of honor Mr. Somasundaram. G Senior Manager (Learning & Development) HR Page Industries Ltd (JOCKEY), BANGALORE shared his views on current market strategies on e-commerce for fashion and its eminence. He also stated about updating the industry on past decade and its importance to the upcoming designers and those who aspire in fashion and apparel industry. His speech on importance of the trend interpretation and product development was very informative and productive

Dr. R. Raju, IFS, commisioner for Textile Development & Director of Handlooms , Departmentt of Handlooms & Textiles , Govt. Of Karnataka, highlighted the topics and considerations that we needed to deliberate on the conference. His Excellency highlighted the urge and need of innovations and adaptations of multidisciplinary approach to compete the countries running parallel to us and emphasized the technological up gradations on fashion and textiles.

A small exhibition was conducted By Alumni of Fashion and Apparel Design students, Mr. Arunkumar, Designer and Proprietor of Arunkumar Creations. Ms. Spoorthi,Stylist and Freelance Designer, Ms. Roma Midya Freelance Designer and also by Ms.Parvathavarthini, an entrepreneur and Proprietor of Parvanis Kaipunaivu has showcased a variety of handmade jewels out of cocoon, terracotta, etc.

Panel discussion on Make in India–Opportunities and Challenges for Entrepreneurs in Fashion & Textile Industry was initiated by moderator Mr. Somasundaram. G Senior Manager (Learning & Development) HR Page Industries Ltd (JOCKEY), BANGALORE. The distinguished speakers for the panel discussion were Mr. Veerapathiran. Head of the Department, Rathinal college of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Ms. Ihithashri Shandilya, Social entrepreneur and Acumen India fellow and CEO , Mithalasmitha –Art and craft (P) ltd, Bangalore , Mr. Prasad , Fashion designer, concept and technical Designer, Mr. Nikitha, Senior Lecturer, ICAT Design and Media College, Bangalore. The panel discussion concluded with the note of sources and traditions of Indian art and culture, urge of preserving and renovation of endangered art and craft forms of India, bringing the Indian traditions in to global arena. Key note speech by Ms. Ihithashri Shandilya, Social entrepreneur and Acumen India fellow and CEO, Mithalasmitha –Art and craft (P) ltd, Bangalore highlighted on the role of NGO’s in textile art and craft. She also stated the urge and need of innovations, adaptations preserving and renovation of endangered art and craft forms of India, bringing the Indian traditions in to global arena. Post lunch the technical session was conducted with Chairpersons Mr. Viswanath, Propreiter, Shilpa Silk Prints, Bangalore, and Ms. Hemalatha I Doddamani. Papers where the speakers, research scholars, and students had presented their research and review papers on various topics likes Promising Strategies For Sustainable Textiles, Antimicrobial Finishing For Healing Textiles, Trends & Accessories Forecast For 2016, Optical Fibre, Indian Designs And Designers In Global Market , Trend Forecast For Spring Summer 2016 , few to mention.

The Conference was concluded with Valedictory function. Mr. Viswanath, Proprietor, Shilpa Silk Prints, Bangalore being the valedictory chief guest has given an overview on the technical session and Opportunities to the new techniques and fusion of Indian art and craft forms. Organizing committee:-Ms.Thejaswini Puneeth Kumar, Head of the Department, FAD Ms.Hemalatha I Doddamani, Convener, Mr.Rajesh Kumar K, Co-Convener and Mr.Kiran Kumar, Co-Convener.

Art & Craft Exhibition, TIMS

Art & Craft Club of TIMS conducted a Craft exhibition on 22 September 2015, where students displayed various items made by them during the semester. It was conducted during the club hours. It was observed that many of the other club members participated by buying various items displayed and encouraging the students.

Some of the items displayed were neck pieces made out of cotton, Pen stands made out of waste paper & wall hangings made out of waste CDs, handmade Earrings, pen stands made out of straws, some gift items out of sponge & ice cream sticks. We also sold hand stitched cloths dusters in the show. Most of their craft work in the showcase were purchased by their friends and appreciated by the faculties.

Ethnic Day’ 2015 in T.John College

T.John College celebrated ethnic day on 12th September, 2015 at the TJC lawns.

A Pookalam/Rangoli competition was organized, the teams from various department put up a very colorful and innovative Pookalam/Rangoli throughout the venue. The first place went to FAD department and the second place was won by BAJEP department.

The Cultural programme kick started with a Bharatnatyam dance by Deepika Rachel. Performers from the various states of India and other countries enthralled the audience. The students did thiruvathira dance from Kerala, Kannada folk dance, Srilankan dance, Thapanguthu dance from Tamil Nadu,a Kerala fusion dance and many solo performances.

A parody on the song, ‘I am a Malayali’ by Rohan, Binjo, Sooraj and a parody on the using cost of onion program by the Drama Team led by Anurag Bharghava had the audience in splits.The college band Riff-Veda performed a Nepali rock song .The cultural program wound up with an ethnic parade choreographed by Rekha Patel FAD .The program was organised by the cultural community T John College. A lunch for the entire teacher’s was organised at the Prerana Restaurant by the college. Cash Prizes for the painting exhibition held on Teacher’s Day organised by the Management Department was held on Ethnic Day.The following student’s were declared winners:

1. Joyal 3rd SEM FAD -1st prize painting 2. Indiwari 5th SEM BBM-2nd prize 3. Anoop Sivan 1st SEM BBM-1st prize collage 4. Manjeeth Singh & Team 5th SEM BBM -Drama group 5. Anurag 5th sem BBM -best presentation 6. Swathi 3rd sem BBA – 1st prize sculpture

An exhibition of all clubs was held on 11th September 2015 organized by the Managerial club BBM.All the clubs put up different stalls showcasing their work. The Drama club won the best stall award in the club exhibition. The prizes were handed over to winners at the hands of the Principal TJC, Dr. Shikha Tiwari.