Sunday, 19 July 2015

Rally on Save the Girl Child

Michael & John Job Center for Education (MJC) was established by late Dr. P.P. Job with a vision to “Empower the Girl Child through Education”. In line with its mission, MJC undertakes initiatives to build awareness among the public about social evils like the discrimination against girls, female foeticide and so on

This year as a part of its public awareness program MJC organized a rally with the message “SAVE THE GIRL CHILD”  on  Monday 6th July, 2014 at Race Course, Coimbatore. Around 500 students from MJC along with Patrons and the Staff of our Educational Institutions participated in this Rally

A group of students from Indian Public School, Coimbatore also joined our Rally this year. The rally started from Sarathambal Temple in Race Course area and ended at the same place. There was a good response from the public to who joined us in support the theme of our rally.

For MJC such initiatives are part of their learning and they organize such programs every year with participation form MJC students, faculty and well-wishers in conjunction with their convocation ceremony. In the past they had many local dignitaries like Late Hema Karunakaran (former Commissioner of Police) and Mr Doraiswami a leading political personality blessing these initiatives.

The trustees of the institutions, the three principals, the staff and students took part in the rally this year. Children raised slogans urging the people to give education to the girl children and they also highlighted the negative effects of female foeticide and female infanticide. The importance of girl child was recited in the form of rhymes. Enthusiasm of the local community could be seen by their presence and served as a boost for the cause.

The participants in the rally also had placards with different slogans in local language depicting the importance of girl child in the society to spread awareness in the society and remove differences between boys and girls from public mind. . Reporters from varies dallies had come and noted about the rally.

A report by L. JEEVITHA and M. RAGASUDHA, Department of English

Saturday, 18 July 2015

MJC Celebrates Nineth Graduation Day

The 9th Graduation day of the MICHAEL AND JOHN JOB EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS was held on Saturday, July 04, 2015 in the John Job Auditorium. Mr. Mathew Samuel IAS, Secretary in charge of Sports, Panchayati Raj and Rural Development of the Government of Goa was the Chief Guest. We also had an impressive array of Guests which included Ms.Deepika Mittal,IRS Mr. S V. Paramasivam, Director.Rural Health services Coimbatore Rtn Sanjay Shah and Rtn Shafiq President and Secretary of Rotary Spectrum Coimbatore, Rtn Krishnakumar Payel, Mr Balamurugan reputed Industrialist, Ms Sonali Geed from IPS, Mr.Markus Zuercher, from Switzerland, Dr Hans Braun from Germany and Rev Jan Bor from the Netherlands.

After the Academic Procession entered the auditorium, the dignitaries were escorted to the dais by the students. The program began with the Tamil Thai Vazhlthu. Then Mr.T.Koshy, Vice President introduced and welcomed the guests and the all those attended the program. 

In her presidential Address, Dr. Mary Job, the President appealed to the students to help the people, especially the women in need and also pledge to give back to the society after their studies.

The Chief Guest in his speech encouraged the graduates to develop their communication skill and aspire to become great leaders.      

Mr.Balamurugan, Industrialist, Coimbatore, Mr. Sanjay shah, president Rotary Spectrum, Coimbatore felicitated the graduates.

The Chief Guest, the President along with Dr. Lali Thomas, Principal, Michael Job College of Arts and Science for Women honoured the gold medallist, university rank holders and the Post graduate students of Michael Job College of Arts and Science for Women.

Ms.S.Krishnapriya, Principal Michael Job matriculation higher secondary school honoured the school topers and cash prizes were given to them.

Mr.Babu.P.Varu, Trustee, Rtn K.K. Payal and Mr. Markus Zuercher distributed the degrees to the graduates of Michael Job College of Arts and Science for Women.

Mr.S.V.Paramasivam, Director Rural Health Service, Coimbatore, Ms. Deepika Mittal along with Dr.D.Devenesan Sanjeevi and Mr.T.Koshy, gave away the certificates to the graduates from Michael Job College of Education.

Rev. Jan Bor and Mr. Sanjay Shah along with Ms. Elizabeth Koshy, and Ms.S.Krishnapriya Michael Job matriculation higher secondary school honoured the students of the school. Rev. Hans Braun and Ms. Sonali Geed issued UKG certificates.

The Rotary Spectrum Coimbatore recognized the toppers and the best teachers with Cash awards.

Ms. Jeevitha, Assistant Professor, Department of English, Michael Job College of Arts and Science for Women was the Master of Ceremony. The function ended up with the National Anthem.

This report was prepared by Ms. Jeevitha, Department of English, MJCAS.