“Anveshan 2021-22 : Student Research Convention” was hosted by AMET University, Chennai jointly with Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi on 27-28th March, 2022at Shri Janaki Raman Auditorium, AMET University.
It is a proud moment for AMET University to host the National Level Convention jointly with Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. The mega event will have participation of about 105 best individual or group projects from 5 zones i.e. East, West, North, South and Central (15 best projects from each zone covering 3 best projects from each of aforementioned fields). More than 42 educational universities are participating in the event from the different parts of the states.
On 27th March, 2022, The National Level mega event “Anveshan – Student Research Convention” started off with Dr.M.Jayaprakashvel, Registrar who rendered the welcome address,
Followed by Chief Guest for the event Mr. M Mahesh Kumar, Deputy Mayor, Greater Chennai Corporation who delivered his address in which, he hailed about AMET University being the best University for Maritime Educational so requested the management for their further expansion into the southern regions of Tamil Nadu and across the country. He conveyed his best wishes to all the participants and research scholars who had participated in the event. Followed by which a book on “Addressing the Needs of Differently-abled Persons in Higher Education Institutions- Strategies for Implementations” published by the Association of Indian Universities was released by the honorable Mayor. The event continued where, Dr.J.Ramachandran, Chancellor of AMET University inaugurated and delivered his address where he mentioned about the successful history and merits of AMET UNIVERSITY followingwhich, he thanked Secretary General, AIU Dr. (Mrs.) Pankaj Mittal for giving the opportunity to host the National Student Research Convention at AMET University, he said “ This event brings the innovation of young minds from all over the country under the same platform, each researchers can contribute their ideas and have valuable insights.” Dr. (Mrs.) Pankaj Mittal, Secretary General, AIU rendered her special address in which she mentioned that she was overwhelmed to see a lot of students from various parts of the country. She stated that the country has to invest more towards research convention and research policies, Similarly, a great involvement from the side of students is required as India has the largest student population that it could even become the research hub. Dr.Rajesh Ramachandran, Pro Chancellor, AMET University felicitated the gathering and quoted “Research is about creating new knowledge through innovation”. Col.Dr.G.Thiruvasgam, President, Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and Vice Chancellor, AMET University deliver the presidential address. With his wise knowledge he educated the audience that the “Objective of a research should be socially relevant and its output must be given back to the public”. Also, stated that industrial collaboration will help in commercializing the students research projects thereby accelerating scientific research and innovation and their application towards community development. Dr.Amarendra Pani, Joint Director and Head Research of Association of Indian Universities delivered the theme address where he stated that “ to contextualize the quality of research, two concepts are to be followed, the first would be Epistemology which means the theory of knowledge, especially with regards to its methods, validity, and scope and the distinction between justified belief and opinion. Secondly Metaphysics, the nature of ultimate reality”. Dr.R.Srinivasan, Member Secretary, The Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST) emphasized that the concentration on Interdisciplinary Activities during the development of a research or project is to be focused upon. He also shared exclusive information that TNSCST has selected AMET University to be one of the Patent Information Center across the country. Finally, the inaugural function ended with a vote of thanks given by Dr. D. Rajasekar, Convener, Dean-Research, AMET University