The Autonomy Review Committee constituted by University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi visited Sacred Heart College (Autonomous), Tirupattur-635601, Tirupattur District on 5th & 6th February, 2021. The six member expert committee constituting: the Chairperson Dr. N.C. Gautham, Vice Chancellor, Magatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramamdaya Vishwavidyalaya, Chitrakoot, Satna District, Madhya Pradesh-485334, Member, Dr. K.B. Sharma, Principal, S.S. Jain Subodh PG College (Autonomous & College with Potential Excellence), Jaipur, Rajasthan-302004, Member Dr. Shuchi Srivastava, Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh-462003, State Government Nominee, Dr. G. Ezhilan, the Regional Join Director of Collegiate Education, Vellore-632006, University Nominee Dr. A. Liyakath Ali, Member Syndicate, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Islamiah College (Autonomous), Vaniyambadi-635752 and Coordinating Officer Dr. V. Jayaprakash, Section Officer-UGC-SERO, University Grants Commission South Eastern Regional Office, Chirag Lane, Hyderabad-500001 graced with their august presence in the premises of the campus for two days.
The esteemed members of the committee were bestowed an affable welcome on the first day by the institution. The NCC Cadets, Sacred Heart College received them felicitously with Guard of Honour. Rev. Dr. D. Maria Antony Raj, SDB, Principal, Sacred Heart College, Rev. Dr. John Alexander, Secretary, Sacred Heart College, the Members of the Management and Office Bearers offered the Committee a hospitable welcome. After a short discussion, the members visited the various academic and non-academic sections of the institution. The sections include college office, laboratories, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) office, Controller of Examinations (COE), library, archaeological discoveries, classrooms, departments, counselling center, research cell, play ground, gym, hostels, placement cell, extension services and the exhibition stalls of groups and movements. The committee met the alumni, parents, students, teaching staff and non-teaching staff individually. The college exhibited its extracurricular profile by presenting a variegated cultural programme before the committee in Kamarajar Arangam.
On the second day, the members of the esteemed committee engaged themselves in team discussion and report writing. The committee conducted an exit meeting with Rev. Dr. D. Maria Antony Raj, SDB, Principal, Sacred Heart College, Dr. S. Sagayaraj, IQAC Coordinator, Sacred Heart College and Dr. L. Ravi, Chairperson, Autonomy Review Visit, Sacred Heart College to discuss the deliberations. The delegates completed their academic exercise and departed with profound gratitude. The management, staff and students were left with everlasting impression and scope for excellence in higher education.
2. TOPIC:The annual cultural fest
DATE:31st January 2021
The annual cultural fest of Sacred Heart College – HEARTBEAT 2021 was conducted on 31st January 2021 at 10:30 a.m. in Kamarajar Arangam. Rev. Fr. John Alexander the Rector and Secretary of the College presided over the function and declared the cultural fest open. The special guests of honour were Rev. Fr. K.J. Louis, Don Bosco – Pannur and Rev. Fr. Balasamy, Rector, Don Bosco Institutions, Fujairah, UAE. Rev. Dr. D. Maria Antony Raj, the Principal gave his felicitation and urged the students to emulate St. Don Bosco. Rev. Dr. G. Theophil Anand, the Vice Principal (Admin) coordinated the entire event. Students from almost 12 departments enthusiastically participated in this cultural fest. The competitions were conducted under 13 different categories to bring out the hidden talents of the students. The event was a grand success. More than 500 students participated in various events. The winners of the competitions were honoured with certificates and momentos. This event vouched for the wide variety of cultural talents of students from all disciplines.