Chennai Digest

Published: 13th February 2016 03:54 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th February 2016 03:54 AM   |  A+A-

Community College at Sevalaya

Sevalaya has opened a community college to offer training on five lucrative streams, which  include a beautician’s course. This is a women-specific course. All the students who pass out could get jobs in reputed firms. Sevalaya also extends its help  to those who wish to be entrepreneurs. One of its alumni, Radha, had completed a beautician’s course at the college. She expressed her desire to open a beauty parlour in her home village Kavanur in Tiruvallur district and succeeded in the same. 

 

TVS School Alumni Give Aid

A group of 15 teachers and 40 alumni of TVS Academy School, Hosur, travelled to Chennai to help improve the infrastructure of a school in Poonamallee. Volunteers assessed the needs of several schools in Chennai and Kancheepuram districts and various needs of over 25 schools have been met. Apart from providing stationery, school bags and mats, TNFES has focused on providing safe drinking water, clean toilets, refurbishment of computers and counselling for children. While students mobilised over `1 lakh, the teachers, parents and alumni helped in raising upto `7 lakh towards the cause.

 

NAC Jewellers Bags 3 Top Awards

NAC Jewellers has added yet another significant milestone to its kitty. The heritage brand has announced that it had won three awards at the National Jewellery Awards in Mumbai. The event was conducted by GJF, the national federation for the promotion of jewellery trade, witnessed the presence of all national brands. NAC has won three awards in the categories — Best Gold Bridal Jewellery of the Year, Best Advertising Campaign of the Year (print) and Best Advertising Campaign of the Year (TV). This is the first time in the last few years that any jewellery brand from the South has bagged three national awards.

 

Blood Donation Drive Organised

NAR India CREAA (Chennai Real Estate Agents Association), organised a blood donation camp at Marina Beach recently. The camp was conducted as a part of their all India drive, initiated by the parent body National Association of Realtors India in association with Lions Club. Over 50 units of blood were collected. Those in need of blood can call 98410 50874.

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