Park Kutcheri in Limca Records
The monthly kutcheri in the park organised by Sundaram Finance on the first Sunday of every month at the Nageswara Rao Park, Mylapore has entered the Limca Book of Records with a National Record for the longest open air Mikeless Kutcheri for Children. Kutcheri in the park completed 10 years with the Kutcheri earlier this month. T T Srinivasaraghavan, MD, Sundaram Finance Ltd received the certificate from the Limca Book of Records.
Blood Camp at Coast Guard
A blood donation camp was organised by Indian Coast Guard at its regional headquarters as a part of ongoing Coast Guard Week Celebrations to commemorate the 39th anniversary. The camp was inaugurated by the Prince of Arcot Nawab Mohammed Abdul Ali. Over 200 volunteers comprising Coast Guard officers, civilian personnel and family members including volunteers from other services donated blood for this noble cause and to help the needy and the poor who may need blood in a crisis. The collected blood was handed over to the blood bank at Stanely Medical College, Chennai.
3-Day Museum Conference in City
The Museums Association of India (MAI) has given its prestigious Life-Time Achievement Award to P Iyamperumal, executive director, TN Science and Technology Centre,in recognition of his service and his contribution in the development of science and for his wide reaching science popularisation activities. The award was conferred on him at the inaugural function of the 3-day All India museums annual conference of the MAI, Egmore. Every year museum conference is conducted by the MAI across India.