Inauguration of VSEC

Vidya Social Empowerment Centre (VSEC) is a new initiative of Vidya International Charitable Trust (VICT) to serve as an umbrella body to coordinate the activities and to provide direction for the further strengthening of several social outreach programmes of VICT aimed at the uplift of the weaker and marginalised sections of society and also at providing support for personal and career advancements of meritorious youngsters. The Centre was formally inaugurated in an online function held on 23 January 2021 in the presence of Mr V P Nandakumar, MD and CEO, Manappuram Finance Ltd and a galaxy of senior functionaries of the Trust including Er P K Asokan, Chief Patron, Dr Santhosh Prasannan, Chairman, Mr Thilakan K K, Executive Committee Member  and Er G Mohanachandran, Executive Director.

Dr Saji C B, Principal, introduced the Chief Guest. Dr Siju K C, Head of VSEC delivered the welcome address and Dr Vineetha  C P, Associate of VSEC proposed the vote of thanks.

Prize declaration of online quiz

The programme of the day also included the declaration of prizes to the winners of the online quiz conducted by VSEC for school students. The quiz christened as “MaSC” (for Mathematics, Science, Computer Science) saw participation of more than 500 students in the 6th, 9th and 11th standards studying in more than 40 different schools in various districts of Kerala. The prizes were sponsored by Sumam Asokan Foundation.

Prize winners

Sixth StandardFirst PrizeAparna ManojJawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Vechoochira, Pathanamthitta
 Second PrizeGopika VinodGovernment Girls High school, Wadakanchery, Thrissur
 Third PrizeSarah SamsonJawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Vechoochira, Pathanamthitta
Ninth StandardFirst PrizeRishida Ramesh MEMS Smaraka Govt. HSS Pappinisseri, Kannur
 Second PrizeSangeeth MVEMS Smaraka Govt. HSS Pappinisseri, Kannur
 Third PrizeAmalendhu BindhilS.N.G.S.H.S.S, Karamuck, Thrissur
Plus OneFirst PrizeSanjay K JayachandranGurukulam Public School, Venginissery, Thrissur
 Second PrizeAvinash SankarGurukulam Public School, Venginissery,Thrissur
 Third PrizeNikhila.AG.H.S.S, Chattukappara, Kannur

Video record of the session