Temple

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There is an enchanting temple for Goddess Sri Sharadamba (Goddess Saraswati), the Goddess of Learning in the Eastern end of the college campus. Apart from the main shrine for Goddess Sri Sharadamba, the temple has shrines for Lord Sri Mahaganapathy and Lord Sri Venkatachalapathy as well.


The temple has been in existence since 1986. Sri K. R. Sundararajan, the College Founder, had dedicated 6 grounds of the college land to the construction of the temple. Once the construction was over, the then Jagadguru Shankaracharya of Sringeri, Sri Sri Abhinava Vidyatheertha Mahaswamigal consecrated the temple along with the present Jagadguru Sri Sri Bharati Theertha Mahaswamigal.


Dr. K. S. Lakshmi, Secretary, renovated the temple and beautified it with a 120 ft tall Rajagopuram which can be seen from across the Kodambakkam overbridge, a ramp for easy accessibility by all and spacious mandapams on two floors. The shrines are all located int eh first floor of the temple. With her efforts bearing fruit in 2012, the Jagadguru Shankaracharya of Sringeri, Sri Sri Bharati Theertha Mahaswamigal visited the campus and performed the Kumbhabhishekam of the renovated temple. The entire land and temple have been handed over to the Sringeri Math.


The students and faculty members have always benefitted from the presence of the temple and frequent the temple for praying and begetting the blessings of the Almighty. The ever-present grace of the Goddess of Learning on this campus has always been felt by all, with gratitude.

Research Projects

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Project Title
Project Type
Funding Agency
Fund
Years
Principal Investigator
1
Background Radiation survey in and around Koodankulam
Minor Research Project
Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India
Rs. 54,000/-
1987-88
Dr. Lakshmi K. S.
2
Radon, Thoron measurement in dwelling of Madras City
Major Research Project
Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India
Rs. 3,50,000/-
1989-92
Dr. Lakshmi K. S.
3
Background Radiation Survey along the East Coast of Tamilnadu
Major Research Project
Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India
Rs. 6,04,400/-
1992-95
Dr. Lakshmi K. S.
4
Characterization of blood under storage by spectral measurements
Minor Research Project
UGC
Rs. 74,800/-
2005-07
Dr. Sankari G.
5
Studies on the Environmental Radiation along the East Coast of Tamil Nadu after Tsunami
Major Research Project
Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India
Rs. 15,00,000/-
2007-12
Dr. Lakshmi K. S.
6
Effectiveness of Environmental Management Systems in Industry
Minor Research Project
UGC
Rs. 42,500/-
2008-10
Dr. Geetha R.
7
Methodology Issues Pertaining to Provision of Micro Credit and Designing of Livelihood to Borrowers in Tamil Nadu
Major Research Project
UGC
Rs. 5,63,700/-
2011-12
Dr. Lavanya Vedagiri Rao
8
Socio Economic Impact of TB on Public Health - A Mathematical Model
Minor Research Project
UGC
Rs. 40,000/-
2005-07
Dr. Geetha P. V.
9
Effective Management of Campus Waste and Creating Awareness of Vermiculture through Demonstration Pits
Minor Research Project
UGC
Rs. 65,000/-
2006-08
Dr. Sethukarasi C.
10
Impact of Natural Disaster on Women in Tamil Nadu with Special Reference to Tsunami 2004 (An Explorative Study)
Minor Research Project
UGC
Rs. 65,000/-
2004-06
Ms. Radhamani P. V.
11
A study of the Socio Economic Profile of Slums in Chennai City
Minor Research Project
Malcolm & Elizabeth Adhiseshaiah Trust
Rs. 50,000/-
2001-02
Ms. Kalyani K. N.
12
A Study of Inter District Disparities in Tamil Nadu
Minor Research Project
Malcolm & Elizabeth Adhiseshaiah Trust
Rs. 50,000/-
2002-03
Dr. Karpagam M.
13
A Study of Thiru Vi. Ka. Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai
Minor Research Project
Malcolm & Elizabeth Adhiseshaiah Trust
Rs. 50,000/-
2003-04
Dr. Karpagam M.
14
A Study of Health care Provision in Tamil Nadu
Minor Research Project
Malcolm & Elizabeth Adhiseshaiah Trust
Rs. 50,000/-
2004-05
Ms. Kalyani K. N.
15
Status of Infrastructural Facilities in neighbourhood development – A Case Study of Kodambakkam and Vadapalani
Minor Research Project
Malcolm & Elizabeth Adhiseshaiah Trust
Rs. 50,000/-
2005-06
Ms. Padma N.
16
A Study on the Status of Elderly in India
Minor Research Project
Malcolm & Elizabeth Adhiseshaiah Trust
Rs. 35,000/-
2006-07
Ms. Kalyani K. N.
17
A Study on the Impact of Students’ Socio Economic Background on Educational Attainment
Minor Research Project
Malcolm & Elizabeth Adhiseshaiah Trust
Rs. 15,000/-
2007-08
Dr. Karpagam M.
18
Environmental Policy For Water Pollution Abatement – An Asian Perspective
Minor Research Project
UGC
Rs. 70,000/-
2008-09
Dr. Karpagam M.

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