Montessori in Manjakkudi

Cutting vegetables carefully, rolling out the mat and putting back things mindfully. These are daily scenes from a Montessori environment in rural Tamil Nadu. The Swami Dayananda Matric Higher Secondary School, Manjakkudi, houses a Montessori section which was inaugurated in 2019. The key elements of the Montessori methodology include mixed age classrooms (2.5 years to […]

All Set to Weave Out a New Future

A differently-abled sister to look after, a weaver father whose annual income is Rs 48,000 and a home maker mother, N. Amirtha’s humble background hasn’t come in the way of her aspirations. She recently completed her graduation in BSc. Maths from the Swami Dayananda College of Arts & Science, Manjakkudi, Tamil Nadu. Amirtha hails from […]

From the Lab to the Real World of Business

Koothanur village in Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu, is home to an ancient Saraswati temple. B.Dhivya’s home is in the street opposite to this temple. A frequent visitor to the temple, Dhivya is grateful that the Goddess of Learning has answered her prayers. She recently bagged a job with the Rane Group during a campus placement […]

A Long Distance Effort

Going to college meant travelling long distances. Every morning, Sathiya Sankar who resides at Swamimalai changed two buses to reach her destination—Swami Dayananda College of Arts & Science, Manjakkudi, Tamil Nadu. It was a 1.5 hour journey each way. ‘I would leave home at 7:30 am and come back at 6 pm only,” she recounts. […]

NAAC Review and Workshop

The Swami Dayananda College of Arts & Science, Manjakkudi, Tamil Nadu, is in the process of obtaining the NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) accreditation. Dr. Arivudainambi , Director IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell), Annamalai University, Dr. Ramesh Kumar, professor, department of Horticulture and Dr. Selvamuthukumaran, professor visited the college premises on 16th July 2021 for […]

Three Day Vedanta Camp at Manjakkudi

Arsha Bodhini Group, Chennai recently conducted a three day programme on Vedanta at Jnanapravaha (Swami Dayananda Study Centre), Manjakkudi, Tamil Nadu. Acarya Ranganji spoke on Manisha Pancakam while Smt. Suryapriya’s talk focused on Tripod of Vedanta – Guru-sastra-Ishvara. These sessions were interspersed by Bhagavad Gita verses chanting and Nirvana shatkam chanting. The programmes started with a welcome address […]

News Round- Up from Manjakkudi

In this section, we present short highlights with respect to some of our projects located in Manjakkudi, Tamil Nadu,  in two parts.  Goshala and Sustainable Living Initiatives On the eve of Karthigai Deepam, we are happy to share that the Swami Dayananda Goshala is blessed to have a new member in its midst. The new born […]

Educational Institution Round-Up from Manjakkudi

Fit India Run Students from the Swami Dayananda College of Arts & Science, Manjakkudi, Tamil Nadu, took part in Fit India Run as part of Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav—India@75 on 2nd October 2021. This was organised by Nehru Yuvakendra (under the administrative control of the Ministry of Youth affairs and Sports, Government of India), Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu. The run […]

Getting Ready for the Civil Services Examination

A training session for UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) aspirants was conducted at the Swami Dayananda College premises on 23rd and 24th December 2021. This training seminar was conducted by Sri.T.K. Srinath, a prominent trainer from Inficap Consulting, Bangalore. The programme was inaugurated by the college correspondent, Sri. M.G. Srinivasan. Present on the occasion were  Sri. G. Dharmarajan, […]

2021-2022: Ongoing Campus Placement Drive

A total of 155 students have been placed with various reputed organisations till 30th June 2022. Lucas TVS conducted campus placements for female students on 18th and 19th April 2022 at the college campus. Sri. Vishwanathan, assistant manager—human resources and his team came for the recruitment process. One hundred and thirty students were selected of which 106 of them […]