Dr. Jose Anand
Associate Professor/ECE
Faculty Advisor
EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter
Email Id.: jose.anand.ece@kcgcollege.com
Mobile No.: +91 9894280100
EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter was inaugurated on 4 Feb 2017.

2018-2019

In 2018-2019, Ms. K. Silvia of Final Year Electronics and Communication Engineering was the Student President and the Chapter has 122 student members. The chapter supported to raise fund for the people affected in Kerala flood. The chapter organized a Beach Cleaning Drive at Panaiyur Beach, ECR, Chennai on 9 Feb 2019. The chapter arranged a garments drive to help the children’s at Annaikkum Karangal, Ullagaram, Chennai and handed over the garments on 2 March 2019. The chapter initiated a book drive and inaugurated Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Library at J11 Kannagi Nagar Police Boys & Girls Club, Kannagi Nagar, OMR, Cehnnai with 550 books on 26 March 2019. The chapter consistently do activities for the society in various aspects with the support of students.

All India Meet 2020 at SVCE Bangalore

Engineers Without Borders India All India Chapters Meet was held at Sri Venkateshwara College of Engineering, Vidyanagar, Bangalore on 10-11 January 2020. The programme was inaugurated with the prayer song, followed by lighting of the lamp. EWB Student president of SVCE welcomed the gathering, followed with addresses by Principal SVCE, EWB-India Bangalore Chapter, and the Chairman EWB India. 8 students along with faculty advisor from KCG College of Technology attended in the All India Meet 2020 at SVCE Bangalore. Mr. Sivaraman, Student President of KCG College of Technology given a talk on the topic ‘How Participation in the activities and projects of the EWB-India Student Chapter has benefited him’,

Plantation Drive at Mahindra World City

17 Members and the Faculty Advisor of EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter participated in the Chennai’s Largest 1.5 Lakh Plantation Drive “One Tree is All it Takes” at Mahindra World City, using Miyawaki methodology on 31 August 2019, and the Drive was sponsored by Times of India & Hero Motors, organized by CommuniTree, Chennai.

 

Teach-to-Reach Programme at Kannagi Nagar

EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter organized a Teach-to-Reach teaching/coaching programme at J-11 Boys and Girls Club, Kannagi Nagar, for the students of Kannagi Nagar, on 6 September 2019 from 5.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. Four members of EWB-KCG Chapter and the Faculty Advisor Dr. Jose Anand, Associate Professor/ECE participated in the programme. The students at kannaginagar utilized the event in an efficient manner.

 

Planets Largest Coastal Cleanup” Programme at Palavakkam

EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter participated in the “The Planets Largest Coastal Cleanup” drive organized by “Save a Turtile” organization in association with Government of Tamil Nadu planned to clean the Beach from Marina to Kovalam on 21 September 2019 from 6.00 a.m. to 9.00 a.m. The following KCG Students participated in the event at Palavakkam Beach coordinated by Faculty Advisor Dr. Jose Anand, Associate Professor/ECE. KCG Alumnus Mr. Vignesh, ECE 2010 Batch also participated in the event.

Seed Ball Grahaon 25 September 2019

Nine students from EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter, placed 600 seed balls along the side of Buckingham Canal towards the KCG College Road on 25 Sep 2019 from 10.30 a.m. to 12.00 noon along with Dean Academics, Dr. Sarukasi, and Dr. Jose Anand, Faculty Advisor EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter

EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter involved in planting tree sapling along the lake side of KCG College of Technology College Road in the Month of February 2020.

Swachh Bharat Mission or Clean India Mission

As part of Swachh Bharat Mission or Clean India Mission, EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter organized Campus Clean Program at KCG College of Technology on 2Oct 2020 (Gandhi Jayanti) from 10.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. The event was coordinated by Vignesh Kumar S – IV year ECE, Venkat Kumar J – IV year ECE and Praveen SaravanaBhavan – IV year ECE.

Palm Seed Sowing Program

EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter organized palm seed sowing program and sowed hundred plus palm seeds along the Madipakkam lake bund on 4 Nov 2020 from 5.00 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. The event was coordinated by RohithVenkatesh S. – IV year ECE, Praveen SaravanaBhavan – IV year ECE, and Dr. Jose Anand, Associate Professor/ECE & Faculty Advisor EWB India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter.

Motivational Talk

EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter organized a motivational talk to 11th and 12th Standard Students of Government Higher Secondary School, Perungudi on 18 February 2021 afternoon. Nearly 175 students were addressed and feedbacks were collected. The event was coordinated by Praveen SaravanaBhavan – IV year ECE, and Dr. Jose Anand, Associate Professor/ECE & Faculty Advisor EWB India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter. Dr. KavithaBalamurugan, Head & Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering addressed the students.

Webinar on Awareness on Child Abuse

The EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter organized a webinar on Awareness on Child Abuse for the 8th standard students of Kalaimagal Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Royapuram, Chennai on 10 July 2021 from 10.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. using Zoom platform. Ms. Shanthi Hopper, Senior Manager Advocacy, External Engagement and Campaign, World Vision India was the speaker and the event was coordinated by EWB student members, Ms. Cladia Christy, and Ms. Ramya B of department of Electronics and Communication Engineering.

Around 55 students from 8th standard, Kalaimagal Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School attended the webinar. The event started at 10.00 a.m. with welcome address and introduction to KCG College of Technology and EWB India – KCG College of Technology StudentChapter and its activities by Ms. Yuvashree, EWB India – KCG College of Technology Student Chapter President. Continued by Ms. Cladia Christy gave an introduction about the school and the speaker. The speaker interacted with the students to get their attention and she explained in detail about child abuse. She explained the four rights for the children. She encouraged students to express their feelings and open up to their parents. She then spoke about good touch and bad touch and played a video by actor Mr. Sivakarthikeyan explaining about good touch and bad touch. The speaker conducted an activity and finally concluded by sharing the child help line number.

Then, a small activity like cross word, connection and encoding was conducted, in which all results says “Say no to Child Abuse” was conducted by Ms. B. Ramya, Ms. T. Sneha and Ms. Rujula. Finally, feedback form was shared and Ms. B. Ramya gave the vote of thanks. The event came to an end by 12.00 noon.

Tree Sapling Plantation

The EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter organized a tree sapling plantation drive in the month of July 2021 to plant a sapling by individuals and to take a picture of the same and to send the picture to the event coordinator Sneha T. and Ramya E. of ECE 3rd year student.Nearly 65 pictures were received from various participants from KCG College of Technology, and a video was created by the pictures. Thanks to all the participants who took part in the event.

Feed the Needy Event

The EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter organized Feed the Needy event to distribute 50 food packets to the needy people along the road side from Velachery to Besant Nagar on 15 Aug 2021. Eight students and the faculty coordinator participated in the event. (Thanks to all the Volunteers who took part in Feed the Needy Event:Ramya B, Yuvashree, Lavanya, Justin, Kalanithy, Rajesh, Sneha T, Venkatesh)

Coastal Cleanup Drive event at Panaiyur Beach

On International Coastal Cleanup Day 2021 (18.09.2021), EWB-India KCG College of Technology Student Chapter organized Coastal Cleanup Drive at PanaiyurBeach ECR on 10.09.2021 from 6.30 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. Thirty-Two Students participated in the event and is coordinated by Faculty Advisor Dr. Jose Anand, Associate Professor/ECE.