Friday, September 9, 2016

9-9-2016- District Level National Science Seminar “Pulses for Sustainable Food Security- Prospects & Challenges”

The Department of School Education, Krishna Dt organized a District Level Science Seminar on  “Pulses for Sustainable Food Security- Prospects & Challenges” on 9th September, 2016, at Andhra Loyola College,(Autonomous),  Vijayawada.


Total 181 Students from different schools from Krishna(Dt) participated and presented their papers in the form of oral, posters and PPTs. 

Dr. B. Siva Kumari, Dr. N. Praveen Kumar, Dr. A. Anne williams and Ms. Kavitha acted as Jury Members. All the officials from the College and DEO office monitored this programme.

                                   JURY MEMBERS FOR NATIONAL SCIENCE SEMINAR
                           FR. PRINCIPAL WATCHING THE PULSES CHART.
                                 Students chart presentation...
                                      Active Voluntary participation by  PG students.

                                                                 JURY MEMBERS

Poster presentations...
                                   Oral Presentations in front of the Jury members....
                                                  Jury members queries  in PPT....

Sunday, September 4, 2016


The Departments of Botany, Biotechnology & Microbiology have organized a two day DBT – MHRD, Govt of India, New Delhi, sponsored National Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Environment and Sustainable Development”on 2nd & 3rd September, 2016 at Andhra Loyola College,(Autonomous),Vijayawada. 

                                                Awareness on Vinayaka Patri
Prof. V.S.R.K. Prasad, Chairman of AP State Appraisal Committee, Govt. of A.P., Sri .Ramesh, Principal Secretary, Chief of the A.P Forest Department Govt. of A.P were the Chief Guests for both Inaugural and Valedictory respectively. 

                                              Plantation work near the Electronics

The beloved Guests of Honor   Prof. Rama Krishna Rao, Vice-Chancellor, Krishna University, Rev. Fr. Dr. A. Francis Xavier, SJ Director, ALIET graced the occasion and Prof. M. Basaveswara Rao was the Keynote speaker for the same. In his speech, he mentioned the importance of Environment and its Sustainable development.

The Seminar was enthralling with a galaxy of speakers across the country. Speakers covered the  topics related to Environmental protection issues , Marine Fungi and its role in Environment, Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Health and Food, Wikipedia on Social and Environmental issues., Nanotechnology in Environment etc.

The Eminent Invited  speakers Prof. M. Basaveswara Rao from  Krishna University, Dr. Subodh Sasikumar Kulkarni, Environmentalist from  Maharastra, Dr. Venkateswara Sharma from  Pondicherry University, Prof. B. Ravi Prasad Rao from Sri  Krishnadevaraya University, Dr. J. Srinivas, Scientist from NIN, Hyderabad & Dr. P. Sunitha, Scientist, from Dr. Y.S. R. Horticulture University presented their talks in the seminar.

The participants from 7different states, covering 20 Universities, 58 Colleges and 4 research stations attended the Seminar. Total 247 participants who include faculty, scholars and students were present. We could get 247 articles from various universities and colleges across the country. The 2 days Seminar was divided into 4 sessions. Dr. B. Venkateswara Rao, Dr. M. C. Rao, Dr. K. Venkateswara Rao, Dr. A. Annie Williams and Mr. P. Srinivasa Rao chaired the sessions.

The Seminar was coordinated by Dr. B. Siva Kumari, Convener & DBT-co ordinator along with the Organizing Secretaries Dr. J. Chandra Sekhar Rao, Dept of Botany, Ms. V. Kavitha, Dept of Biotechnology & Ms. M. Glory from Dept of Microbiology. All the faculty and students of the above Departments participated actively in the seminar.

                    Prof. V.S.R.K. Prasad, Chairman of AP State Appraisal Committee, Govt. of A.P.
     Sri .Ramesh, Principal Secretary, Chief of the A.P Forest Department Govt. of A.P  and 
      Prof. V.S.R.K. Prasad, Chairman of AP State Appraisal Committee, Govt. of A.P 
                                                    Inauguration DBT Research lab
                           SRI P.RAMESH  ,IFS ,Principal Secretary ,Department of Forests and Environment 

Monday, August 29, 2016

01-09-2016 - CAMPUS CLEANING

National Green Corps of Andhra Loyola College conducted  Campus Cleaning Programme on 1st September, 2016. Total 95 Biology students participated in this programme and removed parthenium and Tridax weeds in front of the Library  and in the Herbal Garden. Dr. B. Siva Kumari coordinator of NGC, monitored  this programme.

                                  STUDENTS WORKING IN THE HERBAL GARDEN

                                        Dr.B.Siva Kumari monitoring the programme.

                                                     Students actively involved in cleaning..


Dr. B. Siva Kumari, Dept. of Botany was invited as Jury Member for Judging Science Exhibits in Science and Arts Exhibition organized  by the St. Mary's English medium School Prasadampadu, Vijayawada. The aim of this exhibition is to explore more information regarding  new innovations in Science and Arts on 1st September, 2016. Nearly 200 exhibits displayed by the Students. 

                                            AMARAVATHI NEW RAJADHANI MODEL

                                         Interaction of Jury Members with Sr. Principal

Wednesday, August 17, 2016


The Departments of Botany, Biotechnology & Microbiology  organized a one-day DBT- MHRD, Govt of India New Delhi,  sponsored Regional  Workshop  on Instrumentation and Lab Maintenance" for Supporting Staff Members on 17th Aug, 2016. 

                                      Participants and organizing committee members
The key note address was delivered by Prof. K. Srinivasulu, HoD, Dept of Biotechnology. Dr. B. Siva Kumari, Coordinator of the programme explained the need of training for Laboratory staff.  Total 24 participants from different colleges participated in this workshop. 

Total staff divided into batches and trained them in Microbiology techniques, Laboratory safety techniques, Biochemistry and Molecular biology techniques, Microscope repair & Safety precautions.                                  
                                       Dr.Kannaba explaines adjustment of Physical Balance
Dr. B. Kannaba, Sri .Nancharaiah, Ms. V. Kavitha and Dr. B. Siva Kumari trained the participants. Dr. B. Siva Kumari, DBT Coordinator distributed the participation certificates. Ms. Kavitha Organizing Secretary presented the two day workshop report and Dr. B. Siva Kumari, Dept of Botany, Coordinator of the workshop proposed vote of thanks.  All the officials of the College, faculty and students of the Department of Botany, Biotechnology & Microbiology participated in the workshop.

                                               Explaining Microscope parts and its impotence

                                        Cleaning the eye piece of Microscope

                                                             working  with physical balance


                                     Sri .Nachairah  explaining about the Microscope operation .

                                      Dr.Kanamba explaining the standard solution preparations.