A 32-hour add-on programme for the students, "Communicative Hindi", has been initiated on 03/03/2020.
Three - day National Seminar
One of the milestones in the history of the department of Hindi was the three day national seminar conducted from 25/02/2020 to 27/02/2020 on the topic, "Various Discourses of the 21st Century in Hindi Literature". Over 65 papers were sent in for the same. The seminar was inaugurated by Dr. R. Sasidharan, (Former Vice Chancelleor & Head,Department of Hindi,CUSAT). The resource persons were Dr.Saraswthy.P,Asst.Prof.,Department of Hindi,University of Madaras. Around 70 Research paper presentations had been there,And the seminar was chaired by Dr.P.Krishnankutty(Associated professor(Rtrd),St.Albets,College,Ernakulam), Dr.Usha Nair (Head,Department of Hindi,St.Teresas College,Ernakulam),Dr.Radhamani.C(Asst.Prof,Govt.Arts & Science College,Calicut), Dr.R.S.Radhika(Head,Department of Hindi,Union Chiristian College,Aluva) & Dr.Renjith R.S.Revishylam(Asst.Prof.Kerala Hindi Prachar Sabha).
As a field activity, the students were taken to International Book and Food Fest, "Krithi 2020" on 15/02/2020 which was being held at Marine Drive, Ernakulam. It opened a new world of experience and knowledge to them.
Hindi Film fest
Many syllabus-orientated programmes, including Hindi film fest, were organized as well. On 29/01/2020, the movie 'Eid Gaah' and on 03/02/2020, the movie 'Bade Bhai Saheb' were screened for I BA/B.Sc students and I B.Sc Chemistry students respectively.
A Word A Day
As per the instructions of the associate manager Fr. Joseph Antony Palliparambil, a new initiative was taken to enrich students' Hindi vocabulary, "Learn Hindi - A Word A Day". This continues successfully till date.
The Release of the Manuscript Magazine
A manuscript magazine, titled 'Prakruthi' was released by the vice Principal, Prof.Jose Xavier and presented to the Hindi students club president, Nikhil Krishnan. (10.01.2020).
Hindi Vocabulary Test for Teachers
The international Hindi day or Vishwa Hindi Diwas was observed on 10.01.2019, by conducting a Hindi vocabulary test for teachers. Teachers from many departments participated in this competition. 1st Prize- Department of Mathematics & Department of physics, 2nd Prize- Department of Commerce and 3rd Prize- Department of Chemistry.\
International Hindi Day Celebration
Hindi day celebration was held under the Hindi Students’ Club(DWANI) on 10.01.2019.Vice Principal Prof.Jose Xavier presided over the function.
The extension activity for students was organized, in collaboration with the Department of Malayalam, at Govt. L.P School, Thrikkakara. Students interacted with the children there, discussing socially relevant issues like Swach Bharath, HIV awareness, gender equality, drug abuse, etc. Children were so keen and curious and the students interacted with them with great enthusiasm. It was a wholesome experience for everyone.
150 th GANDHI JAYANTI CELEBRATION
Celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, an essay competition was conducted by the department of Hindi, in Hindi, English and Malayalam, on the topic "Gandhiji aur swathanthratha samgram". Students had actively participated for the same, upholding the nationalistic and patriotic values which had been inculcated in them from their childhood.
Hindi Film Song Competition
Under the hindi students' club, a Hindi film song competition was conducted in degree and PG level. The active participation of students contributed to the success of the competition. Dr. Pramada Ramachandran and Dr. Maya of the department of Mathematics were the judges of this programme.
Reading Day Celebrations
In collaboration with Department of Malayam and Hindi, St. Paul's College, Kalamasserry, organized " Reading day celebration' programme's on 19th June 2019. The function was presided over by Dr.Sobhana Michael, College Principal. Fr. Joseph Palliparambil inaugurated this year's Reading Day Celebration with his inspiring words. Sri. S.B.Vennugopal, The secretary of P.J.Antony Memorial Foundation,Ernakulam, addressed the gathering and gave the Reading Day's message to Students. Students presented various Hindi and Malayalam literary works. Dr. P.C Binu, Dr. Salia Rex, Sarath B. S, Dr. Sajana Beegam and Gargi .R gave felicitations.
PREMCHAND JAYANTI - QUIZ COMPETITION
A quiz competition was conducted by the Department of Hindi, as a part of Premchand Jayanti. The active participation of students from various departments contributed to the success of this event. The winners were awarded with prizes.
HINDI STUDENTS’ CLUB ‘DWANI’- INAUGURAL FUNCTION
To bring out the true calibre that lies within the students, providing them with a platform to showcase their talents, and to increase and improve their proficiency in Hindi language, the Department of Hindi formed the Hindi students' club, 'Dhwani' on 05.08.19.
The college principal Dr. Sobhana Michael officially inaugurated the club and addressed the meeting. Ms. Rakhi Clement, the Department of Hindi lecturer, welcomed the gathering. The inaugural function was manoeuvred by the leaders of the club themselves.The vivid cultural programmes presented by the students filled the event with vibrance.