“Savishkara”- General quiz program for differently abled was organized by the Computer Science & IT Department of the School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Kochi campus, in association with the CSI and Samskrithi-Cultural Forum, for the Special School children was held on March 20, 2017 at the college auditorium.
Sampujya Swamiji Poornamritanandapuri, General Secretary, Mata Amritanandamayi Math, lighted the lamp and inaugurated the function. Dr. U. Krishnakumar, Director, ASAS Kochi, welcomed the august gathering. The highlight of the event was the QUIZ programme conducted for three categories – Juniors, Seniors and Super Seniors. The programme also had the cultural programmes, exhibition and sale of handicraft items by the differently talented children from various schools. Ten schools having around 120 children and 50 caretakers including staffs and parents whole heartedly participated in the event. The function concluded with a valedictory ceremony. Dr. A. Anand Kumar, Vice Principal, Professor & Head of the Department of Neurolgy, Amrita School of Medicine, Kochi, was the chief guest of the day. Ms. Sruthi Shikhamani, Associate Director and Script Writer (Film Industry) - Alumni of ASAS, delivered the felicitation address. Winners were given prizes and special gifts. All the participants were encouraged by giving special participation certificate along with gift packets and trophies. The prizes were distributed by Swamiji, Dr. A, Anand Kumar, SruthiShikamani, Dr U Krishnakumar and Dr. Maya L. Pai, HOD, Computer Science & IT Dept, ASAS, Kochi.