Kerala Piravi - Malayala Dinacharanam was celebrated by the School of Arts and Sciences, Kochi campus, with fervour on November 1, 2014, in a colourful setting. A Malayali manka and Kerala Sreeman competition was held. The formal function started with an enchanting Kerala Natanam and Kavitha Archna by the students depicting the symbolic essence of poems by famous Malayalam poets with musical background. A signature video created by Sri. Harikrishnan, Faculty in Visual Media, was also shown. Dr. K. S. Radhakrishnan, renowned Philosophy scholar and Chairman, Kerala Public service Commission was the chief guest. Dr. S. Anilkumar, Eminent Author, Science Communicator and Director, Public Relations, Cochin University of Science and Technology, presided over the function. Br. Anghamrita Chaitanya blessed and Dr. S. K. Ramachandran Nair, Senior Medical Administrator, AIMS, delivered the felicitations and recited a poem composed by him. Honoured guests distributed the prizes. Certificates to the participant students of Dept. of Visual Media received from the organising team of Swatch Bharath Cleaning Campaign was also distributed.
A new initiative called 'Amrita Samvadam', a Malayalam forum to discuss on a weekly basis, on literature of Indian cultural values and happenings was begun by the honourable guests by handing over the display hoarding to Dr. M. Rajesh (English) and Dr. K. N. Aneesh (Hindi). Later Dr. Sony Vijayan, HOD, Department of Commerce and Management, distributed sweets to everyone.