Through the season of rain, there has been good, warm news for the Greater Chennai Corporation Community College in Alwarpet.
It notched a milestone in the vocational education provided here this past year.
In the recent IMA-conducted paramedical Board examinations, two paramedical students (attending the course of Diploma in Lab Technician) secured state ranks – they got the 2nd and 3rd position among the 750 students throughout Tamil Nadu who took this exam.
B. Thenmozhi secured the 2nd rank and S. Divya, the 3rd rank. This community college also bagged the ‘best performance’ award. This course is run in partnership with Kauvery Hospital, Alwarpet.
The state’s local administration minister K. N. Nehru, at an event held in Mylapore in early November felicitated the two students and the team that manages the college. GCC commissioner Gagandeep Sign Bedi was also present at the event.
This is third time this college has received ‘best institute performance award’ given by IMA, stated a media release.
The GCC college is supported by Rotary Club of Madras East led by the president. M. Srinivasa Rao, Rotarians P. E. Ramakrishnan, V. R. Sahit Kumar ( college vocational director), Mahesh Pattabiram and Renuka Mohan Rao ( college chairpoerson) and Nagalakshmi.
A number of diploma courses are run here, ( there are also two certificate courses – Spoken English and Tally) mainly for youths hailing from economically weak families. The campus is behind Winners Bakery on C. P. Ramaswamy Road, near the Alwarpet flyover.
Call the college – 9941629635.