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Velammalians set new benchmarks in JEE Main 2024

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Velammal Students Top JEE Main 2024: A Historic Achievement Jonathan Sinkam and Nagul Prasath   The 2024 JEE Main results for B. Arch and B. Planning have brought unprecedented glory to the Velammal Knowledge Park (VKP), with two of our students securing top ranks in their respective categories. Jonathan Sinkam from The Velammal International School, Ponneri, topped in one category of B. Planning, with 6th position in All India Rank, while  Nagul Prasath SV from Velammal Bodhi Campus, Ponneri, topped another category in B. Arch, with 22nd position in All India Rank. This remarkable feat marks the beginning of many more success stories for VKP under the umbrella of Velammal Educational Trust (VET) in the educational annals of the country. Our heartfelt congratulations to these exceptional students for elevating the prestige of our institutions. The holistic and integrated approach of VET and VKP to education distinguishes us from other institutions, where the knowledge acquisition proce

International Museum Day 2024: Celebrating ‘Museums for Education and Research’

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Louvre Museum in Paris There are places where history comes alive, science becomes an adventure, and art speaks to your soul. Those magical places are called museums, and today, on May 18, we celebrate International Museum Day (IMD) to honour these incredible institutions. Established by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) in 1977, IMD is an annual celebration highlighting the cultural and educational importance of museums worldwide. This year’s IMD theme, ‘Museums for Education and Research,’ underscores the dynamic role museums play as educational centers. They are more than mere repositories of artifacts; they are spaces where curiosity is nurtured, creativity is sparked, and critical thinking is developed. Museums provide a unique platform for both formal and informal learning, fostering a deeper understanding of the world around us. International Museum Day poster This year, the International Museum Day theme comes to life through a striking poster designed by Gabor Palota

Project Kudineer: A curious journey through the waterlines of life

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The valedictory function of the first edition of Project Kudineer was inaugurated by eminent artist Atul Bhalla Eminent artist Shri. Atul Bhalla took the students on a journey through his memories associated with water, inviting them into his creative world intricately intertwined with this element. His connection with water rendered him the most fitting artist to inaugurate the valedictory function of ‘Project Kudineer,’ launched earlier this year to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Chitravthi Centre for Creativity (CCC) in collaboration with Velammal Knowledge Park (VKP). This project bridges academic initiatives with broader society, redefining social responsibility in education. Atul Bhalla underscored this commitment to social responsibility in his speech, reflecting on his artistic journey, which delves into the essence of water’s significance, transcending mere physicality to engage with emotional, spiritual, and political realms. “Lot of people asked me why I have been

Summer Stories: Igniting Creativity beyond Curriculum

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CCC is all set to launch a unique, fun-filled summer experience for students. For more details contact: +91-7200094760 Summer vacations are not just about leisure; yes, you are right! They are about exploration, discovery, and growth. This summer, we at Chitravathi Centre for Creativity (CCC) want to give the children an experience that goes beyond the ordinary. Welcome to Summer Stories, a unique workshop series crafted to elevate your child’s vacation into a memorable journey of creativity and self-discovery. Hosted by CCC in Anna Nagar, Chennai and other campuses of VKP, Summer Stories is not just another set of workshops; it is an immersive experience designed to unlock the artistic potential within every child. Young minds will embark on a journey filled with fun, creativity, and personal growth in these workshops. What sets Summer Stories apart is its commitment to fostering creativity, mindfulness, and personal development. Each workshop session is meticulously crafted to engage

Let’s immerse in the art world of Van Gogh

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Vincent van Gogh’s art has transcended generations, captivating art lovers worldwide with its bold colors and expressive brushstrokes. Now, the Real Van Gogh Immersive Experience has come to Chennai, offering a fresh encounter with the Dutch Post-Impressionist painter’s masterpieces. This curated exhibition showcases around 200 paintings, including iconic works like Starry Night and Sunflowers , in a whole new light. Through innovative technology, viewers are transported into Van Gogh’s world, where every brushstroke and color comes to life with unprecedented clarity. The idea to bring The Real Van Gogh stemmed from its overwhelming global success, and Chitravathi Centre for Creativity (CCC) used the first opportunity to take the students to this unique visual experience. The students from CCC, who enthusiastically enjoyed the show, said they were thoroughly impressed by the immersive experience. “As an art enthusiast, I was deeply moved by the exhibition. One particular room that stoo

A journey where they discovered creativity within

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The second edition of Madhya Pradesh Design Utsav, Mudra Edition, was held at the National Institute of Design (NID) Madhya Pradesh in Bhopal, featuring active participation from students of The Velammal International School (TVIS) and Ology Tech School. There are moments in life when one discovers untapped potential and creative depths, realizing that there is always more to learn and a vast world of possibilities awaiting exploration. The second edition of Madhya Pradesh Design Utsav, Mudra Edition, held at the National Institute of Design (NID) Madhya Pradesh in Bhopal, from December 15 to 17, served as a unique opportunity for students from The Velammal International School (TVIS) and Ology Tech School. These students, under the guidance of the Chitravathi Centre for Creativity (CCC), were exposed to a new realm of creativity through interactive sessions, campus visits, and engaging workshops. Those who interacted with the students included esteemed individuals such as Professor Pr

Is there a twin Mona Lisa? Unraveling a second masterpiece

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The mystery of a potential second Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, known as the ‘Isleworth Mona Lisa’. Currently displayed at the Promotrice delle Belle Arti gallery in Turin, Italy, this alternative version adds a fascinating layer to the iconic portrait’s enigma. Isleworth Mona Lisa (Left) and  Mona Lisa The mere mention of ‘Mona Lisa’ conjures images of an archetypal masterpiece from the Italian Renaissance, a half-length portrait painted by the iconic Leonardo da Vinci. Regarded as “the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world”, Mona Lisa has captivated audiences for centuries. However, a strange debate has emerged in the recent years, suggesting that da Vinci might have created two versions of this enigmatic portrait. This alternative version, named the ‘Isleworth Mona Lisa’, is currently on display at the Promotrice delle Belle Arti gallery in Turin, Italy, as part of an exhibition titled ‘The First Mona