• The Periyar Centenary Polytechnic College at Vallam near Thanjavur has bagged the Best Polytechnic College Award which has been institutioned for the first time by the Government of Tamil Nadu. The award is given in appreciation of the academic excellence of the polytechnic colleges.

    Among the 339 polytechnic colleges in the Sate, Periyar Centenary Polytechnic College is the only institution selected for the award, according to a press release from the institution.

     The institution had previously been awarded the Government of Canada's 'CIDA AWARD OF EXCELLENCE'. The Polytechnic college has achieved another milestone by bagging the prestigious Tamil Nadu Government's BEST COLLEGE AWARD for 2006-07 for its manifold curricular, co-curricular activities resulting in overall development of the institution. So far the college has received 29 prestigious awards.

     V.Sundarajulu, Correspondent, Dr.R.Malliga, Principal, Dr.H.Parveen, Director and Dr.A.Jeevanandam, Dean of the Polytechnic College, received the award from the Chief Minister at Chennai at a function held at Anna University Campus on September1.