Sona’s students bagged gold medal in Senior wrestling championship, Erode

Mr.S.Krishnakumar (III year FT),  Mr.L.Gnanaprakash (III year FT), Mr.J.Arivin (III year FT), Mr.K.Thangarasu(III year CIVIL) bagged gold medal and  Mr.K.Ashok (III year FT) bagged bronze medal in the senior wrestling championship tournament held at Erode on 4th  and 5th of August, 2018. Also they won the overall championship in the tournament.

RRC – Exposure Visit

Program dated on 28.7.2018

Exposure visit to ICTC & ART centre was done, with programme officer Mr. G.Sudharsan, Assistant professor, Mechanical Engineering on 28.7.2018 (Forenoon) located at Government Hospital. Mr.Jagadeesh, counsellor accompanied our students during the visits. Student of 25 members visited the centre.

He gave details on how the topics HIV/AIDS, how the counselling are made the affected persons and further gave more knowledge to our students by taking on tour around the facility. This gave the student awareness how to treat persons got affected which was helpful for our students to create awareness to public without any hesitation.

RRC – Motivation Programme

Blood Donation Dated on on 25.7.2018

Motivation Programme on “Blood donation and its uses” was conducted in our campus, which is offered by  programme officer Mr. G.Sudharsan, Assistant professor, Mechanical Engineering on 25.7.2018 Afternoon at 5.15 PM in AJP Hall. He insisted on the donation of blood, which not only saves lives but also help in the balancing of the live hood of the human body. At the arrangement 80 members attended the presentation.

He also gave more knowledge to our members on different types of blood groups, Antigens and Antibodies. This will help our members to create awareness to public without any hesitation, which may create change in minds of people, preventing life loss and importance of blood donation.

RRC- Peer Education Training

Event Datedon 26th July, 2018

Mr.P.Nallathambi , resource person district supervisor, salem trained our members how to treat an AIDS patient. He also said about HIV symptoms, mode of transmission, and its impact on society. He also gave more knowledge to our members regarding sexually transmitted diseases. Students gained more knowledge about AIDS & HIV diseases  in detail. This will help our members to create awareness to public without any hesitation. This may create change in minds of people about AIDS patients also, preventive measures can be taken by public to safeguard themselves from this deadly disease.

RRC- Interactive Session

Event dated on 26th July,2018

Invited Guest Mr.P.Nallathambi, District Supervisor, DAPCU, Salem holding a prestigious MSW M.phil post graduate diploma interacted with RRC members of sona. Firstly, we took pledge on having awareness about AIDS & HIV and treat the affected people with mercy and humanity and the session continued. The interesting interaction started with the information about the deadly diseases, the modes of its transfer, symptoms and the preventive measures. Then he interacted with the students, cleared their doubts and our members got to know more about blood borne diseases.


RRC- Orientation program

Institutional level RRC activities

Topic “Celebrating Life”

Volunteers of YRC & RRC conducted an event on ‘Celebrating Life’ orientation and training on 26th July 2018 at SONA COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY. From the guidelines of Tamil Nadu State AIDS Control Society, and around 150 volunteers enthusiastically participated in the program.

Resource person, Mr.P.NALLATHAMBI, District supervisor of DAPCU, salem, addressed the students about AIDS and HIV awareness. The students were imparted with knowledge on Blood Borne Diseases and the importance of eradicating it from our society. He encouraged the volunteers to direct themselves towards the path of servicing the nation.

International Job Offers

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between Sona College of Technology, Salem and Human Resocia Co., Ltd, Japan on 18th July 2018. Human Resocia is a spidery company of Human Holdings, Japan one of the biggest company with an annual turnover of 80 billion Japanese Yen (4800 Crore Indian rupee) last year and more than 15,000 employees all over Japan. The President of Human Resocia Co., Ltd, Japan , Mr. Otaya  Mitsugu , the director Mr. Ozawa  Kentaro , and the vice president Mr.   Naoki Irie visited Sona college of technology with their two recruiting employees Mr. Yamasaki Naoto and Ms. Kawanishi Yuka for signing MoU and also for recruitment.  Already, In March 2018 the same company came for a drive and selected 13 students from third and fourth year of IT, CSE, MECH, ECE and EEE, with annual Salary of Rupees 18.5  lakhs per annum (3.04 million Japanese Yen Per annum) apart from this Air ticket, settle in allowance and visa fee will be provided.

Under the Technical Intern Training Program (TITP) , prime minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi and Japan prime minister Mr. Shinzo Abe are looking at placing 50, 000 Indians in Japan. Currently there are around 9,20,000 IT professionals in the country and there is an immediate demand for more than 2,00,000 IT professionals from India which is likely to further swell to 8,00,000 professionals by 2030”, in his keynote address at the India-Japan Business Partnership Seminar, which was jointly organized by Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce and JETRO.

The Vice Chairman of Sona group of Institution, Mr.Chocko Valliappa said that Sona is going to place at least 100 students in Japanese environment this year with high salary package. To achieve the goal Sona introduced Japanese languages in the credit system from last year. Also, Sona will provide different technical trainings based on the need of the industry. Sona Yukti has been selected by National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) as one of the sending organization to send the trained blue color labors to Japan with basic Japanese language. 87 Sona students were offered jobs in Japan after undergone Japanese language training program.

The Principal Sona college of technology Dr.S.R.R.Senthil Kumar, said that this time more than 110 students those who learn Japanese language of N5 and N4 level will appear for interview. Before completing the degree they will get the proficiency level of N3 which is enough to work in Japanese companies in Japan and rest of the world. Also, he added that Sona is planning to start a diploma course in the near future.

During the last visit in March 2018, the Vice President of  Human Resocia Mr.Naoki Irie appreciated that the Language proficiency is better than what they expected because they learn from Native speaker. Based on the Language proficiency the same company visited the campus again within five months. Prof.S.Saravanan, Convener of Japanese Language Centre added that more than 260 students are studying Japanese Language through two full time Native Japanese teachers from first year.  This uniqueness will help to place the students in different companies in Japan and in India.


SWAYAM-NPTEL has recognized the performance of our faculty and student in NPTEL Examinations (April 2018) and rated the SONA NPTEL Local Chapter with “AA (27th Rank)”. Our management and leadership team of our college has congratulated the SONA SWAYAM –NPTEL LOCAL CHAPTER for moving from the previous rating of “AA (48th Rank)” to 27th Rank.

Dr.J.Senthilkumar, Prof/IT, SPoC has attended the felicitation function to receive college award and best SPoC award from the SWAYAM-NPTEL which was held on July 14th , 2018 at IIT Madras.