Sona Group’s commitment to women welfare has been recognized by The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) with four Lilavati Award 2020 which is given to institutions that work for creating a better society for women in India.
The AICTE Lilavati Award is an initiative to provide the women faculty and girl students in the institutions a unique opportunity to present a solution to the prevalent issues of gender discrimination by showcasing their efforts and contributions.
AICTEs Lilavati Award-2020 was based on the theme, “Women Empowerment,” with six sub-themes namely Women Health, Self Defence, Sanitation and Hygiene, Literacy, Women Entrepreneurship and Legal Awareness.
Thiagarajar Polytechnic (TPT), Salem and Sona College of Technology (SCT) have won four of the prestigious AICTE LILAVATI AWARDS 2020 (Each Two Awards) presented on April 11, 2021 by the Minister for Education, Mr.Ramesh Pokhriyal in the presence of the AICTE Chairman, Prof. Anil D Sahasrabudhe and Vice Chairman, Professor M P Poonia in a grand function conducted in AICTE Auditorium, New Delhi.
TPT has been awarded for their best performances under the sub theme “Legal Awareness” and “Self Defence” and SCT has bagged awards for showcasing their potential under the sub themes “Entrepreneurship” and “Sanitation & Hygiene”.
ITPT and SCT (Sona Group of Institutions) have created a new benchmark by winning Four Awards out of the total 18 awards competing among 456 teams across the nation proving that our group of institutions is a true pioneer and promoter of girl students’s empowerment.
Sri.C.Valliappa, Chairman, Sona Group of institutions and Vice Chairmen Sri.ChockoValliappa and Sri.ThyaguValliappa appreciated Dr.V.Karthikeyan, Principal, Thiagarajar Polytechnic College and Dr.S.R.R.Senthil Kumar, Principal, Sona College of Technology the staff and students for taking initiatives and motivating the faculty and girls in achieving such a wonderful feat.