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University College Chemistry Alumni Association (UCCAA)

     The University College Chemistry Alumni Association or UCCAA is a grouping of Students and Teachers - both Past and Present - of the Department of Chemistry,
University  College,  Thiruvananthapuram,  Kerala, India.    The association  aims  in  upholding  and conveying the  dignity,  tradition and goodwill of the Department of
Chemistry  and  that  of  University  College  in  general, among  other non-members when its members interact with them by virtue of their profession, association etc.
residing  in India or abroad.

     The first  meeting  of  the  executive  committee of the University College Chemistry Alumni Association ( UCCAA ) was held on 14/06/08 immediately after the first
meeting of the general body of the Chemistry Alumni Association. An ad-hoc committee was framed with the following members.

Principal, University College, Thiruvananthapuram

Retired Principal, Govt. College, Elarithattu,Kasaragod.
Former HOD, Department of Chemistry, University College, Tvpm.
Retired Selection Grade Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University College, Tvpm.

Retired Principal, Govt. Arts College, Tvpm.
Retired Principal Education Officer, Nigeria.
Samad IVF Hospital, Tvpm.
Retired Central Government Servant
Lecturer, UIT, Neyyatinkara Centre

     (Ex officio)
          Dr. Asha Bala Gangadharan                

     (Ex officio)
          Dr. N. Ajaikumar                       

Vice Presidents
          1.    Prof. P. Gopalaraman             
          2.    Sri. N. K. Jayakumar
          3.    Dr. J.D. Sudha                        

          1.    Dr. V. Sadasivan                    
          2.    Adv. C. Devarajan                   

          1.    Adv. B. Rajaraman Nair               
          2.    Dr. A. Salahuddin Kunju                 
          3.    Dr. K.G. Madhavan Pillai              
          4.    Prof. George M Varghese            
          5.    Sri. K. Madhusoodanan Nair (IRS)
          6.    Smt. K. P. Lalitha                     
          7.    Prof. Elizabeth Koshy               
          8.    Dr. (Mrs) Radha R Das            
          9.    Sri. N. Balakrishnan Nair           

                        The meeting decided to constitute a bye-law committee consisting of Adv. C. Deverajan (Convener) Adv. B. Rajarman Nair, Dr. A. Salahudin Kunju and
Dr.V. Sadasivan  as  members.   The  ad - hoc  committee  authorized the bye-law committee to prepare a draft and present it to the committee within one month. The
University College Chemistry Alumni Association (UCCAA) officially came into existence in Feb. 2009 (Reg. No. T. 246/09).

          Any person who was a Student of the Department of Chemistry with Chemistry as the main subject in the University College for under graduate or post graduate
studies and any teacher,  present or  former  in  the  Department of Chemistry, University College, Thiruvananthapuarm is eligible and are welcomed to be a member of
the association.

Current Office Bearers

Execitive Committee
Dr.V. SadasivanPresident (Ex-Officio)9656263410
Prof. Victor Edison FernandezVice President9847164699
Prof. Venkiteswary AmmaVice President04712360422
Dr.A. Salahuddin KunjuVice President9847497768
Dr.K.RajeshSecretary I9447470900
CA S. SathiavageswaranSecretary II9895944600
Dr. M.R. Gopalakrishnan NairMember9446307601
Dr.N. AjaikumarMember9447729818
Dr. Prasannachandran PillaiMember9495626435
Adv.C. DevarajanMember9447141010
Dr.J.D. SudhaMember9020172899
Smt. V.S. LekhaMember9446442067
Sri. SaburajMember9446364855
Dr. G.S. TharaMember9496249994
Sri. Rajeev KMember9495311643
Dr. Asif A.Member9846909077
Head, Department of Chemistry, University College, Tvpm.

Retd. HOD, Department of Chemistry, University College, Tvpm.
Lecturer, UIT, Neyyatinkara Centre
Scientist, NIIST (Formerly RRL), CSIR, Tvpm.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University College, Tvpm.

Retired Principal, University College, Tvpm
Samad IVF Hospital, Tvpm.
Retired Principal, Govt. Arts College, Tvpm.
Controller - VSSC, ISRO
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University College, Tvpm.
Retired Assistant Director of Collegiate Education, Kerala.
Assoc. Director (Retd) AMD/ Dept of Atomic Energy.
Retired Additional Director, Industries and Commerce Department.
Audit Committee
          Dr. M. Alaudin
          Smt. Venkiteswary Amma
          Sri. Ibrahim Rawther
Special Invitees
          Prof. George M Varghese
          Sri. V.M. Shamsudin
          Dr. K.G. Madhavan Pillai
          Sri. B.V. Unnithan
          Sri. N.K. Jayakumar
Activities of UCCAA
                     UCCAA  arranged talks  on various topics  by alumni  of the Department  mainly focused on PG students. Dr.M. Bhattathiri ( Vice-president , UCCAA ),
Dr. A Salahuddin Kunju (Vice-President, UCCAA) and Dr. Hareesh delivered talks.

           The Alumni Sri. Padmanabhan Thampi (Late), Prof.( Dr. )M R Gopalakrishnan, and Sri. Kiran Kumar C (B.Sc. 2002-05) has donated books from their personal
collection to the Department.

           Department  of  Chemistry,  University  College had started the IYC 2011 celebration with its inaugural function on 14th November, 2011. UCCAA has actively
involved in IYC 2011 celebrations. Dr.(Mrs.) Radha R. Das, Assoc. Director(Rtd.) AMD/Atomic Energy, Govt. of India, alumnus of the dept. delivered a talk 'Chemistry
in Atomic Mineral Exploration Programme' on the same day. UCCAA largely associated with the Department in organizing a Chemistry Exhibition 'Chemscape2011'.
In connection with this Mr. V.S. Vishnu an alumnus of the Department made a poster presentation.

               On this special occasion, University College Chemistry Alumni Association (UCCAA) award a cash prize (Rs-5000/- sponsored by M.Sc. students 1989-91
batch) to the best outgoing postgraduate girl student to commemorate the gem lady Nobel Laureate, Marie Sklodovska Curie.