Extention Activities

Ozone Day Celebration
Nature club in association with Department of Physics, Henry Baker College celebrated World Ozone Day on 19 September 2018 with financial assistance from Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) based on the focal theme “Keep Cool and Carry on! The Montreal Protocol”. More than 75 UG students participated in the celebration. The event comprised of two sessions.
Papilio,an exceptional photography exhibition of the Nature Club was held on 7th & 8th of February 2017 in the New Seminar Hall. Dr. NIsha Joseph, Principal-in-charge inaugurated the exhibition. Exhibited photos were mainly of the butterflies of our campus and a majority from a single bush of common Lanthana (Lanthana Camara). Photographs of dragon flies, reptiles like chameleon, bee hive, frogs etc. too were among them. All the photos were taken by Albin C. J. of II B A English and exclusively from the campus alone. He spent almost three months to take photos of around twenty species of b
This seminar provided a chance to meet eminent poets.The seminar managed to bring forth a change in the worldview of the students.They were aware of the fact that the more they were absorbed in a book, the more it stimulated their imagination and creativity. Dr. Paul Manalil inaugurated two day seminar. Nearly 80 students from the nearby schools participated in the seminar. The Seminar as a student community development programme helped them to have an outlook towards creativity. Dr. Paul Manalil, Dr.Geetha G Nair, Dr.Sumesh A S and Dr.Sabu De Mathew shared their thoughts with the student
Documentary Presentation : Basheer The Man
Vaikom Muhammad Basheer, fondly known as Beypore Sultan, was a writer, humanist, freedom fighter, novelist and short story writer. He was noted for his path- breaking, down-to-earth style of writing that made him equally popular among literary critics as well as the common man. In connection with reading week celebrations Department of Malayalam conducted a presentation of book reviews of Vaikom Muhammad Basheer written by students and teachers. Students’ Talk on Vaikom Muhammad Basheer’sNovels: Ms. AnuSugunan, II B A History (PathummayudeAadu) Mr. Chr
The tourism club was inaugurated on 27th June 2019 by Mr. Anish Jose, M. D, Eden Tours & Travels.He interacted with the students on the topic 'Tour Guiding' and the importance of tour guiding'.The talk gave them the information that, it is the task of a tour guide to entertain the visitors to their region and help them to interpret the sights that they are visiting. Through tour guiding, the guide helps the tourists to have a positive experience and take care of their guest as good as they can.
Commemoration of S.K. Pottekkad
The tourism club commemorated  S.K Pottekkad, the renowned traveller and pioneer of travelogues on 6th August 2019. For most travellers, there is that one defining journey which sows the seeds of wanderlust - a journey from which you never return completely. The Head of the department, Mr.Anish Thanikkal delivered a talk about S K Pottekkad. The students organised a presentation about S K Pottekkad as a traveller.
A Word a Day
Students of II Year B. A. English write down a new word each day on a display board on all working days The meaning of the word and its phonetic transcription are displayed A practice we have been following since 2014
Merit Day
Semester toppers of University Exams are honoured Held periodically when the results of each semester is published Prizes are given to Semester toppers of B. A. English Classes and Students who score the highest marks in Common Course English Exams of Semester I, II, III & IV
Remedial Peer Teaching
Class toppers teach fellow students who reappear in supplementary examinations Exam oriented discussion of courses for which students reappear
Posters on Seminal Writers
Students prepare posters giving a basic introduction to the most significant luminaries of World Literature
Writers and Their Work
Final Year Students Present the Life and work of the authors whom they focus on for their Projects
Book Exhibition
Period-wise exhibition of the landmarks of English Literature
Painting Exhibition
Exhibition of Paintings and drawings Exhibition of Glass Paintings Exhibition of Curios
Seminars and interactions with eminent personalities
Seminars on women related topics and interactions with eminent personalities are arranged periodically to instill self-esteem and confidence in the female students so that they can take the right decision for their lives.
Legal awareness Programme
Legal awareness classes in association with district legal service society are arranged every year to spread awareness about the social, legal and constitutional rights of women and to prevent the exploitation based on gender.
Skill development programmes
To instill a sense of self dependence in our girl students a workshop on skill development was arranged. Through this programme basic ideas regarding table etiquettes and good house keeping were imparted to students. Classes on training in cooking and vegetable carving were also conducted.
Self Defence Program
Self Defence Program is another venture arranged for the female students with the intension to make them self-dependent. The objective of the programme was to enable them to defend against any type of physical assault, to build self-confidence, shape their own destiny and capacity enhancement.
Debate competitions
Inter-class debate competitions on different social, political, economic women issues were organized with a motive to spread awareness about gender discrimination and importance of gender equality.
Awareness classes on health and hygiene
An Awareness class on Health and hygiene was conducted in association with Community Health Centre, Edamaruku on 4/3/2020 at 10.30 am at college auditorium. Dr. Sainudeen E. M., Medical Officer of Community Health Centre interacted with the students on health issues faced by the youth nowadays. Topics of prime importance like personal hygiene, drug abuse, moral ethics etc were brought up and students were given awareness in these issues.
Industrial Visit to Titanium- Trivandrum
Industrial Visit to Titanium- Trivandrum,(JANUARY 24-2020) enriched our students with immeasurable knowledge regarding the functioning of an enterprise. They inquired and were answered properly about the day to day activities in a grand enterprise such as Titanium. Thirty one students utilised the opportunity to its maximum and two teachers accompanied the group.
The Rural India Exhibition
The Rural India Exhibition, aiming to familiarise our students with challenging marketing strategies, showcased the entrepreneurial extravaganza of our students. They collected raw materials from the local community and produced various value added products satisfying the demand of the market. The exhibits were also for sale. The items exhibited and sold in the exhibition are shown in the table below. NO ITEMS 1 Food Items-Pickle 2 Soaps and lotions 3 Dress materials 4
Vayanadinam/ Reading Day Celebrations
Malayala Samacham celebrated Vayanadinam on 30 July 2019. Dr. Gireesh Kumar G S, our Principal ,inaugurated the programme and addressed the gathering. Kumaranashan, Vallathol, Basheer, O N V Kurup, Madhavikutty, etc enriched Malayalam literature with their works. Puthuvayil Narayana Panicker (P N Panicker ) is known as the Father of the Library Movement in Kerala. Students were motivated towards reading. It enhanced a culture of reading and boosted up the imagination of students.
Students making LED Bulb
Malayalam Samacham Inauguration & Ente Malayalam Program
One of the outstanding events in the history of malayala samacham was Ente Malayalam. It was organized in collaboration with the Grama Panchayat and Janamaithri Police of Melukavu . This program focused on the culture of reading.It Provided a chance to meet the eminent Poets and public were given an opportunity to have a cultural transaction through literature. Sri. Anil Panachooran ,Sri.Inchakkad Balachandran and Ochira Utharakkuttan were the guests of the programme. CSI East Kerala Diocese Bishop Rt.Rev.K.G.Daniel, Principal Dr.Gireeshkumar G.S., Sandeep K (SI of Police),Panchayat Members ,
Quiz Competition
The Quiz Club of our College successfully conducted a quiz competition for our students on 26 February 2020. The competition was held in the Seminar Hall at 1.20 pm. Principal Dr. Gireeshkumar G. S. inaugurated the contest. A total of fifteen teams participated in the contest.
Keralapiravi Celebrations
Tourism club celebrated Keralapiravi on November 1st 2019. The College Principal Dr. Gireesh Kumar G. S inaugurated the function and delivered a speech on Keralapiravi. Nodal Officer Prof. Justin Jose, HOD Mr. Anish Thanikkal, Mrs. Aneetta Elizabeth Manuel, Mr. Joshy Sam Johnson and Miss. Renimol Simon addressed the gathering. Kerala being tagged as God's Own Country gives an added advantage to the Keralapiravi celebrations.
National Tourism Day Celebration
  National Tourism Day was celebrated by the Tourism Club on 24th January 2020. Mr.Anish Thanikkal (HOD) and other faculty members delivered a short message on Indian Tourism. It's purpose is to foster awareness among the international community and the importance of tourism and it's social, cultural, political and economic value. The theme of 2019 tourism celebrations was ' Tourism and Jobs : a better future for all'. Tourism can help us build a better future for everyone.
Reading Club Inauguration
  Inauguration of the Reading Club was conducted on 7th August 2015 at 1.20pm. The meeting aimed to instill reading habits among the students. Dr. Beena Paul presided over the meeting. Prof. Soumya Paul, Dept. of Malayalam inaugurated the club activities and talked on How to read? Ninety students participated the meeting. The meeting ended at 2.00pm.
Book Review Meetings
As part of the Reading club, regular book review meetings were conducted. These meetings were to enhance the reading, analytical and critical skills of the students. First book – review meeting of this academic year was held on 12th August 2015 at 1.20 pm. Kum. Sumi Sudhakaran II MA History reviewed the work Pattabacki by K. Damodaran. Fifty students attended the meeting. Second book – review meeting of this academic year was held on 8th September 2015 at 1.20 pm. Kum. Amrutha Gopalan II BA History reviewed the work Kayar by Thakazhi Sivasankarapilla. Forty five students attended
Reading Club Inauguration
Prof. Paul Mathews, Dept. of English, inaugurated the activities of the Reading club on 17th August 2016. He talked on Reading Historical Fiction. Regular Book –review meetings were also conducted as part of Reading Club. During this academic year Asiya Nizar I BA, Anupriya P.V I BA and Jolsna Thomas I MA presented the reviews on 30th August, 28th October and 20th December respectively.
Inauguration of Reading Club
Reading Club inauguration of the academic year 2017-18 was held on 13th October 2017, at 1.10 pm. Reading Club Secretary Arabhi Raju, welcomed the gathering. The meeting was presided over by Dr. Beena Paul, Head of the Department of History. Dr. Gireesh Kumar.G.S , Principal of the college inaugurated the Reading Club and delivered the Keynote address. Smt. Elizabeth Joseph, Asst. Prof., Department of English delivered a talk on Cyber writing and Creativity. The talk gave information about the possibilities of creative writing in the changing world scenario. Aravind Shaji, I BA History, propos
Reading Club- Book Review Meetings
First book –review meeting of this academic year was held on 8th December 2017 at 3.30 pm. Kum. Ancy K.B., I MA History reviewed the work Aammaratheyum Marannu Marannu Njan by K.R. Meera. Fifty students’s attended the meeting. Second book review presentation was held on 18th December 2017 at 3.30pm. Review was made by Kum.Asha Venu, IMA on M.T.Vasudevan Nair’s Nalukettu. Fifty three students attended the meeting. Kum. Asiya Nizar presented the book review of Thendivargham by Thakazhi Sivasankarapilla. The meeting was held at 3.30 on 13th January 2018.Thirty nine students
Reading Club Innaugration
Reading club inauguration of the academic year 2018-19was held on 2nd August 2018. The meeting started at 1.20 in the college auditorium. Dr. Gireesh Kumar G.S presided over the meeting. Prof. Ajitha V.R HOD of the Dept. of Oriental languages inaugurated the programme and talked on “Changing Trends in Reading”. Seventy two students attended the Programme. First book –review meeting of this academic year was held on 25th July 2018 at 1.25 pm. Kum. Jyothilakshmi P.Venu., III BA History reviewed the work Mathangaleela by Thirumangalath Neelakanda Moosath. Sixty two students att
Readathon & Reading Club Inauguration
Club Activitie s for the academic year 2019-20 started on 19th June 2019 with the inauguration of Reading club. Readathon - was observed by spending a full day for reading. The books for reading were selected from the Department library. The students were given opportunity to select books according to their choice. Entire staff and students spent the day for reading.70 students attended the programme. First meeting of the reading club was conducted on 5 July, 2019. The meeting started with a silent prayer. Ms. Sabitha Krishnan, Teacher in charge of the reading club welcomed the gathering. She
Activities of the Debate Club started on 21 August 2015. Inaugural address was delivered by Principal Dr. Aneyamma Varughese. Prof. Korah Jacob, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics was the Moderator of the debate conducted after the session.
Debate on Same-Sex Marriage should not be allowed
Debate club organized a debate on the topic “Same-Sex Marriage should not be allowed” was held on 12 January 2016 at the Seminar Hall at 4.00 p.m.. Prof. Paul Mathews, Assistant Professor, Department of English was the moderator.
Does Tourism Destroy our Eco system
A debate on the topic “Does Tourism Destroy our Eco system?” was held on 23 February 2016 in the auditorium at 1.30 p.m. Prof. Soumya Paul, Department of Malayalam, served the role of Moderator.
The Debate Club inaugurated its activities of the year 2016-17, by conducting a debate on the topic “Euthanasia Should Be Banned” on 2 August 2016 in the Auditorium at 1.00 p.m. Prof. Korah Jacob, Assistant professor, Department of Economics, served as the Moderator of the debate.
Are Men stronger than Women
A debate on  the topic“Are Men stronger Than Women?”was held on 13 February 2017 at the Seminar Hall at 4.00 p.m. Prof. Paul Mathews, Assistant Professor, Department of English,was the moderator.
The Debate Club inaugurated its activities of the year 2017-18, by conducting a debate on the topic “Plastic bags and packaging should be banned” on 12 september 2017 in the Auditorium at 4.00 p.m. Prof. Beena Paul, Assistant Professor, Department of History, served as the Moderator.
The Debate Club of Henry Baker College commenced its activities of the year 2018-19 by conducting a debate on the topic “Are private schools better than public schools?” on 18th September 2018. Principal Dr. Gireesh Kumar G.S delivered the inaugural address and Prof Paul Mathews delivered the welcome speech. Dr. Santo Jose, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, served as the Moderator .
Social media has improved human communication
A debate on the topic “Social media has improved human communication” was held on 12th February 2019 at the Seminar Hall at 4.00 pm.. Prof. Soumya Paul, Assistant Professor, Department of Malayalam,was the Moderator.
Inauguration & Debate Competition
A debate on the topic "National Educational Policy, draft merits and demerits" was held on 4th march, 2020 Principal Dr. Gireesh Kumar G.S delivered an introductory speech in the seminar hall. Prof. Paul Mathews, Department of English, Henry Baker College, Melukavu served as the Moderator. Smt Ajitha Shaji Asso.Prof in Hindi ,Dr Jibin Mathew Guest Lecturer and Sri Sojan Sebastian were the judges of this debate.
Sthreek Samvaranamano Avakashamano Vendath
The Debate Club in association with Department of Commerce (self) conducted a debate on the topic"Sthreek Samvaranamano Avakashamano Vendath?’ Prof Sojan Sebastian, Department of Commerce ,served as the Moderator.
Hindi Association
All students those who select Hindi as their additional Language are the members of Hindi Association named ‘Hindi Samajam’. Prof. Chellamma and Prof. Ajitha were the Co-ordinators of Hindi Association during that period. Hindi Association conducted many programmes and competitions for the development of student’s literary skills. Association Secretary has the charge of ‘Word of the Day’. According to this programme a Hindi word and its meaning is displayed daily on the Board through which the students can improve their Vocabulary.
On 5th September 2015, Sailas Mathew, III BA English made a video presentation titled NUANCE. The programme focused on the need for charity works and created a consciousness among the students on the need to care and love others.
On August 22nd 2015, YRC Director, Dr. Beena Paul and 21 members visited Marian Sadan, an old age home at Pala. Students distributed sweets and spent time with aged and sick.
Visit to Santhinilayam
On 24th September 22 YRC members along with director Dr. Beena Paul visited Santhinilayam, an orphanage for mentally retarded boys and girls, at Kollapilly near Pala and distributed clothes which were collected from the college by the students.
Karuthal- Visit to Visrandhi Nilayam
YRC members visited Visrandhi Nilayam on 5/1/2017 to celebrate new year with the inmates of the old age home.
Karuthal – New Year in Visrandhinilayam
  Members of YRC visited Visrandhinilayam, a nearby old age home on 4-1-2018. The purpose was to celebrate New Year along with the inmates of the old age home. 20 YRC volunteers visited the old age home, cut the cake and sang songs for them.
Dress and other provisions collected from the students were handed over to the JRC Director of the MDCMS High school on 30th January 2018.
Awareness Programme on First Aid and Vector Born Diseases
An awareness programme on First Aid and Vector born disease control was conducted on 13-06-2018 at 1.30pm in the college auditorium.
Karuthal -Visit to MDCMS School Boarding & Supply of Dress and Other Provisions.
Youth Red Cross Unit of Henry Baker College visited MDCMS school to supply Study materials like books, pen, pencil, eraser, scale, box and blankets and soaps.
A Rupee a Day Programme and Welcome to First Year Members
Inauguration of ‘A Rupee a Day’ Programme and welcome to 1st year students were held in the seminar hall on 18-9-18 at 1.10 pm
Visit to Visrandhi Nilayam
On 17/12/18, Dr. Beena Paul, Dr. Jincy Devasiya and 12 students visited Visrandhinilayam, an old age home near the college.
Explore 2017 (Higher Secondary Students Two Day Work Shop)
Department of Commerce organized a Two Day Work Shop for Higher Secondary Students on 26th & 27th October 2017). 92 students from different higher secondary schools of Kottayam and Idukki districts are participated the programme. Formal inauguration of this programme on 26th October 2017 by Sri. Abin M. Abraham, General Manager , Meenachil East Urban Co-operative Bank Ltd. Poonjar. Rev. Dr. P.T. George (Treasurer, CSI East Kerala Diocese) inaugurate the Valedictory Session and Adv. Frinso Mathew, Government of India Notary, deliver the keynote address
UGC Sponsored Two Day National Work Shop (16th and 17th October 2015)
Department organized a UGC sponsored Two Day National Workshop on Application of Statistical Techniques in Commerce and Management Research” hold on 16th and 17th October 2015. Eminent Statistician Dr. R. Ravanan, Leyala College Chennai, was the Resourse Person. The workshop inaugurated on 16th October 2020 by College Manager and Bishop of CSI East Kerala Diocese Rt. Rev. Dr. K.G. Daniel Thirumeni. Dr. Aneyamma Varugheese, Principal of the College, Presided over the meeting. Teachers and Research Scholars from different colleges Dr. Josemon George, Registrar of CSI East Kerala Diocese wa
Winners Day Celebrations
Department of Commerce secured a remarkable First Rank in Mahatma Gandhi University B.Com. Degree Examinations, March 2017. The Department organized a special programme “Winners Day Celebrations -2017” on 27th July 2017 for congratulating the winners. The function inaugurated by Smt. E.S. Bijimol MLA , Bishop Rt. Rev. Dr. K G Daniel, Manager of the College, Presided over the meeting. IAS winner Sri. Arjun Pandian deliver the Key note address in the programme.
Reading Day
The Malayalam department started its journey by celebrating Reading day on 23rd June 2015 to spread the importance and relevance of reading. Dr. Joshy Varghese inaugurated the program. The program provided the students an opportunity to meet eminent personalities.
Poster Exhibition
On 8th July 2015 a poster exhibition was conducted in order to give chances to the students to showcase their talents through poster designing. The college principal Dr. Aneyamma Varughese was the chief guest. The programme was a big success.
Commemoration day
Malayalam departmentt organized a Commemoration day of O.N.V. Kurup on 15th Feb 2016. Principal Dr.Aneyamma Varughese gave the keynote address. The college librarian Mr. Vijayakumar S was the chief guest of the programme and he presented a talk on O N V Kurup. It was a platform for the students to know more about the eminent writer. The student representatives of Malayala Samacham’ Kumari Sharlet Joy presented a talk about the contributions of O N V Kurup and Kumari Amala Mariya George recited the poem ‘Padheyam’ of O.N.V Kurup. Students recited and presented reviews on
Reading Day Celebration
  On 21st June 2016, the Malayalasamacham conducted Reading day along with the Department of oriental languages. Dr. Jeevankumar K., Associate Professor in English inaugurated the day. 34 students participated in the program and the resource person delivered a talk on the topic "Why We Read?" in order to emphasize the importance of reading among the students. A reading competition was also conducted to find the best reader. A poster exhibition was also held along with this.   Topic: Khasakkinte Ithihasam ( O. V. Vijayan)   First prize: Alby Joseph Second p
Inauguration of Malayala Samacham
On 11th January 2017, the Malayalam department inaugurated the association Malayala Samacham. It was named as ‘Vaikhareeyam’. Dr. Sabu De Mathew inaugurated the meeting. The Malayala Samacham is a platform for the students to develop and express their hidden talents and skills. Along with this a representation of the poem ‘Sabhalamee Yathra’ by N N Kakkad was also presented.
Vayanadinam& Samacham inauguration
Vayanadinam& Samacham inauguration was held on 22 June 2017 at Seminar hall, 1.15 P.M. Dr.Santo Jose ,Assistant Professor , Department of Commerce was the Chief Guest of this program. He emphasised the importance of reading . Prof. Soumya Paul ,Samacham President ,welcomed the gathering. Samacham Secretary Aiswarya S,II B.Sc Physics proposed the vote of thanks. Meeting ended at 2.00 P.M.
Poster Making Competition
Poster Making Competition offered opportunities to the students to showcase their creative skills . The students of 4 departments participated in this competition . Principal Dr.Gireesh kumar G.S was the chief guest of this programme .
Remembering The Mother Tongue
Mathrubhasha Dinam was celebrated by Oriental Language Department. Chief Guest Dr.Disha V.J. ,Department of Chemistry gave a talk on "Importance of Mother tongue . Principal Dr.Gireeshkumar G.S,Malayalam Samacham Secretary Mr.Muhammad Abi K.P(II B.A.History) , Mr. Amal K.C (II B.A.English), Miss. Arabhi Raju(IM.A.History) shared their reading experiences.
Release of Ezhuthola.....2018. (Malayala Samacham magazine)
Principal Dr.Gireeshkumar G.S. was the Chief Guest of this programme.
Department of Malayalam initated a platform, Naduthalam, a departmental gathering which gives opportunity to the students to showcase their artistic talents with friends in front of the public thereby helping them to decrease their stage fear .
Prasanga Kalari
Kavithakkalari was organized on every second Wednesday to inculcate a literary aptitude amongst the students.
HBC NET Coaching Centre
The college provides free coaching to Post Graduate students for preparing National Eligibility Test Conducted by UGC.A good number of students passed National Eligibility Test by availing coaching provided in the college. Besides coaching classes, necessary study materials are prepared and supplied to students.
Job Fair
Mega job fair was conducted at Henry Baker college in Association with G-Tec Computer Education on 7th December 2019. The event witnessed a huge registration of 1600 candidates mainly from various colleges in Kottayam and Idduki and other parts of Kerala. It was made sure that all the students get a fair chance to get interviewed from the companies present at the fair.The major companies participated in this event was  MYG- MY GENERATION DIGITAL HUB, ASIANET SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS LTD, EDELWEISS TOKIO LIFE INSURANCE CO LTD, OXYGEN THE DIGITAL SHOP, TRANSORZE SOLUTIONS,    
Best Manager Contest
The aim of this event is to identify the student with the traits of a good manager. It also aims to find out how he demonstrates the skills, knowledge and talents of a good manager. It further tests him on how he uses the strategies to solve the problems.The Cell  also conducted All Kerala Best Manager contest season five, in association with Global Institute of Integral Management Studies on 28/01/2020 at seminar hall for B.com students. The winner of the contest was Fouthima Kareem of IIIB.com Co-operation.
Objectives Must possess leadership qualities and Common sense Flexible and extrovert nature with a Command over Language Well-groomed personality Hard-working and willing to take risks The training leads to a Management position in frontline operations - Front Office and F&B Service Hospitality Management as a field requires aspirants to possess good communication skills as well as an impressive personality. In addition to the internship offered by the syllabus, the department provides training to the students on various occasions like Job Fair,..... Etc held in the college.
Paper craft is a collection of art forms employing paper or card as the primary artistic medium for the creation of three-dimensional objects. it is the art of creating artistic items out of a waste newspapers and magazines. Bottle painting is an ingenious and elegant way to renew life into a once discarded bottle. In the training session, the students will learn all the tricks to transform glass bottles into easy & inexpensive home decor. These can be used as vases or simply as home décor accents. It is a platform to acquire the skills and techniques to convert waste bottles to be
Pukayela Viruddha Dinam
On 13th May 2015, an Anti-drug, Anti-tobacco awareness class and a rally was conducted in association with Community Health Centre, Edamaruku and Anti-Narcotic Cell, Henry Baker College, Mellukavu. Dr. Bibi Raj, Medical officer, CHC, Edamaruk taken classes on abuse of tobacco and its worst impact on our society. According to Dr. Bibi Raj majority of our youth are addicted to either liquor or Tobacco products during the 1990s and 2000s. but nowadays they are using even unknown powders and even cobra venom was also sometimes used as toxicant. It is very difficult for a growing generation to keep
Vimukthi De-Addiction
Anti-Narcotic Cell of the college had done myriads of programmes in 2017-2018 academic year. The cell organised a one-day awareness programme on drug abuse and abstinence from all kinds of use of drugs. Especially college students are the major victims of use of drugs. Timely interference of teachers and college anti-narcotic cell helps our students to stay away from these. The meeting held on 24th March 2017, was a joint programme of Melukavu Gramapanchayth and Kerala Excise Department. Morning session classes were taken by Sri. Suresh Richard, Deputy Commissioner Excise, Kottayam. He opined
The worst effect of drugs on youth
Ant-Narcotic Cell have organised a meeting in association with National Service Scheme, Unit HBC. The session held on 23rd December 2018 was led by Sri. Abdul Jabbar, Preventive Officer, Excise Range Office, Kattappana. In his talk he echoed the worst effect of drugs on youth and to him the most important reason is their broken family relationship. If the youth is not recovered from such worst situations, it will lead to their total loss. That will also seriously affect the future of the state and there by the nation. Fifty-one students participated in the meeting.
Drug Abuses and Deteriorating Youth
The meeting held on 23rd December 2019 at MDCMS High School, Chalamattom Sri. Alphons Jacob, Excise Department, Erattupetta has taken classes on “Drug Abuses and Deteriorating Youth”. In his talk he detailed the administering laws related to Liquor, Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances and so on. Sri. Alphons also mentioned about the legal formalities regarding medical tests in relation to drug abuse. He opined that the campus community is in high risk in associated with using alcohol and other drugs. A liquor free society can ensure a healthy, happy, peaceful and prosperous
HBC Cloud- Second Phase Started at Bishop’s House (C.S.I East Kerala Diocese, Melukavumattom)
HBC CLOUD- A Tree Plantation Drive, the second phase was held in the premise of Bishop House, CSI East Kerala Diocese 13th Dec 2019 at 8:45am.  The student’s representatives and Staff coordinators actively participated in the programme.We had planted various types of plants some of them being Divi Divi, Ficus religiosa (Pipal) and Azadirachta indica (Neem). Principal Dr. Gireesh Kumar G.S had also explained about the trees and the importance of tree plantation. The Bishop Rt.Rev.V.S Francis (C.S.I East Kerala Diocese, Melukavumattom) told us different thing about the plant, their us
A Tree Plantation Drive at HBC Girls Hostel, Melukavumattom
In order to sensitize students towards the need to preserve our environment and ecology, HBC Cloud- A tree plantation drives are organised on 14th January 2020, during which sapling of Bullet-Wood treewere planted around the area of HBC Girls Hostel. On the occasion planted sapling by Dr. Gireesh Kumar G.S, Principal of HenryBaker College Melukavu and Miss. Soosamma George (HostelWarden, HBC Girls Hostel, Melukavu). At the winding up of the programme, Prof. Jennifer CarloseHossanna, Prof. Sojan Thomas, Prof. Jithin Thomas, Prof. Dennis Cherian and Prof. George Thomas P.V delivered some key poi
A Tree Plantation Drive atC.S.I Christ Cathedral Melukavu
In order to restore the eco-balance of the nature HBC Cloud- A Tree Plantation Drive was taken with all seriousness. Anyway, participants were highly enthusiastic to make it a big success. On February 12th 2020 Rev. Johny Joseph (Vicar, Christ Cathedral, Melukavu) and Dr. Gireesh Kmar G.S Principal (Henry Baker College, Melukavu) planted sapling of Red Sandal Wood Infront of Christ Cathedral Church, Melukavu.Every step of the programme was appreciated by the representatives of the administration and the local Self-government.
Tree Plantation Drive at the Industrial Training Institute Campus, Muttom
The ITI, Muttom has had a long-standing tradition of preservation of culture, heritage and flora and fauna of the Campus. In order to sensitize students towards the need to preserve our environment and ecology, ecological protection day are organised in the ITI from time to time. One such drive was held on 2nd March 2020, during which trees were planted around the area of ITI, Muttom.The saplings of Azadirachta indica (Neem), Noni and Miracle Fruit handover by Dr. Gireesh Kumar G.S, Principal, Henry Baker College, Melukavu to Mr. Enose Sam John, Principal, Industrial Training Institute, Muttom
Tree Plantation on C.M.S H. S Melukavu
On 10th March 2020, Tuesday the Henry Baker College, Melukavu organized a sapling planting event under the banner of HBC Cloud. The Representatives of both the institution were reported the school garden at 09:00 am morning and Dr. Gireesh Kumar G.S, Principal, Henry Baker College, Melukavugiven saplings to Smt. Mariyamma Thomas, Headmistress, C.M.S H. S Melukavu.The HBC CLOUD had an epic strategy of the generation i.e. the best 3 plants means the plants which will be giving better fruits and flowers will be given to the other institutions, so the students coordinators do all their work with t
3rd Phase- Massive Tree Saplings Distribution Programme
Henry Baker College, Melukavu conceived a Massive Tree Planting Programme named HBC CLOUD with the aim to increase green cover, mitigate the adverse effects of various environmental pollutants etc.In a conversation with The Plants, HBC Cloud shares incredible journey driven by an overwhelming love for plants. This programme is designed by Henry Baker College for the survival of the fittest against everyday air pollution. The third phase is that the college authorities come to the houses and present saplings to them. On 16th March 2020 as part of the HBC Cloud project launched by Henry Baker Co
4th Phase- (April-22, World Earth Day Celebration)- The students planted saplings in their homes
As a part of World Earth Day on April 22, Students plant a tree in their own home. This year’s HBC Cloud challenge was for students to plant saplings in their home. A good number of students, teachers and non-teaching staff participated in this program. In this world earth day celebration, which attracted attention in the news, people in other institutions also planted plants in their homes. The big message was to put shade trees in at leastThe big message was to put shade trees in at least one of their homes.
   On behalf of the History association, Department of History organised Nattugadhiga on 8th June 2015. On the occasion Kovilmala Raja, Raman Raja Mannan , the one and only tribal king of Kerala came to the college to deliver a talk on Identity and Culture of Tribal  People.
Love for our mother India creates the firm base of the Indian army. Our Soldiers are our pride. They not only secure our borders but give selfless service by serving our nation in internal problems also. Their contribution is countless and India will forever be grateful of our brave hearts and their families. HBC SALUTE INDIAN ARMY is a great initiative from Henry Baker College, Melukavu on remembering the fallen heroes and to commemorate the service of the Army towards the Indian Nation.  On February 14, 2020 students of Henry Baker College remembered the martyrs of the gruesome Pulwama
Date: 25 February 2020 Time: 2pm to 4.30pm Participation: 78 students  Objectives Making a career choice takes a lot of effort which requires self-analysis as well as considering academic preferences. HBC Career Care is an effort for students' career guidance right from their school about the available career options as per their interest and stream of academics. The provided lectures were taken by eligible and trained students of our College under the guidance and instructions are given by teachers. Duties were vested in different groups of students such as organizing the classes
Campus corporate Quiz Competition
“Quizzing is not just about GK, but about connecting the dots, reading between the lines and arriving at a conclusion. It needs to focus on logical reasoning.”   A Corporate Quiz was conducted for the students of B.com Computer application on the 11th of February 2020 at the seminar hall of the college. The duration of the Quiz was 2 hours. We aim to identify the talented students who have a flair for quizzing among the students. Students are given ample opportunity to hone their skills as they get involved in various competitions. Activity Coordinators: Beinimol George, Ni
World Environment Day
Time : 9.30 A.M to 9.55 A.M Date : 05 June 2019 Outcome  The programme structured to increase student’s awareness on the importance of the environment, and promote good practices able to generate an aggressively positive impact on our planet. World Environment Day was celebrated on 05 June 2019 Wednesday at 9.30 am under the guidance of Dr. G.S Gireesh Kumar Sir, Principal, Henry Baker College, Melukavu. B COM computer application first year students were also present at the programme. Kumari Jyotika Johnny welcomed everyone.  Then Dr. GS Gireesh Kumar, Principal o
2016- 2019 BCOM Computer Application It was decided to make an industrial visit as part of the students' studies. As part of that, left the college on Thursday, December 19, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. The Munnar Tea Factory was selected for this purpose. Arrived at Munnar around 9.50 am and went to the factory after breakfast. There were more machines than people in the construction industry. They introduced us to the various stages of making pure tea. About 12:45 we returned from the factory. Had lunch at 1:30 p.m. We did some shopping there. Went back for the trip at 2.15 pm. And arrived at the
The department has decided to conduct a study tour of 2016-2019 batch BCom Computer Application students from 16th to 20th December 2018. Coorg, map and Murudeshwar were selected for the event. On Thursday, December 16, at 8:30 pm, all the students started their journey from the college under the guidance of the teachers. Arrived at the Karnataka border on the morning of the 17th and then spent the day in Coorg after breakfast. The moments. The green woody slopes, colourful scenery, misty mountains, cascading falls, and dense tropical forest, tea, coffee and spice plantations made th
Commemoration of Hiroshima Nagazaki day
As part of the commemoration of Hiroshima Nagazaki day Department of history arranged a college level caricature competition on 5th August 2015, at 1.30 pm, with a title, Towards a Peaceful world.
History Association Inauguration
Inauguration of the History Association was conducted on 10th September 2015 at 2 .00 pm in the college auditorium. Dr. James John, HOD Cum Vice-principal, St.Thomas College, Palai, inaugurated the programme and delivered the talk on Portuguese Maritime Activities in Malabar.  The main attraction of the day was the performance of Thamper, traditional percussion of Melukavu.
Release of Historica JWALA
Department manuscript magazine Historica, titled Jwala was released on 28th September 2015.
Tribal Visit
On 5th January 2016,   thirteen I MA students and teachers of the department visited, Kovilmala tribal settlement.
Extension lecture
Dr. Ani Tresa Ephraim, Associate Professor, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady delivered the lecture on the topic, The Question of Adivasi Land in Kerala: Tracing Roots from History.
Curios 2017
Two day programme to instill curiosity and enthusiasm among young minds on 28th February and 1st  March 2017.
Day of Honour
Day of Honour was held on 30/3/17, in order to honour Kum. Ragi K.R.,who secured the sixth rank in MA History Examination.
Commemoration of Quit India Day and Hiroshima Nagasaki Day
Postgraduate department of History commemorated 75th Quit India Day and 70th Hiroshima Nagazaki day on 9th October 2017.
Study Tour - MA History Students
MA students of the department conducted a study tour to North Kerala on 26th & 27th October 2017 with an intention to learn from the source
Regional Seminar - Last Sixty Years of Kerala: History and Culture
Department organised a one day regional seminar on Last Sixty Years of Kerala: History and Culture on 20th November 2017.
Annual Alumni Meeting
The Sixth Alumni meeting of the department was held on Januaury 26, 2018 at 10.30 am.
Workshop on Oral History Archiving
On 3rd February 2017, department organised a Workshop on Oral History Archiving.
Extension Lecture
Fourth extension lecture of the department was held on 14th May 2018. Dr. Bibin Kuriakose, Asst. Professor, Marthoma College for Women, Perumbavoor delivered the lecture on Evangelical Ethnography and the question of Religion in Kerala.
History Association Inauguration
Inauguration of the History association was held on 01/10/2018 at 10 am in the Seminar hall.
Commemoration of Gandhi Jayanthi & Exibition ‘Talisman’
On October 3rd 2018, an exhibition titled ‘Talisman’ was organised by the Department of History in the seminar hall. Gandhian thoughts in quotes were exhibited in order to think and reflect on.
Seventh annual alumni meeting of the Postgraduate department of history was held on 26/01/19 in the College Seminar Hall.
Megalithic Site at Kurumannu
On 1st October 2018  afternoon, I MA and II MA students and HOD Dr. Beena Paul along with the archaeologist Dr. Jenne Peter conducted a field survey in a megalithic site at Kurumannu, 6km away from the college. Students got the opportunity   to visit a megalithic site.
Extension Lecture
The fifth extension lecture of the Postgraduate Department of History was held on 15/03/2019 at 11.00 am.  Chief guest was Dr. P.S Manoj Kumar, Associate Professor, Sree C Achuthanmenon Govt. College Kuttanellur.
History Association Inauguration
History Association Inauguration of the academic year 2019- 20 was conducted on 28th June 2019.  Dr. Justin Mathew M.A, Ph. D., Assistant Professor, University of Delhi inaugurated the meeting and delivered a talk on ‘Studying Contemporary History: A Critical Perspective’
Commemoration of Bicentennial Birth Anniversary of Henry Baker Jr. & Honouring of NET Holders in History
Bicentennial birth anniversary of Henry Baker Jr., the Apostle of Hill Aryans was celebrated in the college, under the auspices of History department on 26th July 2019, at 10 am in the college auditorium.
KCHR Public Interface Programme
As part of One Day KCHR Public Interface Programme, 55 students and five staff of the postgraduate Department of History, Henry Baker College, Melukavu visited Kerala Council for Historical Research, Trivandrum on 27th September 2019.
Gandhi Jayanthi Celebration- Imprint
Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th Birth anniversary celebrations, were inaugurated by the college Principal, Dr. Gireeshkumar G.S, in the Bishop Michael John memorial hall on 4th October 2019 at 11.00am.
MOU for Sharing Resources for Expertise and Excellence (SREE)
A Memorandum of Understanding for Academic Collaboration in Sharing Resources and Expertise for Excellence (SREE) among St Thomas College Palai, St Dominic’s College Kanjirapally, St Thomas College Ranni, Alphonsa College Palai and Henry Baker College Melukavu was made on 19th November 2019.
70th Constitution Day Celebration
Postgraduate department of History commemorated India’s 70th constitution day as SAMVIDHAN DIVAS in the Bishop Michael John memorial hall on 26-11-2019.
Student’s Participation and Presentation in Seminars
Twenty seven students and teachers of Postgraduate department of History attended the Kerala History Congress held on 9-11 December 2019, at M.G. University, Kottayam.
Alumni Meeting
Alumni’s meeting of the year 2019-20, was held on 26th January 2020
The following movies were screened during 2015 -18
Sl. No Date of Screening Title of the Movie Director Country 1 18- 07- 2015 The Day I Became a Woman Marzieh Meshkini Iran 2 1- 08- 2015 Aguirre, the Wrath of God Werner Herzog Germany 3 19- 09- 2015 The Bow Kim Ki Duk South Korea 4 5 -12- 2015 The Hunt Thomas Vinterberg Netherlands
The Electoral Literacy Club conducted Mock Elections to make students aware of democratic rights which include casting votes in elections. This was designed to mimic real elections to teach students and new student votes about the whole election process. The Electoral Literacy Club committee for the year 2018-2019 decided to conduct a seminar on “Voter Awareness” to motivate students for enhancing electoral participation of the voters in India. The Electoral Literacy Club committee for the year 2019-2020 conducted a programme on the subject “Electoral Literacy in India&rdqu
Yoga Day Celebration 2019
Yoga Day Celebration 2019   Yoga Day was celebrated on 21st June 2019 in Henry Baker College to bring peace, harmony, happiness and success to every student in the college. This was a great opportunity to imbibe the value of discipline in college. Yoga is a mental, physical and spiritual practice that needs to be carried every day.
Workshop on Yoga
Workshop on Yoga The Yoga Club conducted a workshop on Yoga activity on 14th January 2020. Students got a chance to know how yoga embodies unity of mind and body. The students of Henry Baker College Melukavu and the teachers performed Yoga. Different yoga postures like Vrikshasana, Uttaanaasana, Trikonaasana, Bhadrasana, Shashankaasana, Bhujangasana, Pawana Muktaasana, prayers were recited before and after the programme. Our Principal Dr. Gireesh Kumar GS gave a wholehearted support, some of our teachers and students had shown us yoga by following the instructions given by the trainer. We all
Academic year 2017-18
The School Protection Group for the academic year 2017-18, conducted an awareness programme about the usage of Drugs and Narcotics among the students in order to provide safety to the students and to protect them from becoming victims of illegal activities
Academic year 2018-19
The School Protection Group for the academic year 2018-19 conducted awareness programme about Traffic rules among the students, so that they will be able to help themselves and others regarding the same.
Academic year 2018-19
The School Protection Group for the academic year 2018-19 collected information about the students who go away from the college during the class hours and loiter in the vicinity. They also found out the students who were regularly taking leave without attending the classes and had taken necessary actions
HBC FINE ARTS & CRAFTS CLUB ACTIVITIES IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2015-2016   Conducting Meetings of Club and updating books and records Poster Designing Competition (for our Amateur Artists; Theme – Tourism in Kerala, dtd. 17-07-2015) Numismatic (Coin and Currency) Exhibition (dtd. 03-03-2016) Pencil drawing and Colouring Competition in connection with International Women’s Day (dtd. 08-03-2016) Collection of Ancient Coins, & Currencies and Antiques Collection of Postal Stamps of different countries   HBC FINE ARTS & CRAFTS CLUB ACTIVITIES IN THE ACAD
DESTINATION VISIT- MUNNAR & VATTAVADA As Part of the curriculum, the department has set its first academic outdoor activity for the 2019- 2022 batch on 6th September 2019 - A Destination Visit to Munnar and Vattavada. Munnar, a hill station and former resort for the British Raj elite, it’s surrounded by rolling hills dotted with tea plantations established in the late 19th century. Vattavada, a virtually rain shadow village, lying in the eastern side of the Western Ghats near to Marayur and north side of Munnar. This place is. fondly known as the market of Kerala.
A handbook named ‘Lightning Circuit- കിഴക്കൻ കകോട്ടയത്തിന്റെ സൗന്ദര്യ ഭൂപടം’ was prepared by the students of Tourism department. The purpose of the book is to give a record about the scenic beauty of the nearby tourist spots in Melukavu. This book was released by Shri.S Rajendran, MLA Devikulam on 19th September 2019.
CYCLOTHON - Anti Drug Awareness Campaign
As part of the social responsibility, a cycling was conducted by the department on 18th October 2019 from Melukavu to Kodanad. This cycling was flagged off by the Sub Inspector of Police, Melukavu. The objectives of the program were: 1. To spread awareness to ensure drug free campus. 2. To prevent the initiation of drug use among the teenagers. 3. To visit school students and motivate them through anti narcotic campaign. 4. To distribute book leafs which contain anti narcotic messages. 5. Motivate students to become Volunteers of anti-drug activities in their life.
The department initiated a project based on Responsible Tourism in order to make each individual aware about the fact of being responsible towards the society and tourism. The aim of the program was - To educate the people of the area on responsible tourism and take necessary steps to promote responsible tourism in the region in cooperation with the people. For that, on 29th October 2019 with the cooperation of the College Management and Melukavu Grama Panchayat, a Ward (Ward No 12) was adopted by the students of Tourism department to transform the chosen area into a fully self-sufficient area
As part of the World Wildlife Day on 3rd March 2020, our department has initiated the act of keeping water pots in our college for the beautiful birds out there to quench its thirst. Our beloved principal Dr. G S Gireesh Kumar sir inaugurated this humanitarian act by keeping the water pots. The aim of the programme was to raise awareness of the multitude of benefits of wildlife to people and thereby to conserve the flora and fauna.
Alumni and send off meeting to the retiring staff.
Alumni and send off meeting to the retiring staff. Alumni and send-off meeting to the retiring staff, Prof. Anie George, Head of the Department and Dr. Aneyamma Varughese, Principal and Associate professor in Chemistry was held on 13/02/2016 at College auditorium. 56 alumni members participated in the Alumni Meet.
Inter-School Quiz Competition
Inter-School Quiz Competition An Inter-School Quiz Competition was conducted among students of four nearby schools in July 2016. A preliminary written round was conducted by our 3rd year students at respective schools on 8th July and the toppers (a team of two students) from each school were participated in the final round. Final round was conducted in the college auditorium on 16th July 2016 at 10 am. Rosemary S. and Merin Pious from St. Sebastian’s H S S, Kadanad won Ist prize. Akhil Sivadasan and Praveen Prasad of M.D.C.M.S High School, Chalamattom bagged Second Prize. 55 students pa
SPEED 2K17 The Department of Physics organized SPEED 2K17, a two day science fest for the public, nearby schools and collegeson 20th and 21st January 2017 as part of National Science Day Celebrations. The science fest enabled the public to explore new innovations in the field of science. The fest focuses on exhibitions and training programmes to open the new exciting world of science to the public. The main attractions were: (i)Science exhibition by our UG students  (ii)Exhibition of satellites and rocket models by ISRO (Indian Space Research       Organi
Physics Association Inauguration and Invited Lecture by Prof. Joe Jacob
Physics Association Inauguration and Invited Lecture by Prof. Joe Jacob The Physics Association Inauguration for the academic year 2017-2018 was organised by the Department of Physics on 8th November 2017 .The activities of the Physics association was inaugurated by Dr. Joe Jacob, (famous for the discovery of Supercluster ‘Saraswathy’) Associate Professor in Physics, Newman College, Thodupuzha. Dr. Joe Jacob delivered a talk entitled ‘Hierarchical Structures in the Universe’. He introduced the basic concepts of Cosmology. The interaction with such a renowned Cosmologis
National Science Day Celebrations 2018
National Science Day Celebrations 2018 The Department of Physics observed National Science Day in association with Breakthrough Science Society, Kottayam on 28th February 2018.  Our chief guest, Professor T. N. Thankachen, Department of Electrical and Electronics, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam delivered the inaugural address. The meeting was structured in three sessions. In session one, Professor T. N. Thankachen, Department of Electrical and Electronics, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam delivered a lecture on ‘Science in Ancient India- Myth & Rea
World Ozone Day Celebrations 2018
World Ozone Day Celebrations 2018 Department of Physics, in association with Nature club of Henry Baker College, celebrated World Ozone Day on 19 September 2018 with the support of  Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) based on the focal theme “keep cool and carry on! The Montreal Protocol”. The objective of this venture was to raise awareness and give prominence towards preservation of ozone layer to young minds. More than 75 students participated in the event. Session-I constituted the inaugural function followed by an invited lecture. Sessi
Special Lecture by Retired Faculty of the College
15/10/2018 Special Lecture by Retired Faculty of the College Special classroom lecture was organised by Department of Physics for final year students on 15 October 2018 to motivate and enrich their knowledge in the subject. Prof. Anie George, retired faculty and former HOD of Physics Department, Henry Baker College served as the resource person. She delivered a lecture on the topic ‘Numerical Methods in Physics’ which was followed by an interaction section where she shared her experiences and discussed on career options in Physics. 
Physics Association Inauguration and Commemoration of Hiroshima Day
Physics Association Inauguration and Commemoration of Hiroshima Day The Physics Association for the year 2019-2020 was inaugurated on 6th August 2019 by Sri. Ajith Thomas, Department of Physics, St. Thomas College, Pala.  Sri. Ajith Thomas delivered an invited lecture on the topic ‘Physics around Us’. The lecture mainly focussed on the applications of physics in our daily life through experimental demonstrations.
National Science Day 2020
National Science Day 2020 was observed by Department of Physics, Henry Baker College on 2rd March 2020.  National Science Day 2020 was celebrated based on a particular theme ‘Women in Science’. An invited lecture was conducted at seminar hall around 10 am. The resource person was Dr. Sumesh George from Department of Physics, St. George’s College, Aruvithura. He delivered a lecture on the topic ‘Women who changed Science and the World’. In his lecture he narrated the contribution of famous women in various field of science. This was followed by PowerPoint Pres
World Environment Day Celebrations-2020
World Environment Day Celebrations-2020 World Environment Day is celebrated annually on 5th June and is the United Nations' flagship day for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment. From school children to community groups, companies and governments, all come together to pledge towards building a greener planet. Keeping this aim in view, the Department of Physics celebrated this day and conducted an online Quiz competition ‘World Environment Day 2020 e-Quiz’ as part of it on June 5, 2020. Around 260 people were participated and got instant e
World Ozone Day Celebrations-2020
World Ozone Day Celebrations-2020 To create awareness about the preservation of the ozone layer and the need for adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle among students, the Department of Physics organized an intercollegiate poster making competition based on the theme ‘Ozone for life’. Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic situation, we conducted it online mode. Eight students from different colleges participated in the competition.  The winners are: First Prize- Ms Athulyamol Benny, BA Economics, 2nd Year, Alphonsa College, Pala Second Prize- Ms Gopika K.S, Third BSc Chemistry,
Peer Teaching
12/11/2020 to 23/11/2020 Peer Teaching The Department of Physics conducted peer teaching sessions for the students who were preparing for the second-semester examination. The classes were led by two final year students Ms Nithyamol Mathews and Ms Chippy Jayamon who were the class toppers. All students from the second semester and a few students from the final year, those who prepare for the betterment have attended the classes. The classes were conducted online.  Class videos, notes and other study materials were shared through Whatsapp. At the end of the classes, an examination was con
National Science Day – 2021
01/03/2021 National Science Day – 2021 National Science Day-2021 was celebrated by conducting Intra-collegiate Paper presentation and Quiz competition. Due to Covid-19 pandemic situation the competitions were conducted online mode through Google meet platform. Merlin Juliet from II Bsc Physics won First prize, Aadikiran Johny I Bsc Physics won second prize and Nithyamol Mathews from III BSc won third prize.Science Quiz Competition was conducted using the application “Quizizz”.All students from three years participated, Nithyamol Mathews from final year got first prize, Adik
An Online Recitation Competition of Edmunds Ist Soliloquy in King Lear
English Association Henry Baker College Melukavu  conducted an Online Recitation Competition of Edmunds Ist Soliloquy in King Lear exclusively for Vth Semester B.A English Students. We proudly announce the winners of the Soliloquy Recitation, 1st Prize :  Ajisha George 2nd Prize : Amina Kabeer 3rd Prize : Abitha Babu
National Anti Drug Addiction Day
Don't Let Drugs, Keep You From Your Dreams
Gender Justice Forum and Women Cell organising a Gender Awareness Programme KANAL
Greetings from Henry Baker College, Melukavu   ‘Gender Justice Forum and Women Cell’ of Henry Baker  College in association with District Women and Child Development Office and Mahila Shakti Kendra is organising a Gender Awareness Programme titled “KANAL” on 12th October 2021 at 11.30 am. Platform:  Google Meet ( Livestreaming on YouTube)   'Kanal': A Gender Awareness Programme Tuesday, 12 October · 11:25 am – 1:30 pm Google Meet joining info Video call link: https://meet.google.com/mxe-qogu-gka     Than
Sanitizer Making
With the scarcity of hand sanitizers becoming a challenge in fighting Covid-19, many educational institution in the city has started making sanitizers on their own for use with in the campus, Henry Baker College had also distributed sanitizers on 20th march 2020 to public.  Using ethanol or isopropanol in their laboratories institutes have taken the initiative after the state health department launched break the chain campaign envisages promotion of hygiene habits and mandatory hand-washing at public places, offices and institutions.With the scarcity of hand sanitizers becoming a challeng
Face Mask Preparation
Provided an online tutorial of sewing face masks by our student Snehamol James, which was published on 17th April 2020. The making of the mask was effective and it can be easily made, reusable and washable. The video holds a viewership of 303 views on Youtube. The link to the video is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsMbEERGrVQ  
Virtual Interview with Dr. Anna Cherian
Organised a Virtual Interview with Dr. Anna Cherian, Andhra Pradesh on 4thApril 2020 by using Zoom Cloud Application. The interviewer AshmithaIssac of Second B.Com collected information’s from the Doctor and explored more about the symptoms and precautions about this deadly disease. It holds a viewership of 574 views on YouTube. The link to the video is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6HQMh-TWmg  
Virtual Short Film
Under the guidance of Covid Cell, Eight students from various Departments of our College made a Virtual Short Film ‘Sargadhwani’ on 24th April 2020. This short film provided valuable and creative suggestions for Students and Teachers to engage in various activities during Lockdown Period. It holds a viewership of more than 1K views on YouTube. The link to the video is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CwRbSys6qU
Creative Challenge Competition ‘Athijeevanam’
Scheduled an Online Competition ‘Athijeevanam’, where Students, Teachers and Non-Teaching Staffs actively participated on different challenges given. The competition explored the creative talents of participants on Writing, Drawing, Painting, Cooking and other skills. The programme was successful with 64 entries and the result was publishedthrough Online by the Principal.
Online Quiz Competition
Covid Cell Conducted an Online Quiz Competition on 10th May 2020, for creating awareness and prevention of COVID-19. About 568 participants attemptedin competition and received vast participation across the country and abroad.The online quiz had no registration fee. Alink was given to participate in this knowledgeable event and E-certificate was issued to the winners on their email.
Sanitizer Distribution
Hand sanitisers manufactured by the cell were handed over by Dr. Gireesh Kumar G.S Principal, Henry Baker College, Melukavu to Sri. Lebimon, Sub Inspector of Police, Melukavu and to Smt. Shimi Sissy Paul, Principal, CMS HS, Melukavu.
HAND WASHING PRACTICES Hand washing training is the cheapest and most easily adopted way to prevent the spread of covid19 worldwide. Hand washing can help maintain good health and prevent the virus from spreading to more people.  Handwashing is possible as the virus can be spread through water sources, bathrooms, door handles and wash basins etc. that we use regularly. It is essential that all educational institutions adopt important public health safety standards, including water and sanitation, in their infrastructure in preparation for Cocid-19 pandemic. As part of the prevention of t
SPECIAL QUARANTINE ROOMS ROOM FOR STUDENTS As per the guidelines of the Union Ministry of Health and the Mahatma Gandhi University for conducting safe examinations during pandemic, special quarantine rooms have been set up for students coming from containment zones, Hotspot area or quarantine. This classroom is equipped with water, sanitizer and additional masks for children.  Only one teacher enters the classroom and leads the exams in compliance with all safety standards. This room is disinfected with sanitizer as soon as the exams are over.
NON-CONTACT TEMPERATURE ASSESSMENT (Non- Contact Digital Temperature Gun)
NON-CONTACT TEMPERATURE ASSESSMENT (Non- Contact Digital Temperature Gun) When colleges were required to remain open during the pandemic, used non-contact temperature assessment equipment as part of a preliminary inspection of entry points to identify and test people with elevated temperatures. We aware that temperature assessment may have a significant effect on reducing the spread of corona virus. This test can identify an infected person to some extent. Thermal imaging systems and non-contact infrared thermometers, which are non-contact temperature assessment devices, can be used to measur
FOOD DISTRIBUTION  Covid Cell ensured no one goes hungry during the pandemic and the several resultant lockdowns. For being an educational institution, Henry Baker College put an initiative to ensure food for all through the cell.
PROVIDING ADEQUATE INFORMATION REGARDING COVID ON NOTICE BOARD OF THE COLLEGE   The protection of children and the smooth functioning of educational institutions is one of the most important things in the present time. It is also imperative that precautions be taken to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in the working arrangements of the College. Just as students, teachers and staff are not isolated from the coronavirus, it is important to take precautions to prevent others from spreading the virus. It is essential to inform everyone who comes to any institution that there is no race, disab
DISINFECTION OF CLASS ROOMS The institution has many tools that teachers, students and college staff are always in touch with. Studies have shown that the coronavirus can survive for days on some of these highly specialized devices. As we use these devices on a daily basis, the coronavirus may spread to anyone and spread to more people through contact. All the following equipment has been disinfected with the help of sanitiser to prevent the spread of the disease to anyone coming to the college. The following is a list of disinfected devices Door handles and knobs Desks and chairs
APPRECIATION OF MEDIA  FOR THE COVID CELL ACTIVITIES  Newspaper : Malayala Manorama Translated version : “Sanitizers and Masks manufactured by the Covid Cell of Henry Baker College were distributed by the college Principal Dr. Gireesh Kumar G.S to Smt. Shimi Sissy Paul (Principal, CMS Higher Secondary School,Melukavu). Prof. Justin Jose, Jacob Mammen, P.A Shiju were also present.”
PRECAUTIONS TAKEN BY FIREFORCE DEPARTMENT BEFORE  CONDUCTING  EXAMINATION  AT  COLLEGE During the lockdown period in Kerala, Department of Fire and Rescue Services and Health Department on 29th may 2020 sprayed disinfectant on college premises before the examination to ensure safety for students.  As incidence of fire outbreak and other accidents have come down during the lockdown, the service of the rescue wing is fully available for Covid-19-related work across the state.
Lessons of past pandemics show that the second wave of any pandemic is a norm, and we cannot let our guard down at any stage. Communicating with the masses becomes very important in such a situation. Covid Cell has the responsibility to tell people in simple ways that will appeal to them psychologically. Our target is to reach out to the grassroots and focus on things that are relevant. Principal Dr Gireesh Kumar GS launched the Vaccination Awareness Campaign on 6 April 2021 at Henry Baker Jr. Memorial Hall, Melukavu with the presence of  Panchayath President Sri. Benjamin
As part of the campaign and Covid Cell, Our Principal Dr Gireesh Kumar GS along with our members led the awareness programme among the public ensuring strict compliance with Covid 19 protocol. We have shared encouraging news regarding accelerated timelines for vaccine delivery and distribution. The message shared by HBC COVID CELL has been clear: "the COVID-19 vaccine is our path towards a return to normalcy." We distributed awareness poster cards to the public regarding vaccination and the need for immunity during the second phase and third phase. The Covid Cell

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