The 1st Contemporary Academic Meet – CAM 2015, hosted by the Centre for Advanced Research and Design (CARD) of Venus International Foundation (VIF) on 5th July 2015. The meet and was attended by 160 delegates from 155 Institutions (represented 7 Countries: from Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and India).

1st Contemporary Academic Meet – CAM 2015


Future shape of Higher Education, Technological Change and Expectations of the Next Generation Students


Dr. A. Kalanidhi
Former Vice Chancellor, Anna University, Chennai, India

Shri. S. Sendamarai Kannan, I.R.S.
Retd. Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Tamilnadu, India

Shri. M. Pugazhendi
Retd. District Judge, Tamilnadu, India

Mrs. M. Raji
Dy. Commissioner – Commercial Tax, Tamilnadu, India

Mr. Shibu Thomas
Associate Director – Projects, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Chennai, India


The Venus International Faculty Awards (affectionately known as the VIFAs) scheme was instituted in the year 2015. The VIFA scheme is part of the CAM and has a Policy Policy, Application Form, Expert Committee and Judging Process etc that are governed by the Board of Trust.

Click here to view 1st Faculty Awards – VIFA 2015 Winners List