About the University

The Government of Tamil Nadu established the Periyar University at Salem on 17th September 1997 as per the provisions of the Periyar University Act, 1997. The University got the 12(B) and 2(f) status from the University Grants Commission and has been accredited by NAAC with 'A' grade in 2015. The University is named after the Great Social Reformer E.V.Ramasamy affectionally called "Thanthai Periyar". The University aims at developing knowledge in various fields to realize the maxim inscribed in the logo "Arival Vilayum Ulagu" (Wisdom Maketh the World)."Holistic development of the students" is the primary objective of the esteemed Periyar University.

About the Conference

The theme of the conference emphasizes the significance of materials development, various characteristics and optimism regarding the potential applications of Applied Science and Technology including Nanotechnology. This would be a great platform for the students to interact with reputed scientists and academicians. It also opens up vistas by disseminating the recent research for industrial applications. Further, it will pave an elegant way for industrialists to innovate modern products, which will ease the processing and help for the society. The first international conference was great successful and more number of scientists were shared their knowledge.

About the Elavenil & ISTA

“Elavenil” is the organization formed with the support of researchers, professors and experts from various fields in science and engineering to organize conferences/ seminars/ workshops in order to inculcate the spirit of research among the college / university students especially from rural background. The publication section ‘Elavenil publication” publishes the journal “Science and Technological Research Journal" regularly both in English and in tamil in which research articles are published. An association in the name of "Indian Science and Technology Association(ISTA)" is formed to regularly share their research ideas and discuss about various steps needed for the development of Elavenil Publications and other activities.