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A Report on the Departmental Staff Appraisal Awards Ceremony and the General Staff Meeting at the Applied Sciences Department for the Academic Year 2017-18

29 May 2018

A person who feels appreciated will always do more than what is expected”, is a well celebrated strategy in the human resource management. Putting this strategy into practice and also following the strategic plan of HCT, the department of applied sciences has been continuously celebrating the staff appraisal awards ceremony for the past 8 years with the co-operation of the Departmental council and facilitated by the Staff Development Committee.  The following web links give a glimpse of the previous celebrations.

http://www.hct.edu.om/about/the-college/news-archive/aps-staff-appraisal

http://www.hct.edu.om/about/the-college/event-gallery/aps-staff-appraisal-gallery

http://www.hct.edu.om/about/the-college/news-archive/aps-appraisal-awards

http://www.hct.edu.om/event-gallery/event/aps-appraisal-2016

http://www.hct.edu.om/about/the-college/news-archive/department-of-applied-sciences-celebrates-the-staff-appraisal-awards

http://www.hct.edu.om/event-gallery/event/das-staff-appraisal

http://www.hct.edu.om/about/the-college/news-archive/science-staff-appralisal

http://www.hct.edu.om/gallery/staff-appraisal/

The Head of the Department, Dr. Mohammed Ali Oueslati acted as the chairman for the event and the Head of section of Applied Biology, Dr. Afraa Said Al-Adawi, Head of section of Applied Chemistry, Dr. Wafa Mustafa Al Lawati, Head of section of Physics, Mr. Shabir Ahmed Nadeem and Head of section of Environmental Sciences, Dr. Suad Al Kindi shared the dais with the HoD amidst a big round of applause from the staff. The head of staff development committee Dr. C. Rama Chandra Prabhu welcomed all the staff of the department to the staff annual appraisal awards ceremony and the general departmental meeting for the academic year 2017-18, that was conducted on 03-05-2017 at the Multi-Purpose Hall of HCT from12-30 noon to 3 pm. A lunch party was arranged at the end of this event, wherein all the staff had a lot of interaction and stress free discussions.

The Head of the Department of Applied Sciences, Dr. Mohammed Ali Oueslati, in his opening remarks appreciated all the staff for their dedicated services to the departmental growth and thanked all the staff members for successfully completing the second semester of AY 2017-18. He welcomed the new staffs and congratulated the staff who obtained their Ph.D and B.Tech degrees.

The following staff members are awarded the Staff Appreciation Awards for the academic year 2017-18 by the Headship of the Department of Applied Sciences at the departmental level.

Category-1 (Sections Awardees)

Environmental Sciences Section

Physics Unit

Applied Biology Section

Applied Chemistry Section

Amidst a big round of applause, the Head of the Department of Applied Sciences, Dr. Mohammed Ali Oueslati, congratulated the following lecturers for being recently awarded with a Ph.D., degree.

The Head of the Department of Applied Sciences, Dr. Mohammed Ali Oueslati also congratulated Dr. Saba A. H Sulaiman, for obtaining her Ph.D from Sultan Qaboos University, Ms. Huda Sultan Al Habsi, Lecturer Biology Section and Ms. Hasna Hilal Al Khanjari, Lecturer Chemistry Section for obtaining their B.Tech degrees from HCT.

The Head of the Department of Applied Sciences, Dr. Mohammed Ali Oueslati, extended a warm welcome to the following newly recruited staff.

The special technical attraction of the program was playing a good music track, while presenting the awards and also projecting the total program on the screen for better visibility by all the audience by the two Physics technicians.

At the end of the departmental staff meeting, there was a special interaction session, wherein the staff are permitted by the Chairman to present their problems to the administration. The HoD, Dr. Mohammed Ali Oueslati, Heads of Sections and Departmental Registrar Dr. Chhavi Singh spontaneously came up with bright solutions to the problems presented. The master of ceremony, Dr. C. Rama Chandra Prabhu amicably moderated the discussion by maintaining the required tempo, within the allotted time.

During the general staff meeting, which was a part of this event, The Head of the Department of Applied Sciences, Dr. Mohammed Ali Oueslati presented a general introduction to the ISAA procedures and process. He requested all the staff of the department to co-operate with the administration and the QA team in all the matters relating to the accreditation of the HCT. He had brought to the notice of all the staff about the possible issues and the expected co-operation and support from all the staff in solving them on the matters relating to the QA documentation, invigilation’s, student medical leave documents, results submission, practical marks distribution and the communication with the HoD.  The cool tempo maintained by the Head of the Department of Applied Sciences, Dr. Mohammed Ali Oueslati while presenting the issues and during the discussions with the possible solutions was very much appreciated by all the staff.

There was a photo session after the departmental meeting and various employees exhibited enthusiasm to take pictures with the administration, which shows a very harmonious environment at the department.

The staff of the department had shown their gratitude to the Head of the Department and the Heads of the sections by a big round of applause. A vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. C. Rama Chandra Prabhu, thanking the HoD, HoSes, the staff development committee members and all the staff for making the event a grand success and a memorable one. Almost all the departmental staff enjoyed the lunch party arranged after the departmental meeting and there was a good social interaction among all the staff and the administration.

All the four HoSes thanked all the staff for their excellent co-operation in the smooth running of the department. This activity was conducted by department of applied sciences in order to meet the partial requirements of Goal-5 of the strategic plan.

 
WRITTEN & DOCUMENTED BY:
Dr. C. Rama Chandra Prabhu

PHOTOS CREDIT:
Dr. Pankaj Sah

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