Chennai’s own Santorini by the sea
Our School alumnus Mr. R Venkkatraman the principal architect of Kraft Design Revolutions designed The Beach terrace, a two minute drive from the tell-tale entrance of VGP Golden Beach Resort. In an Interview with The new Indian Express he shares his experience. Congratulations and best wishes to him.
Investiture Ceremony - 2023
Investiture Ceremony and CCA inauguration was held on 5th July 2023. The student council members were honoured with badges by our correspondent Mr. B Vishwanath and our special invitee Mrs. Shreeja Mohan our alumna – 1998-99 Batch.

30th CCA Prize day - 2020

Our Vidyalaya’s 30th CCA Prize day was celebrated on Tuesday, the 25th of February 2020. The Chief Guest was Shri Akash.U, MBA, PGDM, CFP an alumnus of our Vidyalaya , who is currently the Vice President of HSBC.

Kindergarten CCA Prize Day - 2022

The kindergarten CCA Prize Day for the academic year 2022-23 was held on 5th January 2023 in the school auditorium .The chief guest for the program was our school aĺumni Mrs Anjana Pradeep

CCA Prize day – 2018

CCA Prize day was held on 10.2.2018. Miss Reshma (Alumnus) classical dancer (Bharathnatiyam and Kuchipudi) was the chief guest

29th CCA Prize day – 2019

Our Vidyalaya’s 29th CCA Prize day was celebrated in our school decennial auditorium. The Chief Guest was Shri Anurudh Raghunath(Alumnus 2001-2002 batch) was the chief guest

E-Summit - Invaso

The E-Cell of IIT Madras held a three day E-Summit in which they conducted various workshops and competitions. Parikshith and Vasudev participated in "Invaso", a three round competition which involved testing of financial knowledge through case studies. They won first position and awarded certificates along with a cash prize of Rs 15,000 for the team.

Kindergarten Sports Day – 2023

The Kindergarten students of Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar, celebrated their sports day on February 4th 2023 with great fervor. The Chief Guest Dr. S. Ashwin Prasad, our Alumnus, Emergency Medicine Consultant, Apollo Hospital declared the sports meet open.

Republic Day celebration – 2023

The Republic Day celebration for this year was observed in the school campus with great gratification. Dr.Shri R Suryakumar welcomed the gathering and our Alumnus Mr. D.Venkataraman, Chief Guest of the day, unfurled the National Flag and inspired the teachers and students with his inspiring thoughts

'Youth and their purpose’ - Round table conference

We take pride in seeing our alumnus R.S.Prasanna being one of the panelists sitting along with veterans to share his views on the buzzing topic 'Youth and their purpose' in the program The Right hour. This round table has opened up a new vista for the youth to bloom like flowers in the spring unfolding their potential and possibility to the fullest. Hearty congratulations to R.S. Prasanna for being a speaker in the round table conference as well as making CVANS proud of this feat of yours. Please click the below link for more details

Thesis - Rethinking of Coastal commons

Mr. M Heerendra Kannan , who passed out our institution in the year 2012 was a alumnus of school of planning and Architecture at Vijayawada. We are proud to inform that Heerendra Kannan’s thesis Rethinking of Coastal commons – Conflicts & Contestation in the development of Coastal Fisherfolk in Chennai, is the only one selected from the South India for the national level. He got national 3rd prize and also received a cash award of Rs.10,000/- for this dissertation. This coveted award instituted by indian institute of planners – India was received by him from Mr. Vijay Amrut Kulange, Commissioner Bhubaneshwar Municipal corporation, Senior IAS , Prof. Dr. D.S. Meshram , ITPI President. By sharing his success story with the alma mater we also take pride in his achievement our hearty congratulation to him.

BusinessLine Interview - Ankur Khaitan MD & CEO (TACC)

Our School Alumnus Ankur Khaitan MD & CEO (TACC) in an Interview with Businessline(.bl) expressed his confidence in starting anode production—a key component in Lithium ion batteries—by 2025, Khaitan said the firm is scouting for land in Madhya Pradesh and a couple of states. TACC is a subsidiary of HEG, a LNJ Bhilwara group company.

Mechanical Rover Session

Pranav, Yogesh, Meenakshi who were Alumni of our school have designed Mechanical Rover which is a planetary surface exploration device to move across the solid surface on a planet or other planetary celestial bodies. The are going to displa their invention to USA. The session was all about space, satellites and how to collect samples from planetary surface.

College 1st - Aayojan school of Architecture and design (Pune)

Aditi lele our alumna, who is a student of Aayojan school of Architecture and design – Pune, was awarded in the grand ceremony held in the BNCA college campus - Pune on 4th November for standing 1st in College (duration entire 5 yrs), along with other students who secured 1st rank from architecture colleges under Pune University (SPPU) i.e 25 colleges. The chief guest for the ceremony was Dr.Ujvala Chakradeo, Vice Chancellor ,SNDT University. In presence of Indian Institute of Architects, Pune chapter chairman -Ar. Sandeep Khatpe, Chairman Maharashtra chapter -Ar. Sandeep Bawdekar

Dr. Keerthana - Rhodes scholarship Oxford University U.K

Happy to share this good news that Dr. Keerthana our student 2016 batch is selected for the Rhodes scholarship from India. She was selected after the final round of interview held in Delhi. She would get the opportunity to do her masters and PhD in Oxford University U.K.

Sadhana Panchakam - Invocation song

Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar was the venue for the two-day Gnana Yagna by Swami Mitrananda (Chinmaya Mission, Chennai) conducted on 27th evening and 28th morning of August 2022 on the topic ‘Sadhana Panchakam’. On this occasion our Alumnus Ms. S.Yamini sang the Invocation song and invoked the blessing of almighty.

Endowment Prize Day – 2022

The Endowment Prize day was held on 19.03.2022. Shri.V.Manikandan, alumnus (Senior Manager, Cognizant Technology Solution) presided over the function.

Distinguished Alumnus Award

Our alumnus, Mukundan Govindraj received one of the most prestigious awards- the 'Distinguished Alumnus Award' from the Department of Instrumentation Engineering, MIT Campus, Anna University. This award was presented to Mukundan in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the field of Immersive technologies, AI and Real time 3D.

EntreprenHer Awards - 2022

THE LUXURY AFFAIR conducts the EntreprenHer Awards every year. With this inspiring event, they look to recognize and award women who have broken barriers, taken extra risks and made the last lap count in the field of business. Ms.Prarthana, our alumnus 2004 batch, won the best wedding planner ‘EntreprenHER’ award this year at the Luxury Affair Season 10.

International Yoga Day - 2022

On the occasion of International Yoga Day, a grand yogic demonstration and celebration was held at the Shore temple, Mahabalipuram on June 21st 2022. Our alumnus 2003 batch, Mrs.Rohini Manohar, received the Thanga Thamarai Yoga Award from Hon. Shri A Narayana Swamy, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment and Shri Annamalai, State President Tamilnadu BJP, for her service in the field of Yoga
Proud recipient of the coveted Baton and gold medalist
It gives an overwhelming sense of pride and joy to share a remarkable achievement of one of our alumnae Miss Aishwarya Radhakrishnan of batch 2018-2019 the proud recipient of the coveted Baton and gold medal from our Honourable Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modi for being the winner of Best Cadet Competition on 73rd Republic day celebration It goes without saying that she had to clear various levels of scrutiny like written exam, group discussion, personal interview, firing and individual drill so on and so forth to receive this commendation. Prior to this event she also got a golden opportunity to be interviewed by the Director General of NCC on January 22nd this year. Our hearty congratulations and best wishes for her future endeavours.
Navratri Utsav
Chinmaya Mission Chennai, along with Chennai Chinmaya Vidyalayas had organised a mega event ‘Navratri Utsav’ 2021-22 in October 21 for the devotees all over the world. All the Vidyalaya students got an opportunity to take part in this wonderful cultural programme. Our Vidyalaya students, performed on the topic Saptha Kula Parvatha describing the famous ancient mountains and their importance. During the Utsav, our alumni students- Eshwar (2013 Batch),Harini T L (2018 Batch), and Srinithi (2019 Batch) rendered the invocation song mellifluously. This gesture of gratitude towards their alma mater was befitting and was appreciated by devotees all over the world. Thanks to our alumni, who are always our brand ambassadors.
Sketch of Gurudev - Shubha Krishna
Shubha Krishna, our alumnus, has drawn a beautiful sketch of Gurudev in connection with Guru Aradhana. She has depicted Gurudev immersed in deep meditation with eyes closed, with a halo around him. The halo consists of all the 108 glorious names of Swami Chinmayananda. Each name is an indication of his Divine nature.
Guru is inspiration, Guru is aspiration
This year, a ten-day program-Acharya Devo Bhava was organised by Chinmaya Mission and Chinmaya Academy of Management, where teachers of all the Chinmaya Vidyalayas were honoured. Teachers of Chinmaya Vidyalaya Annanagar were honoured for their dedicated service on 29th and 30th July, through video presentations which brought out their various qualities and innate talents explicitly. At the end of the program, our alumni- Krishnaveni (Professor in PSG College, Coimbatore) and R.S. Prasanna (Film Director), took this opportunity to show their warm gratitude to all the teachers of their alma mater. They pointed out how the school had enriched their personality and helped them achieve success in life. The wonderful foundation given by the school and the values inculcated, helped them to face all the challenges in life successfully. The common thread in both their musings was about the wonderful relationship which they had with their teachers.
Chinmaya Mission Chennai, along with Chennai Chinmaya Vidyalaya had organised a mega event ‘Navratri Utsav’ for the devotees all over the world, from October 17th 2020 to October 25th 2020. All the Vidyalaya students got an opportunity to take part in the wonderful cultural programme, which described the famous temples of Tamil Nadu. On some of the days of the Utsav, our alumni students-Sowbarnika on 17.10.20, Karthick Narayanan on 19.10.20, Malavika on 23.10.20 and Lakshmi Ramesh on 25.10.20, rendered the invocation song mellifluously. This gesture of gratitude towards their alma mater was befitting and was appreciated by devotees all over the world. Thanks to our alumni, who are always our brand ambassador.


Karthick Narayanan


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