26 Aug 2022, Mangaluru; Institute of Aviation Studies, Srinivas University, on behalf of MELAM -2K22, organized intercollegiate Pookalam competition for UG and PUC students on 26 Aug 2022.Poo stands for flower and Kolam stands for decorative designs or rangoli. Pookalam is made using fresh flowers and petals, it is designed in the honour of King Mahabali who is believed to return to his people every year. Therefore, to celebrate his return, people put floral carpets or pookalam.Institute of Aviation Studies, Srinivas University, Pandeshwara organized intercollegiate Pookalam competition for UG and PUC students on behalf of MELAM -2K22, Onam celebration on Friday, 26th Aug 2022. Students from various colleges took part in the competition The students put their artistic skills and creativity on display. It was an assortment of colorful flowers at its best. The students were found keenly working at their design. The winners of the MELAM 2K22, Pookalam competition was announced at the valedictory program. The program was inaugurated by lighting the lamp by Dr. P.S Aithal, Honorable Vice Chancellor, Srinivas University. Prof. Kavyashree, Course Coordinator, Prof. Anjana T.V , Cultural Coordinator and the student representative Ms. Seema. K and Ms. Anusha. Prof. KavyaShri, Course Coordinator, Institute of Aviation Studies welcomed the gathering. Dr. P. S Aithal, Vice Chancellor, Srinivas University addressed the students. The winners from the U.G Category was Tejas, Tejaswini, Chaithanya .P , K. Prakruthi, Sinchana C.R, from SDM College, Ujire. The runners were Sneha .S, Sanjana Anchan, Varsha Kumari, Kavana .P, Sharanitha . S.K from St. Alloysius College, Mangalore. From the PUC Category the winners were Manvitha.M, Anusha Y.G, Navyashree, Namitha P.K, Sharanya B from Janatha PU College Adyandka. The Vote of Thanks was delivered by Prof. Anjana T.V, Cultural Coordinator and the program was Compered by Prof. Chaitra, Lecturer, Institute of Aviation Studies.