Vitha the workshop on poems held under the auspices of the Department of Literature was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor Sri.K.Jayakumar on September 29th 2016 at the Chitrasala auditorium. It is by reciting his own poem that he inaugurated the function. In the function held under the president ship of Dr.T.Anithakumari, poet Dr.Desamangalam Ramakrishnan delivered the main lecture. Giving instruction to the students in the carpentry of poetry, he analysed the poems of Edasseri, Vailoppilly and so on and his own poem, ‘Musarithottam‘. Dr.M.M.Basheer spoke on the poetic structure and the poet P.Raman on the “Short Cuts in Poetry”. P. Jinsha made the welcome speech and Muhseena made the vote of thanks Dr.Roshni Swapna gave leadership to the Kavya Sayanthanam (Poetic Evening) programme on the last day of the workshop. Sri.S.Joseph spoke on the art of painting and poetry and Sri Manoj Kurur on the technique of writing. Artist Sri. Prasad made the audience acquainted with the various movements in the art of painting. In the Kavya Sayanthanam held in the evening the stage presentation and recitation of poems and the folk songs were staged.