To take a walk down the corridors of nostalgia, the Second Alumni Meet, Techies Meet 2018, was inaugurated by the Vice Principal Mrs. Deepika Sharma, Prof. Rashmi Chavan on 17th March, 2018. The meet started traditionally with the lighting of lamp by all teachers of B.Sc.I.T. and B.Sc.C.S. Department was followed by the recital song Saraswati Vandana.
The occasion was graced by more than 150 Alumni and their family members ranging across various batches from various parts of the country and outside the country as well. Speaking on the occasion, the Vice Principal underlined and praised the achievements of Alumni of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science in all walks / spheres of life. She felt that it was matter of great pride for PCACS that its Alumni are holding positions of responsibility in various organizations, Private sector, Academic Institutions. Many of them are successful entrepreneurs providing jobs to others as well. She praised their contribution towards the growth of their Alma Mater and emphasized the need for further strengthening the linkage between the Alumni and PCACS Panvel and current students.
The Inaugural session was followed by cultural programme by our students and alumni and artists of Language and Cultural Dept. of B.Sc.I.T. and B.Sc.C.S. with current dance forms. Great bonhomie was observed everywhere with old students reliving their old memories with their batch mates, seniors and juniors. Many of the current students were also seen interacting with their pass out seniors and learning from their experiences. In all, the ambiance was electric with people seen chatting and dancing in groups.
The key highlight of the day was the Department felicitated 4 of its alumni, Mr. Mochesh Chandran with “Pride of PCACS Award 2018”, Mr. Anmol Shrivastav with “Young Entrepreneur Award 2018”, Mr. Vikhit Jain and Mr. Pankaj Kumar with “Budding Artist 2018” for their outstanding achievements in their field of work.
The event also included the prize distribution ceremony of various Computer Association events, BITFEST events and Best Student of the Department. Winners of the events were felicitated by alumni.
The annual general house witnessed active involvement of the alumnus and a number of commendable suggestions and proposals came up, some of which were approved and the left were set aside for later action. It was decided to strengthen the link between the current Pillai students and alumni for their support to current students in the area of training, placement, career counseling and any other help. The Meet ended with promise to meet again and everyone bid emotional farewell to each other.