The Finanza Association of B.Com. Accounting and Finance had organised a Visit to Dalal Street to participate in the Lit Fest organised by the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE). The fest was a two day event in which various dignitaries from different backgrounds addressed the audience with their views. The event started with beautiful performance of flute and then the motivating speech of Gaur Gopal Das gave everyone a light on way of living one’s life. Then there was a discussion on Rain water harvesting and conservation by Sir Samuel, founder of Indus Waters Treatment Plant.
Other than formal activities, there were stalls of various items such as Live Ice-cream Shop, Live earthen pot making, stalls of tea and coffee, etc. to give people a real hand experience of how things are made. Overall, the event was a success and attending it proved to be good for all.
Department of B.Com. Accounting & Finance organized One Day National Seminar on “Financial Awareness of GST and Telecom Industry” in association with Consumer Guidance Society of India (CGSI) on 24th January 2020, Friday for Third Year B.Com. Accounting & Finance. Seminar was started with inauguration ceremony. Dr. Abida Khan, Coordinator – B.Com. Accounting & Finance felicitated guest Mr. Thirthraj Pandey Project Officer CGSI, resource person Mr. K. V. Nanda Kumar Menon and Mr. Dinesh Bhandari. Dr. Kavita Kathare introduced guest Mr. Thirthraj Pandey, Project Officer Consumer Guidance Society of India and resource person Mr. K.V. Nanda Kumar Menon, Retired as Senior Vice President from UTI Mutual Fund from Kerala and Mr. Dinesh Bhandari, Telecom Regulatory Authority of India. The seminar was organized in two sessions.
The schedule and time was as below.
10.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. – Session on Telecom Industry
11.30 a.m. to 12.30 a.m. – Session on Financial Awareness on GST
Menon sir guided students on Financial Literacy and Awareness on GST. Dinesh Bhandari sir guided students on Mobile Applications, Performance level of Service Providers and shared different experiences of consumers with students. Seminar was concluded with vote of thanks session.
The FINANZA Association of B.Com. (Accounting and Finance) of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science conducted One Day Intra Departmental Quiz Competition on Friday 30th November, 2019. The competition got more 25 entries of B.Com.A&F students of all the years i.e. First Year, Second Year and Third Year. The quiz was conducted in 3 rounds where the knowledge of the participants was tested based on their knowledge in general sense, general awareness, politics, sports and finance. The event took place under the guidance of Prof. Sunita Saini and Prof. Chaitanya Athalye. The quiz competition ended at 1:30 p.m. and the three winners, Hriday Arora from S.Y. B.Com.A&F A (First), Abizer Kachwala from S.Y. B.Com.A&F A (Second) and Shubham Naik from F.Y. B.Com.A&F A (Third) were finally decided at the end of the third round and were felicitated by the principal Dr. Gajanan Wader. The participants enjoyed the quiz and gave a positive feedback.
The FINANZA Association of B.Com. (Accounting and Finance) of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science conducted One Day Intra Collegiate Festival Finacle 2019 on Thursday 1st August, 2019. The Committee was enthusiastic and happy for getting more than 70 participants from the college itself from various streams like B.Com.A&F, B.Com., B.M.M. and B.M.S. The participation of students of first year of all these classes was overwhelming. The inauguration was done by the head of the Department of B.Com. (Accounting and Finance) Dr. Abida Khan under the guidance of Prof. Sunita Saini and Prof. Chaitanya Athalye. The participants learned finance in a fun way through games such as Tally Ho-Jaa, Think Reverse, and Guess the price. The students also actively participated in Fun Games such as Fastest Mouth First, Whisper Music Challenge, Emoticon Dum Charades, Word Search and 4-Event Game wherein they learned co-ordination and Co-operation with enjoyment and fun. The winner of each game was given on the spot cash-prize and the winners of all the games and participants of Finance Games were facilitated with certificates as well.
The feedbacks of the participants were appreciating and they enjoyed the event and showed their interest to participate in the event next year as well. The event ended around 3:00 pm with Vote of Thanks by Prof. Sunita Saini.
Department of B.Com. Accounting and Finance organized One Day National Seminar on “Consumer Awareness and Financial Literacy” in association with Consumer Guidance Society of India (CGSI) on 22nd June 2019, Saturday for second and third year B.Com. Accounting and Finance and B.M.S. students. Seminar was started with inauguration ceremony. Dr. Gajanan Wader, Principal and Mrs, Deepika Sharma, Vice Principal felicitated guest Mr. Thirthraj Pandey and resource person Mr. Ganesh Bhatt. Dr. Kavita Kathare introduced guest Mr. Thirthraj Pandey, Project Officer, Consumer Guidance Society of India and resource person Mr. Ganesh Bhatt, Master Trainer, R & G Institute of Professional Trainings Pvt. Ltd. from Dehardun, Uttarakhand. The seminar was organized in three sessions.
The schedule and time was as below.
Session I – 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. S.Y.B.Com. Accounting and Finance students
Session II – 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. T.Y.B.Com. Accounting and Finance students
Session III – 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. S.Y. And T.Y. B.M.S. Students
Pandey sir guided students on consumer awareness with practical examples of cases of frauds with customers and awareness video. Bhatt sir guided on Finance, investment awareness, setting of financial goals and steps to be taken to achieve them. Seminar was concluded with vote of thanks session.
Department of B.Com. Accounting and Finance organized Career Guidance Seminar in association with Higher Education Forum (HEF) on 12th October, 2018 for T.Y.B.Com. Accounting and Finance students. Dr. Abida Khan welcomed Dr. A. K. Sen Gupta, Founder and Convener, Higher Education Forum (HEF). Dr. A. K. Sen Gupta sir enlightened students on four principles such as Determine Strengths and Weaknesses, Set objective for Greater Results, Discards confusion and Get to know the availabilities which help the students feel more responsible and acts as an effective part of the decision-making process. The discussion was continued by Prof. Harish Aiyer and Ms. Aparna Ramchandra, members of Higher Education Forum. They guided students on various concepts of management which can be practically applied while selecting the career. The seminar was attended by 100 students of T.Y.B.Com. Accounting & Finance and concluded with answering of queries raised by students.
The FINANZA Association of the B.Com. Department (Accounts and Finance) of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science conducted a One Day Inter Collegiate Festival on Friday, 24th August, 2018.
Students Participating in the Games Session
Newspaper Report on Finacle Festival in Rasayani Times
More than 100 Students from different Colleges Participated in the Festival. The Main Purpose of the Festival was to impart Values and Knowledge about Accountancy in more of a Fun way. The Event was inaugurated by Dr. Monali Ray, The Head of the Department (Accountancy) and Dr. Abida Khan, Head of the Department of B.Com. (Accounting and Finance) Under the Guidance of Prof. Sunita Saina and Prof. Chaitanya Athalye.
Many educational games were conducted such as Finacle Hunt, Tally Hoja and Intelligent Investor. Apart from these there were games such a Think and React, JAM (Just a Minute), Food Fight, Tug o' war, Double trouble and relay. It was a very Interactive Session with a lot of fun which made the students realise that a subject like Accountancy can also be studied in a fun way.
The Department of B.Com. and B.Com. (Accounting and Finance) of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science had organised One Day National Conference in association with The Institute of Company Secretaries of India on 28th July, 2018. The theme of the conference was “New Dimensions in Commerce Management and Technology”. The aim of the conference was to provide a platform to disseminate business intelligence. It had teaching academicians and researchers sharing their valuable experiences, ideas, innovations and research on the changing dynamic issues and the topics related to Commerce, Management and Technology.
C.S. Avaneesh Srivastava, Chairman of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Navi Mumbai Chapter and C.S. Alok Mishra of Mahanagar Gas were the Guest of the event. There were three technical sessions. First session was on ‘Company Secretary as a Career Option’, second session was based on research paper presentations and third session was on ‘Soft Skills’.
C.S. Surendra Kansthiya guided the students on the theme of ‘Company Secretary as a Career Option’. Dr. Kaustubh Sontakke was the resource person of the second session. He shared his views on various research aspects. Dr. Naveen Punjabi was the resource person of third session. There were 217 participants for the event. Teaching faculty from Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Raigad attended the conference. The conference was arranged by Dr. Kiran Deshmukh, Coordinator of the Department of B.Com., Dr. Abida Khan, Coordinator of B.Com. Accounting and Finance and Ms. Lachhmi Bhatt, Assistant Director of ICSI, Navi Mumbai Chapter.
Department of B.Com. Accounting and Finance organized Career Guidance Seminar in association with Higher Education Forum (HEF) on 28th February 2018, Wednesday for T.Y.B.Com. Accounting and Finance students. Higher Education Forum (HEF) is the largest on-line community of higher education professionals in India. Launched about 9 years ago, it has a membership of more than 3,500. HEF is involved in a number of capacity building activities in the space of higher education among all stakeholders including faculty and students. One of the important activities conducted on a regular basis by HEF is the career guidance seminar for graduate / post-graduate students. Dr. A. K. Sen Gupta, Founder and Convener, Higher Education Forum (HEF) was the chief guest on this occasion.
Sir guided students on various topics including higher education, corporate jobs, skills needed, attitude sought for, courses available in foreign universities after graduation, among others. The discussion was continued by expert speakers Prof. V. Ramachandran and Dr. Vandana Mahajani, members of Higher Education Forum. They guided students on various career opportunities available in commerce, business and industry. The seminar was attended by 75 students of T.Y.B.Com. Accounting & Finance and concluded with answering of queries raised by students.