“Greater the start, mind-blowing is the end!”, as we all know this, the first event of biotechnology department made this come true! The first and the very most stupendous event “FREESTYLE DANCE” held by the Biotechnology association of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science stood as the kick-start for the academic year 2019-20. The event was organized on 13th July, 2019 from 9.00 a.m. onwards in the Auditorium of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science. The Teacher In-charge of Biotechnology Association, Ms. Meenakshi Johri conveyed the purpose of the Association to the fresher’s and requested them to participate in the forthcoming events with enthusiasm. She also introduced the student In-charges from all the classes who would be handling the events of the Biotechnology Association. The guest of honour and the judge for the event was Mr. Sanket Pawar a dance teacher and a choreographer. Having trained by Shamak Dawar’s Institute of Dance, he has choreographed for few films and has his own dance academy in Vichumbe, Panvel. Total 12 groups participated for the competition and showcased their talent Crowd was cheered with absolute energy and craze as the students graced the floor. Moments wrapped in those 120 minutes now became a lifetime token of memory for all the students, teachers and staff members. Being amazed by back to back enthralling performances, the judge guide lined about dancing and advised everyone about the things to be kept in mind during dance performance. Having distributed the prizes and capturing smiles in photographs, this memorable event came to an end.
|Position||Name of the students||Class|
|First||Prajakta Pawar, Nikita Tandel, Bhagyashree Hiremat, Vaishnavi Shinde, Dnyaneshwari Shunde||T.Y. B.Sc.|
|Shruti Shetty, Soumya Nair, Aditi K, Prachi Sarag, Lavanya Prachetti||S.Y. B.Sc.|
|Second||Prakhanti Raju, Nidhi Sharma||S.Y. B.Sc.|
|Vaishnavi Murugan, Sneha Mohan, Devika Nair||S.Y. B.Sc.|
Anti tobacco awareness was organized on 11th July, 2019 to sensitize students on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and passive smoke exposure and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form. Video presentation was given to the students. Approximately 850 students were benefitted from the awareness programme. A mass pledge by the students was also undertaken class wise.
Research Development Cell (RDC) Student’s Wing conducted first orientation program for the student participants of Avishkar 2019–20 on 6th July, 2019 in the Conclave.
Dr. Seema Somani, RDC Teacher in charge, invited PCASC Alumni Kundan Das, who got selected for state level in Avishkar 2018-19. She gave students a detailed presentation of what is Avishkar, she briefed the rules for this competition and how the rounds will be conducted. She further explained how students will be categories depending on their streams and how they can seek help in their research from teachers guiding them in Avishkar. Overall, it happened to be 30 mins presentation. Interestingly Seema Ma’am has been a judge for all the three rounds. Alumni Kundan Das shared his experience and gave a lot of helpful tips to the participants who were present in conclave.
- Dr. Gajanan Wader
- Dr. Seema Somani
- Dr. Rinkoo Shantnu
- To promote research culture among faculty members.
- To encourage faculty for publishing research papers in reputed journals.
- To inculcate research attitude among students.
Department of B.Com. Financial Markets organized a One Day Study Tour to National Institute of Securities Markets, Patalgana on 5th July, 2019 for T.Y.B.Com. Financial Markets students where 31 students participated along with the faculty Mrs. Jennie Prajith where NiSM had organized a ‘Workshop on Building Careers in Capital Markets’. The students were guided about the career options available in capital markets. They also provided demo live market session where the students had hands-on experience of trading in the stock market.
The B.M.M. Department had organised a movie outing for the T.Y. B.M.M. students on Wednesday, 3rd July, 2019.
The Outing was held After the lectures were done. All the Students Waited after the Lectures and Headed Towards the Bearby PVR cinema to Watch the Movie. Two of the main Subject Teachers Accompanied them for the Same.
The movie which was Selected was Article 15 as it Dealt about the Socio-political Atrocities Happening in the Rural Sections of India. The Movie was Majorly about how Difficult it is to Survive if one Raises his Voice in a Surrounding where Religion and Politics are Chosen over Humanity.
B.M.M. students after watching the movie – Article 15
All the Students were Contented with the Outing and also had and Opinion about how the Movie was Shot and how well have they made it which was the Main Motive of this Outing. The Students were Asked to Write a Review on the Movie for the better Knowledge of their Perspectives.
The incubation cell of PCACS organised a Seminar on “Entrepreneurship”, on the theme “Can You Be Your Own Boss?” on 28th June, 2019 between 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The event started with the inaugural session and felicitation of speakers. The guest lecturers, Mr. Sagar Chandni, of CIBA (Head of community, partnership and collaboration) and Miss Geetanjali Agarwal, founder of tech start-up (Bizlem), addressed the students over the importance of entrepreneurship if the coming years, they also explained on how one can identify their business ideas and transform them into actual ventures. The students were also taught about how one should build their venture, business ideas and the need for development of entrepreneurial skills.
Mr. Sagar Chandni (Head of Community, Partnership and Collaboration CIBA)
Miss Geetanjali Agarwal, (Founder of Tech Start-up, Bizlem)
Incubation Team with Guest speakers
Entrepreneurship Development Cell organized a session on “How to Start your Business” on 27th June, 2019 at 2.30 p.m. in Conclave. The Guest Speaker for the session was Mrs. Anjali Gupta Nair, Founder and Director of A Divine Ariel Events International Pvt. Ltd. She is also an Internationally Certified Trainer, Business Entrepreneur and Professional Speaker. The session was attended by a total 98 Students. The session started with a brief introduction, where in the speaker addressed the audience about her journey of becoming an entrepreneur that is, from a shy school girl to a Business Owner. The session focused on “Mindset Building” as a preparatory ground for the entire journey of becoming an Entrepreneur. It was an interactive session wherein the students raised doubts; they also shared their business idea of becoming an entrepreneur.
The Department of B.Com. Financial Markets had organized Alumni Guest Lecture on 22nd June, 2019 Saturday, for S.Y.B.Com. Financial Markets on the topic “Future Prospects in Financial Markets” by Mr. Ashutosh Chavan – Deputy Manager, HDFC Bank, Panvel Branch. He provided the students insights on the different career options and the competitive exams available in the area of financial markets like Chartered Financial Analyst, Financial Risk Management, Chartered Wealth Manager, NSE’s Certified Courses, Mutual Fund Distributor, Banking Professional, NISM Certification’s, etc. He also guided the students’ how to appear for entrance exams and after getting the certification which are the areas for pursuing a job.