News and Events

Kargil Diwas

On the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, the Bachelor of Commerce department organised a free of cost lecture for the students. It was conducted on 26th July, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. on the third floor, conclave. This seminar lecture covered the topic of career options in the defence sector. The speaker of the seminar was Retd. Major Vinay Degoankar. He guided the students on how they can make a career in defence and serve the nation. The speaker shared his experience in the defence field. The students actively participated in the seminar making it an interactive one.

Retd. Major Vinay Degoankar conducting a lecture on Career in Defence

In the year 1999, the Kargil War was initiated in between India and Pakistan in the Kargil district of Kashmir and along the Line Of Control (LOC). Therefore, 26th July is celebrated as Kargil Vijay Diwas, in order to pay respect for the martyrs of the Kargil war. Every year, the Prime Minister of India pays his/ her homage to the soldiers at Amar Jyoti at India Gate.

Organ Donation

The Department of Bachelor's of Commerce organised a Social Activity on Organ Donation on Tuesday, 7th August, 2018. This event was conducted in association with the Rotary Club and Rotary Club Midtown. The session was arranged by District Governor, Shailesh Palekar. He addressed the gathering regarding the importance of 'Organ Donation' in India and how we are lacking in this aspect as a nation. The session took place in the College Auditorium. Around 240 students and faculty members attended the event.

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District Governor, Shailesh Palekar conducting a session on Organ Donation

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B.Com. department students and faculty members attending the informative session

The highlight of this event was that it created a new record in the Guinness Book of World Records for the highest amount of registrations for organ donation, which turned out to be 21,168.

Guest Lecture on Government Diploma in Co-operation and Accounting Certificate Course (GDCA)

The Department of Accountancy organized a Guest Lecture on Government Diploma in Co-operation and Accounting Certificate Course (GDCA) on Monday, 6th August, 2018. The Session was for the students of Master's in Commerce (M.Com.). The students admitted to this course, would get an additional qualification along with regular M.Com. Degree. It would be beneficial for them once they pass out and apply in the professional world. It will help them secure a designation of a certified Auditor in the co-operative sectors with this Course.

Mr. G. Sudheendra and Mrs. Uma Varadhan during the Lecture on Government Diploma in Co-operation and Accounting Certificate Course (GDCA)

Mr. G. Sudheendra and Mrs. Uma Varadhan were the Spokespersons for the session. Around 50 students participated in the guest lecture on GDCA. Overall, it was an interactive session and informative too.

National Conference in association with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India

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.

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Interaction session during the conference

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Students attending the insightful session

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.

Workshop on ‘Syllabus Revision of T.Y.B.Com. (Semester V & VI) - Business Economics’

Program Schedule (.pdf version)

Department of Economics in association with University of Mumbai is organising One Day Workshop on ‘Syllabus Revision of T.Y.B.Com. (Semester V & VI) - Business Economics’ on 30th June, 2018. The resource persons are Prin. Dr. Gopal K. Kalkoti, Dr. Naresh Madhavi, Dr. Yasmeen Aowte, Prof. Jayasree V. The Workshop is for professors teaching T.Y.B.Com. Business Economics of Navi Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg colleges.

International Research Support Program, Iran

Mr. Shabab Rizvi, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Visited Iran for research work. The visit was sponsored by Library of Alavi Darulquran, Iran as part of their "International Research Support Program". [View Letters]

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Talk on Insights in Export and Import Procedure and Career Opportunities in Export

Department of Commerce organised "A Talk on Insights in Export and Import Procedure and Career Opportunities in Export" for T.Y.B.Com. students on 10th March, 2018 Saturday by Mr. Hasanali Golwala Chairman and M.D. M/s Kunal Logistics Pvt.Ltd.

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Talk on Stock Markets, Commodity Markets, Live Trading and Derivatives

Department of Commerce organised "A Talk on Stock Markets, Commodity Markets, Live Trading and Derivatives" for S.Y.B.Com. students by our Alumni Mr. Deepak Agarawal on 9th March, 2018.

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One Day Visit to National Stock Exchange (N.S.E.)

Department of Commerce has organised One Day Visit to National Stock Exchange (N.S.E.) for 56 students of S.Y.B.Com. on 27th February, 2018, Tuesday. It gave them insights into the working of the stock exchange.

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Talk on Career Opportunities

Department of Commerce organised, A Talk on Career Opportunities after B.Com. by our Alumni Mr. Unnikrishnan P. More than 100 students benefited from the guidance given by him.

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One Day Visit to Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (J.N.P.T.)

Department of Commerce organised One Day Visit to Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (J.N.P.T.), Uran for T.Y.B.Com. (39) students. The visit covered port related activities, export procedure, containerisation, loading and unloading activities on 21st February, 2018, Wednesday.

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Social Activity on Hygiene Campaign in Government School

On 22nd February, 2018, Economics Association of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science, New Panvel organised a Hygiene Campaign in Raigad Zilla Parishad Primary School, Siddhi Karvale Village, Panvel, Raigad, in which the students of Economics Association visited the school. The aim of the campaign was to reduce rate of sickness among children through the simple but effective act of hand-washing. For this Economics Association installed Hand-Wash Dispensers in the School and also donated liquid soap packets. Our association students also made the children aware about the benefits of cleanliness and maintaining hygiene by washing hands. It was to create awareness for cleanliness under Government’s ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’.

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Literacy Drive in Government School

Economics Association of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science, New Panvel organised a Literacy Drive in Raigad Zilla Parishad Primary School, Aadivali Village, Panvel, Raigad on 22nd February, 2018. Our association students visited the school. The aim of the drive was to create an interest towards education among students. For this Economics Association donated note books and stationery to the students. The students also made the children aware about the benefits of education.

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Seminar on Creating Awareness About Government Diploma in Co-operation & Accounting

Department of Accountancy had organised a Seminar on Creating Awareness About Government Diploma in Co-operation & Accounting for T.Y.B.Com. and T.Y.B.Com. Accounting & Finance students on 4th December, 2017 (Monday) at 3rd Floor Conclave. Around 100 students participated in the seminar. The students were made aware about the career opportunities available in this area.

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Guidance Session

Department of Accountancy had organised a Guidance Session for T.Y.B.Com. students in the subject of Cost Accounting on 28th September, 2017. The resource person for the session was CA Yogesh Patel, Head, Department of Accountancy, S. K. Somaiya College of Arts, Science & Commerce.

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Department of Economics had organised a Guidance Session for T.Y.B.Com. students in the subject of Business Economics on 28th September, 2017. The resource person for the session was Dr. G. K. Kalkoti, Principal, MVM’s College of Commerce & Science.

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Department of Commerce has conducted a Guidance session in the subjects of Marketing (Com V) and Export Marketing for T.Y.B.Com. students on 18th September, 2017 by Principal, Dr. Madhu Nair of Nirmala Memorial Foundation College of Commerce and Science, Kandivali.

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Alumni Meet 2017

On 29th July, 2017 B.Com. department conducted it's Alumni meet. Approximately 140 Alumni participated for the same. Cultural performance and games were arranged for the Alumni by current students. Event was appreciated by all the alumni.


Kargil Vijay Diwas

As a mark of respect for the Martyrs of the Kargil War a lecture was organised which also covered career options in defence by Retd. Major. Vinay Degoankar on 26th July, 2017 on account of Kargil Vijay Diwas.

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Yoga Session

This is to inform all the students of S.Y.B.Com. that B.Com is organising Three Days Yoga Session in association with ISHA Yoga Centre on 4th, 5th and 6th July 2017 at 11.30 a.m.to 1.00 p.m.

Venue: L302

The benefits of the Yoga Session

  • To increase the power of concentration.
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  • To have healthy habits among the students.
  • For spiritual well-being.

International Yoga Day

Department of Bachelor of Commerce had organised a session on yoga on account of International Yoga Day on 21st June, 2017. Tension free and disease free life is possible only by practising yoga regularly. Teachers were trained to do basic asanas. The session was organised in association with Isha Yoga Center. 58 staff members participated in the session. Staff from engineering section also attended the same.

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Department of Commerce had organised a Industrial Visit to National Stock Exchange (NSE) on 2nd February, 2017 for S.Y.B.Com. students.

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Department of Accountancy organised a Guidance Session for T.Y.B.Com. students by CA Yogesh Patel, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Accountancy, S. K. Somaiya College, Mumbai in the subject of Cost Accounting on 29th September, 2016.

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Department of Economics organised a Guidance Session for T.Y.B.Com. students by Dr. G. K. Kalkoti, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Economics, Nagindas Khandwala College, Mumbai in the subject of Business Economics on 28th September, 2016.

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Department of Commerce conducted a Guidance Session for T.Y.B.Com. students in the subjects of Marketing (Com V) and Export Marketing by Principal, Dr. Madhu Nair, Nirmala Memorial Foundation College of Commerce and Science, Kandivali on 23rd September, 2016.

Department of Economics in association with University of Mumbai organised One Day Workshop on ‘Syllabus Revision of F.Y.B.Com. (Semester I & II) & M.Com. (Semester I & II) - Business Economics’ on 25th July, 2016.

The Guest of Honour was Dr. Parvathi Venkatesh, Chairperson, Adhoc Board of Studies in Business Economics, University of Mumbai. Former Vice Principal of R. A. Poddar College Prof. Rajam Rajagopalan, Dr. Madhubala Swami and Prof. Shivaji Pawar were the resource persons.

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The Workshop received an overwhelming response from the participants of Navi Mumbai, Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg colleges.

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A tribute was given to the Kargil Martyrs on the account of Kargil Vijay Diwas which was conducted by the Department of Commerce by organising a lecture on Kargil War and Career options for students in Defence by Retd. Major Vinay Degoankar on 26th July, 2016.

Mock Stock Day

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Department of Commerce organised, "A Lecture on Careers in Financial Markets and Mock Stock Exchange - Recreation of Outcry Method" by Mr. Purv Shah Freelance with Bombay Stock Exchange and Vice President Dart Skills on 24th February, 2016 for F.Y. / S.Y. / T.Y.B.Com. and B.Com. (Financial Markets) students.

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Department of Commerce had organised a Study Tour to National Stock Exchange on 8th February, 2016 for the S.Y.B.COM. students.

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Department of Commerce had organised One day National Level Paper Presentation Competition on the topic "New Paradigms in Trade, Commerce & Service Sector" on 12th January, 2016.

Two Days Workshop conducted on "Training on use of Statistical Techniques in Social Research" organised by B.M.S. and B.Com. Department of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce and Science on 28th and 29th January, 2016.

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The Chief Guest of the session was Dr. Rajalakshamy, Principal of Nirmala Memorial Foundation College.

There were three sessions. First session was on Guidelines for PhD. Registration and Preparation of Research Proposal by Dr. Richa Jain, B.M.S. Co-ordiantor at Thakur College of Arts, Commerce and Science. Second Sesion was on Preparation of Questionnaire and Review of Literature by Dr. G.K.Kalkotti, Head of Department of Economics and Research Centre at Nagindas Khandwala College of Science and Commerce. The third session was on Hands on training on Dta Analysis by Prof. Doke, Vice-Principal of M.L.Dhahanukar College of Commerce.

Department of Economics organized a test on 'Know Your Economy: Awareness Kindling Test- 2015-16' in association with 'Scientific Research Association for Economics and Finance (SRAEF)' on Saturday, 9th January, 2016.

Department of Commerce organized One Day National Level Paper Presentation Competition on 'New Paradigms in Trade, Commerce and Service Sector' on Tuesday, 12th January, 2016 at Dr. K. M. Vasudevan Pillai Campus, New Panvel.