NAAC Sponsored Two Day National Seminar on "Using ICT for Quality in Teaching-Learning and Evaluation Processes" on 15th and 16th December, 2017
Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Pillai College of Arts, Commerce & Science, New Panvel organised a NAAC Sponsored National Seminar on the theme ‘Using ICT for Quality in Teaching-Learning & Evaluation Processes’ scheduled from 15th - 16th December, 2017. The Inaugural Ceremony was on 15th December, 2017. (Timings: 9.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.) The Convenors of the event were: Dr. Aarti Sukheja (Coordinator, IQAC) & Asst. Prof. Bhavana Parab (Co-Coordinator, IQAC).
The International Scholarly Research Journal for Interdisciplinary Studies with ISSN (UGC Approved) was launched at the hands of the Chief Guest Prof. Pratapsinh Chauhan (EC Member, NAAC), Vice Chancellor, Saurashtra University, Gujarat.
Honourable Dr. Satya Pal Singh, Minister of State for HRD, appreciated the initiative taken by the college with respect to triggering awareness on ICT education.
|Day-I, Friday, 15th December, 2017||Day-II, Friday, 16th December, 2017|
|Chief Guest & Key Note Address|
Prof. Pratapsinh Chauhan
(EC Member, NAAC)
Vice Chancellor, Saurashtra University, Gujarat
|Dr. M. R. Kurup
Secretary, Kelkar Education Trust, Mumbai
|B. S. Ponmudiraj|
Deputy Adviser & Coordinator,
National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore
|Mr. Avirat V. Shete
Motivator, Blogger, Adventurer
|Father Frazer Mascarenhas|
Principal of St Xavier's College, Mumbai
|Dr. Hiren Dand
Member of B.O.S. (I.T.), University of Mumbai, H.O.D. (I.T.), M.C.C. College, Mumbai
|Dr. S. T. Gadade|
Dean, Faculty of Commerce, University of Mumbai
|Mr. Rajendra B. Patil
H.O.D. (I.T.), S.K. Somaiya College, Mumbai
|Dr. Vibhuti Patel|
Chairperson & Professor, Advanced Centre for Women's Studies, School of Development Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
|Dr. Satish K. Nair
Director, Pillai Institute of Management Studies and Research, Panvel
|Mrs. Sampada Yerunkar Margaj|
Convener for Syllabus Committee for Computer Science, University of Mumbai, Asst. Prof. in Computer Science,
Kirti M. Doongursee College, Mumbai
|Mr. Jeffin Ani Johns (Alumni)
CEO & Founder
The said seminar was held under the intellectual leadership of distinguished Academic and Industry Experts and eminent speakers from the field of ICT. There is a need for heightened level of clarity and focus in integrating ICT in education and in this regard the seminar serves the need of the hour. The Seminar hopes to stimulate the academic environment by providing a platform for discussion on ICT initiatives by accredited institutions and thereby integrating ICT in teaching- learning & evaluation processes across educational systems.
One Day International Seminar on Entrepreneurship
IQAC and EDP CELL organised One Day International Seminar on Entrepreneurship on 14th April, 2016. The seminar exposed opportunities for young entrepreneurs and explored measures and mechanisms for promoting entrepreneurship in various areas.
Workshop on Autonomy Initiation
Autonomy core committee had organised “Workshop on Autonomy Initiation” on 27th February, 2017 in Auditorium from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Guest speakers were Dr. C. N. Rawal (Principal of BMCC College, Pune) and Dr. A. M. Puranik (Vice-Principal of BMCC College, Pune).
Programme had following schedule:
- Goddess Saraswati Pujan, lighting of holy lamp and prayer
- Welcome with formal introduction of Chief Guest Dr. C. N. Rawal
- Welcome with formal introduction of Chief Guest Dr. A. M. Puranik
- Opening of workshop by Dr. Daphne Pillai
- 1st session by Dr. C. N. Rawal
- 2nd session by Dr. A. M. Puranik
- Question-Answer session
- Vote of thanks
One Day Workshop on ‘Innovative Techniques of Teaching’
IQAC and Faculty Development Cell hosted a One Day Workshop on ‘Innovative Techniques of Teaching’ on 31st March, 2016. It was an inspirational event and a lot of thought provoking ideas were disseminated in the sessions addressed by Mr. Sanjay Rahate, Director, Get Set Go Training Consultancy Private Limited, Brand Consultant for SME Chamber, B.E. in Electrical Engineering, Certified NLP Practioner (U.S.A.), SME in Finance, Certified Yogacharya, Interpersonal Skill and Leadership Development Trainer (U.S.A.), Certified Sports Science and Conditional Fitness from IFA (U.S.A.), Diet and Nutrition Consultant from Nutrilite (U.S.A.), Certified Mind and Memory Trainer, M.B.A. in Business Development. This Workshop was attended by more than 70 participants from different colleges in Mumbai who found it extremely stimulating and full of new ideas.