Tuesday, 15 January 2019

One Day Seminar on Career Opportunities in Banking and Finance

Kaveri College organized a seminar on Career Opportunities in Banking and Finance on 20 December 2018 for all BCOM, BA, BBA, BBA IB and BBA (CA) students.
Experts from PU’S Educational Services, Mumbai, guided the students about various career opportunities in Banking and Finance. Dr. Shweta Bapat, Co-ordinator, BBA commenced the seminar by welcoming the guests and introducing briefly about the purpose of the seminar. Dr. Ashok M. Agrawal, Principal, Kaveri College,felicitated Guest speakers Prof. Vinit Upadhyay and Dr. V. Aaditya Srinivas. Dr. Muckta Karmarkar, vice-Principal, teaching and non-teaching staff and students were present on the occasion.  Dr. Ashok M. Agrawal in his address introduced the guests and the audience about Kaveri Group of Institutes and also informed about the four centers of excellence viz. Kaveri Skill Development Center (KSDC), Kaveri Entrepreneurship Development Center (KEDC), Kaveri Research and Innovation Center (KRIC) and Kaveri Consultancy Cell (KCC).
Mr. Vinit Upadhyay, Asst. Professor, K. P.B. Hinduja College of Commerce, Mumbai, said that skills are important to cope up with the different challenges and opportunities in the competitive world. He cautioned the audience/students about the usage of the Internet and the threat it is posing to personal/ private information. He informed the student about different courses in ethical hacking Cyber Security He also stressed that insurance is a career field where there is huge potential for the youngsters. He assured the audience that certifications of PU in association with Kaveri College will be life changing for the students.
Dr. V. Aditya Srinivas, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Economist, BSE Brokers’ Forum mentioned that skill is nothing but application of knowledge. He said that courses at PU directly help students to get a job or start their own business in stock exchange. He stated that practical knowledge
about actual stock market operations, mutual funds, derivative markets etc.  is imparted to the students in these courses.
The seminar received huge response from the students. After the program many students asked queries to the experts.
The program was compered by Mrs. Shweta Bhagat-Natu. Mrs. Pooja Amoble proposed vote of thanks.

Kaveri College celebrates the annual cultural extravaganza, Yuva-Spandan

The most awaited event of the year,Yuva Spandan was celebrated with great enthusiasm and fanfare. Dr. Ashok Agrawal,Principal,Kaveri College inaugurated the cultural extravaganza on 26th December
2018.  It began with a fabulous Traditional Day Celebration, Quiz and Mehendi Competition. The college campus was charged with excitement as students came in their best of traditional attires, participated enthusiastically in Quiz and Mehendi competition. 
A spectacular Retro Day was organized on the second day along with Rangoli Competition and Treasure Hunt Competition. 
 The participants had showed their creativity in their dressing styles and their accessories. Mad Adz competition was held on Friday, 28th December 2018 in A.V. Room. The students came out with interesting and innovative ideas and created advertisements for the products such as   flying chair, dragon fruit, feviquick, fairness cream, etc.
The most exciting Annual Social Gathering was held on and 30th Dec, 2018. Mrs. Indira Salian, Vice President, Kannada Sangha, Pune, Mrs. Radhika Sharma, Trustee, Kannada Sangha Pune, Dr. Ashok Agrawal,Principal, Dr. Muckta Karmarkar, Vice Principal, Prof. Sayee Kulkarni, Head, Cultural Committee were also present on the occasion. The audience was kept enthralled by mesmerizing performances by the students. 

Ms. Pradnya Desai was declared Miss Kaveri and Mr. Abhishek Kale was declared Mister Kaveri of the year. 

Special winter camp of NSS Unit of Kaveri College

The National Service Scheme (NSS) unit of Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce in association with Savitribai Phule Pune Univeresity organized the seven-day Special Winter Camp at Kasar Amboli, Tal. Mulshi, Dist. Pune from 10th December 2018 to 16th December 2018. The

theme of Special winter scheme was ‘Swachha va Swastha Bharath Abhiyan’. Mrs. Malati Kalmadi, Secretary, Kannada Sangha, Pune, presided over the function. The camp was inaugurated at the hands of Deputy Sarpanch, Kasar Amboli, Mr. Mahesh Mankar. Dr. Ashok M. Agrawal, Principal, Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Dr. Muckta Karmarkar, Vice Principal, Prof. Sachin Deokate, NSS Program Officer, Prof. Nilesh Nemade, Assistant Program Officer, along with other villagers, faculty members of the College and NSS Volunteers were present on this occasion. Total 50 NSS volunteers participated in the camp and rendered their service towards society with the motto 'Not Me But You'.
Various guest lecturers were arranged for the students. Resource persons Dr. Smita Patil, Block Development Officer class-1 Panchayat Samiti Mulshi, Mr. Sunil Jadhav, Extension Officer Panchayat, Col. Sarang Kashikar, Dr. Ashwini Deshpande and Mr. Sidharth Mehandle were invited and they conducted sessions for the students on topics like Rural Development, Functioning of Grampanchayat, Leadership skills and HIV /AIDS Awareness.The volunteers undertook various activities related to Environmental Awareness, Cleanliness Campaign, Plastic free village campaign, Health check-up drives and Tree maintenance during the seven days camp. They arranged haldi kumkum(social ceremony) programme for the women. They also conducted various activities for the students of Zilla Parishad School. The students visited the first Army School for girls', named Rani Laxmibai Military School. A special full day event for the 5th to 8th standard students of Zilla parishad school kasaramboli was conducted on 12th December in association with “Vidyan Vahini”. During this event various scientific experiments on Physics, Chemistry and Biology were demonstrated to each class by the Volunteers.

The Valedictory function was conducted on 16th December 2018. This function was presided by Principal Dr. Ashok M. Agrawal. Hon. Sarpanch Ms. Suvarna Sutar, Hon. Deputy Sarpanch Mr. Mahesh Mankar, Hon Mr. Sachin Dhumal member, Hon. Ms. Chaya Bhilare member, Hon. Ms. Kamini Shinde member, Hon. Mr. Rajaram Kashilkar Village Development Officer, Mr. Yashwant Sutar- Ex-Memeber Gram Panchayat and other members of Gram Panchayat, faculty members of the college and all NSS Volunteers were present on the occasion. The Gram Panchayat thanked the NSS team for their selfless service. Prof. Sachin Deokate, NSS Programme Officer shared his review and feedback on the various activities conducted at the camp. The Student Development Officer, Dr. Anand Buddhikot proposed the vote of thanks.

Monday, 31 December 2018

Two-day workshop on topics, The Constitution of India and Inter-age Bonding

Lifelong Learning and Extension Unit of Kaveri College of Arts, Science & Commerce in association with Savitribai Phule Pune University arranged Two-day workshop on the topics The Constitution of India and Inter-age Bonding on 14 and 15 December 2018. Dr. Ashok M. Agrawal, Principal, Kaveri College inaugurated the workshop and in his inaugural speech, he said that India is blessed to have the best Constitution in the world and that the onus lies with the younger generation to keep it intact and respect it.
Dr. Muckta Karmarkar, Vice Principal, Mrs. Pooja Amole, Coordinator, Lifelong Learning and Extension Unit, were also present on the occasion.  

On the first day of the workshop renowned poet, writer Prof. Shriranjan Awate spoke on the topic ‘The Philosophical Background of the Constitution of India.’ He began by explaining the definition of the ‘State’ and its aspects such as Territory, Population, Government and Sovereignty. He discussed the different phases of the making of India which includes the colonial rule, Indian renaissance, India’s political response, role of Indian National Congress and above all Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar’s huge contribution in the making of the

In the second session Advocate Shalaka Despande discussed the Constitution of India from the point of view of Competitive Exams. She explained the nature of questions related to the Indian Constitution that can be asked in UPSC and MPSC exams. She discussed the Cabinet System of the Government, the Preamble of the Constitution, difference between Right and Duties among other aspects of the Indian Constitution.

The first session of the Second day, Mr.J.P.Desai of Jansewa Foundation explained the importance of relationships and love in the family. He also highlighted the importance of elderly people in the family. In the second session, Dr. Nidhi Mishra talked about 'Inter-Generation Bonding' and 'Aging with Dignity' and also made the students aware of old age and problems to old age.

The workshop received great response from the students. Prof. Shweta Bhagat Compered the program and Prof. Pooja Ambole presented a vote of thanks.

Sunday, 23 December 2018

Kaveri College organizes 'Dnyan-Vidnyan Vachan Chalwal' Lecture series

Bahishal Shikshan Mandal of Kannada Sangha Pune’s Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce and Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) jointly organized “Dnyan ViDnyan Vachan
Chalwal” Lecture Series from 6th December to 8th December, 2018.  Renowned speakers— Dr.Nanasaheb Pawar, Dr Rupali Sheth, Dr. Pandurang Kand were invited to guide the students. Dr. Ashok M. Agrawal, Principal, Kaveri College inaugurated the lecture series and said that “One who reads Leads”. He also guided the students on the importance of reading books and urged them to read more books and inculcate that knowledge and wisdom in their own respective lives.  

In the first session, on 6th December 2018 Dr. Nanasaheb Pawar spoke on the book ‘
Krishnakath ,The Autobiography of Sri Yeshwantrao Chavan. He said that through this book Yeshwantrao Chavan explored his journey as a small child from Karhad to First Chief Minister of Maharashtra and defense minister of India. Dr. Pawar also guided the gathering on the importance of reading.
Dr Rupali Sheth gave session on 7th December 2018 on the book “Adhunik Bharat  by Achary Jawadekar”. Also, madam focused on the mentality of today’s youth and said that Education is the key to the  progress and development of any country so invest your knowledge in the development of your own country.
In the third session, Dr. Pandurang Kand spoke on the book “Hati Jyanchya Shunya Hote  by 
Arun  Shewate”. He gave examples of  Abraham Linkan, Abdul Kalam, Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil, Nilu Phule, Arun Date, BaBasaheb Purandare etc. Sir explained students that – Everyone is born with special qualities. But, these qualities are given in the form of potential. It is the duty of everyone to discover this potential and make it an actuality through wise planning. He concluded by saying that there is a Hero Inside Everyone. All the sessions under Bahishal Shikshan Mandal were efficiently managed and conducted by Mrs. Shilpa Khadilkar, Head Bahishal Shikshan Mandal and her team under the able guidance of Dr. Ashok.M.Agrawal.

Friday, 21 December 2018

Ten Day Long Dr. M.R. Jaykar Employability Skill Programme begins at Kaveri College

Kaveri College of arts, Science and Commerce has organized a ten day long Dr. M.R. Jaykar Employability Skill Programme (Formerly Known as SSDP) in association with Savitribai Phule
Pune University (SPPU). The programme will be conducted under Kaveri Skill Development Centre (KSDC) during the months of December 2018 and January 2019. The programme is conducted for the Third Year students of all streams to make them employable by giving them insights into topics such as Goal Setting, Time-Stress-and Anger Management, Communication Skills, Problem Solving, Business Plan and Negotiating Skills, Information/Cyber Security, Bank Finance: Concepts & Formalities, Safe Banking Tips and Guidelines, and Investments, Insurance & Taxes etc.
The programme was inaugurated by Dr. Ashok Agrawal, Principal, Kaveri College. Dr. Muckta Karmarkar, Vice Principal, Mrs. Suchismita Mohanty, Head, KSDC were also present on the occasion.
The first phase of the programme began on 3rd December 2018 and was conducted in two sessions.
The first session was conducted by Dr. Muckta Karmarakar, Vice Principal, Kaveri College. She spoke on the topic Goal Setting and SWOT.  She guided the students on the objectives of goal setting, its importance, how to set goals and also how to achieve them. She urged the students to come out of comfort zone and advised them to say ‘I am committed’instead of saying ‘I am interested’ She discussed the concept of SMART goals with them and also explained S>T>P theory of goals.
Renowned entrepreneur and motivational speaker Dr. Jyoti Gogte was invited as the resource person for the second session.   Dr. Jyoti Gogte, first explained the students about the importance of the business plan in running any business
or enterprise. Dr. Gogte also gave a brief introduction to the students on the topics such as Executive Summary, Market, Organization-Management, Resources, Marketing and Sales, Products or Services, Funding etc. She talked about the importance of Market analysis, Market share, marketing plan and competitive analysis as well. In the end she asked the students to prepare a business plan for their dream-project and all the students very enthusiastically participated and created their business plan. Dr. Gogte reviewed their business plan and gave her inputs.
Both the sessions were very educative and informative and were attended by the students in large number.

KEDC organizes the popular talk show ‘Baatein Entrepreneurs Ki’

Kannada Sangha Pune’s Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce had organized a Talk Show ‘Baatein Entrepreneurs Ki’ on 12 December 2018. The lecture was conducted under the Kaveri Entrepreneurship Development Centre (KEDC).
On this occasion, Dr.Ashok Agrawal, Principal, Kaveri College in his address urged the students to explore the entrepreneurial world and make their own mark. Dr. Deepa Sathe, Head, KEDC, informed that KEDC is formed to identify budding entrepreneurs among students and to brace them with necessary skills. The Guest Speakers of the Talk Show were Akshay Khirid- Founder & owner, Global Dialect Language and Training and Shekhar Shide- Pristine Fitness Club. They are an Alumini of Kaveri College with B.Com and BCA degrees respectively.

Principal, Dr. Agrawal and Vice Principal, Dr. Muckta Karmarkar felicitated Jaaee Sawant and Ms. Sanaa Apte from TY B.Com, who have taken their first step towards Entrepreneurship in the Diwali vacations.

The Talk Show began with the success stories of the entrepreneurial ventures of Akshay Khirid and Shekhar Shinde. The journey of starting a business and sustaining it was a rough task for both of them but they asserted that hard-work and determination sailed them through the difficult journey.
Akshay Khirid’s Global Dialect offers training and translation services in many foreign languages like French, German, Chinese, Thai etc. Akshay learned German at Maxmeillur Bhavan and developed a great passion for the language which led him into starting the Global Dialect. Shekhar, on other hand was stressed due to his job timings and work overload which took a serious toll on his health due to negligence. This provoked him to start a fitness club and provide customized fitness packages and diet to his clients. He encouraged the students to push their limits, explore new challenges and pursue their dreams relentlessly

The Talk Show was conducted by Ms. Vaishnvi Deshpande and Akshay Borlikar from FY B.Com.