Sunday, 18 July 2021

A session on 'Presentation & Communication Skills' at Kaveri

 

Department of Bachelor of Business Administration (Computer Application), Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce arranged an online session on Presentation & Communication Skills on 10th July 2021.

                    Resource Person Amruta Shedge, Manager, Communication & Public Relations, Raintree Foundation Pune, Former TV Anchor  & Reporter for India Today, Aaj Tak & ABP News & Alumni of BCA, Kaveri College was invited as the guest speaker. Dr. Ashok Agrawal, Principal, Kaveri College & Dr. Muckta Karmarkar, Vice Principal, Kaveri College were present for the session. Sujata Bachhav, Coordinator, BBA-CA welcomed the guest & students for the session & introduced the guest.

In the session Amruta Madam explained the changing communication techniques in the media like the use of YouTube channel for the news as well as how technology has helped the mass media to enrich the presentations. As she has lot of experience in the communication field, she gave her own examples of success stories and the challenges that she had faced while working in the media, which made the session very interesting and helpful for the students.

                    She taught students how to use body language, while communicating with others, how one needs to control one’s own emotions while making statements in the public. She taught the students about the importance of having the complete knowledge of topic before presenting it in front of the audience, how to understand the requirement of audience and for them we want to present a particular topic. She explained different types of communication as well as the seven Cs of communication. She explained four important steps of presentation- Plan, Prepare, Practice and Present. Overall, the session was very interactive which helped the students to understand the importance of good communication and presentation skills and how to implement them in life. The session ended with vote of thanks by Ms. Vandana Upadhyay.





“Breathe For Life”, a special two days Kriya Yoga workshop for Parents at Kaveri College

 

Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce organized “Breathe for Life”, a special two day Kriya Yoga Session for parents, students and staff members on 10th and 11th July 2021. This workshop was organised in association with Datta Kriya International Pune Centre. The event was conducted by the resource person Dr. A.J.Thanawala, a practitioner of Datta Kriya Yoga. Principal Dr. Ashok Agrawal, Vice Principal Dr. Muckta Karmarkar, Student Development Officer Dr. Jayashri Bangali along with parents, teaching and non-teaching staff, and students were present for this session. 

In his address, Dr. Ashok Agrawal said that everyone should take care and keep themselves fit during this pandemic situation.  As a part of our social commitment to the well-being of our key stake holders, this event on Kriya yoga has been specially organized.

The resource person, senior yoga trainer Dr. Avnish J. Thanawala conducted the two days session and guided all the participants. He demonstrated Shuddha Sahaj Pranayama, Nadi Shuddhi and Panchtatwa Mudras followed by music meditation. He explained various benefits of practicing Mudra Kriya yoga.






Wednesday, 23 June 2021

International Yoga Day Celebrations at Kaveri College

 

The NSS Unit of Kaveri college of Arts, Science and Commerce organized an online session on account of 7th International Yoga Day on 21st June 2021 on Google Meet platform. The college NSS unit in association with Datta Kriya Yog conducted a session on ‘Kriya Yoga’. The session was conducted by the resource person Dr. A.J.Thanawala, a practitioner of Datta Kriya Yoga. Principal Dr. Ashok Agrawal, Vice Principal Dr. Muckta Karmarkar, Student Development Officer Dr. Jayashri Bangali along with teaching and non-teaching staff, and students were present on this occasion.

In his address, Dr. Ashok Agrawal stressed on the importance of maintaining good health. He also pointed out the different kinds of yoga that influence the life of a person in his entire life.   

Mr. Nilesh Nemade, NSS Programme Officer, welcomed the gathering and introduced Dr. A.J.Thanawala.

The resource person Dr. Thanawala conducted a guided yoga session for all and demonstrated various asanas for Nadi Shuddhi and mental relaxation. He also demonstrated Shuddha Sahaj Pranayama. He also gave a demonstration of how music can be used as a means of meditation.

The session aimed to instil in the audience a sense of calmness and way of seeking inner peace.

Mrs. Manasi Joshi, Asst. NSS Programme Officer proposed vote of thanks.

 


Monday, 21 June 2021

World Environment Day Celebration at Kaveri College on online Platform

 

NSS Unit of Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce organized a session on ‘Ecosystem Restoration’ by Ms. Harshada Khaladkar, Psychologist- ‘Yuvan Wellness’ on the occasion of 'World Environment Day' on 5th June 2021 through google meet.  Mr. Nilesh Nemade, NSS Programme Officer welcomed Dr. Ashok Agrawal, Principal, Dr. Muckta Karmarkar, Vice Principal, all students and faculty members for the session.  Dr. Jayashri Bangali, Student Development Officer welcomed and felicitated Ms. Harshada Khaladkar, resource speaker for the session.

Ms. Harshada Khaladkar in her session, focused on ecosystems and its impact on human being. She also emphasized that increased human activities in ecosystem lead to imbalance and can cause disease from wildlife to humans. She also shared various ways to improve the situation by creating awareness, changing our lifestyle, tree plantation and water management.

Also, on this occasion, students participated in tree plantation drive. They planted saplings in their society and nearby locations considering covid restrictions, to contribute to better greener future.

 


Monday, 7 June 2021

One day Online Faculty Development Program for Administrative Staff at Kaveri

 

One day online faculty development program was organised by IQAC and Knowledge Resource Centre on Friday 4th of June 2021. The topic for the FDP was ‘Hands on session on Administrative, Students and Examination Modules of Vriddhi Software’. Ms. Ritu Mali, Admin Staff of Garware College of Commerce was the resource person for the session. She has more than 10 years of experience of using Vriddhi Software for administrative work.

She explained in detail the administrative processes of the college, such as admission, examination work, eligibility, pro-rata equivalence etc. through Vriddhi Software. She also gave demo on how to generate precise reports for college admissions, enrolment, academic records, domiciles, fees, attendance, scholarships and crystal reports through Vriddhi software.

Mr. Avinash Gore, head clerk of Garware College of Commerce accompanied the resource person. He explained in detail the employee module of Vriddhi Software.

Principal Dr. A. M. Agrawal in his welcome address wished good luck to the participants. He congratulated the organisers and assured long term association of Kaveri College with the resource person.

Dr. Muckta Karmarkar, Vice Principal, asked the participants to take advantage of the FDP and get their queries solved regarding Vriddhi modules.

Ms. Chitra Alavani, Head Admission Committee, and Coordinator M. Sc. Computer Science and Ms. Pallavi Joshi, Faculty, Computer Science, were also present.

The session was very informative and interactive.

Ms. Dhanashree Bhide Librarian proposed vote of thanks.  

Friday, 19 March 2021

Intra-college PPT competition in Electronics, Computer Science and Mathematics/Statistics at Kaveri College

 

B.Sc. and M.Sc. Computer Science Department of Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce organised Intra-college PPT competition in Electronics, Computer Science and Mathematics/Statistics. The competition was conducted online on Zoom platform.

The topics for the competition were- Virtual Reality, Cyber Security in Education system, Interne of Things, Applications of Embedded systems, Mathematics in Ancient Architecture and Role of Statistics in Computer Science.


Total 11 teams from B.Sc. CS, M.Sc. CS and BBA CA of the Kaveri College were participated in the competition.  

First prize was won by Saket Karlekar from TYBSc CS, second prize was won by Aditi Kathalay and Isha Hosur from SYBSc CS. The third prize was won by Piyush Lachake from SYBBA CA. E- Certificate of participation were given to all the participants.



Thursday, 18 March 2021

Celebration of National Science Day

 B.Sc. and M.Sc. Computer Science Department of Kaveri College of Arts, Science and Commerce organised a session to celebrate National Science Day on 28th February, 2021 at 11:00a.m. The session was conducted online on Zoom platform.

Dr. Jayashri Bangali , Coordinator B.Sc. Computer Science welcomed the resource person, students and faculty members of Kaveri College. She introduced the programme and briefed about the session. She said, every year, on 28 February National Science Day is celebrated in India. Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, the Indian Scientist, on this day in 1928 discovered the phenomenon of scattering of photons which later came to be known as the ‘Raman Effect’ after his name. In 1930, he got Nobel Prize for this remarkable discovery and this was the first Nobel Prize for India in the field of Science. To mark the discovery of his famous phenomenon in 1986, the National Council for Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC) asked the Government of India to designate 28 February as National Science Day, the then Govt. of India accepted and declared the day as National Science Day in 1986. So National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28 February each year. She also gave a brief introduction of the resource person, Dr .V.R. Patnakar.

The topic of the session was ‘Vaidnyanik Gappa-Tappa’. Dr .V.R. Patnakar, the Resource Person for the session talked about the scientific invention in an informal way and told science stories to the students.

Dr. Ashok Agrawal, Principal, Dr.Muckta Karmarkar, Vice Principal, Dr. Jayashri Bangali Coordinator B.Sc. computer science, Ms. Chitra Alavani, Coordinator M.Sc. Computer Science, the students and staff members of Kaveri College attended the session.

Dr. Jayashri Bangali proposed vote of thanks.