Minutes of IQAC Meeting

 

Minutes of the twentieth meeting of IQAC committee held on Tuesday, 14th May 2019 at 1.30 pm in the IQAC room. 

The meeting was attended by the following members:

Sr No

Name

01 

Ms. Swiddle D'Cunha

02 

Dr. Denis Desai 

03

Dr  Deepa Sharma

04

Mr. Ishwar Jha

05

Mr. S.B Patil

06

Dr. Jignesh Dalal

07

Ms. Sumathi Rajkumar

08

Ms. Janvi Bhatia 

09

Dr  Alpa Upadhyay

10

Mr. Vikas Agrawal

11

Dr Megha Juvekar

12

Ms. Vaishali Mishra 

13

Ms. Swati Desai 

14

Ms. Sangeetha S.

15

Mr. Neelkanth Raval

16

Mr. Aayush

17

Dr Poonam Kakkad

All the members were present in the meeting. 

AGENDA 1:

The Minutes of previous meeting held on 18/01/2019 were read, confirmed and recorded. 

AGENDA 2: 

Academic calendar of the second half of the year 2018-19 was discussed and all the activities which were already conducted were reviewed. As discussed in earlier meeting, new IQAC coordinator Dr. Poonam Kakkad prepared the academic calendar for the first half of the academic year 2019-20 as per the academic calendar given by University of Mumbai. Department heads and committee heads also have given their events dates to IQAC coordinator which has helped her in preparing final academic calendar for the first half of the academic year 2019-20.

AGENDA 3: 

Remedial lectures were conducted for the students of F.Y.B.Com and S.Y.B.Com in order to improve upon the results of these programmes. Remedial lectures were conducted in the subjects of Mathematics, Environmental Studies, Commerce, Foundation course, Business Law and Economics for first year and second year B.Com students. Inhouse faculty conducted these lectures after the routine lectures. It was observed that students attended the remedial lectures and many were benefitted through it.

AGENDA 4: 

One Day National Conference was organized on Saturday, 23 March, 2019 at Nirmala Hall. The theme was ‘Multi Disciplinary Approach to Innovation, Transformation and Challenges’. 80 research papers were received, out of which 63 papers got selected to be published and 14 papers were presented in two technical sessions. The USP of the conference was the UGC approved E-Journal ISSN 2394-7780 with an impact factor of 7.36. IQAC members along with Research cell worked wholehearted to make this conference a success. Principal and Management congratulated IQAC members and Research cell members for the grand success of the national conference. It was further discussed that such conferences will be done in future in order to develop research culture in the college.



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Minutes of the nineteenth meeting of IQAC committee held on Friday, 18th January, 2019 at 1.00 pm in the IQAC room. 

The meeting was attended by the following members:

Sr No

Name

01 

Ms. Swiddle D'Cunha

02 

Dr. Denis Desai 

03

Dr  Deepa Sharma

04

Mr. Ishwar Jha

05

Mr. S.B Patil

06

Dr. Jignesh Dalal

07

Ms. Sumathi Rajkumar

08

Ms. Janvi Bhatia 

09

Dr  Alpa Upadhyay

10

Mr. Vikas Agrawal

11

Dr Megha Juvekar

12

Ms. Vaishali Mishra 

13

Ms. Swati Desai 

14

Ms. Sangeetha S.

15

Mr. Neelkanth Raval

16

Mr. Aayush

17

Dr Poonam Kakkad

All the members were present in the meeting. 

AGENDA 1:

The Minutes of previous meeting held on 15/10/2018 were read, confirmed and recorded. 

AGENDA 2:

The new members of IQAC were introduced to the members. They were brief about the objectives of IQAC, formation and its relevance in the educational institution. Dr. Alpa Upadhyay, IQAC coordinator gave handover to the new IQAC coordinator Dr. Poonam Kakkad. All members were introduced to the external expert Dr. Deepa Sharma, Principal M.D.Shah Mahila College, Malad (West), Mumbai. Madam gave a brief outline of the working of IQAC and importance of teamwork. Mr. Ishwar Jha was appointed as an industry expert and he highlighted the significance of industy academia linkage and what action plan can be prepared through IQAC to bridge the gap between industry and academics.

AGENDA 3: 

Academic calendar of the first half of the year 2018-19 was discussed and all the activities which were already conducted were reviewed. Based on this, the activities of second half of the year 2018-19 were streamlined. The preparation and success of Annual day was appreciated by the Principal and the Management. It was also decided that such events shall be done every year. Further it was discussed that academic calendar for 2019-20 was to be prepared by May 2019, once University of Mumbai releases its academic calendar for 2019-20. Based on the academic calendar prepared by IQAC, department heads will prepare their academic calendar. All committee heads were also to be informed to prepare the list of activities that shall be conducted by them during the year 2019-20 including the inter-collegiate events.

 

AGENDA 4:

Mr. S.B. Patil, mentor of B.Sc. (IT) and B.Sc. (CS) suggested to organize faculty development programme for staff members to train them to use the E-learning method of teaching instead of chalk and talk method. The need of the hour demanded flipped classroom and thereby the member of IQAC agreed upon the proposal forwarded by Mr. S.B. Patil. Ms. Vaishali Mishra and Mr. Vikas Agrawal from B.Sc. (IT and CS) were requested to take the charge and conduct the programme in the month of March, 2019.

 

AGENDA 5:

Since the first year and second year B.Com examination is conducted by University of Mumbai, it was suggested by examination committee chairperson, Dr. Jignesh Dalal to conduct remedial classes for these students in order to improve their performance and make them exam ready. The proposal was unanimously accepted by all members of IQAC. Examination committee was hereby to prepare timetable for remedial classes so that the students can avail this benefit of remedial coaching.

AGENDA 6:

Dr. Poonam Kakkad, IQAC coordinator suggested to organize a rural camp for BMM students in order to acquaint them with the lifestyle and occupational details of the rural people. This would also be beneficial for students to prepare report on the same and improve their writing skills. The members and Principal accepted the proposal and it was decided BMM coordinator, Ms. Deevika Shetty would take up the charge for the same. 

AGENDA 7:

Dr. Alpa Upadhyay, Research cell convenor proposed to organize national conference in association with IQAC of the college. The theme of the same would be multidisciplinary in order to cover maximum areas of commerce and science. The sub-themes were discussed at length by all members of IQAC and Dr. Alpa Upadhyay also forwarded the estimated budget of the conference in order to get it approved in IQAC. The members gave their suggestions and finally a budget of rupees one lakh was approved by IQAC. 

AGENDA 8:

The members of the committee suggested to have a wellness center for the students. The Principal second hand the idea and assured to take the matter further to CDC.



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Minutes of the eighteenth meeting of IQAC committee held on Monday, 15th October 2018 at 11.00 am in the Principal's cabin. 

The meeting was attended by the following members:

Sr No

Name

01 

Ms. Swiddle D'Cunha

02 

Dr. Denis Desai 

03

Dr  M.S Kurhade

04

Dr  Faiyaz Gadiwala

05

Mr. S.B Patil

06

Ms. Janvi Bhatia 

07

Dr  Poonam Kakkad

08

Dr Vijaya Jacquiline

09

Dr Megha Juvekar

10

Ms. Vaishali Mishra 

11

Ms. Krinal Desai 

12

Ms. Swati Desai 

13

Mr. Suresh R 

14

Dr Alpa Upadhyay

All the members were present in the meeting. 

AGENDA 1:

The Minutes of previous meeting held on 11/07/2018 were read, confirmed and recorded. 

AGENDA 2:

Annual day is an event for which students wait. Keeping this in mind, members collectively decided to put forth the proposal of having a grant annual function in the month of December, 2018. Chairperson accepted it and assured that it will be approved in forth coming CDC meeting.

AGENDA 3:

Criterion head submitted their progression files of AQAR. Entire data had been be reviewed by the all the members and discussion on it was done at length. It was decided to put forth the data to managing committee for their review.

AGENDA 4:

Prof. S.B. Patil, mentor of IT and CS suggested that NITA, techno-utsav should be organized like every year with new ideas. After lengthy discussion on it, it was finalized that NITA shall organized in the month of January, 2019 after the completion of Annual day in the month of December, 2018. All the members and Chairperson agreed to it and IT coordinator Ms. Vaishali Mishra was asked to finalize the date after taking department meeting.

 

AGENDA 5:

NAAC had introduced new guidelines for formation of IQAC and it was also recommended by the peer team during NAAC visit to form IQAC as per the new guidelines to be introduced by NAAC. Taking this in to consideration, Principal and management along with IQAC members discussed the new format and it was decided to introduce one teacher representative from placement cell, NSS. Also there was a requirement to have student’s representatives-Alumni student and current batch student. All the aspects of new guidelines are considered and new IQAC members list was prepared.

AGENDA 6:

It was resolved that like every year intercollegiate fest ELAAN of BMS and BAF department will be organized in the month of January 2019. The action plan for the same shall be prepared by Dr. Poonam Kakkad, Coordinator BMS and BAF department. The estimated budget for the same was presented by the coordinator. All members agreed upon it and the work for the same was to be started soon. 

AGENDA 7:

Every year B.Sc. (IT) and B.Sc. (CS) department organize intercollegiate techno utsav NITA in the month of January 2019. It was resolved that the same would be conducted this year in the month of January. The competitions to be conducted in the fest would be more innovative in terms of technology. Member and chairperson agreed the same and Ms. Vaishali Mishra was given the charge to start with the budget and other required details.



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Minutes of the seventeenth meeting of IQAC committee held on Tuesday, 11th July 2018 at 11.00 am in the Principal's cabin. 

The meeting was attended by the following members:

Sr No

Name

01 

Dr T.P. Madhu Nair

02 

Dr. Denis Desai 

03

Dr  M.S Kurhade

04

Dr  Faiyaz Gadiwala

05

Mr. S.B Patil

06

Ms. Janvi Bhatia 

07

Dr  Poonam Kakkad

08

Dr Vijaya Jacquiline

09

Dr Megha Juvekar

10

Ms. Vaishali Mishra 

11

Ms. Swiddle D'Cunha

12

Ms. Krinal Desai 

13

Ms. Swati Desai 

14

Mr. Suresh R 

15

Dr Alpa Upadhyay

All the members were present in the meeting. 

AGENDA 1:

The Minutes of previous meeting held on 03/05/2018 were read, confirmed and recorded. 

AGENDA 2:

Library is the soul of the institution and keep this in mind the members had forwarded a proposal to have a bigger library in the college. NAAC report suggested to increase the seating capacity of the library so that more no. of students are benefitted with the same. Keeping this mind, Chairperson accepted the proposal and assured that it will be approved in College Development Committee (CDC). Along with this it was also suggested that teaching staff should be oriented on use of INFLIBNET through a FDP which can be organized in the month of August 2018. Principal and management accepted this proposal and asked to go ahead with its programme schedule and date fixation.

AGENDA 3:

Members were asked to talk about the progress of data collection for filing AQAR. Each criterion head were asked to put forth their files and compiled data. The data which was not collected or there was a hitch in collecting it was discussed at length and alternatives were suggested. Members were given timeline to compile the data for filing AQAR with NAAC.



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Minutes of the fifteenth meeting of IQAC committee held on Thursday 3rd May 2018 at 11.30 am in the Principal's cabin. 

The meeting was attended by the following members:

Sr No

Name

01 

Dr T.P. Madhu Nair

02 

Dr. Denis Desai 

03

Dr  M.S Kurhade

04

Dr  Faiyaz Gadiwala

05

Mr. S.B Patil

06

Ms. Janvi Bhatia 

07

Dr  Poonam Kakkad

08

Dr Vijaya Jacquiline

09

Dr Megha Juvekar

10

Ms. Vaishali Mishra 

11

Ms. Swiddle D'Cunha

12

Ms. Krinal Desai 

13

Ms. Swati Desai 

14

Mr. Suresh R 

15

Dr Alpa Upadhyay

All the members were present in the meeting. 

AGENDA 1:

The Minutes of previous meeting held on 05/10/2017 were read, confirmed and recorded. 

AGENDA 2:

Chairperson informed that members that proposal put forth for canteen renovation is been accepted by the College Development Committee (CDC) and the renovation work will start after the discussion with the management and the contractor to whom work is to be allotted.

AGENDA 3: Students are the beneficiaries of the college, in order to make communication smoother between students and institution; there was a need to form a formal committee of students so that they can directly be involved in all the activities of the college and this would in turn improve their communication skills, personality and leadership qualities. Keeping this in mind the proposal to form Student Representative Committee (SRC) was forwarded by the members collectively.




AGENDA 4:

It was proposed that the NAAC has given new guidelines for accreditation process, keeping this in mind members discussed about the training required to meet the changing needs of NAAC. Collectively it was decided (with the permission of Chair ) that current IQAC coordinator Dr. Alpa Upadhyay should be send for the NAAC training to be organized by University of Mumbai in association with DTSS college at Kalina Campus, Santacruz, Mumbai in the month of July, 2018.

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Minutes of the fifteenth meeting of IQAC committee held on Thursday, 5th October 2017 at 11.30 am in the Principal's cabin. 

The meeting was attended by the following members:

Sr No

Name

01 

Dr T.P. Madhu Nair

02 

Dr. Denis Desai 

03

Dr  M.S Kurhade

04

Dr  Faiyaz Gadiwala

05

Mr. S.B Patil

06

Ms. Janvi Bhatia 

07

Dr  Poonam Kakkad

08

Dr Vijaya Jacquiline

09

Dr Megha Juvekar

10

Ms. Vaishali Mishra 

11

Ms. Swiddle D'Cunha

12

Ms. Krinal Desai 

13

Ms. Swati Desai 

14

Mr. Suresh R 

15

Dr Alpa Upadhyay

All the members were present in the meeting. 

AGENDA 1:

The Minutes of previous meeting held on 27/06/2017 were read, confirmed and recorded. 

AGENDA 2:

IQAC members were informed about the NAAC accreditation grade and Principal sir congratulated the members for their efforts towards the preparation and execution of NAAC process. Chairperson also put forth that the actual work begins post NAAC accreditation. The report given by NAAC for improvements needed is to be implemented now in a formal manner.

AGENDA 3:

IQAC coordinator, Dr. Alpa Upadhyay discussed about the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR). The format was shown and criterion heads were hereby informed to make the data ready for preparing AQAR as it was to be submitted before December 2018.

AGENDA 4:

Canteen is the place where students love to eat and spend time. Keeping this mind, it was suggested by Dr. Poonam Kakkad to renovate the canteen in order to increase the seating capacity. Chairperson suggested that to accept the proposal it should be put forth in College Development Committee (CDC). Once it is approved in CDC it can be accepted and work can be started for the same.

 

The meeting concluded with a Vote of Thanks to the Chair.