The event/ Technotsav commenced with a heartfelt gesture dedicated to a noble cause- a visit to DESIRE Society, an NGO located at Goregaon west working for HIV/AIDS infected and affected children. Our students celebrated this New Year's eve at the DESIRE Society with the children residing there. They distributed healthy snacks among the children and celebtrated with them to the fullest, which brought much happiness to them.
On Friday, 11th January 2019, B.Sc. with Information Technology, B.Sc. with Computer Science and M.Sc. with Information Technology celebrated their sixth intercollegiate Technical Festival, “Technotsav”, with great enthusiasm and zeal.
The tech-fest saw participation of an overwhelming 27 colleges affiliated to the University of Mumbai and 469 students who competed spiritedly in various competitions, which made it truly grand and successful. This accomplishment was possible on account of the relentless efforts and support extended by the I/C Principal, Prof. Swiddle D’Cunha.
The event commenced with a Prayer Song (Shloka) recited by Ms. Pratiksha Utekar. The panel of dignitaries had as the Chief Guest Hon. Thakobhai Desai (Dadaji), Guest of Honour Ms. Nirupama Dhaygude, Vice President (ERP at IKS Health) and Ms. Sonal Shah, Manager (Capgemini), Dircetor Ms. Arunaben Desai, Chairman Dr. Dennis Desai,Secretary Ms. Dhara Desai, Principal (Junior College) Ms. Sylvia Fernades, Vice Principal(Junior College) Mr.D.B.Singh, Principal, B.Ed College Dr. Jawelkar, Principal, Nirmala English School Ms.Neeta Tulsiyani, Principal (Malad Branch) Mr. Yadav, Advisory Head and Mentor of the B.Sc.IT and B.Sc.CS Departments Mr. S. B. Patil, Registrar Ms. Swati Desai, Members of Management Mr. Milan Desai and Mr.Ajit Desai.
The lamp lighting ceremony was held at the beginning, after whilch all the events and competitions unfolded.
The theme for Technotsav was “CODE, PLAY and WIN”, which was presented and upheld admirably by the IT and non-IT students from various colleges. The achievements of the college since its inception and the milestones accomplished so far in various competitions like Code Gladiators were also taken up and viewed by all.
A valedictory function was conducted which saw felicitation and recognition of students' talent in various fields like Coding, Games, Quiz, Model Making, Photography, etc. Active volunteers were also awarded for their contribution in the techfest. The Chief Guest, Ms. Nirupama Dhayade, was visibly impressed by the impeccable performance of the students across different areas. She appreciated the creations of the students and its immense impact on their personality in her speech.
Ms Dhayade was especially astonished to see young minds narrating scripts with perfect articulation. She advised students to hone their managerial skills, which are essential for the success of students in many fields. Finally, the Vote of Thanks was delivered by Ms. Bhakti Choudhari . She acknowledged the efforts of the students, teachers and supporting staff, and thanked the esteemed guests and sponsors for their precious time, presence and financial assistance.