Confluence of Sanskrit and Technology MoU between KKSU and RCOEM

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was recently signed between Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management (RCOEM), a leading autonomous educational institution in Central India with Kavikulguru Kalidas Sanskrit University ( KKSU), Ramtek, a lone Sanskrit University in Maharashtra. The agreement is intended to combine ancient Sanskrit literature with modern science and technology. The MoU was exchanged in between Acharya Shrinivas Varakhedi, Vice Chancellor, Kavidkulguru Kalidas Sanskrit University and Prof. Nikhil Damle, Registrar, RCOEM. For the last three years, the Ministry of Human Resource Development has started a Non-formal Sanskrit Education centre at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management. Through this center, engineering students are receiving Sanskrit language training and trying to use the precious treasure hidden in Sanskrit literature and ancient literature for the benefit of the society. The agreement was signed through the visionary role of the Vice Chancellor Acharya Shrinivas Varakhedi and the RCOEM Principal Dr. Rajesh Pande. The MoU is expected to further boost the research attitude among faculty members, researchers and students of engineering and Sanskrit. Dr. Vijay Kumar CG, Registrar, KKSU; Dr. Prasad Gokhale, Director, Board of Planning and development, KKSU; Sumit Kathale, Assistant Registrar and Dr. Bhalchandra Hardas, Sanskrit Centre Coordinator, RCOEM were prominently present on the occasion.

Prof. Shrinivas Varakhedi and Prof. Nikhil Damle exchanging MoU between KKSU and RCOEM. Also  seen are Sumit Kathale, Dr. Vijay Kumar CG, Dr. Bhalchandra Hardas and Dr. Prasad Gokhale.

 

मध्य भारतातील अग्रगण्य शैक्षणिक संस्था श्रीरामदेवबाबा अभियांत्रिकी आणि प्रबंधन महाविद्यालय तसेच महाराष्ट्रातील प्रख्यात कविकुलगुरू कालिदास संस्कृत विद्यापीठ , रामटेक यांच्यात नुकताच सामंजस्य करार करण्यात आला. प्राचीन संस्कृत साहित्य आणि आधुनिक विज्ञान आणि तंत्रज्ञानाचा समन्वय व्हावा यासाठी हा करार करण्यात आला आहे. कविकुलगुरू कालिदास संस्कृत विद्यापीठाचे कुलगुरू आचार्य श्रीनिवास वरखेडी आणि  श्रीरामदेवबाबा अभियांत्रिकी आणि प्रबंधन महाविद्यालयाचे कुलसचिव प्रा निखिल दामले यांनी सामंजस्य करार हस्तांतरित केला. रामदेवबाबा अभियांत्रिकी महाविद्यालयात गत तीन वर्षांपासून मानव संसाधन विकास मंत्रालयाचे अनौपचारिक संस्कृत शिक्षण केंद्र सुरु झाले आहे. या केंद्रामार्फत अभियांत्रिकी विद्यार्थी संस्कृत भाषा प्रशिक्षण प्राप्त करीत असून संस्कृत साहित्य आणि प्राचीन वाङ्मयात दडलेला अनमोल खजिना यांचा समाजाला उपयोग व्हावा यासाठी प्रयत्नरत आहे. कुलगुरु आचार्य श्रीनिवास वरखेडी आणि  रामदेवबाबा महाविद्यालयाचे महाविद्यालयाचे प्राचार्य डॉ राजेश पांडे यांच्या दूरदृष्टी भूमिकेतून कराराचे सूतोवाच झाले. प्रस्तुत करारामुळे अभियांत्रिकी आणि संस्कृतचे प्राध्यापक, संशोधक आणि विद्यार्थी यांच्यातील संशोधन वृत्तीस अधिक चालना मिळावी असा विचार आहे. रामटेक येथे संपन्न झालेल्या या करार हस्तांतरण सोहोळ्यास कविकुलगुरू कालिदास संस्कृत विद्यापीठाचे कुलसचिव डॉ विजयकुमार सी जी , नियोजन आणि विकास मंडळ संचालक डॉ प्रसाद गोखले , सहायक कुलसचिव सुमित कठाळे आणि श्रीरामदेवबाबा अभियांत्रिकीचे बौद्धिक संपदा विभाग समन्वयक डॉ भालचंद्र हरदास प्रामुख्याने  उपस्थित होते.

International Yoga Day 2020

As part of worldwide celebration of 6th International Yoga Day on 21st June, the Department of Health, Physical Education & Sports of RCOEM, Nagpur has also celebrated this day on digital platform Google meet with great enthusiasm.

Yoga is an ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice that has its roots in India. This year International Day of Yoga aims to raise awareness around the world, regarding the many benefits of practicing the yoga one of which is that it help individual to fight stress and also alleviate other ailments including depression and anxiety.

The theme for this year International Yoga Day 2020 is 'Yoga at Home, Yoga with Family'. The theme highlights that yoga is a powerful tool to deal with stress of uncertainty and isolation and helps maintaining physical well-being.

 

This year Yoga session of around 1 hour was organized in which 50 teaching and non-teaching faculty, students and staff took part enthusiastically. Session stars at morning 8:30 on Google meet under guidance of Shri Manoj singh Bangariya a certified yoga teacher of patanjali. The yoga session started with Prayers, and systematic practice of different ‘ASANAS” of standing, sitting and laying positions (both lying on back and reverse) smoothly changing in succession under the instructions and supervision of yoga teachers. During the course of “YOGABHYAS”, the yoga teacher also narrated the usefulness of different “ASANAS” as a precautionary measure, in curing many diseases and the usefulness of yoga in the overall wellbeing of a human being.

More than 50 Participants took part in this occasion, everyone who attends the session performed yogic exercises and ‘PRANAYAM’ to celebrate this day. Instructor also suggest participants to practice yoga regularly, it will surely help them to achieve a better life, physically, mentally and spiritually as well.

Women's day Celebration

On the occasion of International Women’s Day: in a sign of  Increasing sensitivity to the health of women,  the NSS Unit and Women Empowerment Cell  of  Shri Ramdeobaba college of Engineering & Management, conducted a workshop on Natural Detoxification, Kinds of Pains and Stress for Women,  in the MBA Auditorium from 2-3 pm on 11th March 2020. The guest speakers were Dr. Meera Gupta, Dr. Aparna Gupta and Arpita Gupta from Nature आलय. 83 teaching and Non-teaching faculties as well as students of almost all the branches attended this event.

Prof. Dr. Neeta Shah presided over the workshop which began with the importance of Women’s health in day to day life. She also encouraged the need to strengthen women’s immunity for the overall development of women in the society. The second part of the program was the highlight of the workshop. Herein, Dr. Meera and Aparna Gupta conducted a highly interactive and enjoyable session. Dr. Gupta displayed various household methods to get rid off everyday pains of the women’s body by using hot/cold water patch, mud therapy and by the consumption of household spices.

The program ended with a vote of thanks by Dr. Sunita Dhote, DMT and In-charge, Women Empowerment Cell. . The session was a thorough learning experience. Dr. Amrita pande, Asst. Prof, Department of physical Education, RCOEM coordinated the Event on behalf of NSS.

 

 

SAHYOG (Skill Development Program ) Inauguration

“Gaining knowledge is the first step to wisdom, sharing it is the first step to humanity”

SAHYOG is an initiative taken by the NSS unit of Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management which aims to make children computer literate. It is a skill development platform that aims at bridging the gap between technology and students. All the basics of computer will be taught by the volunteers.

NSS students designed a curriculum and a syllabus for the course and set a target time in which the course will be completed. Several schools were approached and students were finalized on the basis of a questionnaire. The classes would be conducted on weekends and after completion of their course, students will be provided with a certificate.

SAHYOG was inaugurated by Dr. R.S.Pande, Principal, RCOEM on 28th of February, 2020 in presence of Mr., Sanjay Kargutkar, Administrative officer, Dr. Amit Anurag, NSS Programme Officer, Prof. Amrita Pande, Asst Professor and the entire NSS team.

The inception of this programme took place at the computer centre of the college. The idea was to make aware the students of the latest technology and the next moment the NSS volunteers started working with full zeal and enthusiasm.The principal appreciated this noble initiative. It was a moment of pride that the work was given at the hands of the NSS unit.

 

Aeromodelling Competition at Sports Complex RCOEM under VORTECHX 3.0

Mechanical Engineering Department of Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management organized Aero-modeling competition in association with Aeronautical Society of India under VortechX 3.0, the third edition of the biannual National Student Convention on 23rd February 2020 at Sports Complex, Mohali, Dorli.

The event began with felicitation of The Chief Guest R. Shrivastava, Group Caption Indian Air Force and secretary ASI, Nagpur. The event was followed by a spectacular aero-modeling show conducted by Fali P. Buxy, Instructor and Judge for the event, who showcased variety of different Remote Controlled (RC) aeromodels.

The participants came with RC Glider Plane, was aerodynamically sound and within the specified dimensions to achieve a successful flight. Performance was judged on the basis of ‘Gliding Time’ and ‘Spot Landing’. A total of 13 teams from all across Nagpur participated in the competition which witnessed a huge footfall of enthusiastic students and youngsters.

Dr. M. M. Gupta, Dr. K. N. Agrawal, Dr. Alok Jha, Dr. Pranjali S. Deole, and other faculty members of Mechanical Engineering Dept. RCOEM were prominently present on the occasion.

The chief guest R. Shrivastava and Fali P Buxy praised the students who demonstrated skills in the competition. The event concluded with a stunning aerobatics demonstration hosted by Mr. Fali P. Buxy and his team who also appreciated the students and encouraged them to continuously participate in such competitions. Shikhar Chakravorty, Yash Kela and Umang Chandarana and student coordinators of VortechX 3.0 worked hard for the success of the event.

Pratishruti’20- The Annual Cultural Festival of RCOEM Celebrated

The Annual Cultural extravaganza ‘Pratishruti 2020’ was inaugurated at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management.

The prestigious Inaugural of the ‘Pratishruti 2020’ took place on 5th February 2020 in the college premises in the esteemed presence of the chief guest, Mr. Manish Verma, Technology Head, Sony Pictures Network India and the event was presided by Shri. Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary and President of the function; Shri. Kailashchandra  Agrawal, Secretary; Shri. Rajendra Purohit, Secretary ; Shri. Ashokkumar Pacheriwala; Dr. R.S. Pande, Principal; Dr. Y.M. Sonkhaskar, Dean SRC; Dr. S. B. Pokle, Prof. In-charge, Pratishruti ‘20; Mr. Yash Khandelwal, Cultural Secretary, SRC who along with the other members of the staff and the students present at the ceremony admired the stupendous views of the respected chief guest.

The ceremony began with the lighting of the lamp. Dr. Y. M. Sonkhaskar in his opening remark gave the brief description about the mission of the Students’ Representative Council and the motto of Pratishruti. Mr. Yash Khandelwal presented the Pratishruti’19 report. Principal, Dr. R. S. Pande enlightened the gathering with the annual report and the various achievements of the college as a whole. He also appreciated and congratulated students who have won competitions related to curriculum as well as extracurricular activities. Dr. S. B. Pokle, Prof. In-charge Pratishruti’2020 gave an introduction of Pratishruti and introduced the Chief Guest Mr. Manish Verma. The event was followed by the felicitation of the Chief Guest by the hands of Shri. Govindlal Agarwal. The Chief Guest is a distinguished alumnus of the college and he shared the experiences of his college life. He told the importance of how college inculcates values, principles and knowledge and that, extracurricular activities are as important as any other courses. He also gave the 4 point mantra which should be looked upon by any and every individual to shape up a 360 degree personality, the four points being about Intellectual qualities, Curiosities, Attitude, Analytical and Logical Theory. Talking about The Champaran Movement and The Civil Disobedience Act he took us through times when there was no “Google” or technology and how things went. He also congratulated the organizing team while telling the importance of leadership, event management, crowd handling and competitions amongst various life lessons. Shri. Govindlal Agarwal gave the presidential address. He started citing examples from the Vedas and the necessity of music, dance and drama in one’s life. He congratulated all the achievers and praised Pratishruti associating it with Youth Power as a Superpower. The ceremony was concluded with the recital of the National Anthem. The ceremony was compered by Mr. Harish Biyani and Ms. Sejal Kapoor while the vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. Arjun Agrawal.

Valedictory Function

Pratishruti-2020, three day long annual cultural festival of Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management concluded with the valedictory function held in the college premises on 7th Feb 2020. The event was graced by Chief Guest and alumnus of RCOEM, Mr. Vishal Agrawal, Director  R C Plasto Tanks and Pipes Pvt. Ltd., Secretary and President of Function Shri. Rajendra Purohit, Dr.  R. S. Pande, Principal; Dr. S. D. Mohgaonkar, Dean, Second Shift; Dr. Y. M. Sonkhaskar, Dean Students Representative Council (SRC); Dr. S. B. Pokle, Professor Incharge Pratishruti 2020, Dr. Amit Anurag; Head, Physical Education and Mr. Yash Khandelwal, Cultural Secretary, SRC Mr. Varun Tiwari and Ms. Ayushi Mohota NSS Secretary, Mr. Shashank Pahwa and Ms. Samruddhi Khamgaonkar Sports Secretary, were present on the dais.

The chief guest being the 1996 batch alumnus of the college shared some experience of his college life which motivated the students. He shared his success mantra by citing stories and instances at his workplace as well as in family. The reason behind the success of Plasto as stated by him is “Focus”. He enlightened the audience and suggested students to try everything but concentrate on one aspect and it will surely turn out fruitful. He also suggested taking advice from people around in order to perform any task better. He also informed the students to believe in self develop inter-personal and intrapersonal skills for growth, to take initiative and be proactive and have positive orientation towards life.

 

Dr. S. B. Pokle, Professor In-charge Pratishruti 2020 presented brief report of three daylong events. Dr. Y. M. Sonkhaskar, Dean SRC introduced the chief guest. Prizes for the various events held under PRATISHRUTI 2020 as well as Merit based Scholarship to all excellent performing students in academics and Incentive Prizes for the sports activities were handed over by the dignitaries present on the dais. Electronics and Communication Engineering was adjudged as best branch for the year 2019-2020 and received the prestigious “Nityananda” rolling trophy popularly known as the Branch Cup.

Mr. Varun Tiwari and Ms. Ayushi Mohota presented the annual report of the NSS for the year 2019-2020. Mr. Shashank Pahwa and Ms. Samruddhi Khamgaonkar presented the annual sports report. The event was compared by Mr. Parth Dapurkar  and Ms Sanskruti Deshpande. The vote of thanks was proposed by Mr. Akash Chopade.