UDGHOSH 2K20 - 4th Season

The college playground of Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management was filled with great zeal, excitement and frolicsome atmosphere from 17-28 January 2020 as the Department of Health,  Physical Education and Sports Organized  its 4th  season of UDGHOSH 2K20: An Invitational Inter-Collegiate Sports Festival which was held in the Sports Complex of RCOEM on KATOL Road .

The event began with Cricket being the first game. Overall 12 teams participated in Cricket; basketball and football saw a gathering of 08 teams; and 37 participants for chess. Total 441 players participated in the 4th season of UDGHOSH.

The Valedictory of UDGHOSH 2K20 was held on 28 th January 2020 at MBA Auditorium of the College. Mr. Atmaram Pandey Sir (HOD, Dept of Phy Edu, P.W.S College and Ex-Director, Department of Physical Education & sports, (RTMNU) was the Chief Guest.  Dr. R. S. Pande, the Principal of RCOEM, in his principal’s remark motivated the students to participate in Physical activities along with academics and congratulated the winners. The prize distribution ceremony started with the Guest’s remarks. The events filled in the hearts of everyone with the spirit of sportsmanship and unity.

The Head of the Department of Health, Physical Education & Sports, Dr. Amit Anurag gave a brief introduction of UDGHOSH and also explained its extravagant journey from the year the idea was conceived till the successful completion of IV season of UDGHOSH. Assistant Professor, Dr. Amrita Pande, gave away the vote of thanks for the event.


The winners were as follows:

Sr. No.






Hislop College









Raisoni College, Nagpur


Chess (M)

I place

II Place

III Place

Pujjam Bansod

Kunal Sudame

Nilesh Bande


Man of the Match: Adhyan Daga (Hislop College)

Man of the Series: Gaurav Madankar (RCOEM)

Best Player (Football): Atharva

Best Player (Basketball): Yash Geotode (YCCE)



This year, during UDGHOSH, the Department of Physical Education & Sports also distributed the 15 University Colour holders of College with a Track Suit.    


Prof. Saket Kanetkar (Asst. Prof. Dept. of Health, Physical Education & Sports, RCOEM) Samruddhi Khamgaonkar and Shashank Pahwa (Joint Sports Secretary), Gautami Thakare, Nipun singhal (Joint sports Secretary) Sanjeet Muley,  Rutvik Bhute, Ayush Tripathi, Eashan Sanghi, Nachiket Mairal, Pranay Jha, Manish Rai, Nandini Chandak, Sneha Tembhare played a very crucial role in the successful conduction of UDGHOSH 2K20.

The event ended with a promise made by the Department of Health, Physical Education & Sports, RCOEM that in the coming years too they will keep on organizing such events with some more innovative ideas to nourish mind and body and fill the students with more healthy ideas….

71st Republic Day Celebration at RCOEM

26th January is celebrated all over India as Republic day.  It honours the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect. On the auspicious morning of 26th January, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management celebrated 71st Republic Day. It was organized by all college Students Clubs of SRC and NSS Unit with great zeal and enthusiasm.

Republic Day Celebration started with reading of Preamble of Constitution which was followed by hoisting of flag by Shri Govindlalji Agrawal, Honourable General Secretary in presence of Shri Kailashchandraji Agrawal, Shri Bhagwandasji Daga, Shri Dineshji Agrawal and Principal Dr. R.S. Pande along with all Faculty, Staff and students. The national anthem echoed in the entire campus. The moment was full of pride and love for mother India. Chief Guest Shri Govindlalji Agrawal then addressed the gathering and inspired them about their duties and responsibilities towards our country.

“A thoughtful mind, when it sees a nation's flag, sees not the flag, but the nation itself”

Keeping SWARAJYA as a theme, various activities were performed depicting the journey towards swarajya. It was pioneered by Shree Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. It was his wholesome aim to attain swarajya for motherland. In order to give him a tribute various performances were done. Dance club, Music Club, Drama club and literary club performed various patriotic activities which illustrated the bravery and power of Indian warriors. It also made people aware about importance of Make in India. These activities overwhelmed everyone with pride of being Indian. Lastly Mr. Varun Tiwari, NSS Secretary expressed his gratitude in his Vote of Thanks.

JASHN 2020 – Let’s Live it Together

Jashn - Let’s Live it Together, is an event organized by Department of Management Technology (DMT) and NSS Unit, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management, Nagpur on 25th January, 2020, for children from orphanages. A full day event was conducted for these children to participate and enjoy. 83 students participated in drawing competition and more than 60 in dance competition. The program was graced by the presence of–Shri Govindlal Agarwal, General Secretary, RCOEM, Dr. Amit Anurag, Head NSS, Dr. Chandan Vichoray - Head, DMT, Dr. Neeta V. Shah, Professor, DMT, Dr. Vandana Gandhi, JASHN Coordinator and the judges, during early morning hours. The drawing competition was judged by, Ms. Aparna Gupta, Ms. Arpita Munje, Mr. Gajanan Bhusari and Ms. Garima Mehta. The age groups for drawing competition, held in the morning were - 5-10 years, 11 to 15 and 16 to 18 years. Three prizes and two special prizes were awarded in each category.

Dance Competition was held in the evening. The dignitaries present during the evening function were Dr. Amit Anurag, Head NSS, Dr. Chandan Vichoray - Head, DMT, Dr. Neeta V. Shah, Professor, DMT, Dr. Vandana Gandhi, Jashn Coordinator and Judges of the competition and other faculty members of DMT. This competition was judged by Ms Tamanna Dave, Mrs. Sangita Ghosh and Smt. Renu Mahajan. The event was compered by Mr. Ashay Lanjewar, Mr. Ayush Mate and Ms Guneet Chhabra.

First Prize was awarded to Sunshine Foundation, second prize was awarded to Jeevan Ashray and the third Prize was awarded to Bal Sadan. Special prizes were won by children from Shraddhanand Ashram, Rahul Bal Sadan and Govt. Boys shelter home.

The event was sponsored by Bhandara Urban Cooperative Bank, Milton dresses, Uddhar Foundation, Kekiz, SPL Fitness and students. Lunch was sponsored by Reyansh Soni.

For this Event, the organizing team executed a successful scrap collection campaign collecting more than 8 tons of scrap. A team of about 40 students was involved in making the event successful. The students visited different orphanages/ schools and conducted dance workshops for these children. Mr. Sanjit Mulay, Student coordinator, JASHN 2020, concluded the program by proposing vote of thanks

HR Shapers Conclave at RCOEM

The Department of Computer Application, Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management and Nagpur HR Shapers jointly organized a Conclave themed “Future of Work” comprising of Panel Discussions of eminent speakers and over 60 participants working as HR professionals in different companies.

Prof. P. Dwaramwar gave the opening remarks by welcoming the HR fraternity and focused on the need to prepare our students for 2030 by emphasizing on the need of Learn, Unlearn and Evolve. He talked about need of such platforms for fruitful interaction and networking of industry professionals and academia.

Mr. Ashish Gakrey, Founder of HR Shapers thanked RCOEM and Department of Computer Application for providing suitable platform for the HR meet. He talked on need to organize such informal gatherings which can help to provide solutions to real time issues faced by the industry. He focused on how such panel discussions outside the formal settings can help to visualize out of the box solutions.

The Chief Guest of the function Dr. Sanjay Muthal, CEO - Kontempore Leadership Solutions & Services gave the keynote address and focused on Technology becoming central locus to human existence today and warned that the impact of this ever increasing technology is highest in India since we are the suppliers of “technical minds” to the world. He talked in depth regarding changing paradigms of today’s work culture and influence of Gig economy and uberisation of work force talent. He gave insights into how open working spaces are growing rapidly and becoming popular. He pointed out the ever increasing influence of AI-ML in today’s work place where human “thinkability” is outsourced to machines which define new work technology demographics to industry 4.0 version.

Dr. Rajiv Khaire, Prof-In-Charge Industry Institute Interaction Cell RCOEM, took the gathering through different milestones achieved by the institute since its inception 1984 to 2019. He also presented the ways in which industry and institute can collaborate together to create Centre of Excellence or design company-oriented courses.

HR from different companies like Kartik Vyas, Head Marketing Infocept,  Shabbir Bharmal, DGM HR - National Cancer Institute,  Shirish Ghude, Group Head HR – Solar Group,  Ashish Gakrey from HR Shapers (Moderater), Madhuri Helchel from Hindalco Ind, Arpit Rahamatkar from Lupin Ltd., Pankaj Deshpande from Dassault Systèms, Kalpana Kudlingar, Head Campus Recruitment Track Lead M&A - Persistent Systems ,  Namrata Chudiwale, Director HR – Technomile and Shishir Dani Program Manager, People Analytics - Persistent Systems  participated in the Panel discussion on “Future of Work”.

Dr. Abhijeet. R. Thakare, Co-ordinated the event, Prof. Kaushik. Roy, faculty and students of MCA department took efforts for the successful organization and completion of the event. Prof. Neha Kasture compared the event and proposed the vote of thanks. The event was a huge success because of constant motivation and guidance from management and Principal.

RCOEM Won Two Gold Medals in RTMNU Intercollegiate Power-Lifting Tournament

Ayush Sharma (IND/III Year), Vibha Choudhari (MBA (I)/III Year) and Sanika Sapre(MBA(I)/IV Year) participated in various weight categories. This event was organized in the Gymnasium Hall, RTMNU PGTD Campus, Nagpur on 2-4 Jan 2020.

Sr. No.


Body Weight Category



Bench Press




Total Weight



Sanika Sapre

57 kgs






Ayush Sharma

120 Kg 






Vibha Choudhary

48 kgs






International Conference on “Recent issues in Civil Engineering and Sustainable Solutions” (RICESS2019)

Sustainable development is an urgent demand of the society. The civil engineering domain has significant impacts on the environment. Indeed, it is reported in numerous studies that the civil engineering is responsible for several important problems such as the energy consumption, the CO2 emission and the natural resource depletion. Achieving sustainable development of infrastructure and its management is need of  hour.

Civil Engineering department of Shri Ramdeobaba College Of Engineering and Management organized an international conference on “Recent Issue in Civil Engineering and Sustainable Solution“ (RICESS2019) on 27th and 28th December 2019 which aimed to raise the awareness of sustainability in every aspect of Infrastructure Development which mainly focuses on the dissemination of information and technology, sharing of expertise and exchange of views.

The main objectives of the conference were to bring awareness of the latest demand and technology for sustainable infrastructure development. It was planned to bring planners, researchers,  academicians, practicing engineers, policy-makers, regulators, administrators, investors,  legal & IT solution providers, and NGOs on a common platform to share and discuss their experiences, technical advancement, constraints and other significant issues on the sustainable infrastructure development and management.

The inaugural function was graced with presence of Engg. Ulhas Debadwar Chief Engineer PWD/NMC , was the chief guest and Dr. Gajanan Sabnis (Emeritus professor), Haward University Washington DC as guest of honor and key note speaker. The program started with lightning of lamps and felicitation of guest by vice-chairman of RCOEM Shri Chandrakantbhai Thakkar and secretary of RCOEM Shri Rajendra Purohit. Dr. A.K. Sharma Convener of conference briefed about the sustainable solutions  of construction and discussed the importance of sustainable development in present scenario. Dr P.D. Pachpor HOD civil briefed the progress of Civil Engineering department and highlighted the activities organized by civil department. Dr R.S. Pande Principal RCOEM welcomed the guests and dignitaries in the pious campus of RCOEM and expressed his concern over the issues of civil engineering and in his speech suggested the use of recycle material in construction practices for the betterment of environment.

Chief guest Engineer Ulhas Debadwar Chief Engineer PwD & NMC expressed his views about the recent issues and suggested various means and practices adopted by the government agencies to reduce the population and carbon foot prints for the sustainable development. He also urged for young civil engineer to give thoughts for green house effect and energy conversation.

Dr Gajanan Sabnis professor Emeritus Haward Univesity Washington D.C., in his speech ignited the young minds and provoked the thoughts of solid waste management , water conservation, green house effect and efficient energy management for sustainable growth and development of country by narrating the various examples of USA.

Vice chairman RCOEM, in his presidential speech Shri Chandrakant Bhai Thakkar blessed the organizers of the conference with his kind word of wisdom. He narrated that population is the root cause of deterioration of environment so it is the need of the hour to control its first for sustainable happiness and peace of the society (sighting the examples of delhi pollutions he expressed his concern over the traffic and land used in city).

The various keynotes of the speakers were




Transportation engineering

Dr. Gajanan Sabnis

Emeriuts professor, Haward university

Structural Engineering

Dr. M. Kewalramani

COE Abu Dhabi university UAE

Sustainable construction practices

Dr. Vimal Gahlot

Director , Center for research and sustainable development Bikaner Rajasthan

Environmental Engineering

Dr. Ritesh Vijay

Scientist ,NEERI


Total 45 papers were presented during the conference the program and attended by various industry professional, academics and research scholars.

Formal vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Vaidehi Dakwale.

Prof. Harshad Bhave , Prof. Hariom Khungar ,Prof. Vaishali Rajurkar , Dr. Tripti Gupta, Prof. Sumit Geete ,Prof. Varsha Harne, Dr. Sharda Siddh, Dr. Ashish Mehta , Dr. Prasad Dahale  and Dr. Prashant Hiwase worked hard for successful conduction of event.

WAD Winter 2019

The 31st Edition of Workshop on Aptitude Development (WAD), a seven-days workshop was inaugurated with exuberance at Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management, Nagpur on 23rd December, 2019. Mr. Kirit Joshi, Co- Founder of Spacewood, India’s leading premium brand and manufacturer of Modular Furniture and an alumni of VNIT Nagpur, was the chief guest of the inauguration function.

Dr. S.D. Mohgaonkar, Dean- Second Shift, RCOEM and Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Convenor of WAD were present on the dais.

Over 210 delegates from various colleges across Vidarbha have participated in the Workshop. Dr. Rashmi Shahu, Convenor of WAD, in her opening remark said that the aim of such an endeavour was to explore the latent potential in each of the participant and help them to reach the highest altitude. She stated that WAD is a platform which gives one space to let yourself out. Dr. S.D. Mohgaonkar, Dean- Second Shift, RCOEM, said that times are changing, and so is the pace of changing world. He also said that WAD is a Workshop delegated for nurturing culture of discipline and character building.

The Chief Guest Mr. Kirit Joshi in his address to the delegates said that he wanted to be a part of the youth, calling it a wonderful age. He talked of the journey of his company, Spacewood Furnitures from rags to riches when his company started with an initial investment of 1 lakh Rs. and is now the second largest furniture company in India. He also said that it is not only important to be successful but the speed of success has also become critical . Next 25 years will be full of opportunities when India has largest upwardly moving society, he mentioned. He gave a few learnings from his journey, that included qualities of being humble, focused, courageous and having faith in oneself. He advised the delegates not to compromise on one’s value system. He concluded by saying that, “Success is to be renewed every year. It is never permanent.” He ensured WAD’s success and gave best wishes to all the delegates and organisers.